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Exhibition
Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel

Raphael Hefti: «Salutary Failures»

Today: 11.00 AM - 8.30 PM

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.


Raphael Hefti, installation view, «Salutary Failures», Kunsthalle Basel, 2020, view on «Polycrystalline Horticulture», 2020 (detail). Photo: Gunnar Meier / Kunsthalle Basel
Raphael Hefti, installation view, »Salutary Failures», Kunsthalle Basel, 2020, view on «Dr. Sattler: So, what are you thinking? Dr. Grant: We’re out of a job. Dr. Malcom: Don’t you mean extinct?», 2020. Photo: Gunnar Meier / Kunsthalle Basel
Raphael Hefti, installation view, «Salutary Failures», Kunsthalle Basel, 2020, view on «Message Not Sent», 2020. Photo: Gunnar Meier / Kunsthalle Basel
Museum

Kunsthalle Basel

OpenClosed | 11.00 AM - 8.30 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 2021/2022

24 December 2021: Closed

25 December 2021: Closed

31 December 2021: Closed

01 January 2022: 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

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)
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Event
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

08 August 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

15 August 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
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Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

22 August 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

29 August 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

05 September 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Kunsthalle Basel

Guided Tour in German

12 September 2021 | 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.

The tours have a limited capacity of 25 participants, therefore we ask you to please register in advance by e-mail to ...
Read more