Vernissage of art KARLSRUHE 2023
The vernissage of art KARLSRUHE 2023 will take place on Thursday, 4 May 2023 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.for guests with invitation or the regular day tickets from the ticketshop.
The official opening ceremony of art KARLSRUHE will take place at 6 p.m.
Programme of the official opening ceremony
Moderation: Dr. Susanne Kaufmann
Musical accompaniment by Peter Lehel with saxophone quartet
- Welcome by Britta Wirtz, Managing Director of Messe Karlsruhe
- Dr. Frank Mentrup, Lord Mayor of the City of Karlsruhe
- Stefanie Plattner, Hasso Plattner Foundation ('Werk statt Sammlung')
- Olaf Zimmermann, Managing Director of the German Cultural Council ('Kunstmarkt – (k)ein Thema der öffentlichen Kulturförderung')
- Words of thanks from Ewald Karl Schrade, curator of art KARLSRUHE
Free shuttle services
- The City-Shuttle of the Hirsch Reisen Company provides roundtrip service between the fairground and the city centre.
- The Messe-Express provides roundtrip service directly from Karlsruhe’s main railway station to the fairground.