Basel - Art Spaces

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

25 May — 15 Sep
Featuring six paintings by Helmut Federle created between 1980 and 2005 and a number of works on paper from the collection of the Kupferstichkabinett (Department of Prints and Drawings) as well as historic non-European ceramics from...
11 May — 01 Sep
Presenting drawings, paintings, and sculptures, Kunstmuseum Basel presents the retrospective dedicated to the Japanese-Swiss artist Leiko Ikemura at Neubau, mounted in consultation with the artist...
11 Feb — 23 Jun
The Kupferstichkabinett art collection is in constant growth, many of the recent acquisitions have not yet been displayed to the public. The exhibition “Neu Im Kupferstichkabinett” provides the chance to discover some...
30 Mar — 04 Aug
Produced together with the Centre Pompidou, the exhibition collects around 130 works from both this museum and the Kunstmuseum Basel‘s collections, besides pieces on loan from international institutions. The...

Contacts & Details

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