KBB – Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH – is an initiator, host, partner, and facilitator. It unites four artistically independent houses with an overarching organisational structure.

The atrium of the Gropius Bau. The floor is covered with a reflective foil as part of the exhibition "RAINBOW SERPENT (VERSION)" by Daniel Boyd. Visitors sit and lie on the installation.


Whether exhibitions, film and music festivals or panel discussions: We create places of artistic debate that address current issues, invite people to engage and demonstrate new perspectives for sustainable cultural work.

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One cultural institution, three business divisions, four houses with multiple venues and four managing directors – this is the structure of KBB.

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Black and orange cables run along a wall.

Our Houses

A semi-transparent stage curtain is being illuminated in dark red.


Launched in 2002, KBB’s founding history goes back to cultural policy decisions in reunified Germany.

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