Bärenzwinger follows the current measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. We wish everyone good health.

According to the new law and regulations to protect against infection, Bärenzwinger temporarily closes its doors from 24 April 2021 on.

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Since September 2017 the former bear pit of the heraldic animals of the city of Berlin has re-opened as a cultural venue for site-specific contemporary art in Berlin-Mitte.

Current Exhibition

Nadja Abt
Barbara Marcel


Graphic: Viktor Schmidt

9 April - 13 June 2021

Further Events:

28.4. – Paz Guevara in conversation with Nadja Abt, Barbara Marcel, Katja Kynast (Online on Zoom)

postponed: 2.5. – These Birds of Temptation. Book presentation with Barbara Marcel and K. Verlag (Open-Air)

20.5. – "Decolonize Mitte!" Digital city tour with Berlin Postkolonial

Curated by Isabel Jäger, Katja Kynast, Malte Pieper, Maja Smoszna

27.5. – Wayfaring Strata. As We Move Along. Audio Walk Sonia Fernández Pan in collaboration with Stephen McEvoy & Julia Rodríguez

3.6. – Guided tour through the neighbourhood of the Bärenzwinger with Berlin Postkolonial e.V. / Dekoloniale (German)

13.6. – Birds`n Buoys Bloco. Finissage with, among others, Nadja Abt, Barbara Marcel and Tom Nóbrega: parade, music, performance



Im Köllnischen Park

10179 Berlin

P + 49 [0] 30 901 837 461




Opening hours

Tuesday – Sunday
11am – 7pm

Admission free

Public Transport

U8 Heinrich-Heine Straße
U2 Märkisches Museum
U+S Jannowitzbrücke
Bus 165, 265, 248


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