The Galerie im Turm was founded in 1965 as an exhibition venue of the Association of Visual Artists of the GDR (VBKD) and has been located on the first floor of the North Tower at Frankfurter Tor, designed by Hermann Henselmann, for over 50 years. Since 1990 it has functioned as a municipal gallery of the district. It shows contemporary positions of mostly Berlin-based artists. The Galerie im Turm is an institution of the district authority Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. With the kind support of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe: Exhibition Fund Municipal Galleries and Fund for Exhibition Remuneration.

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Melina Gentner and
Johanna Janßen

2022 until 2024
Johanna Janßen and
Helen-Sophie Mayr

Helen-Sophie Mayr and
Linnéa Meiners

2019 until 2022
Linnéa Meiners and
Jorinde Splettstößer

2017 until 2019
Lena Johanna Reisner and
Sylvia Sadzinski

2016 until 2017
Celina Basra and
Melina Gerstemann

2014 until 2015
Naomi Hennig in collaboration
with Stéphane Bauer

2012 until 2013
Lena Fließbach in collaboration
with Stéphane Bauer


Galerie im Turm
Frankfurter Tor 1
110243 Berlin

Public Transport:
Frankfurter Tor | U5, Streetcar 21, M8, M10, M13

The gallery is located on the ground floor and is accessible via a mobile ramp. The exhibition guard will help you (030 – 4229426). Next to the gallery (300m) is the barrier-free subway and tram station Frankfurter Tor. There is no public toilet in the gallery. The next public and wheelchair accessible toilet (850 meters away): city Toilette, Eldenaer Str. 12A, 10247 Berlin. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Languages in the exhibition: German and English.
Texts about the exhibition in both languages. There are visual, auditory and tactile aspects of the exhibition that can be experienced.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

The Galerie im Turm is an institution of the district office Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg.

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