Fondation Beyeler

Founded in 1997, Fondation Beyeler is one of the most beautiful and popular museums in Switzerland. Designed by Renzo Piano.

Baselstrasse 101

Fondation Beyeler is one of the most beautiful and popular museums in Switzerland. The building, designed by Renzo Piano and surrounded by a wonderful park, houses one of the world’s finest collections of modern art. The Italian architect projected the building in order to radiate simplicity while maintaining harmony with its setting. The Fondation Beyeler organises high-quality and much admired exhibitions of Modern and Contemporary art, as well as projects in the public space.

Contacts & Details
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T: +41 61 645 9700
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Baselstrasse 101

Past Exhibitions
Marlene Dumas
The exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler is devoted to the extensive oeuvre of Marlene Dumas (b. 1953,...
31 May 2015 - 06 Aug 2015
Alexander Calder Gallery III
In 2012, the longstanding partnership between the Fondation Beyeler and the Calder Foundation (New York)...
27 Sep 2014 - 06 Sep 2015
Paul Gauguin
With Paul Gauguin (1848 – 1903), the Fondation Beyeler presents one of the most famous and fascinating...
08 Feb 2015 - 28 Jun 2015
Works by Robert Ryman from the Daros Collection
For the first time, an exhibition room of the Fondation Beyeler will be dedicated to a number of works...
06 Jun 2015 - 30 Aug 2015
Philippe Parreno at Fondation Beyeler
Philippe Parreno‘s works occupy a poetic space between yearning and recollection. He experiments...
10 Jun 2012 - 30 Sep 2012
Jeff Koons at Fondation Beyeler
The Fondation Beyeler in Basel is presenting the first exhibition ever devoted by a Swiss museum to the...
13 May 2012 - 12 Sep 2012
In the search of 0, 10- The Last Futurist Exhibition of Painting
100 years ago, in the winter of 1915/16, a legendary exhibition took place in Petrograd (today St. Petersburg),...
04 Oct 2015 - 10 Jan 2015
Black Sun
The exhibition  «Black Sun» is devoted to the lasting influence of Kazimir Malevich upon art right...
04 Oct 2015 - 10 Jan 2016
Jean Dubuffet – Metamorphoses of Landscape
The Fondation Beyeler will open the year 2016 with the first retrospective in Switzerland in the 21st...
31 Jan 2016 - 08 May 2016
Alexander Calder & Fischli/Weiss
From 29 May through 4 September 2016, the Fondation Beyeler is presenting a comprehensive exhibition...
29 May 2016 - 04 Sep 2016
13 Works on Long Term Loan to the Foundation Beyeler
In the first presentation of the long-term loan nine paintings by Pablo Picasso from the Anthax Collection...
01 May 2016 - 14 Aug 2016
Kandinsky, Marc & Der Blaue Reiter
For the first time in thirty years, a comprehensive exhibition in Switzerland will be devoted to the...
03 Sep 2016 - 22 Jan 2017
Roni Horn: The Selected Gifts
Since the beginning of her career in the late 1970s, Roni Horn, who was born in New York in 1955, has...
11 Jun 2016 - 01 Jan 2017
Fondation Beyeler presents “Monet”, an exhibition featuring 62 paintings by one of the...
22 Jan 2017 - 28 May 2017
Collection Beyeler Remix
The Fondation Beyeler presents its collection in its present state, which has been enriched with various...
09 Jun 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
Wolfgang Tillmans
The solo show presents around 200 photographic works by the German artist dating from 1989 to 2017, and...
28 May 2017 - 01 Oct 2017
Tino Sehgal at Fondation Beyeler
Anglo-German artist Tino Sehgal (*1976) a series of six presentations that will be shown either in the...
22 May 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
Paul Klee: The Abstract Dimension
Fondation Beyeler presents a major retrospective dedicated to one of the most important painters of the...
01 Oct 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
The Fondation Beyeler presents a major retrospective dedicated to the late Balthasar Klossowski de Rola...
02 Sep 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
Bacon – Giacometti
Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) and Francis Bacon (1909–1992) were friends and rivals: but even if...
29 Apr 2018 - 02 Sep 2018
Georg Baselitz
Marking the artist’s eightieth birthday, the Fondation Beyeler presents a major retrospective of...
21 Jan 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
Rudolf Stingel
Curated by the Director of Berlin’s Nationalgalerie Udo Kittelman, the 2019 summer exhibition at Fondation...
26 May 2019 - 06 Oct 2019
The Young Picasso: Blue and Rose Periods
Fondation Beyeler presents an exhibition devoted to Pablo Picasso’s masterpieces of his early Blue...
03 Feb 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
Resonating Spaces
Featuring selected exemplary works by Leonor Antunes, Silvia Bächli, Toba Khedoori, Susan Philipsz and...
06 Oct 2019 - 26 Jan 2020