Programming: ART COLOGNE 2017

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Mar 20, 2017 1:43PM

A selection of programming highlights from this year's ART COLOGNE includes:

ARTtours 2017

Discover ART COLOGNE 2017 during a one-hour ARTtour. Experienced art historians of the Museumsdienst Cologne will guide you to the highlights of the trade fair and are available to answer your questions. Hear the background stories from gallery owners and find out what is currently moving the art market. What is the trend? What is being bought?

Join us for an inspiring journey through various eras of art.

Museumsdienst Köln
Ms. Britta Derichs M.A.
Telefon: +49 221 972 469 85
[email protected]

Tickets for the public tours can be purchased at the stand of the Museumsdienst Cologne in passage 3/11 in front of the escalators.


(Ticket 10.00 Euros/per person, incl. headsets)

At any time during the fair at 12:00 noon, 01:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m., 03:00 p.m., 04:00 p.m.

VIP ARTtours – for individual groups

(€ 235.00 per group with a max. of 15 people, incl. headsets)

If you would like to undertake an individual tour of ART COLOGNE with a group, please contact the Museumsdienst Cologne in a timely fashion:

Museumsdienst Köln
Ms. Britta Derichs M.A.
Tel. +49 221 972 469 85
[email protected]

Meetingpoint ARTtours: 
At passage 3/11 in front of the escalators.

Anna Zvyagintseva, Order of things 2015

6. Cologne Art Insurance-Talk: Art Insurance in times of Uncertainty

Brexit, Bank Crisis, Euro Crisis, Cultural Defense Laws, Provenance … Keywords the art market world discusses more and more. New Business models regarding art fairs, internet or private initiatives have an impact on the art market. Nationalism endangers living together of people and by the way international exhibitions. Does art need now „free conduct“, when traveling abroad?

Key terms show the variety of subjects without defined rules. Outside of conventional behavior, risk carriers have difficulties in providing sufficient insurance cover. New subjects arise like the necessity of title securitisation of artworks.

Discussion, Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:00 a.m., Europasaal

Discussion (in German only) led by Peter Grabowski (WDR) – on the panel inter alia: Birgit Rolfes, Mannheimer Versicherung; Kai Kuklinski, AXA Art Versicherung AG; Kilian Jay von Seldeneck, Lempertz KG; Nicole Oberste-Hetbleck, Universität zu Köln; Daniel Hug, Koelnmesse GmbH;

Registration, Confirmation of Participation, Informations: [email protected]

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