The main building of the Kunstmuseum Basel is closed for renovation work and to connect to the New Building before re-opening in April 2016. The closure affects the exhibition spaces of the gallery and the department of prints and drawings, the prints and drawings study room, and the bookshop in the main building.
Masterworks of modernism are on view in the exhibition Cézanne to Richter – Masterpieces from the Kunstmuseum Basel at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst through the end of February 2016. The Kunstmuseum Basel’s Old Masters can be admired in the exhibition Holbein. Cranach. Grünewald – Masterpieces from the Kunstmuseum Basel at the Museum der Kulturen Basel.
Artworks of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation will be on display at the Schaulager. The exhibition, entitled FUTURE PRESENT – Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation – Contemporary Art from Classic Modernism to the Present Day, is on display through the end of January 2016.
Museum für Gegenwartskunst (MGK)
Admission to the Museum für Gegenwartskunst is free for all visitors through mid-April 2016. The «Fonds für künstlerische Aktivitäten im Museum für Gegenwartskunst der Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung und der Christoph Merian Stiftung» has generously defrayed the expenses associated with this open invitation until the end of this year.
The museum is wheelchair accessible.
Bookstore / Shop Museum für Gegenwartskunst