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Museum

HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel)

OpenClosed | 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM

Freilager-Platz 9,  4142  Münchenstein / Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu Closed  |  We 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM  |  Th 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM  |  Fr 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM  |  Sa 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM  |  Su 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM

May Day 2021

01 May 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Ascension Day 2021

13 May 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Whitsun 2021

23 May 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Swiss National Holiday 2021

01 August 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Christmas/New Year 2021/2022

24 December 2021: Closed

25 December 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM

26 December 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Institution

HeK (House of electronic Arts Basel) is the national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies. With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology. With its exciting programme that features exhibitions, small festival formats, performances and concerts, HeK engages with current social issues and technological aesthetic developments. Alongside its function as an event- and exhibition venue, HeK is involved in the methods of collecting and preserving digital arts.

Admission

CHF 9.00 / reduced 6.00
Concerts / events CHF 10.00-20.00

Free admission Wed - Fri, 12.00 PM - 1.00 PM (the first opening hour) and every first Sunday in the month

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

Tram 11 (Direction: Aesch) from Basel Central station (Bahnhof SBB) to the stop Freilager

Freeway A2 to exit ramp St. Jakob. Follow signs for Dreispitz, enter by gate 13. Park in Parking Ruchfeld.

By car from the City head for Münchenstein/Dreispitz-Freilager, enter by gate 13. Park in Parking Ruchfeld.
Exhibition
Exhibition

HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel)

Shaping the Invisible World

03 March 2021 - 23 May 2021

Shaping the Invisible World examines cartography as a tool between knowledge and technology. The exhibition presents a selection of artists who use cartographic strategies and location technologies to discuss geopolitical contexts, uncover hidden worlds and unknown realities.
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Exhibition

HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel)

Schweizer Medienkunst: Pax Art Awards

01 April 2021 - 23 May 2021

Mit den Preisen für digitale Kunst ehrt und fördert die Art Foundation Pax in Zusammenarbeit mit dem HeK medienspezifische Praktiken Schweizer Kunstschaffenden, deren Werke Medientechnologien nutzen oder deren Auswirkungen reflektieren. Die Preistragenden der Pax Art Awards ...
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Special

HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel)

mittwoch-matinee: Schweizer Medienkunst: Pax Art Awards

28 April 2021 | 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Mit den Preisen für digitale Kunst ehrt und fördert die Art Foundation Pax in Zusammenarbeit mit dem HeK medienspezifische Praktiken Schweizer Kunstschaffenden, deren Werke Medientechnologien nutzen oder deren Auswirkungen reflektieren. Die Preistragenden der Pax Art Awards ...
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Event
Digital Special

HeK (Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel)

Instagram Artist Talk Jakob Kudsk Steensen

Today 15 April 2021 | 5.00 PM - 5.30 PM

Danish artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen in conversation with co-curator Boris Magrini about his VR work «Primal Tourism» which is on view in our current exhibition «Shaping the Invisible World – Digital Cartography as an Instrument of Knowledge»
The conversation takes place in ...
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