Museums Night

Friday, 20 May 2022, 6-12 pm

Museums Night

This year, the Museum Tinguely welcomes you «hors les murs», around Jean Tinguely's Fasnachtsbrunnen, with a programme of events prepared jointly with the Theater Basel. Handicrafts, bar & beats.


Workshop: Participation action: KuVe 
Make new fountain sculptures! Invent your own sculpture for Tinguely's Fasnachtsbrunnen and crank it up. 
Time: from 6 pm onward
Location: Foyer Theater Basel 

Workshop: Have your portrait painted "à la Tinguely" 
With fake moustaches, we will be transformed into the artist Jean Tinguely! You can then share your pictures: #museumtinguely 
Time: from 6:15 pm onward
Location: Theater Platz or foyer of the theatre

The feast of the lambs - surrealistic werfolf play by Leonora Carrington
A family story with people, animals and ghosts, mothers-in-law, half-brothers, ex-wives and virgin sheep. Leonora Carrington, 1917 to 2011, was a British-Mexican surrealist: painter, sculptor, writer, dramatist.
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: Alte Billettkasse

Guided tours: 

Special guided tour at the Fasnachtsbrunnen

Discover all its incredible secrets with Paul Walder, the specialist on the Fasnachtsbrunnen
Times: 6:30 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, 10 pm, 11 pm (15-20 min each) 
Location: Fasnachtsbrunnen 

Crash course in sign language 
Times: 6:45 pm, 8:45 pm (30min each) 
Location: Foyer of the theatre 

Descriptive guided tour for visually impaired and blind people 
Tinguely's Fasnachtsbrunnen is explained to them in words 
Time: 6 pm (20-30 min) 
Location: Theatre Square

Short guided tours around Jean Tinguely's Fasnachtsbrunnen 
DE 6:15 pm, 8:15 pm, 10:15 pm, 12:15 am
EN 6:45 pm, 10:45 pm
FR 7:15 pm, 9:15 pm, 11:15 pm
IT 8:45 pm, 12:30 am
Location: Theatre Square 

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