Stiftung Kunsthalle Mannheim // Dr. h.c. Hans-Werner Hector, magnanimous benefactor to the Kunsthalle Mannheim, and the City of Mannheim founded the private foundation “Stiftung Kunsthalle Mannheim” on 15 February 2012. Its purpose is to implement the Kunsthalle’s new building at the Friedrichsplatz over the next four years. After that, the Foundation dedicates itself to support special exhibitions and acquisitions to the museum’s collection.more
The Foundation’s original endowment amounted to 100.000 EUR. Private donations by the citizens of Mannheim as well as by national and international contributors are to increase the Foundation’s assets in the future so that the interest revenue will support the Kunsthalle and its ambitious activities. Dr. h.c. Hans-Werner Hector and his wife Josephine donated 50 Mio. Euros to the Kunsthalle’s new building, and the City of Mannheim 10 Mio. Euros. Additional funding from the state of Baden-Wurttemberg as well as from the Federal Government are being applied for.