Opening Hours and general information

All information about art KARLSRUHE can be found in compact form in our visitor flyer.

General information

The fair for classical modern and contemporary art will take place from 4 to 7 May 2023.

Address: Messe Karlsruhe, Messeallee 1, 76287 Rheinstetten, Germany

Access through entrance west and entrance east.

The vernissage for guests with invitation or day ticket will take place on Thursday, 4 May 2023 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

From Friday to Saturday we are open for you from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

On Sunday we are open for you from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The preview for VIPs and press will take place on Wednesday, 3 May 2023 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

In the "foyer dm-arena" there are daily activities for children from 5 years.

Admission prices

Online Ticket office
Day ticket 23 € (online) 25 € (ticket office)
Day ticket, reduced 19 € (online) 21 € (ticket office)
2-day ticket 31 € (online) 33 € (ticket office)
2-day ticket, reduced 29 € (online) 31 € (ticket office)
Evening ticket from 4 pm 18€ (online) 20€ (ticket office)
Group ticket: 10 people or more
(price per person)
19 € (online) 21 € (ticket office)
Family ticket
(two adults with up to three children aged 12-17)
50 € (online) 52 € (ticket office)
Children`s Ticket
(for children under 12)
0 € 0 €
art KARLSRUHE magazine (available from 1.4.2023) 6 € (plus postage) (online) 6 € (ticket office)
Parking day ticket 6 € (online) 6 € (ticket office)
The admission prices include 19 % VAT.
* for schoolchildren 12 years of age and older, students, pensioners, people with disabilities, Museums-PASS-Musées, CIK cardholders

Admission to art KARLSRUHE is free of charge for children up to and including 11 years of age, but each hild requires their own ticket, which is bookable via our ticket shop.

The ticket also entitles its holder to reduce-rate or free admission to numerous cultural institutions (including the Badischer Kunstverein, Badisches Landesmuseum, Literary Society/Museum für Literatur, Museum Ettlingen, Vierordtbad, ZKM).
During the same period, you will also receive the following discounts for single tickets (not combinable with other discounts) at the Europabad, the Therme Vierordtbad and the Fächerbad.

Please note: Messe Karlsruhe does not allow animals on the exhibition grounds. Exceptions to this only in justified cases, such as the TIERisch gut trade fair or guide dogs for the disabled, guide dogs for the blind or service dogs.

Your contact for visitor questions

Portrait Sandra Fabry
Sandra Fabry
Event Organisation Officer
T: +49 (0) 721 3720 5000
F: +49 (0) 721 3720 99 5000
Portrait Sabine Wohlfart-Bock
Event Service
Sabine Wohlfart-Bock
Senior Project Manager Visitor Service
T: +49 721 3720-5185
F: +49 721 3720-99-5185
Take a closer look at the museums of Karlsruhe with your art KARLSRUHE entrance ticket!

Take a closer look at the museums of Karlsruhe!

Your entrance ticket to art KARLSRUHE also entitles you to free or reduced entry to different museums in Karlsruhe.

art KARLSRUHE - The ART Fair

art KARLSRUHE - The ART Fair

art KARLSRUHE is held annually in Baden-Württemberg, one of the most prosperous German states, and benefits from its location in the border triangle of Germany, Switzerland and France.

From classical modernism to contemporary art. Step closer. You can experience art KARLSRUHE live again from May 4 to 7, 2023 at the Messe Karlsruhe.