The Initiative of Contemporary Art Galleries in Munich, founded in 1988, is an association of Munich art galleries whose objective is to promote contemporary and future-oriented trends in art.
The Initiative runs the organisation and edits a joint leaflet/ brochure, coordinates joint evening openings and the planning of other activities, such as joint exhibitions and a joint PR presence, and acts as a dialogue partner for municipal, state and private-commercial cultural agencies.
The Initiative’s members are distinguished by their professional gallery work, as understood by the directives formulated by the Federation of European Art Galleries, FEAGA.
Preparation of the Munich Gallery portal www.muenchner-galerien.de
Publication of the comprehensive art leaflet/brochure GALERIEN MÜNCHEN, listing current exhibitions and with a clear site plan of the galleries and museums; circulation 30,000 bi-monthly.
Distribution and despatch of the leaflet/brochure.
- Organisation of the OPEN ART weekend in September, with a visitors’ centre, extensive catalogue, gallery tours, taxi-shuttle.
Organisation of PLATEAU münchen