MIXT Kinderkunsthaus gemeinnützige GmbH
Tel. 089 – 330 35 77-0
Fax 089 – 330 35 77-2
How to reach the Kinderkunsthaus
The Kinderkunsthaus is very close to “Münchner Freiheit”, therefore you can reach us best by using public transportation. The Kinderkunsthaus is a 2 minute walk from the station.
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If you want to be active artistically in Munich the Kinderkunsthaus is the perfect address. In a relaxed atmosphere and without pressure children and their parents or chaperons can work in our professionally equipped workshop and try out various creative techniques. We want all children regardless of their social or financial background to be able to participate in our program. As a non-profit institution we therefore have low admission fees and patronage projects which we realize with social initiatives in Munich.
Alexandra Helmig, associate and founder
Alexandra Helmig founded the Kinderkunsthaus with her husband Sebastian Zembol in the spring of 2011. Aside from her work as a theater, film and television actress she is also successful as a children’s book author and writes plays and screen-plays. Since 2008 she is a member of the board of trustees of Lesefüchse e.V. in Munich which cooperates with the Kinderkunsthaus for culturally educative projects. Contact: Alexandra Helmig
Sebastian Zembol, associate and founder
Sebastian Zembol, sport and pedagogy science graduate and trained journalist founded the non-profit Kinderkunsthaus in early 2011 with his wife, author and actress Alexandra Helmig. Further he is the managing director of mixtvision Mediengesellschaft in Munich consisting of a children’s book publishing house, digital publishing and a film and TV production. Contact: sz(at)kinderkunsthaus.de
Nina Golüke, consultant to the management
Nina Golüke studied communication sciences, German literature and political sciences from 1993-1999 in Mainz and Munich. During her studies, she acquired publishing know how by working as a student trainee in the FOCUS magazine advertising department. Directly after her graduation as an M.A., she worked as a project manager in the sales team of today’s Tomorrow FOCUS AG. From 2001 until early 2013, she supported the CEO and managing board of the McDonald’s children’s foundation. In this position, she could add in her communicational skills and talent as well as her mercantile expertise and organisational talent. Since February 1st, 2013, she has been supporting the Kinderkunsthaus management in all organisational and mercantile tasks.
Judith Silbereisen, program director | art director
Judith Silbereisen studied cultural and media education from 2003-2007. During her studies she worked at a children’s book publishing house in Leipzig for a semester – a publishing house where children illustrate and write for other children. This positive experience lead to her writing her final thesis: “Philosphyzing with children – why?”. From 2007-2010 she additionally took training to be a graphic designer. From October 2010-February 2011 she worked for Musclebeaver design office before she started working here at the Kinderkunsthaus.
Amelie Martin, deputy program director
Amelie Martin studied Social Work at KSFH Munich from 2010 to 2014. She already led creative workshops at the VHS during her studies and guided adolescents during their volunteer year as a seminar counselor. Out of interest and dedication to the arts she decided to do a second course of studies in art education and educational sciences at LMU (2014-2016). Amelie has been working as a freelancer at Kinderkunsthaus and will take over responsibilities as deputy program director. She shares responsibility for program planning with Judith Silbereisen. Amelie and Judith take turns guiding the morning group program as directive art educators. Contact: am(at)kinderkunsthaus.de
Sandra Falkenstein, Programmleitung in Elternzeit
Sandra Falkenstein studierte von 2004 bis 2009 Kunstpädagogik, Kunstgeschichte und Englische Literaturwissenschaften an der LMU in München. Zusammen mit den Gründern Sebastian Zembol und Alexandra Helmig entwickelte sie das Konzept des Kinderkunsthauses mit dem Ziel, möglichst viele Kinder auf innovative Weise für Kunst und Gestaltung zu begeistern. Von Beginn an war sie im Kinderkunsthaus verantwortlich für die Planung und Konzeption des gesamten Programmangebots. In Abwechslung mit Judith Silbereisen betreute sie das Gruppenprogramm am Vormittag als leitende Kunstpädagogin.
Angie Martin-Schütz, class instructor | purchasing | shop
Angie Martin-Schütz took a diploma in Social Education and is now a state-certified educator. During her studies she focussed on the creative domain, and – among other things – completed a practical training at the “Schule der Phantasie”. She gained varied practical experience in Cultural Education at an institution called “Spielen in der Stadt e.V.” Angie Martin-Schütz has supported the Kinderkunsthaus since February 2013.
Katharina Raif, class instructor | booking office | sponsoring program
studied stage and costume design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. After graduation, she worked as an assistant and creative contributor at various theaters before starting to design her own stage settings and costumes for plays and opera productions. Katharina has been part of the team since March 2015, contributing her theater experience to e.g. a costume workshop. Apart from that, she is your contact for questions about booking classes, workshops and group programs at our booking office. Contact: kr(at)kinderkunsthaus.de
Marlene Schulze Buschoff, human resources
Marlene Schulze Buschoff, Marketing manager with over 20 years experience in a leading position with a marketing agency in Munich, has been responsible for our staff at Kinderkunsthaus since May 2015. She is contact person for our staff in all personal matters as well as the responsible person for staff planning and salary accounting. Contact: msb(at)kinderkunsthaus.de
Carolin Rottländer, communications
Carolin Rottländer, owner of a communication consulting agency was employed at Hubert Burda Media for 20 years, 18 years thereof as a founding member of FOCUS magazine publishing house as head of advertising and since 2003 as head of brand communication. She voluntarily lead the biggest in-house parent-child-initiative in Munich, the Burda-Bande e.V. In 2011 she opened her own communication consulting agency (Carolin Rottländer Kommunikationsberatung GmbH) with MIXT Kinderkunsthaus as a client from the start. For the Kinderkunsthaus she is the contact person for communication and cooperation. Contact: cr.kommunikation(at)rottlaender.eu
Thalia Rachen, volunteer
Thalia did her A-Levels in June 2016 at Luisengymnasium Munich. She developed an interest in art and art teaching in school and collected first teaching experience as a tutor and by watching her younger siblings. Because she likes working with kids and would like to venture into art education later, she decided to volunteer at Kinderkunsthaus.
Anna Sächsinger, volunteer
Anna did her A-Levels in June 2016 at Josef-Effner-Gymnasium Dachau. She worked for the school newspaper and did an internship at a nursery school. Due to her love of art and interest in a college education in the arts, she decided to volunteer at Kinderkunsthaus.
Wiebke Brauner has a Bachelor in art education and art history and graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in the summer. She has been a sports coach and interned at a nursery school during her education. Wiebke has also been a part of developing and creating various workshops with kids and teenagers and was able to strengthen and develop her teaching skills, also working in curative education. The focus on the creative process and fun are of greatest importance to her, as well as free decision-making in working with various materials and creative tools. She has been a freelancer at Kinderkunsthaus since 2014.
Marie Clees, Art Teacher, graduated as a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education from Bergische Universität Wuppertal. She is currently studying art education at the Akademie für Bildende Künste in Munich. Wiebke gained a lot of experience working with kids on creative workshops and as a face painter. Marie has worked as a freelancer at Kinderkunsthaus since January 2014. Website Marie Clees
Katharina Tatiana Dietmaier has graduated as a Master in Comparative Cultural Sciences, Art History and Gender Studies from Universität Regensburg. After her graduation she has worked at the Deutsche Akademie für Kinder und Jugendliteratur in event management and public relations for two years, followed by a two-year stay in Mexico City where she studied at the academy of arts and taught language and culture classes for adults and children. Since then, she has been working as a freelance art teacher for schools, youth centers and refugee centers. She has been studying painting with Pia Fries at the Akademie für Bildende Künste since 2014.
Franziska gained her first educational experience as a substitute teacher at a boarding school in England. From September 2015 to August 2016 she volunteered at Kinderkunsthaus. She has stayed at Kinderkunsthaus as a freelancer. In October 2016 she has started her humanistic studies at Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
Andrea studied Education, Psychology and Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. During her education she gained practical experience in media and cultural education with children and adolescents. After doing her Masters in 2010, she has worked as a research assistant for two years, followed by several years as a social educator at an elementary school and an institution for media education in Munich. Andrea has been supporting the team at Kinderkunsthaus since December 2015 in the open program, birthday workshops and the „Farbklecks“ class.
Jana Agathe Elisabeth Gertke has a diploma in social education and could already gain experience in several art education institutions and art education events. While staying in Portugal for several months she studied at Beleas Artes in Lisbon. She has been at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich since 2010 and has been working at Kinderkunsthaus since 2014.
Charlotte Giacobbi, Künstlerin, hat ihr Studium bei Wolfgang Ellenrieder mit dem Diplom für Bildende Künste in Freier Kunst an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Braunschweig bestanden. Seit 2016 studiert sie Malerei bei Pia Fries an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München. Seit Anfang 2017 arbeitet sie als freie Mitarbeiterin im Kinderkunsthaus. Nach Charlottes Meinung beruht Kunst vor allem auf dem Teilen und dem Austausch, aber auch auf der Meinungsfreiheit. Sie findet es essentiell, dass Kinder im Kinderkunsthaus die Gelegenheit haben, diesen Bereich mit all ihren Sinnen zu erfahren.
Lea graduated in Art Education, Art History and German Literature from LMU Munich in 2012. Since then she has been studying Painting at the Akademie für Bildende Künste in Munich. She has gained practical experience working with adolescents at various internships during her time at university. Lea has been working at a goldsmith’s atelier for seven years, enabling her to offer goldsmith workshops at Kinderkunsthaus. Lea Grebe has been with the Kinderkunsthaus since September 2012.
Lena has a Bachelor of Design from Gerrit Rietvald Academy in Amsterdam. Before that she has studied art therapy. Both studies as well as numerous internships and workshops in social institutions formed the advancement concept Creative Education. As a freelance designer and artist she develops educational and social-scientific projects. Website Lena Hendlmeier
Lina Hernandez, born in Columbia, graduated as a teacher for fine arts from art academy Beato Angelico in Argentina. During her studies she interned as an art teacher for students aged between 5 and 15 at various schools in Buenos Aires. In late 2011 she moved to Germany to improve her German and her art teaching knowledge. She has been studying art education at LMU since 2014 and has been a member of the Kinderkunsthaus team since early 2016.
…has trained as a media designer after her technical diploma in social studies and is currently working as an occupational therapist. Her field of work includes a creative approach to healing when treating children. In her free time she likes to work artistically and designs motives and illustrations for children. To widen her artistic abilities, she currently is looking into studying art education.
Sarah has graduated as a Bachelor in art education and literature in the summer and will now study art history in order to get a fundamental knowledge of museum education. While volunteering in Sansibar, Africa and during her internships in nursery schools she could gain some social-educational and artistic skills. In her own works, she tends to lean towards the performative arts more and more, but she still keeps up her love for expressionist painting. She has been a freelancer at Kinderkunsthaus since 2013 and likes to spread the fun you can have working with colors and crafting materials.
…educated in Fine Arts and Graphic Reproduction in Barcelona and Munich. Laia is currently working as an independent artist at the initiative Leonrodhaus in Munich and studies at the Academy of Fine Arts. She shares her creative and artistic talent and experience with children, adolescents and adults in courses, workshops and the open program at the Kinderkunsthaus. Her main focus is on printing and craftmanship techniques and processes as well as the creational process of a painting in its various forms.
…made her Bachelor in sculpture in 2011 at the Accademia Di Belle Arti in Bologna. She finished her education with a diploma in 2014 with Hermann Pitz at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich. As a fine artist, she has had various exhibitions and art projects in Germany, Italy, Serbia and France. Additionally, she has worked with several educational culture institutions. She gained more experience in working with children and adolescents while creating and developing the stage design of an Italian theater group. Kerol has been a member of the Kinderkunsthaus team since late 2015.
Asuka Miyahara, Künstlerin, beendete 2012 ihr Studium mit dem Bachelor of Fine Art in Freier Kunst an der Tama Kunst Universtät in Tokio. Seit 2016 studiert sie Malerei bei Pia Fries an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München. Drei Jahre lang sammelte sie als Kunstlehrerin an einem Gymnasium in Japan Erfahrungen im Umgang mit Kindern. Sie ist seit März 2017 als freie Mitarbeiterin im Kinderkunsthaus tätig. https://www.asukamiyahara.com
Art Historian, Artist
…has made his Bachelor in environmental engineering at TU Munich in 2014. Since then he has been enrolled in a Masters program in structural engineering with a focus on structural alteration works/historic buildings. His personal interests in the artistic field are with the construction of wood furniture, the refurbishment of old racing bikes and vespas and the construction of loudspeaker boxes. During his stay abroad in Australia in 2010, he worked as an au pair, which motivated him to choose a career working with children. Philipp has been working at Kinderkunsthaus since 2013, mostly in the open program, at children’s birthdays and workshops with mainly technical themes.
Angela, MA Art Teacher, has been working as a freelancer at Kinderkunsthaus since September 2012. She graduated with a master degree in art education, psychology and art history from LMU Munich and opened the artroom „PunktPunktKommaKunst“ in Neuhausen with a colleague. She also works for a Montessori lunch-hour childcare. She especially likes motivating children individually for creative processes and fostering their stengths. She has been studying at Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich since October 2015.
Brigitte is a trained typesetter, having finished with the brilliant degree „Bavaria’s best“. She gained basic experience in various artistic techniques like glass design, drawing and painting, printing techniques (etching, woodcut) and bookbinding at the Polytechnic für Design in Munich. During her teacher training in Munich, she expanded on those skills. Brigitte is especially keen on teaching cultural skills like weaving and braiding to children and adults. She likes interdisciplinary artistic work, for example illustrating literature with ink drawings and collages.
Anna-Lena studies art education at LMU Munich, graduating this summer. She developed artistic and art educational skills and built on them during her studies and taking part for example in two projects working with adolescent refugees and leading her own intercultural street art project with Palestinian and German teenagers. She has been involved in volunteer work with children and teenagers for seven years and has been a Freelancer for Kinderkunsthaus since 2013. Anna-Lena has led several woodworking projects and other workshops.
…finished her education in Marketing and Communication with an ad agency in Munich in 2014. Since fall 2014 she has been studying art education and literature at LMU Munich. Her passion is the care of and creative work with children and adolescents. She has worked as an art instructor for toddlers aged 12 months to 2,5 years and has gained practical experience in art education. Hannah has been supporting the Kinderkunsthaus since September 2016 in the open program, with courses, workshops and children’s birthdays.
Isabella is an art educator and has graduated from LMU Munich in 2012. She mainly focuses on the combination of digital and analog media in her creative work. She has been a part of the Kinderkunsthaus team since the beginning and is working as a freelancer in the open program, children’s birthdays and workshops. Her day job is online marketing manager and she can apply her technical knowledge also at the coding workshops at Studio 23.