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Media Conference

Kunsthalle Basel

Cancelled: Press preview: Michaela Eichwald

10 September 2020 | 11.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Museum

Kunsthalle Basel

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Steinenberg 7,  4051  Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  We 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Th 11.00 AM - 8.30 PM  |  Fr 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM  |  Sa 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Institution

Kunsthalle Basel is dedicated to exhibiting, discussing, and reflecting on the art of the present, and it has been so ever since its founding in 1872. It is renowned for its audacious and varied program as well as for its engagement with artists, often before they are widely known. Curious visitors of all ages are welcome to its spectacular display spaces for thought-provoking exhibitions and events.
 

Library
The library of the Basler Kunstverein is free and open to the public. It houses an impressive selection of 30,000 books and catalogues on topics related to contemporary art and subscribes to 35 different magazines of art and culture.
 

Access via Klostergasse 5, CH – 4051 Basel
T +41 61 206 99 06
bibliothek@kunsthallebasel.notexisting@nodomain.comch

Opening hours library: Tue/Thurs 9.00 AM - 12.30 PM and 1.30 - 5.00 PM
(outside opening hours by appointment)

Admission

CHF 12.–/8.– incl. S AM Swiss Architecture Museum

Children up to 18 years of age, People with disabilities and their escorts, Immigrants (with identification card N, F), Members of Basler Kunstverein, Friends of Kunsthalle Basel, Media, ICOM / VMS, Schools BS+BL, Teachers of Fine Arts BS and BL, Kunsthistorisches Seminar BS, Basel School of Design (SfG), FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Colour Key, COMEX Comission Exécutive Musées, Freiwilliger Museumsverein Basel (FMB), Museum staff Basel Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

colourkey Free admission

Access

tram 1/2/3/8/10/11/14/15 > Bankverein,
tram 6/10/1/16/17 > Theater

Kunsthalle Basel does not provide parking facilities. If you are driving, we recommend one of the following car parks: Anfos-Haus (Henric Petri-Strasse 58), Elisabethen (Steinenschanze 5), Steinenparking (bei der Heuwaage)

Accessibility

All exhibition galleries of Kunsthalle Basel are fully wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair users only require staff assistance when accessing the building from Steinenberg 7. Our staff will be pleased to help you (phone +41 61 206 99 01)
Exhibition
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Judith Kakon: «¤»

Permanent exhibition

Judith Kakon (* 1988, Basel) takes the symbol ¤ as the title for her artwork, sited on Kunsthalle Basel’s back wall. It is a sign that denotes an unspecified currency, first encoded for computers in 1972. The artist places it, along with various terms of the global realty ...
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Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Deana Lawson: «Centropy»

09 June 2020 - 11 October 2020

Creating meticulously staged yet profoundly intimate images of the sartorial styles, quotidian habits, and domestic interiors of the African diaspora in her native US or in Brazil and beyond, Deana Lawson’s (*1979) photographs are unforgettable portraits of contemporary Black life.
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Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Raphael Hefti: «Salutary Failures»

09 October 2020 - 03 January 2021

In what will be his largest show to date, the Swiss artist Raphael Hefti (*1978) known for his experimental methods and materials will create a new, site-specific body of works in which altered experiences are central.
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Inka ter Haar, we come in pieces (3/3, tryptichon), 2020. Foto: Inka ter Haar
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt: «A–PART»

25 October 2020 - 08 November 2020

The name A–PART was chosen to reflect this year’s Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt exhibition – things that bring us together and things that separate us. The works of eight recipients of Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt grants in 2019 will be displayed. They are at the same time apart and a ...
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Inka ter Haar, we come in pieces (3/3, tryptichon), 2020. Foto: Inka ter Haar
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Opening day of the Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt exhibition «A–PART»

25 October 2020 | 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

This annual exhibition highlights artworks by recipients of the 2019 Basel-Stadt Art Credit grant (Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt Werkbeiträge). Instead of a public vernissage, we invite you to visit the exhibition on the opening day, Sunday, 25.10.2020, from 11 am – 5 pm. On the ...
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Event
Special

Kunsthalle Basel

«Kunsttage Basel»

Today 20 September 2020 | 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM

From September 17 to 19, 2020, Kunsttage Basel will take place, a joint event of several museums, galleries, exhibition spaces and projects in public space in the city of Basel up to the Dreispitz-Areal in Münchenstein. The focus will be on modern and contemporary art, which ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour

27 September 2020 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Each Sunday at 3 pm, you are warmly welcome to our public guided tour, which is included in the admission. Members of the Kunsthalle Basel team guide you through the exhibition and provide insights on its content.

On selected dates, the tours are held in English and ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour

04 October 2020 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Each Sunday at 3 pm, you are warmly welcome to our public guided tour, which is included in the admission. Members of the Kunsthalle Basel team guide you through the exhibition and provide insights on its content.

On selected dates, the tours are held in English and ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour

18 October 2020 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Each Sunday at 3 pm, you are warmly welcome to our public guided tour, which is included in the admission. Members of the Kunsthalle Basel team guide you through the exhibition and provide insights on its content.

On selected dates, the tours are held in English and ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour

25 October 2020 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Each Sunday at 3 pm, you are warmly welcome to our public guided tour, which is included in the admission. Members of the Kunsthalle Basel team guide you through the exhibition and provide insights on its content.

On selected dates, the tours are held in English and ...
Read more