The BBK Bremen is an association of professional visual artists from the fields of painting, sculpture, photography, film, performance and new media. It has over 200 members from Bremen and the surrounding area and maintains an office in the Künstlerhaus Bremen on the Weser. The association sees itself as a network in Bremen and is at the same time associated with the federal association in Berlin.
It is a player in cultural policy in the city and in dialogue with the Senator for Culture.
Positioning of the Arts in Bremen’s cultural policy
Payment of exhibition fees
Increase in city and state project and funding resources
Affordable studio space
Initiation and continuation of supra-regional and international funding programs
Initiation and continuation of professionalization programs (studio scholarships, visiting curators, mentoring, etc)
Initiation of support programs for artists over the age of 40
Free admission for visual artists to public museums
Commitment to a binding and transparent art-within-architecture process
Voice in federal cultural policy
Legally sanctioned entitlement to exhibition fees
Reorganization of the distribution of funds at VG-Bild-kunst
Preservation of the 7% VAT rate
Preservation of the Künstlersozialkasse
Preservation of copyright
If you would like to become a member of the Professional Association of Visual Arts Bremen (Berufsverband Bildender Künstler*innen Bremen), please download and complete the membership application form and send it to our email:
or to our postal address:
Professional Association of
On the dike 68/69
Please do not hesitate to contact us personally as well.
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