Kunsthalle Detroit is a Museum of Multimedia and Light-based Art founded in Detroit in 2010. Kunsthalle Detroit documents contemporary visual culture through video and film, photography and light. The program of the Museum emphasizes international connections to the contemporary art venues and exhibitions worldwide. Located in the heart of historic Woodbridge area of Detroit, the Kunsthalle is becoming an anchor for local cultural renaissance as well as international platform for multimedia art projects.
Dr. Tate Osten - Director, Chief Curator
Tim White - Curator at Large, International Projects
Paulina Ahlstrom - Associate Curator of Film
Dr. Scott C. Richmond -
Film and Media Theory; phenomenology; queer film culture and film history;
avant-garde and experimental cinema.
Mark Rosenberg - Technical Support, Montage and Installations
Kunsthalle Detroit’s mission is to nurture and present exciting new developments of the highest quality in multimedia and light-based arts. We work equally hard to leverage the arts as a mechanism for community revitalization: the formation of new markets, jobs and the long-term enrichment of the area in economic sense are all part of our inspiring belief. We at Kunsthalle Detroit are convinced that advancement of the arts, increased tourism, deeper community participation, and regional economic redevelopment are all co-dependents and inevitably connected. We take action vigorously on that idea.
The mission of Kunsthalle Detroit is to introduce international multimedia art to the local audience and provide exhibition opportunities for multimedia artists from the Midwest. Kunsthalle Detroit aspires to engage a broad and diverse audience, create a sense of community and be a place for contemplation and discussion about multimedia installations, film, video, urban and light sculpture and design.
Since its opening in 2010, Kunsthalle Detroit exhibits work by many of the most important artists of today—both well known, and emerging—focusing on large-scale and complex installations. The museum of contemporary art “Kunsthalle Detroit” is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.
Kunsthalle Detroit seeks to be the defining museum of 21st Century art. The Museum collects, exhibits, preserves, researches, and interprets multimedia art in the broadest global, historical and interdisciplinary contexts. As the preeminent advocate for multimedia art, we foster the work of international and American artists in the mediums of film, video, photography, light, computer generated, web based, light sculpture and design. Kunsthalle Detroit seeks to catalyze and support the creation of new art, expose our visitors to bold visual and performing art and re-invigorate the life of a region in socio-economic need.