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
    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

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.