BBK events

generally fresh in Ilsenburg Monastery

From fall 2024, the Kulturwerk of the BBK Saxony-Anhalt in Ilsenburg Monastery will be showing the exhibition “generell frisch. New members of the BBK Saxony-Anhalt”. We are looking forward to cooperating with the Ilsenburg Monastery Foundation in a fantastic location with the best conditions for the numerous works of art. 32 artists who joined the […]

Open studios in Saxony-Anhalt 2024

On 21. and September 22, 2024 the “Open Studios” will take place again in Saxony-Anhalt. Over 140 artists open their doors to visitors. We are currently putting together the program and designing our cover motif. Look forward to open doors in Barleben, Derenburg, Dessau-Roßlau, Halle (Saale), Havelberg, Jessen, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Magdeburg, Nebra, Quedlinburg, the Saale […]

© Julienne Jattiot

Symposium Experimental Printmaking

In September 2024, nine members of the BBK Saxony-Anhalt will come together at Posa Monastery in Zeitz to work together for a week. The artists are at home in the art of printing and look forward to experimenting. Not only does a well-equipped screen printing workshop await them, but also plenty of space to try […]

BBK Saxony-Anhalt welcomes 19 new members

On April 9, 2024, the BBK Saxony-Anhalt was a guest at the Lichthaus in Halle for the recording session. Almost all of the registered artists from Saxony-Anhalt were able to present themselves to the admissions committee in order to become members of our association. The following 19 artists are new: Taha Bader | Hagen Bäcker […]

Allianz Freie Kultur Halle (Saale) – “Vision for the future of Halle’s independent cultural scene”

Only a lively, strong and colorful art scene makes Halle a city worth living in. The Halle Free Culture Alliance has therefore devised a campaign together for the first time and we are now delighted to invite you. Welcome to the discussion event on the future of Halle’s independent cultural scene on 25.4.2024 17:00 – […]

Short-term call for tenders Course work database for BBK members (14.04.2024)

We recently advertised a course on work databases for heirs and estate administrators. As we have not received enough registrations from this group of interested parties, we would now like to open the course to BBK members at short notice. The dates have already been set and two participants have already confirmed their attendance. If […]

How do I negotiate my fee/price?

For visual artists, there are two main sources of funding: Fees and revenue. A seminar in cooperation with the Career Service of the HfBK Dresden focuses on the fees that can be charged for participation in exhibitions, the realization of artistic works or for courses, workshops, lectures, etc. A great deal of commitment has been […]

Frank Täubner

Frank Täubner, born in 1954, lived and worked in Dessau-Roßlau until 2013. Since then, he has moved to Derenburg in the Harz Mountains. However, he always maintained his connection to Dessau. His cycle of paintings of Wörlitz Park was on display in the library of the Federal Environment Agency last year and was subsequently purchased […]

Workshop art business and parenthood

Expert lecture and workshop on May 15, 2024 from 09:00 to 14:00. A hybrid event organized by the Berufsverband Bildender Künstler Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. and Dornrosa e.V. Halle. The initiators are the visual artists Wiebke Kirchner and Daniela Schönemann. For artists who have children, the art world is full of structural hurdles. Parenthood and freelancing are […]

© Michela Benedan

Call for artists at schools in Saxony-Anhalt 2024/25

This year, the Berufsverband Bildender Künstler Sachsen-Anhalt e.V. is once again inviting tenders for the implementation of cultural education projects, which are primarily open to the artists of the BBK Sachsen-Anhalt and all general education schools. The projects of approx. 20 hours can take place between August 5, 2024 and March 31, 2025. The “Artists […]

© Joachim Blobel

Call for entries – Art & Design Market 2024

Sichtbar- Kunst- & Designmarkt7. & 8. September 2024Sa & So 11-18 Uhrim Burggraben des Kunstmuseums Moritzburg Halle (Saale) Dear artists and designers,In 2024, Halle (Saale) will once again host the Visible Art & Design Market in the moat of the Moritzburg Art Museum – this time curated and organized by Kerstin Krieg and Matthias Behne, […]

Foto: Christine Rammelt-Hadelich

Call for open studios in Saxony-Anhalt 2024

Open studios in Saxony-AnhaltSeptember 21/22, 2024, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. We cordially invite all artists and designers in Saxony-Anhalt to apply for the “Open Studios in Saxony-Anhalt” event. As always, on the third weekend in September, people interested in art will have the opportunity to look over your shoulder as you work. The event, […]


generally fresh in Magdeburg 2023

In the seventh edition of our “generally fresh” exhibition format, we are presenting 25 new members at the Magdeburg Design Forum. We are delighted to be guests at this venue for ambitious art and cultural projects. Discover painting, printmaking, installation, textile art, jewelry, sculpture, drawing by the artists who were accepted into the BBK Saxony-Anhalt […]

General Meeting BBK Saxony-Anhalt e.V.

All BBK members are cordially invited to Halberstadt this year. Before the meeting, there is the opportunity to take part in a guided tour of the museum. The focus is on the current special exhibition “Alexander Kluge – Enlightenment. An exhibition for my home town”. This year, the Board of Directors is due to be […]

© Thomas Kober

ilka Leukefeld

Visually guided to the day before ‘becoming conscious’, we see wild creatures. a nature untouched by man with clear air, unsealed landscapes and waters without plastic particles. This place of idyllic thoughts harbors carefully guarded hopes like seeds that have become rare. The work is on display: “I/II There used to be a paradise (with […]

© Till Neuenfeldt

Till Neuenfeldt

“Perspectives 2024 Ha_Neu Dream of togetherness” People, machines, fiction and laughter await you in March. Carved in acrylic and chiseled out of chemistry, the work of Till Neuenfeldt shines in the BBKarium Dessau. Conformities with reality are never excluded in free art and must be accepted by the viewer. Further information:


Katharina Stark

The “Sunset” group of works tells of the loss of lightness, of contaminated paradises and unsuccessful displacement. Destruction is immanent in the newly created – decay permeates the material. Kitschy elements are reminiscent of untroubled dreams of times gone by.

Benjamin Kerwien

Works by Benjamin Kerwien can be seen at the BBKarium Dessau until February 29. He is showing new works: Insect portraits with slightly iconographic features on copper, gold leaf and cardboard, oriented towards reality and without spatial reference. When greatly enlarged, the insects become impressive works of art thanks to the power of color and […]