Art Museums of Switzerland.
Discover the Arts in Switzerland: The country has been a melting-pot in the heart of Europe. Four official languages and four distinctive cultures result in an experience unlike anywhere else. Discover contemporary art, impressive architecture and state of the art design in over 1,000 museums. Switzerland ranks among the countries with the most museums per capita.
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Museum Tinguely, Basel
Through its collection and exhibitions the Fondation Beyeler has gained international renown and has become the most visited art museum in Switzerland. With “Georg Baselitz”, “Bacon – Giacometti” and “Balthus” the Fondation Beyeler will present in 2018 three large temporary exhibitions as well as a public art project by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto.
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Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne
For more than 30 years, the Musée de l’Elysée has been exploring, exhibiting and preserving photography in all its forms. It has improved public understanding of photography through innovative exhibitions, key publications and engaging events. Supporting young photographers, revisiting the history of photography and innovating to conserve the heritage are key missions for the museum.
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Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana, Lugano
MAMCO is Switzerland’s largest museum dedicated to contemporary art. Located in an old factory, the skeleton structure of the building allows it to configure its spaces at will with exhibitions changing three times per year. With over 500 shows organised to date, few walls have remained the same. And with many exciting projects to come, MAMCO promises not to disappoint in its pursuit of the art of its time and the conditions of its reception.
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Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich

With a collection comprising more than 500,000 objects, the Museum für Gestaltung is the most important institution of design and visual communication in Switzerland. The collections’ iconic items await visitors in the renovated headquarters, a key work of “Neues Bauen”. It is possible to take guided tours of the Toni-Areal for a look behind the scenes at the Schaudepot.
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