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Museum

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

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

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

31 December 2021: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM

01 January 2022: 12.00 PM - 6.00 PM


Institution

HEK (House of electronic Arts) 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.

Accessibility

accessible
Exhibition
Exhibition

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Radical Gaming

01 September 2021 - 14 November 2021

Die internationale Gruppenausstellung präsentiert Künstlerinnen und Künstler, die sich mit den Strukturen, Technologien und der Ästhetik einer globalen Gaming-Industrie beschäftigen, deren gängige Narrative und Stereotypen sie subversiv untergraben. Ihre Arbeiten sind geprägt ...
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Exhibition

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Regionale 22

27 November 2021 - 30 January 2022

Im Rahmen der Regionale präsentieren wir zeitgenössische Kunst aus der trinationalen Region. Institutionen aus drei Ländern (Schweiz, Deutschland und Frankeich) zeigen jeweils zum Jahresende künstlerische Positionen aus der Region Basel sowie aus Südbaden und dem Elsass.
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Event
Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

24 October 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
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Special

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Medienkultur A-Z: Livestreaming and Virtual Communities

28 October 2021 | 6.00 PM - 7.00 PM

From ultra-capitalised e-sports to niche intimate virtual communities - let's explore the possibilities of livestreaming with regards to community building!

As part of the Radical Gaming exhibition we warmly invite you to join us for the October edition of ...
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Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

31 October 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
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Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

07 November 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
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Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

14 November 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
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Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

21 November 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Hek (Haus der elektronischen Künste)

Guided tour on Sundays

28 November 2021 | 3.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Every Sunday we offer a free guided tour through the current exhibition.

The guided tours are in German, however, please contact us if you are English speaking and we might be able to organise a tour in both languages.

The tour starts at 3pm, registration is ...
Read more