KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
10117 Berlin


Tel. +49 30 243459-0


KW is currently closed due to the dismantling of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art. We are looking forward to welcoming you again to the opening of Pause: Evelyn Taocheng Wang What is he afraid of? during the Berlin Art Week on September 26, 7 pm.


Opening hours and Admission KW on location

KW Production Series: Jamie Crewe und Beatrice Gibson

Address: Julia Stoschek Collection Berlin, Leipziger Str. 60

(Entrance: Jerusalemer Straße), 10117 Berlin-Mitte

Opening hours: Every Sat–Sun, noon–6 pm

U2 Hausvogteiplatz / Bus 265, M48 Jerusalemer Straße

Admission: 5 €

Wheelchair accessible only on the groundfloor


Opening hours and Admission KW Institute for Contemporary Art 

Opening hours: Wed–Sun 11 am–7 pm, Thu 11 am–9 pm

Admission: 8 € / reduced 6 €

Admission Pause: 5 € / reduced 3 €

Free admission on Thursday evenings between 6–9 pm

Free admission to people up to the age of 18


Group Ticket

Each person 3 €

Groups of 10 or more


Combined Day Ticket

10 € / 8 € reduced

KW Institute for Contemporary Art / me Collectors Room Berlin


Reduction is valid for students, retirees, those in community service, welfare recipients, unemployed, and disabled persons (at least 50% “GdB”) upon presentation of relevant identification.



Parts of the exhibition rooms are accessible through elevators suitable for wheelchairs. The courtyard of KW is made of cobbled paving. Please contact our staff for further information on your visit at +49 30 243459-41.




Public Transport
S Hackescher Markt
S Oranienburger Straße
U8 Rosenthaler Platz
U8 Weinmeisterstraße
U6 Oranienburger Tor


Parking space

Due to very limited parking spaces, the journey is recommended by public transport. You can find further information about barrier-free travels in Berlin under as well as under

Annual Ticket—KW Lover*


The annual ticket KW Lover* grants you for the full length of a year free admission to all exhibitions at KW Institute for Contemporary Art during the regular opening hours, as well as the exclusive access to Bob’s Pogo Bar. The legendary bar in the basement of KW that became famous in the 1990s under the name Pogo Bar has been redesigned by American artist Robert Wilhite and will host a wide range of events every Thursday night.  


As holder of the annual ticket you will be regularly informed about the program and all events of KW. You can furthermore purchase tickets for all events to a reduced price. 


*The name KW Lover refers to the project Markierung by artist Nedko Solakov that was realized within the framework of Relaunch at KW in 2013 (curated by Ellen Blumenstein).


35 €, reduced 25 €


Café Bravo


Opening hours
Mon–Fri 9 am–8 pm
Thu, Sat 9 am–2 am
Sun 10 am–8 pm


Choice of services
Weekly menu


Café Bravo can be booked for special events.



Tel. +49 30 2345 7777
Mobile +49 1575 8464 171



Please find a selection of publications of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in our webshop and in our bookstore at KW.

Croissant: A timely selection by
After 8 Books


After 8 Books is an independent bookstore and publisher based in Paris. The bookstore, on-site and online, welcomes the printed endeavours of contemporary artists, thinkers, writers, musicians, poets and art workers. A selection of 50-some titles will be presented, updated, shifted and cherished at KW from the opening of the first exhibition season throughout the year 2018.