The Association

Dampfzentrale Bern is an association under Articles 60 ff of the Swiss Civil Code with its registered office in Bern.

The purpose of the association is the management of a cultural centre based on the mission statement, the «who we are artistically» (ART), and the contract with the city of Bern. The association has an exclusively non-profit purpose and is politically and denominationally independent.


2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

The Board of Directors

The association’s board of directors is composed of seven members. The board members are elected for two years; one person is delegated by the City of Bern.

Melanie Mettler (Co-President)

Vinzenz Mathys (Co-President)

Lucie Machac

Regina Natsch

Marina Porobic

Bjørn Schaeffner

Giulia Meier (Representative of the City of Bern)

Support us!

As a member of Dampfzentrale association, you support our cultural activities and receive discounted admission to the events of Dampfzentrale Bern, the Schlachthaus Theater Bern, and the REX cinema. You are also always kept up to date on Bern’s cultural scene, thanks to the Kulturkuvert, which contains the programmes of Dampfzentrale Bern, Schlachthaus Theater Bern, REX cinema, and Konzert Theater Bern and is sent conveniently to your home every month.

Membership fees

  • Natural persons CHF 50.-
  • Students and welfare recipients CHF 30.-
  • Couples (in a joint household) CHF 90.-
  • Benefactor contribution from CHF 500.-
  • Companies CHF 1000.-

Do you want to become a member of the Dampfzentrale association? Get in touch with us:
+41 (0)31 310 05 40