About Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum fur Gegenwartskunst opened in the year 1980 is a branch of the Kunstmuseum Basel and is exclusively dedicated to contemporary art. Located on St. Alban-Rheinweg, it is now known as Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart and is one of the Places to see in Basel.

The museum was established by the works of Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation which was also exhibited at Schaulager, the Christoph Merian Foundation, and the Canton of Basel-Stadt. Besides that, the works of acclaimed International and Swiss artists are on display at the Generwart, which includes paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, and new media.

Apart from the main exhibits, the museum also hosts temporary shows, lectures, panel discussions on issues in contemporary art, and guided tours of select exhibitions to which you can buy the tickets.

Best time to Visit- July - September
Entry fee- CHF 16
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