Hannah Höch Prize

Target group / Purpose of funding

Established by the Federal State of Berlin in 1996, the Hannah Höch Prize is awarded in recognition of a lifetime of achievement to visual artists who have consistently produced work of a high calibre. The Hannah Höch Prize celebrates the memory of world-renowned artist and luminary of Berlin’s Dada movement, Hannah Höch.

Eligibility and conditions

  • The Hannah Höch Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in the arts.
  • Artists whose primary domicile is located in Berlin are eligible for this award.
  • The award is bestowed upon internationally recognized artists whose work has been heavily influenced by Berlin.
  • No age limits apply to this award.

Funding volume

A purse of €25,000 in prize money is awarded with the Hannah Höch Prize. Award winners are also invited to undertake a project or exhibition and a catalogue in cooperation with the Berlinische Galerie, the Stiftung Stadtmuseum (Berlin City Museum), the Kupferstichkabinett (Museum of Prints and Drawings), or the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (New Berlin Art Association) where possible.

Call for applications and application procedure

From 2014 onwards the Hannah Höch Prize will be awarded every two years in conjunction with the Hannah-Höch-Förderpreis. The award ceremony takes place each year in November, marking the birthday of Hannah Höch on 1 November 1889.
The winner of this award is selected by the Visual Arts Funding Commission of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. It is not possible to apply for this award.

  • Richtlinie für die Vergabe des Hannah-Höch-Preises und des Hannah-Höch-Förderpreises

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  • Aktuelle Besetzung der Förderkommission Bildende Kunst

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