"Georgia O’Keeffe" 23.1.2022 – 22.5.2022
This year’s first presentation of the Fondation Beyeler collection engages with the constantly changing relationship between figuration and abstraction in modern art, as exemplified by around 70 important impressionist, modernist and contemporary paintings and sculptures.
"Passages – Landscape, Figure and Abstraction" – 12.2. – 14.8.2022
The interplay between figuration and abstraction is a fascinating subject in modern art. Its many facets are now showcased via our permanent collection, which has been rearranged to juxtapose important paintings and sculptures from impressionism, classical modernism, and contemporary art under this rubric.
"Mondrian Evolution" 5.6.2022 – 9.10.2022
Marking the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth, the Fondation Beyeler will devote an exhibition to the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. As one of the most important artists of the avant-garde movement, Mondrian shaped the evolution of painting from figuration to abstraction.
The Great Collection Show – October 2022 – January 2023
Fondation Beyeler celebrates its 25th anniversary by staging the largest-ever presentation of its collection to date. The renowned Beyeler Collection includes nearly 400 works by leading artists from 1800 to the present day. The panoramic exhibition showcases the Beyeler Collection in a new, enriching way.
Museums Night 2022 – «GEORGIA ON MY MIND»
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022, 6 P.M.–2 A.M. – A unique opportunity to visit the colourful exhibition "Georgia O'Keeffe" – and to immerse yourself in immersive sound scapes surrounded by complete darkness. Our workshops and tours equally invite you to discover new things in both light and darkness. The Museum Night is an event organised by the Museums Basel and the Department of Culture Basel-Stadt. Tickets are already available at the box office.
Tuesday Ticket discount
Every Tuesday, visitors to the Fondation Beyeler pay only CHF 20 instead of CHF 25 for the regular museum admission. The discounted tickets were introduced on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Fondation Beyeler and are valid from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. The tickets are exclusviely available at the museum box office.
Musical tour of the «Georgia O’Keeffe» retrospective
Music journalist Dominic Dillier has followed the musical traces in Georgia O’Keeffe’s life and work, and has explored the interface between music and painting in her work. The result is a musical journey across the regions and stations of her biography. The playlist is available on the Fondation Beyeler’s website or via QR code in the museum. To listen to the playlist, you need your own Spotify access, a web-enabled mobile phone and a headset.
SUN.SET 2022 w/ Adriatique
SOLD OUT | SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2–10 P.M. – The "sun.set" series, in collaboration with Nordstern, Basel, is entering its seventh season. The electronic music highlights in the Beyeler Park kicks off with the renowned Swiss DJ and producer duo Adriatique, who are internationally recognized in the house and techno scene and delight with hypnotic rhythms and surprising twists. The Basel DJ and producer Shiffer, who releases under Adriatique's label Siamese, will be supporting.
25 YEARS OF FONDATION BEYELER
In 2022, the Fondation Beyeler will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Since its foundation by the collector and gallery owner couple Ernst and Hildy Beyeler in 1997, it has become one of the most visited art museums in Switzerland. The overview of the programme will constantly updated throughout the year. To stay up to date follow us on social media via the hashtag #Beyeler25 or via our newsletter.
"ART in the Park" – App
The Fondation Beyeler in new dimensions - Download the app now for free in the Apple App Store and discover hidden features of the collection works in the park. If you don't have an Apple device, you can borrow an iPad from the cloakroom.
Lecture by Marek Wieczorek “Mondrian’s Magic"
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 6.30–7.30 P.M. | “Mondrian’s Magic: The Architecture of Nature, Jazz, and Neoplastic Space” – Piet Mondrian is widely regarded as one of the leading modernists who played a crucial part in painting’s development from figuration to abstraction. The talk by Marek Wieczorek, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Washington in Seattle will shed light on the artist’s entire oeuvre, from the primary colors of the early work Mill in Sunlight of 1908 to his last masterpiece, Victory Boogie Woogie of 1942–44.
"24 Stops" – Rehberger-Weg
The Rehberger-Weg runs approximately 5 kilometers and joins two countries, two communities, two cultural institutions – and countless stories. It runs between Riehen and Weil am Rhein, between the Fondation Beyeler and the Vitra Campus. Along the “24 Stops,” 24 milestones created by artist Tobias Rehberger (b.1966), you can explore the diverse natural and cultural landscape. The Rehberger-Weg provides the opportunity to get to know the history and stories of the area and its people while getting out into nature.
The Fondation Beyeler's main goal is to bring art and viewer together. In 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.
Film and Game "Das Dingsda im Museum"
The new museum game invites children and adults to discover the works of art based on questions in a playful way and in exchange with each other. It can be borrowed free of charge from the Art Shop of the Fondation Beyeler for your museum visit and is suitable for every exhibition. Only avaible in German.
Reading: Letters by Georgia O’Keeffe
Listen to selected letters by the artist Georgia O'Keeffe, read by celebrated German-language actress Iris Berben. The full reading is now ...
Online tour of “Georgia O’Keeffe”
Exhibition curator Theodora Vischer accompanies you an online tour through the rooms of the “Georgia O’Keeffe” exhibition currently showing at the ...
Bice Curiger in conversation with Theodora Vischer (in German)
Watch the recording of the conversation between Bice Curiger, Artistic Director of the Fondation Vincent van Gogh in Arles, and Theodora Vischer, ...
art.set w/ DJ Tennis X Peter Doig
For the fourth edition of art.set together with Nordstern Basel and Arte, the Italian DJ and producer DJ Tennis will set up his turntables in front ...
Interview with Philippe Parreno | "La Quinta del Sordo"
Dans le cadre de l'exposition "Goya", le célèbre artiste contemporain Philippe Parreno a créé un film basé sur la série emblématique des peintures ...
Artist Talks: Anne Imhof
Contemporary artist Anne Imhof (*1978, Giessen) is based in Berlin and New York. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at renowned ...
«Goya, pieds sur terre: le maître et ses images»
Juliet Wilson Bareau is a recognised expert on the art of Francisco de Goya. She has curated several exhibitions of the Spanish painter’s work and ...
Interview with Elizabeth Peyton | “CLOSE-UP”
Special guest at the Fondation Beyeler: Elizabeth Peyton! Several of her works are currently on display as part of the “CLOSE-UP” exhibition. In ...
"Things are going down" by Peter Conradin Zumthor
In view of the expansion project with Atelier Peter Zumthor, Peter Conradin Zumthor is a guest at the Fondation Beyeler - as the family's "music ...
art.set w/ Lost Souls of Saturn
With “Lost Souls of Saturn,” DJs Seth Troxler and Phila Moffa explore new ways to open the doors of perception and challenge our ways of seeing the ...
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