Under the leadership of its directorate, President Dr. Fritz Behrens and Secretary General Dr. Andrea Firmenich, using expert advice provided by a competent and efficient team and aided by a Supervisory Board with 28 members, Kunststiftung NRW funds and promotes exceptional programmes and innovative concepts in the arts and culture with close links to the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The development of young artists of exceptional ability and advancing international cultural exchange are also key aims for the foundation.
Founded in 1989 by the State government under Minister President Johannes Rau as the Foundation for the Arts and Culture in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Kunststiftung NRW supports artistic positions and projects of the highest quality.
Haus der Stiftungen in NRW
President Dr. Fritz Behrens and General Secretary Dr. Andrea Firmenich form Kunststiftung NRW’s directorate.
The Kunststiftung NRW team consists of experts in relevant artistic disciplines together with staff who are responsible for administration, finance and organization.
The Supervisory Board consists of 27 decision-makers from the spheres of politics, business, administration, media and culture and is appointed for a five year term by the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Information only available in German at this time.