School Groups at Kunsthalle Basel

Kunsthalle Basel welcomes visits from school classes and offers brief introductions, guided tours, workshops, and/or long-term projects as appropriate in conjunction with our current exhibitions. Please contact us if you are interested, and we are happy to help determine the right frame for your engagement with Kunsthalle Basel.

Due to the current situation, we ask you contact us before visiting with your school class so that we can ensure a pleasant and safe stay.

+41 (0)61 206 99 09 or

General offerings

  • Short introductions based on central issues of the current exhibition.
  • Workshop: A visit to the exhibition with an opportunity for a creative project.

Long-Term Projects for School Groups

Art Education at Kunsthalle Basel offers long-term projects that, involve students in the exhibition process – an extended engagement with contemporary art.

School groups can get a behind-the-scenes look at the institution, meet the artists, and develop a unique, creative contribution referencing the current exhibitions. At the end of the project, they present their work to an audience at a public event.

Long-term projects with school groups:

Vom Rumdrucksen und Umwälzen – A cooperation with Druckstelle Basel and the primary school Inselstrasse

Kamera Läuft – A short film project with teenagers on the Regionale

Kunstagenten – Guided tours for teenagers and adults

Art as a Foreign Language – Kids and youth develop guided tours in different languages

kunst scanner – An interactive tour

Lautstark – An audio guide

Unter einem Dach – Workshop project related to art and architecture