After several years in the making, the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART will open its doors to the public on 16 September 2017. The Museum is literally ‘UNSTOPPABLE’ ,not even by the police…
This center for exhibitions, research and exchange on urban art is unique in the world. For the inaugural exhibition, a team of ten curators led by executive creative director Yasha Young selected some 150 leading artists to create exclusive artworks for URBAN NATION. They include outstanding international figures such as Shephard Fairey, Vhils, Nick Walker, Sandra Chevrier, Know Hope.
On the opening weekend, Bülowstrasse will be transformed into an open-air art gallery with an extensive program featuring live painting and performances by renowned artists like Blek Le Rat, Zezao, Olek, Herakut or Mademoiselle Maurice. workshops, show acts and much, much more.
The neighbouring streets are buzzing with new street art and installations for the upcoming Art Mile and open air festival during the inaugurational week end. We caught up with some international artists while they were painting new murals during the countdown of the Grand Opening.
Blek Le Rat
David De La Mano
Stay tuned for our coverage of the opening!
URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART
Bülowstrasse 7, 10783 Berlin-Schöneberg
16 September 2017, 7 pm to 10 pm
17 September, 10 am to 6 pm