Contemporary art can stimulate and may challenge. Contemporary art may occasionally offend and does not always need to be understood. Contemporary art is dialogue. One of our central tasks is to enable everyone to participate in this dialogue.

Foto: China Hopson

In order to make current artistic positions understandable for everyone, we offer a diverse program of learning. Whether art connoisseur or newcomer, children or adults, everyone is welcome here to discover art for themselves.

Receive fresh impulses through our guided tours, with which you can discover the works in a new way.


We offer our youngest visitors an age-appropriate approach with our kestnerkids workshops, which awakens the spirit of discovery and, of course, fun.

Schools and Kindergarten

Students of different ages and daycare center children discover the exhibition in specially designed guided tours. Individual cooperations with schools and kindergarten enable a lively exchange between contemporary art and cultural education.

Digital offers

The Kestner Gesellschaft is not only a physical place, but also a digital place of art experience and education. That is why we are constantly developing our digital offerings and thus actively participate in shaping digital change.


Dr. Julia Meier
+49 511 70120 19


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