Current Exhibition

Furmaan Ahmed

Anna Banout

Tewa Barnosa

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley

Sanni Est

Gabriel Massan


Graphic: Viktor Schmidt

Curation: Erkan Affan (main curator), Sanni Est und Tewa Barnosa (Artists-In-Residence)

01/21/2021 - 03/21/2021

Online-Series: Erkan Affan in conversation with the artists of »Open Sesame: A Photophobic Experiment«

November – December 2020

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Following the current measures for the containment of coronavirus, the Bärenzwinger will be closed until further notice. Follow us on here for updates on upcoming online events.

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.

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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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