By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies.

People at a guided tour at Kunsthalle Basel
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Public guided tour, in German

26 June 2022 - 28 August 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

every Sun

Every Sunday at 3 pm, the Kunsthalle Basel team leads all interested visitors on a guided tour through the current exhibitions "You, Who Are Still Alive" by Michael Armitage and "Hic et Nunc" by Berenice Olmedo.


Public guided tour at Kunsthalle Basel. Photo: Malena Guinet / Kunsthalle Basel
Museum

Kunsthalle Basel

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 6.00 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

Christmas/New Year 2022/2023

24 December 2022: Closed

25 December 2022: Closed

26 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

27 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

28 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

29 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 8.30 PM

30 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 6.00 PM

31 December 2022: Closed

01 January 2023: Closed


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

Free admission: Children up to 18 years of age; People with disabilities and their escorts; Persons in need of protection and persons admitted on a temporary basis (status F, N, S & B with refugee status); Members of Basler Kunstverein; Friends of Kunsthalle Basel; Media; ICOM / VMS; Museums-Pass-Musée (before: Oberrheinischer Museumspass); Schools BS+BL; Teachers of Fine Arts BS and BL; Kunsthistorisches Seminar BS; Schule für Gestaltung Basel (SfG); FHNW Academy of Art and Design; Colour Key; COMEX Comission Exécutive Musées; Freiwilliger Museumsverein Basel (FMB); Museum staff Basel

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

Michael Armitage: «You, Who Are Still Alive»

20 May 2022 - 04 September 2022

Kenyan-born artist Michael Armitage (*1984) creates an ambitious group of new works as the focus of his first exhibition in Switzerland. The moody, sumptuously layered figurative paintings draw equally from past and current events, recollections and mythology, popular culture ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Public Tandem-Tour, S AM & Kunsthalle Basel, in German

21 August 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Culture under one roof

Kunsthalle Basel and S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum are united not only by a common roof, but also by their mutual enthusiasm for art, culture, and society. They unite contemporary artistic positions with current topics related to ...
Read more
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Berenice Olmedo: «Hic et Nunc»

10 June 2022 - 18 September 2022

Berenice Olmedo (*1987) often focuses on the most rejected and vulnerable in society—whether stray dogs or physically impaired humans. Extending this concern, in one of her first European solo exhibitions, the Mexican artist conceives a new project that generates form from ...
Read more
People at a guided tour at Kunsthalle Basel
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Public guided tour, in German

14 August 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday at 3 pm, the Kunsthalle Basel team leads all interested visitors on a guided tour through the current exhibitions "You, Who Are Still Alive" by Michael Armitage and "Hic et Nunc" by Berenice Olmedo.
Read more
People at a guided tour at Kunsthalle Basel
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Public guided tour, in German

21 August 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday at 3 pm, the Kunsthalle Basel team leads all interested visitors on a guided tour through the current exhibitions "You, Who Are Still Alive" by Michael Armitage and "Hic et Nunc" by Berenice Olmedo.
Read more
People at a guided tour at Kunsthalle Basel
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Public guided tour, in German

28 August 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday at 3 pm, the Kunsthalle Basel team leads all interested visitors on a guided tour through the current exhibitions "You, Who Are Still Alive" by Michael Armitage and "Hic et Nunc" by Berenice Olmedo.
Read more
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Daniel Turner

16 September 2022 - 08 January 2023

Daniel Turner (* 1983) is engaged in a critical examination of the lives of objects, often melting down, liquifying, burning, or otherwise transmuting the materiality of everyday objects into other forms. The US-American artist probes how the materialities of objects retain ...
Read more
Opening

Kunsthalle Basel

Opening Daniel Turner

15 September 2022 | 7.00 PM - 10.00 PM

Kunsthalle Basel and its director Elena Filipovic warmly invite you to the opening of Daniel Turner’s exhibition, on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 7 to 10 pm.

Opening with free admission, extended opening hours, and a speech at 7 pm.
Read more
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili

17 September 2022 - 06 August 2023

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili (*1979 in Tbilisi) presents an ensemble of large-scale, ethereal, quasi-abstract photographic images specifically developed for the outdoor context of the back wall of Kunsthalle Basel. The images are, as with so much of the Georgian-born artist’s ...
Read more