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Until mid January 2020 our bistro «Chez Jeannot» will be closed for renovation.

During the construction we welcome you at the «Roth Bar»  from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm with drinks and food.

21 September 2019, 3 - 10 pm

Draisine Derby

On 21 September the 4th edition of the Basel Draisine Derby takes place again on the fallow train tracks of the Dreispitz area. We keep our fingers crossed for Simone Steinegger (presented by Museum Tinguely) for the race.

Saturday, 21 September | 3-10 pm
Costs: Free entrance

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Photo: Nicole Pont

22 September 2019, 10-11 am

Literary guided tours in the exhibition «Rebecca Horn. Body fantasies»

Literary guided tours with the actress Michaela Wendt

Literature is an important source of inspiration for Rebecca Horn. She has also written many poems on her own works. In exclusive guided tours on Sunday mornings, before regular opening hours, the actress Michaela Wendt guides participants through the exhibition. Inspired by the works, she reads prose and poems. The literature she has chosen stresses both the poetic and the humorous aspects of Horn’s work.
Cost: Museum admission, no booking required, in german

22 September 2019, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Public guided tour | Rebecca Horn

(in German)

Cost: Museum admission, no booking required


22 September 2019, 2 pm and 4:30 pm

Curator's Tour «Rebecca Horn. Body fantasies»

>> 14 pm: Curator's Tour with Sandra Beate Reimann (in English)
>> 16:30 pm: Curator's Tour with Sandra Beate Reimann (in German)

Costs: Museum admission, no registration required

22 September 2019, 3 pm


At 15 pm Gisela Hochuli will present her performance In Touch with R.H. within the closing event of «Rebecca Horn. Body fantasies».

Costs: Museum admission, no registration required

Gisela Hochuli, Teatro San Materno, Ascona, 2015, photo: Lily Hochuli

22 September 2019, c. 3:30 pm


After the performance by Gisela Hochuli (ca. 15:30 pm) Judith Huber presents her performance 2x Fichte.

Costs: Museum admission, no registration required

Performance at Museum Tinguely: Judith Huber, 2x Fichte, Basel, 2018, photo: Emmanuelle Bayart

27 September 2019, 4 - 6 pm


Gary Smulyan – Ralph Moore «New Encounter»    

Gary Smulyan: baritone sax
Ralph Moore: tenor sax
Olivier Hutman: piano
Stephan Kurmann: bass
Bernd Reiter: drums

Cost: Museum admission, no booking required

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28 September 2019, 13:00 pm

Guided Tour with #letsmuseeum

Tinguely Trip with the actor Simon Grossenbacher

The tour approaches the legendary Jean Tinguely through the back door. We dive into Tinguely's mindset and browse his fascination and drive. And we also show the downsides of genius. Scandals, seemingly unimportant details and abandoned sufferers come to light.  
Costs: 25 CHF, registration required, duration 75 minutes, tour is in german
Registration: #letsmuseeum
If a tour does not have 6 registrations, it will be cancelled 24 hours in advance.


29 September 2019, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Public guided tour | Collection of Jean Tinguely

(in German)

Cost: Museum admission, no booking required


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