Starting in 2016, the Kunstmuseum Basel presents art in three different buildings: The Kunstmuseum Basel | Main Building, the Kunstmuseum Basel | New Building and the Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart, which is dedicated to contemporary art. Across Dufourstrasse, facing the Main Building and connected to it on the basement level, an exhibition building designed by the renowned Basel-based architecture firm Christ & Gantenbein rised that accommodates special exhibitions as well as presentations of art from the collections.
The Kunstmuseum Basel ranks among the most renowned institutions of its kind in Europe and beyond. Its world-famous collection, the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, now encompasses around 4.000 paintings, sculptures, installations, and videos as well as 300.000 drawings and prints from seven centuries.
|19/04/2016 – 18/09/2016||Sculpture on the Move 1946–2016. Grand inaugural special exhibition at the new and enlarged Kunstmuseum Basel|
|19.03.2016 – 16.10.2016||Reinhard Mucha|
|20/08/2016 – 13/11/2016||Enthralling Engraving. The Enterprise of Hendrick Goltzius|
|10/09/2016 – 08/01/2017||Archaeology of Salvation.The Image of Christ in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries|
|02/10/2016 – 22/01/2017||The Figurative Pollock|
|08/10/2016 – 26/02/2017||Joëlle Tuerlinckx|
|26/11/2016 – 12/03/2017||Catharina van Eetvelde|