Kunsthalle is the German term for a public art space that mounts temporary exhibitions 

  • Joseph Beuys, 'Joseph Beuys: Arena. Hamburger Kunsthalle' 1994

    Joseph Beuys
    Joseph Beuys: Arena. Hamburger Kunsthalle 1994
    Poster on paper
    image: 837 x 592 mm
    ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 DACS, 2009

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In Germany they are often supported by the local kunstverein, or art association.

Kunsthalle has come to be used internationally as term for a publicly funded art space usually devoted to contemporary art.