The Gasteig is where Munich lives and breathes culture. Few other venues in Europe offer such a diverse range of events involving music, theatre, dance, films and exhibitions.
Culture and open spaces for all
The Gasteig is a magnet for culture enthusiasts and inquisitive minds. Year-round, many thousands of Munich’s denizens visit “their” Gasteig. So do people from all over the world – be it for a concert, a language course, to dance or to borrow library items. Or simply to take a stroll in our spacious grounds.
The Gasteig has been part of Munich since 1985 and has always been a popular destination for a night out. But also in the daytime, visitors young and old can enjoy film festivals, classical concerts, readings and exhibitions here. Recently, Europe’s largest arts centre and its resident institutions have moved to new premises, where we continue to provide our full range of art, education and infotainment.
Providing an inspiring backdrop and platform for projects and initiatives of all kinds, our buildings and event halls offer plenty of space for experiencing culture year-round, including subculture and experimental projects – space for passion and emotion. Tickets for the diverse events are always available and affordable – often even
The cultural line-up has moved up the Isar river
Since autumn 2021, our main location is the Gasteig HP8. Located next to Heizkraftwerk Süd power station on the premises of utility company Stadtwerke München, our new venue offers everything that also defined our arts centre in Rosenheimer Straße. And yet our interim premises are different.
The branch of the Munich City Library at this location in Haidhausen features is run as an Open Library – a Mecca for the inquisitive of all ages and a gamers’ paradise. Find out more
Back to the future
What will happen to the good old Gasteig on Rosenheimer Straße? At the moment, no events are taking place there, but that will change after its redevelopment. Take a tour of the New Gasteig and marvel at novel visions for Munich. This way
Gasteig HP8 – The allure of the new
The Gasteig HP8 is located in the midst of an established neighbourhood and gets along very well with its neighbours. These include, among others, an art studio, a film studio, a carpentry, a car workshop and a tyre shop. While the original Gasteig is being made fit for the future, visitors are flocking up the Isar river. There are plenty of reasons to do so:
- To marvel at the new Isarphilharmonie, this acoustic miracle with its magical atmosphere
- To be inspired by the industrial charm of Hall E, built in 1926
- To savour the dual pleasure of culture and cuisine in the HP8
- To take advantage of the ample space for reading, learning, chatting and enjoying life
- Because of the hospitality, welcoming atmosphere and equal opportunities they find here
- Because the Gasteig HP8 is accessible, inclusive, vibrant and multicultural
- Because …
The Gasteig family
The Gasteig unites a network of institutions that all bear “Munich” in their name and help shape its cultural life: the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Philharmonic, the Munich City Library, the Münchner Volkshochschule adult education centre and Gasteig München GmbH.
The staff of these renowned cultural and educational establishments work year round to ensure that our events are of the highest quality; that all of Munich can enjoy music, dance, art and literature; that everyone has the chance to broaden their horizons.
We want your input
The Gasteig is all about inclusiveness and belongs to all of the people of Munich. We want to enable everyone to use our house and to actively participate. We offer it as a playground for the community, and we strive for long-term collaborations. Let’s try out novel formats together and enrich our beautiful city!