Membership in the bbk berlin  

Benefits of a membership

Discount on art materials - Frame rental at boesner GmbH  - Free admission to museums and exhibition venues - Sample contracts / terms and conditions - Membership card

Members of the bbk berlin receive discounts on the price of materials or special offers from the retailers and companies of up to 10 / 20% (will not be granted on special offers!) upon presentation of a valid membership card (see note below).

Analog Fineprint Service :: Discount on all analog photographic works
Studio for
Analog Photography, Dipl.- Photo Designer Marc Stache
Analog B/W   Hand prints on PE and baryta papers
Cotheniusstraße 5 · 10407 Berlin
Tel.: 0176 431 055 69

Bilderrahmen Neumann :: Rabatt auf Dienstleistungen (except wedge frames)
Naunystraße 38 · 10999 Berlin
Tel.: 030/615 64 64

Bronzegießerei F. Herweg ::  project-based discount after consultation
Möckernstr. 68 · 10965 Berlin-Kreuzberg

Farben-Kacza   :: 10% discount on purchases
Oranienstraße 173 · 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Tel.: 030. 614 38 47

Glastrix - Werkstatt für Digitalen Druck auf Glas, Holz und Metall :: 20% discount on purchases
Lausitzer Str. 10 · 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Tel.: 01577 409 8865

Hobbyshop Wilhelm Rüther   :: 10% discount on purchases
Goltzstrasse 37 · 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
Tel.:   030. 2363683
Filiale Spandau, Filiale Tegel, Filiale Prenzlauer Berg

KRAUTin Verlag :: discount on all publishing services
KRAUTin is a new kind of publisher for artists. It was founded as a collaboration of artists, designers and printers to make catalogs and books easier and cheaper for you, your galleries and institutions.
Steinmetzstr. 4 · 10783 Berlin
Tel.: 030 30 20 67 50

Modulor GmbH :: 10% discount on purchases on discountable items
Prinzenstr. 85 · 10969 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Tel.: 030. 690 36 - 0
Materials for architecture, decoration, design, model making and advertising

Peters Art Künstlerbedarf Online Shop (10% in the stationary shop and in the online shop)
Gottschedstraße 26, 13357 Berlin
030 510 599 90
A customer account is required to claim the discount:
The membership card can be presented either directly in the shop or by e-mail with a photo.

TANDEM :: 10% discount on transport of art works (national)
Lagerhaus und Kraftverkehr Kunst GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 16 · 10553 Berlin-Charlottenburg
Tel.: 030. 99 40 440-0

Members of the bbk berlin can rent professional frames in different sizes for drawings, paintings or photos from 30 x 40, 40 x 50, 50 x 70, 60 x 80, 70 x 100 up to DIN A0, in black, silver and beech directly at boesner GmbH on Nunsdorfer Ring 31  in Berlin-Marienfelde for their exhibitions. Following the organisational processing via the headquarters in Berlin-Mariefelde, the frames can be picked there or in the stores in Prenzlauer Berg and Charlottenburg.

The cost is just 1 euro per week per frame.

Requirements for rental:

    • Member of the bbk berlin
    • Registered as a customer with boesner GmbH
    • Written application requesting the frames required (quantity, size and type) sent by e-mail to boesner:
    • Conclusion of the loan agreement with a valid membership card on pickup

      Contact information for rental:

      boesner GmbH
      Nunsdorfer Ring 31 . 12277 Berlin
      Tel.: 030. 756 567 33 (Frame department)

      Available frame sizes (total 220 frames):

      Frames for rent      size      number      catalogue page
      Nielsen Classic silver   A0   20   p. 1226
      Quadro beech   30 x 40   20   p. 1184
      Pears black   30 x 40   10   p. 1217
      Pears black   40 x 50   10    
      Pears black   50 x 70   10    
      Pears black   60 x 80   10    
      Pears black   70 x 100   10    
      Pears silver   30 x 40   30   p. 1217
      Pears silver    40 x 50    30    
      Pears silver   50 x 70   20    
      Pears silver   60 x 80   20    
      Pears silver   70 x 100   30    


      Berlin-Charlottenburg Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg Berlin-Neukölln
      Franklinstraße 12 / Hof II   Marienburger Straße 16   Karl-Marx-Str. 110  
      10587 Berlin 10405 Berlin 12043 Berlin

      Free or reduced admission to the museums and exhibition venues on our list:

      Free admission:

      • Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Brücke-Museum
      • Bremen, Kunsthalle
      • Chemnitz, Neue Sächsische Galerie
      • Darmstadt, Hessisches Landesmuseum – free admission to the collection, reduced price for special exhibitions, Kunsthalle Darmstadt – reduced price / free, Institut Mathildenhöhe - reduced price / free
      • Frankfurt a/M, Museum für Angewandte Kunst 
      • Gotha, Schlossmuseum
      • Goch (bei Kleve), Museum Goch
      • Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Ernst-Barlach-Haus im Jenischpark, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Bucerius Kunst Forum
      • Hannover, Sprengel Museum 
      • Heidelberg, Kurpfälzisches Museum
      • Kassel, Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Stadtmuseum Kassel
      • Kiel, Kunsthalle - ermäßigt / frei
      • Leipzig, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Stadtgeschichtliches Museum, Kunstverein, Grassi-Museum für Angewandte Kunst
      • Magdeburg, Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen (Kunstmuseum)
      • Potsdam, Museum Barberini and from September on DAS MINSK - Kunsthaus
      • Stuttgart, Kunstmuseum
      • Wiesbaden, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Nassauischer Kunstverein
      • Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum
      • Additional information: Most monuments, regional and historical museums as well as collections in Berlin provide free admission. Some museums also provide free admission for children or young people on certain days. Please check the museum portal:

      Reduced admission:

      • Berlin, KW-KunstWerke, Akademie der Künste, Haus am Waldsee, Käthe-Kollwitz-Museum, Berlinische Galerie
      • Bremen, Museum Weserburg
      • Cottbus, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk
      • Duisburg, Lehmbruck-Museum, Museum Küppersmühle
      • Frankfurt/Main, Städel Kunstmuseum, Schirn Kunsthalle, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst
      • Halle/Saale, Stadtmuseum
      • Hannover, Kunstverein, kestnergesellschaft
      • Kleve, Museum Schloss Moyland
      • Moritzburg, Käthe-Kollwitz-Haus
      • Regensburg, Kunstmuseum (Ostdeutsche Galerie)
      • Rostock, Kunsthalle
      • Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Württembergischer Kunstverein
      • Düsseldorf, Kunstpalast

      No free or reduced admission:

      • Bad Frankenhausen, Panorama-Museum
      • Berlin, Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz
      • Bielefeld, Kunsthalle
      • Bochum, Museum Bochum (Kunstmuseum)
      • Celle, Kunstmuseum Sammlung Simon
      • Chemnitz, Kunstsammlungen / Museum Gunzenhausen
      • Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (K20+K21) (make an attempt!, actually only the International Artist Card is accepted)
      • Essen, Museum Folkwang (make an attempt!, actually only the International Artist Card is accepted)
      • Florenz, Uffizien
      • Leverkusen, Museum Schloss Morsbroich
      • Mülheim/Ruhr, Kunstmuseum in der Alten Post
      • Münster, Museum für Kunst und Kultur (make an attempt!, actually only the International Artist Card is accepted)
      • Neubrandenburg, Kunstsammlung
      • Weimar, Klassik Stiftung Weimar/ Neues Museum

      Recommendations for visual artists: No exhibition without a contract (only available in German)

      The fee and tariff commission of ver.di fine arts section has developed a comprehensive set of contracts relating to the professional work of fine artists. This compendium contains, among other things, sample contracts with comments on their application, as well as the General Terms and Conditions (AGB) that come into force for each individual contract.

      Members of the bbk berlin can purchase this compendium together with a CD-ROM (all contract templates as .rtf and .pdf files) only by picking it up personally from the office for a fee of 7.50 EUR. It enables the contracts to be processed according to individual or specific circumstances. (Non-members of the bbk berlin, please contact ver.di Fachgruppe Kunst):

      The contract folder and the CD can be picked up by members of the bbk berlin from:

      bbk berlin
      Köthener Straße 44
      10963 Berlin
      Tel: 030 - 230 899 - 0
      Fax: 030 - 230 899 - 19

      The following forms and recommendations have been prepared:

      Sample contracts and AGB (Terms and conditions)


      • Contracts and explanatory comments
      • General terms and conditions
      • Explanatory comments on the general terms and conditions
      • Explanatory comments on all contracts
      • Purchase contract
      • Purchase contract  for digital art
      • Exhibition contract
      • Exhibition contract for digital art
      • Art rental contract
      • Contract for the online use of digital works
      • Contract for commissioned art
      • Contract for art in architecture
      • Contract for temporary installation
      • Performance contract
      • Standard gallery contract
      • Exclusive gallery contract
      • Commission contract
      • Framework agreement for project-related cooperation
      • Studio rental contract
      • Tables, information sheets, forms
      • Tables, exhibition fees
      • Checklist cost-benefit analysis
      • Information sheet estimate of costs
      • List of works
      • List of digital works
      • Delivery certificate
      • Delivery certificate, handover
      • Delivery certificate, return

      ver.di - Fachgruppe Bildende Kunst

      Members of the bbk berlin receive a membership card, which gives them free admission to some exhibition houses and museums as well as discounts at cooperating dealers.

      The membership card must be renewed regularly.

      A passport photo is required for the reissue of a membership card.  

      Please send a passport photo or the membership card for renewal by mail to:
      Office of the bbk berlin, Köthener Straße 44, 10963 Berlin.

      Information about the international artist card: