Current Exhibitions

The exhibition program of ZKM is multifaceted and takes place both in the atria of the Hallenbau and in the digital space, as well as internationally.

Exhibitions // ZKM Atrium in the Hallenbau in Karlsruhe

Past exhibitions can be found in the exhibition archive.

Thu, February 04, 2024 – Sun, June 02, 2024, atrium 9, Ground Floor

But is it safe?

The third edition of the »Digiloglounge« is dedicated to the potential risks of digital transformation for democracy, privacy and autonomy.


Thu, November 30, 2023 – Sun, April 21, 2024, EnBW Corporate headquarters

Jardin Artificiel

With the »Sahara Project« by Heinz Mack, one of the most important German artists of the post-war generation, the ZKM is making a guest appearance at the EnBW headquarters in Karlsruhe.


Sat, September 16, 2023 – Sun, April 14, 2024, Atrium 8+9, Ground Floor

Mack at ZKM

Mirror objects in the glaring desert sun and shimmering prisms of color in the Arctic: Heinz Mack, artist of light, makes the atriums of light glow in a variety of ways in his first solo exhibition at the ZKM.


From Sat, 29 April 2023 – Permanent exhibition, Atrium 1+2, Ground Floor + 1st Floor

Kunsthalle Karlsruhe @ZKM – A New Look at the Museum’s Collection

The main building of the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe has been closed for extensive renovation. However, significant parts of the collection are now accessible to the public again – as the guests of the ZKM | Karlsruhe. 


Sat, September 29, 2022 – Permanent exhibition, Atrium 1+2, 2nd Floor

zkm_gameplay. the next level

The computer game platform of ZKM. It invites visitors to engage in informative and creative exchange – and, of course, to play games. The exhibition is aimed at gamers of all ages, but also at visitors who have little experience with computer games.


Exhibitions // Preview

Please find here shortly the upcoming exhibitions from 2024.

Exhibitions // ZKM Digital

Digital exhibitions are a special research focus of ZKM, so we also offer you interesting exhibitions online.

bMEDIA - Virtual Exhibition of »BioMedia« 

bMEDIA is a digital platform and part of the exhibition »BioMedia. The Age of Media with Life-like Behavior«.


Critical Zones – Virtual Exhibition

Take a moment to just be. Welcome to the Critical Zone.
The virtual platform of the exhibition.


Online now

Iconoclash as a Digital Experience

Enter a virtual exhibition model of »Iconoclash«, a historical landmark project of the ZKM.


Exhibitions // ZKM Worldwide

Wed, February 07, 2024 – Sun, May 26, 2024 | Spain

Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau. The Artwork as a Living System


Fri, February 2, 2024 – Sun, March 9, 2024 | New Delhi

Critical Zones. In Search of a Common Ground


ZKM International

International presentations of ZKM

Collections & Research

From painting, sculpture, video art, performance and computer-based works to music – our collection and archives provide you a wide-ranging view of the art and history of the 20th and 21st century!

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