The Kunstbuero of the Kunststiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg offers services across the following areas:
The provision of consulting services to visual artists is one of the principal objectives of the Kunstbuero. Its uniquely diverse range of services includes general and expert advice for artists on social security, tax and legal matters.
The series of events »Worth Knowing« was conceived as a conventional further education and professional development programme for visual artists.
In cooperation with different partner institutions and changing venues, the Kunstbuero regularly organises workshops, seminars, and lectures about topics such as: law and contracts, networking, social security and tax, finances and funding, communication and marketing.
»Context« stands for irregularly scheduled events in form of symposia, debates, seminars or presentations, which are dedicated to different issues and aspects relevant to the target audience of the Kunstbuero of the Kunststiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg.
This category involves talks, interviews, and lectures in which important »Players« of the contemporary art scene and industry share their understanding of the art sector its working conditions and general framework.
The »Publications« of the Kunstbuero address questions and subject matters relevant to visual artists and their venture into self-employment.
Thus, they are intended not only as practical or inspirational guides, but ideally also as means to create public awareness of the needs of this occupational group.
The Kunstbuero’s extensive database lists current regional, national, and international open calls for artists to apply for scholarships, residencies, grants, competitions, prizes and continuing education opportunities within the visual arts sector.
In addition, the Kunstbuero publishes a regular e-newsletter, keeping its subscribers in the loop about the latest and most interesting calls for applications, the Kunstbuero’s own programme, and other news.
With its interactive map and an extensive directory, the Kunstbuero of the Kunststiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg provides visual artists and other interested parties with an overview of all relevant institutions in relation to contemporary art in Baden-Wuerttemberg.
The Kunstbuero does not only organise and implement events and consultations, and disseminate a broad range of information, but also acts as an interface between visual artists, the general public, public service and politics in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Because of its commitment to support the needs of artists, the Kunstbuero teams-up with carefully chosen institutions and industry players. The category »Insights« features content online about face-to-face meetings, overall developments, and other aspects that generally remain behind the scenes.
The »News« section is where the Kunstbuero of the Kunststiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg shares general information and news from the fields of culture, politics and society relevant to visual artists. Embedded links refer to more detailed information about particular topics.