Experimental encounter with art

Workshops at the Fondation Beyeler begin with a guided tour of the exhibition in which the participants are invited to participate actively. Afterward, what was seen and experienced is explored in-depth, hands-on. Various art techniques and practices are used in a playful manner to better understand the artists and artistic movements and trends. No prior knowledge or artistic talent is necessary.

The workshops for children aged 6 to 10 years old emphasize experimentation with artistic techniques.

For anyone interested in experimental formats. The Youth Studio combines dialogue-based tours with workshop visits.

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Free workshops on the current exhibition in our ateliers.

After a guided tour of the exhibition, the workshop for adults provides the opportunity to deepen the experience through practical application.

Sketch it!

Drawing at the Fondation Beyeler

Every 2nd Thursday of the month from 10am to 11am

Once a month, you can approach selected works at the Fondation Beyeler through drawing. Depending on the focus (landscape, abstract painting, portrait or sculpture), various drawing techniques, tools and methods are used to (re)discover the original works in a creative manner.

Drawing sessions alternate between our current exhibitions and the collection displays. 

11 July
8 August
12 September
10 October
14 November
12 December   


Private workshop

The Fondation Beyeler offers groups the option of a private workshop (following a tour of the exhibition). It is also offered outside of opening hours and in various languages.