Offers & Workshops

A day at ZKM means immersion in an entire cosmos of analogue and digital worlds. We accompany you on your discovery tour and offer a wide range of educational programs for all age groups and interests.

Current Workshop Offers

Workshops for all age groups and educational levels take place at the ZKM. They cover topics such as digital photography and image processing, cartoon and radio play production, video editing, composition of computer music and video clips as well as programming of computer games, Lego Mindstorms robots, MakeyMakeys, Arduinos, Calliope Minis and simple codes such as Scratch and Python.

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For Youth and Adults

We offer both age-specific as well as intergenerational courses.

Whether for children, young people, adults or as a family, school class, kindergarten group or teacher – you can visit and explore the ZKM exhibitions with us – from a guided tour to creative activities in front of the artworks to tinkering in the Maker-Space BÄM in the middle of the exhibition room. Information about offers for people with disabilities is available on request.

For Groups

In addition to public guided tours, you as an institution, company, school class, kindergarten or private group can book a special guided tour, an overview and theme tour, an action tour or a workshop. Feel free to contact us – you will find all the details at the bottom of the page.

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You would like to celebrate your birthday at ZKM? We would be happy to advise you about our wide range of birthday offers!

Celebrating your birthday at ZKM means immersing yourself in virtual worlds, programming robots, transforming your own voice, making cartoons, composing music or taking crazy photos!

With different formats we artistically and creatively explore the media communication techniques that our pre-school children encounter!

For Children and Families

Our Museum Communication also offers a varied program for children and families at the weekends, during holidays or on selected afternoons.

Spend a Sunday at the ZKM together with your children, grandchildren, nephews and nieces: the family Sundays of the Museum Communication invite families to an unforgettable art experience! Visit one of the current exhibitions with us in order to incorporate what you have seen into a joint artistic work. Numerous practical educational offers playfully promote the handling of digital and analogue materials.

For Schools

With your school class to the ZKM!
The Museum communication designs a varied program for school classes, which is adapted to the curricula and individually to the class level, age and type of school.
  • Inspired by a joint visit to the exhibition, the pupils put their impressions into practice in the museum atelier with various artistic media.
  • Experience your very personal encounter with the art of the ZKM with your school class – in dialogue with our art educators!
  • With the annual ticket, you can visit the ZKM exhibitions in all four atriums as often as you like for €175 from the date of purchase!

Advanced Training for Teaching Staff

In cooperation with the Regional Council Karlsruhe, the Museum Communication offers advanced courses for teachers at specified dates.

The interdisciplinary and inter-school events are aimed at all teachers who wish to continue their education in the field of fine arts and new media, as well as to use current programmes for creative applications in the future.

ZKM | Karlsruhe
Museum Communication

Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe ​

Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100- 1993
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1999

Guided Tours

Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100-1990
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1999


Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100-1330
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1339