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Kunstmuseum Basel

The museum with a main focus on paintings and drawings by artists active in the Upper Rhine region between 1400 and 1600 and of the 19th and 21st century, houses the oldest public collection of the world.

Current Exhibitions

09 Jun — 21 Oct
In his exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel, which spreads out across two of the museum’s venues, Theaster Gates (b. 1973) explores the cult surrounding the Black Madonna, showcasing new works made...
09 Jun — 30 Sep
Sam Gilliam (b. Tupelo, Mississippi, 1933) is one of America’s most prominent abstract painters: his first solo show in Europe, “The Music of Color” presents around 50 works from public and private collections...
12 May — 26 Aug
Deeply felt emotions are at the core of the art of Maria Lassnig (1919–2014). Four years after her death, the Kunstmuseum Basel, collaborating with the Albertina in Vienna, honors the artist with a retrospective...

Contacts & Details

tue, wed, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


Ticket; Free every Tue, Wed, Fri, and Sat from 5pm to 6pm and on the first Sunday of every month from 10am to 6pm.


Dr. Josef Helfenstein
T: +41 61 206 62 62 M: W: Kunstmuseum Basel
St. Alban-Graben 16 Basel, CH-4051 Switzerland