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.

Sat, March 25, 2023 – Sun, January 07, 2024, Atrium 1+2, Ground Floor

Renaissance 3.0

The exhibition »Renaissance 3.0« establishes a base camp for new alliances of art and science in the 21st century.


Sat, December 10, 2022 – Sun, June 04, 2023, Atrium 8+9

ole scheeren : spaces of life

Architecture is both an expression of reality and a vision of possible future lifeworlds. »ole scheeren : spaces of life« showcases the work of architect Ole Scheeren, born in Karlsruhe in 1971, and explores the question of how today’s architecture creates prototypes for living tomorrow.


Wed, February 2, 2023 – Sun, June 4, 2023

the is around the corner

The »« project has been developing artistic AI prototypes for new exhibition concepts since 2020.


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.


From Sat, April 29, 2023, 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. 


Exhibitions // Preview

Sat, June 17, 2023 – Sun, November 26, 2023

Driving the Human. Seven prototypes for ecosocial renewal


Sat, June 24, 2023 - Sun, January 07, 2024

Ulrike Rosenbach. today is tomorrow


1st July – 6th August 2023

William Forsythe. Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time


Sat, September 16, 2023 – Sun, April 07, 2024

Mack at the ZKM


Wed, August 16, 2023 – Sun, September 17, 2023



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.


Thu, 29.04.2021 – Wed, 30.08.2023

Spatial Affairs. Worlding

Virtual multi-user exhibition populated by crawling artworks, where visitors' avatars coexist with moving bodies of internet art and browser-based projects.


Thu, 04.11.2021 – Sat, 30.09.2023

Jazmina Figueroa. Call Signs


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Iconoclash as a Digital Experience

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


Exhibitions // ZKM Worldwide

Mon, May 01, 2023 – Sun, July 23, 2023


China | Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning


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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