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daily except Mon 10 am – 6 pm, Wed 10 am – 8 pm;
The building of the ‘Kunsthalle’ (Art Hall) from 1909 is situated North of the town centre behind the castle garden close to the ‘Kieler Förde’ (Kiel Firth). It has a stairwell from the 1950ies and an annexe from 1986, which is flooded with light. The ‘Schleswig-Holsteinische Kunstverein’ (Schleswig-Holstein art association) started the collection in 1854. It comprises paintings, sculptures, object art, photo and video works. Presented are art of the 19th century (paintings of the Romantic period and of the Russian traveling painters), works of the Classical Modernism (German impressionists and expressionists, New Functionalism) and international art since 1945. Focal points of the graphics collection are graphics of the 16th and 17th century, German watercolours and drawings of the 19th century as well as expressionist works and art after 1945.
The reference library and at least 10 changing exhibitions throughout the year supplement the permanent exhibition.
adults: 7,- €;
pupils over 18 years, apprentices, students, FSJ, BuFD, recipients of ALG I (proof required): 4,- €;
Groups with more than 10 people: 4,- € per person;
family ticket (2 adults plus children or adolescent under 18 years): 12,- €;
visitors under 12 years
Members of the registered Schleswig-Holstein art association SHKV and further associations DMB, ICOM, BBK, ADKV
school classes and kindergarten groups
accompanying person severely disabled
students of art history at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel and students at the Muthesius-Hochschule (proof required)
guided tours for school classes: 2,- € per pers., guided group tour in English: 60,- € per adult group + reduced admission, guided group tour: 50,- € per adult group + reduced admission, duration 1 - 1,5 h, public guided tour: Admission + 2,- €, Wed 6am, Sun 11.30 pm and 4am
information leaflets on the exhibitions, monthly programmes, art postcards, posters, catalogues on the collections, exhibition catalogues
Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstverein e.V. (registered Schleswig-Holstein art association): Members have free admission to the ‚Kunsthalle’ in Kiel and to all events organized by the ‚Kunstverein’. You get invitations for the exhibitions and can purchase the annual publications at special member discount price.
Office: Dr. Maren Welsch, phone +49 (0)431-889 57 61
Painting school for children and adults.
Arriving by car
Parking facilities: Steigenberger Conti Hansa public underground car park on Lorentzendamm (open 24 hours); underground car park at the castle, Dänische Straße; car park on Jensendamm; car park at the Ostseekai
Arriving by public transport