art meets city
Discover the fascinating world of Public Resonator at the Kurgarten Baden-Baden!
✓ Great experience ✓ Free admission ✓ Open Air
The internationally renowned artist Nevin Aladağ presents from
15 July to 03 September, in addition to other works, her first musically playable sculpture for the outdoor space. The sound sculpture is the central work of the exhibition.
Nevin Aladag makes luminous "Colour Floating" lamps out of coloured fishnets and assembles various instruments into a surreal sound body. For Baden-Baden, she is now developing a sound ensemble that fits perfectly into the Kurgarten.
For "art meets city", the Kurgarten in front of the Kurhaus, the green oasis in the heart of Baden-Baden, is transformed into an open-air art gallery.
The Kurgarten is the city's international meeting place for a wide range of events: Baden-Baden Summer Nights, Vintage Car Meeting, Kurpark-Meeting, SWR3 New Pop Festival and the Baden-Baden Christmas Market take place here.
Vernissage, curator tours, live music and more. "art meets city" is accompanied by an extensive, free accompanying programme.
Dates and information can be found at: https://www.baden-baden.com/en/art-meets-city/programme
The managing director of Baden-Baden Events GmbH Nora Waggershauser has an artistic advisory board for the selection of artists at her side: Florian Matzner, professor at the Munich Academy and freelance curator, Johann von Haehling, curator and artistic advisor, and Thomas Köhler, director of the Berlinische Galerie.
„I am delighted to present my first musically playable sculpture for the outdoor space of the Kurgarten Baden-Baden and I am curious to see how the visitors come together to create a common sound."
Events around the Kurgarten
During the "arts meets city" campaign period, there are numerous other events and concerts around the Kurgarten.
Then you can not only admire the fascinating works of art here, but also enjoy a rousing concert experience in a unique atmosphere.
Frequently asked questions about art meets city
At art meets city you can discover what art can be in an open air setting. Experience the Kurgarten in a completely different way. Exchange ideas!
Art brings people together; to think and to experience.
In addition to the renowned addresses on Lichtentaler Allee, such as the Museum Frieder Burda and the Staatliche Kunsthalle, Studio 45 cbm and Museum LA8, a new place for art has been announced: the Kurgarten, directly in front of the Kurhaus. In future, art in public space will find a stage here. An invitation to the citizens and guests of the city to experience this well-known and popular place in a new way. Free of charge.
Each year, an artist will have the opportunity to present a work of art open-air under the motto "kunst findet stadt" (art meets city). An advisory board of renowned art experts will make the selection. The event is organised by Baden-Baden Events GmbH.
In 2021, art meets city celebrated its debut with artworks by the world-renowned artist Jeppe Hein and in 2022 the italien artist Marinella Senatore.
Click here for the review.
No, kunst findet stadt and the program is free of charge.
Here are a few tips for a relaxed journey.
Travel by public transport
Get from A to B easily, comfortably and environmentally consciously: The Baden-Baden public transport company ensures this every day and also at night with a dense network of routes and frequencies. The operating branch of Stadtwerke Baden-Baden provides a total of 47 buses for this purpose - and as one of the first public transport companies in Baden-Württemberg, it also provides two hybrid buses.
By car to Baden-Baden