Thanks to the generosity of Gundlach GmbH & Co and with the generous support of the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony as well as the »Kulturbüro« of the city of Hannover, the Kunstverein has tendered the Prize of the Kunstverein every two years since 1983, and which has been divided up into three grants since 2011: the Lower Saxony Advancement Grant, the Lower Saxony Young Artist Grant and the National Young Artist Grant.
Preis des Kunstvereins
Atelier Scholarship Villa Minimo
The benefits tied to the awarding of the Prize of the Kunstverein Hannover are the same for all three grants. They consist of the rent-free use of a studio with living accommodations in the Villa Minimo (Liebigstraße 32a, Hannover/List) and a monthly cash grant amounting to €1000. The prize is tied to a subsequent exhibition in the Kunstverein Hannover and the publication of a catalogue is striven for. There is a residence obligation.
The jury for the Prize of the Kunstverein consists of one member each of the executive board and advisory council of the Kunstverein Hannover, the curator of the Kunstverein as well as a representative of the Ministry for science and culture of Lower Saxony and a representative from the »Kulturbüro« of the city of Hannover and three further external jury members.