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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Curator’s tour with Elena Filipovic, in English

04 September 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Elena Filipovic 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.


Photo: Dominik Asche
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: Closed

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

Daniel Turner: "Three Sites"

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 ...
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Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili: "Verkleidung"

17 September 2022 - 06 August 2023

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili (*1979) presents an ensemble of large-scale, quasi-abstract, almost diaphanous 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 ...
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Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Regionale 23: "We are so many here"

26 November 2022 - 22 January 2023

Under the title "We are so many here", the artists of the association board of the Basler Kunstverein exceptionally curate this year’s Regionale at Kunsthalle Basel. On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Kunsthalle Basel, more than 50 artists will be brought together in ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Curators’ tour and public gathering at the Stammtisch with the curators of the Regionale exhibition, in German

03 December 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Guided tour at 3 pm
Gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm

Following these guided tours, there will be a public gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm in the Restaurant Kunsthalle together with the curators and artists of the Regionale exhibition ...
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Workshop

Kunsthalle Basel

Mal•Mal – Draw from a live model in the Regionale 23 exhibition

07 December 2022 | 6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

The evening invites everyone who would like to retake pen and paper to experience the exhibition from a new perspective and exchange ideas with other passionate art enthusiasts.

Meeting point: Foyer Kunsthalle Basel
Free of charge, drawing material will be ...
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Special

Kunsthalle Basel

Artists’ talk in the Regionale exhibition, in German

08 December 2022 | 6.30 PM - 8.00 PM

During the run-up to the Regionale exhibition, art enthusiasts and students from the Department of Art History at the University of Basel have the chance to brief themselves thoroughly on individual works appearing in the show. In conversation with the artists in front of a ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Curators’ tour and public gathering at the Stammtisch with the curators of the Regionale exhibition, in German

10 December 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Guided tour at 3 pm
Gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm

Following these guided tours, there will be a public gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm in the Restaurant Kunsthalle together with the curators and artists of the Regionale exhibition ...
Read more
Special

Kunsthalle Basel

Artists’ talk in the Regionale exhibition, in German

15 December 2022 | 6.30 PM - 8.00 PM

During the run-up to the Regionale exhibition, art enthusiasts and students from the Department of Art History at the University of Basel have the chance to brief themselves thoroughly on individual works appearing in the show. In conversation with the artists in front of a ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Curators’ tour and public gathering at the Stammtisch with the curators of the Regionale exhibition, in German

17 December 2022 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Guided tour at 3 pm
Gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm

Following these guided tours, there will be a public gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm in the Restaurant Kunsthalle together with the curators and artists of the Regionale exhibition ...
Read more
Special

Kunsthalle Basel

Mittwoch-Matinée: Regionale 23, in German

28 December 2022 | 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

As part of the Regionale, a cross-border cooperation of 19 institutions in Germany, France, and Switzerland focusing on local, contemporary art productions in the three-country region around Basel, a conversation about current art positions will take place in the early ...
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Special

Kunsthalle Basel

"Artists’ Ball:" costume ball with performances and music by Regionale artists (reservation required)

06 January 2023 | 7.30 PM - 12.00 AM

Costume ball with performances and music by Regionale artists (Marianna Angel, Oliver-Selim Boualam with Lukas Marstaller, Brendhan Dickerson, Baptiste Filippi and Loïc Urbaniak, Lysann König, Anina Müller, Jacob Ott, Lea Rügg)

Admission 5 CHF at the ...
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Special

Kunsthalle Basel

"Artists’ Ball:" costume ball with performances and music by Regionale artists (reservation required)

07 January 2023 | 12.00 AM - 12.00 AM

Costume ball with performances and music by Regionale artists (Marianna Angel, Oliver-Selim Boualam with Lukas Marstaller, Brendhan Dickerson, Baptiste Filippi and Loïc Urbaniak, Lysann König, Anina Müller, Jacob Ott, Lea Rügg)

Admission 5 CHF at the ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Curators’ tour and public gathering at the Stammtisch with the curators of the Regionale exhibition, in German

07 January 2023 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Guided tour at 3 pm
Gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm

Following these guided tours, there will be a public gathering at the Stammtisch table at 4:30 pm in the Restaurant Kunsthalle together with the curators and artists of the Regionale exhibition ...
Read more