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Our programme during the museum’s temporary closure

Following the Swiss Federal Council’s most recent measures to contain the coronavirus, the museum will remain closed from 22 December 2020 up to and including 28 February 2021. We look forward to welcoming you again in the coming year. Until then, we wish you a happy Holiday Season and much pleasure with our online programme. Last but not least: stay safe and healthy! See you soon. 

Digital Talk

Talk with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker - in conversation with Elena Filipovic

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 8 P.M. – In the digital Talk with Elena Filipovic, director of Kunsthalle Basel, the renowned choreographer and founder of Rosas Dance Company will provide fascinating insights into her work, performing in a museum and the narrative power of the human body.

Digital Guided Tours

Exhibition tour "Rodin/Arp" with Raphaël Bouvier

Take a tour of the exhibition with its curator Raphaël Bouvier. With around 110 works from international museums and private collections, «Rodin/Arp» is one of the Fondation Beyeler’s most extensive sculpture exhibitions ever. It brings together numerous iconic works by both artists, while also presenting hitherto seldom shown sculptures, reliefs and works on paper.

"The Lion Is Hungry" Exhibition tour with Ulf Küster

Join us on a journey of discovery through the museum, where hungry lions and giant spiders await. Spread over eight rooms, the collection display presents a selection of legendary paintings and sculptures, all masterpieces of classic modernism or contemporary art.

"You are the Weather" An introduction with Theodora Vischer

American artist Roni Horn’s work «You are the Weather» is on display at the Fondation Beyeler. Theodora Vischer, curator of this focus exhibition, discusses the 100 portraits of a young woman, in which the viewer time and again encounters the same face in the water of an Icelandic thermal spring.

A Look At Individual Works

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"Snowman" by Fischli/Weiss Commentated viewing with Sam Keller (copy 1)

Humans have been building snowmen for millennia. So what exactly makes this one by Swiss artist duo Fischli/Weiss so special? Sam Keller, Director of the Fondation Beyeler, sheds light on the many questions «Snowman» raises about our encounters with art, nature or ourselves.

"Snowman" by Fischli/Weiss Commentated viewing with Sam Keller

Humans have been building snowmen for millennia. So what exactly makes this one by Swiss artist duo Fischli/Weiss so special? Sam Keller, Director of the Fondation Beyeler, sheds light on the many questions «Snowman» raises about our encounters with art, nature or ourselves.

Talks and projects

For the young and older

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Henri Rousseau’s "Le lion ayant faim" for children

What happens when a small squirrel meets a hungry lion in the museum? Well obviously, it starts wondering about art! A commentated viewing with actress Regina Leitner and her inquisitive squirrel in front of Henri Rousseau’s celebrated masterpiece «Le lion ayant faim». A nutty enjoyment for all children aged 5 to 10 and an appetiser for the holiday season.

Other episodes: Edward Hopper and Alexander Calder

[in German]