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Guided Tour

Fondation Beyeler

Guided Tour

10 August 2019

every Wednesday

The one-hour-long guided tours provide an insight into the current exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler. They are conducted daily by our experienced and knowledgeable art mediators.


Museum
Aussenansicht der Fondation Beyeler im Frühling gesäumt von Bäumen im Vordergrund der charakteristische Teich mit den Seerosen

Fondation Beyeler

OpenClosed | 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Baselstrasse 101,  4125  Riehen/Basel

Fondation Beyeler, photo: Mark Niedermann

Opening Hours

Mo 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Tu 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  We 10.00 AM - 8.00 PM  |  Th 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Fr 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Sa 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Su 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Christmas / New Year 2019/2020

24 December 2019: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

25 December 2019: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

26 December 2019: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

31 December 2019: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

01 January 2020: 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM


Basel Museums Night 2020

17 January 2020: 10.00 AM - 2.00 AM


Art Basel 2020

13 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

14 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

15 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

16 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

17 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

18 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

19 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

20 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM

21 June 2020: 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM


Institution

Art, architecture and nature are harmoniously combined in the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. The building in the idyllic Berower Park was designed by architect Renzo Piano. The collection contains over 400 masterpieces of modern and contemporary art, including works by Picasso, Monet, Matisse, Cézanne, Giacometti – as well as Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois, Gerhard Richter and many more. The internationally renowned programme mounts three to four temporary exhibitions and presentations of the collection every year.

Admission

Adults CHF 30.–
Admission after 4.30 PM CHF 25.–
School and University students CHF 15.–

You can buy tickets for the exhibitions at the museum or online in advance, to avoid queuing at the ticket office.

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Access

We recommend the use of public transportation to reach the museum. Travel time from Basel, Badischer Bahnhof is only a few minutes; from Basel SBB station, about 25 minutes.
The tram stop is very close to the museum.

From Basel city center take the tram 6 > Fondation Beyeler
Or train S6 from the Basel SBB railway station to Riehen,
or go to the car park Zentrum.

Accessibility

It is very important to us that people with disabilities feel comfortable in our museum. All rooms are one level, making everything easily accessible to wheelchair users and people with impaired mobility. These visitors may also make use of our wide variety of guided tours and workshops without any restrictions. We offer specially designed guided tours of the exhibitions to help people with impaired sight or hearing experience the world of artworks.

Use main entrance and you can find parking lots for disabled on Baselstrasse 70.
Exhibition
Exhibition

Fondation Beyeler

Resonating Spaces

06 October 2019 - 26 January 2020

Resonating Spaces is the title of the exhibition at Fondation Beyeler at the end of this year. The artists featured in the exhibition are Leonor Antunes, Silvia Bächli, Toba Khedoori, Susan Philipsz and Rachel Whiteread. Instead of making a comprehensive group show with ...
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Guided Tour

Fondation Beyeler

Art at Noon

11 December 2019 | 12.30 PM - 1.00 PM

Commentated Viewings
We all respond differently to a works of art; we each experience a painting in our own way. The exchange of views is the central feature of the commentated viewing, offered every other Wednesday at noon. During the brief but intensive encounter with a ...
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Workshop

Fondation Beyeler

SKETCH IT!

12 December 2019 | 10.00 AM - 11.00 AM

Der Zeichenkurs bietet Kunstbegeisterten einmal pro Monat die Möglichkeit, sich mit ausgewählten Werken in der Fondation Beyeler zeichnerisch auseinanderzusetzen. Je nachdem, ob Landschaft, abstraktes Gemälde, Porträt oder Skulptur im Vordergrund stehen, kommen andere ...
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Fondation Beyeler

Art Breakfast

15 December 2019 | 9.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Delicious breakfast buffet in the Restaurant Berower Park with a guided tour at 11am.

The number of participants is limited.
Tickets are available online in advance.

Price: CHF 70.00 / Art Club and Friends CHF 45.00
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Special

Fondation Beyeler

Blue Hour - «Le Sage et Le Fou» – Tarek Halaby and Simon Thierrée

15 December 2019 | 4.00 PM - 5.30 PM

A cabaret within a cabaret! Inspired by the aesthetics of 1920s and 1930s Paris, dancer Tarek Halaby and musician Simon Thierrée reflect and parody the art world with humour and light-hearted irony. Inspired by Picasso’s art, their movements, music, stories and jokes move ...
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Fondation Beyeler

Monday Tour

16 December 2019 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Thematic Overview
Every second Monday we invite you to join in a discussion with our art mediators about selected works or a work series in the current exhibition. The Monday tour promises surprising insights and enables you to deepen your relationship to individual works ...
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Exhibition

Fondation Beyeler

Collection Beyeler / Collection Rudolf Staechelin

26 October 2019 - 05 January 2020

After a four-year absence, Rudolf Staechelin’s (1881–1946) renowned collection of paintings has finally returned to Basel. After a first concentrated exhibition showing a series of highly successful dialogues with masterpieces from the Beyeler Collection, the nineteen ...
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Event
Special

Fondation Beyeler

Absinthe delights with the Cocktaileers

12 December 2019 | 7.30 PM

The figure of the absinthe drinker inspired many artists, including Picasso during his Blue Period – the so-called “green fairy” is a recurrent theme of fin-de-siècle painting and literature, as exemplified among others by Édouard Manet, Charles Baudelaire, Edgar Degas and ...
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