Edward Hopper

Extended until September 20, 2020

The exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler will focus on Hopper’s iconic representations of the infinite expanse of American landscapes and cityscapes. To date, this aspect has rarely been highlighted in exhibitions devoted to Edward Hopper, yet it is key to understanding his work and its reception. With watercolors and oil paintings dating from the 1910s to the 1960s, the exhibition will provide an extensive and exciting overview of the multifaceted nature of Edward Hopper’s oeuvre.


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Modernity as the age of technical progress is characterised mainly by movement and velocity, which have also found multiple manifestations in art. At the same time, a longing for deceleration has evolved, which to this day expresses itself in ever new images of calm and quiet. Especially in times of ever increasing acceleration such as ours, the need for peace and repose seems particularly pronounced. 

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We are open on all days.
Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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The Fondation Beyeler's main goal is to bring art and spectator together. Through our guided tours and workshops, we do not only share knowledge about artists, works and epochs, we create above all a space in which to deepen observations and exchange different views, perceptions, thoughts and feelings. Our goal is to let stories and therefore connections develop between the artwork and the viewer and it's especially important to the Fondation Beyeler that children and young people also be able to find their very own stories and connections.

Guided tours and workshops will take place again to a limited extent from July. Public offers in the museum and in the park can be found in our agenda.

Private guided tours from 4 p.m. and evening events after regular opening hours can be booked through the Guided Tour Coordination on +41616459720 or Private guided tours until 4 p.m. and school tours will continue to take place only in our parc.

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Visit the Fondation Beyeler from your home. Apart from our existing programmes such as the Artist Talks or our thematic media series on social media, we have developed new and specific formats for you and your family. Get an overview of our online activities. 

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We bring our art mediation program straight to your living room - with workshop instructions, guided tours, quizes and templates from our Hopper exhibition.

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"Edward Hopper"

Travel Hopper's landscapes even from afar - with our regular video features on select works from the exhibition. 

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Art Meditations

Experience art in a completely new way. In partnership with UBS Art we present you our guided «Art Meditation» series based around famous works from the #CollectionBeyeler with Diego Hangartner.



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Young Studio

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This is the perfect place for art lovers, visitors and gift seekers. Since 1997 the Fondation Beyeler Shop offers a selection of exhibition catalogs, posters, special editions and contemporary books about art, architecture and design, as well as watches, accessories and other design articles. These are high-quality, limited editions and art reproductions (often signed by the artist), lithographs, engravings, silk-screen prints of selected works as well as exclusive objects and artists books.

Museum in a new park


During the past 20 years, the Fondation Beyeler has become the most popular art museum in Switzerland. Through its program, it makes a significant contribution to the quality of life and attractiveness of the Basel region as well as to the level of cultural awareness there. Visitors come from near and far to see the impressive exhibitions, attend the wide range of events and enjoy the beautiful park. In order to be able to continue to satisfy the needs of art and the public in the future, the Fondation Beyeler is planning an expansion.

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