Art is essential!

7 reasons to join:

  • Expertise for and by artists
  • Service and personal advice
  • Legal advice
  • Tax return
  • Current information
  • Collaboration with other organizations
  • IAA card


Who is the BBK?

We are a professional association of visual artists. We act as a union and work for a better living environment for visual artists in the Netherlands. We do this by providing various services to support professional visual artists and by making our voice heard in politics.


Collective advocacy

The BBK is an association for and by artists. We work together with various organizations such as the Creative Coalition, Kunsten '92 and Pictoright. Together we fight for a better working climate for visual artists in the Netherlands and we have a voice towards politics.


Personal advice

We offer several services:

  • Legal help and advice
  • Tax assistance and advice
  • Business help and advice

In addition, we have several discounts on external services for members and we have a deal for an insurance package aimed at visual artists.

Become a member and take advantage now!



De BBK is bereikbaar van di t/m do van 10 – 16 uur.

De specialisten zijn bereikbaar via het telefonisch spreekuur van 14 – 16.


Heesterveld 58
1102 SB Amsterdam Zuidoost

T. +31 (0)20 – 623 54 56
E. bbk[at]


De BBK verwerkt persoonsgegevens, lees ons privacybeleid (pdf) voor meer informatie.

KvK 40530026

IBAN NL 71 INGB 0000 5834 58