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Fondation Beyeler, Kunstmuseum Basel, Sinfonieorchester Basel and Theater Basel have joined forces to invite you, Basel's English-speaking community, to their programmes. From March to June, each institution hosts two happenings, one of them specifically tailored to families. Included are drinks, food and a chance to get to know each other.


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© Bengt Wanselius, Theater Basel

VERWANDLUNG – TESHIGAWARA


Theater Basel
A poetically pulsating two-act piece with dance and choir. The pioneering Japanese choreographer Saburo Teshigawara creates an exclusive production for Ballett Basel. This two-part evening offers an opportunity to experience the extraordinary work of the Japanese master. We welcome you to an introduction in English and a drink at 6.45 pm in the foyer.

When
Wednesday, 27 March 2024
6.45 – 10.30 pm

Where Theater Basel
Theaterplatz, 
CH-4051 BaseL
Suitable forAdults (10+)

PriceCHF 107
incl. welcome drink


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© Stephen Flavin / 2024, ProLitteris, Zurich Photo 
Credit Foto: Florian Holzherr

DAN FLAVIN
DEDICATIONS IN LIGHTS


Kunstmuseum Basel
This special exhibition is devoted to a pioneer of Minimal Art: the American artist Dan Flavin (1933–1996), who rose to fame in the 1960s with his work comprising industrially manufactured fluorescent lights. The exhibition focuses on works that Flavin dedicated to other artists or events. Join us for a guided tour of the exhibition.

When
Sunday, 7 April 2024
2 – 3 pm

Where Kunstmuseum Basel
St. Alban-Graben 20
CH-4010 Basel

Meeting-point: Neubau
Suitable forAdults

PriceCHF 26
admission + CHF 5

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© Illustration: Janine Wiget

CASUAL CLASSIC


Sinfonieorchester Basel
Afterwork meets classic: Join the Sinfonieorchester Basel for a musical hour featuring Gustav Holst's iconic work, “The Planets”. Stay for an after-party with the dynamic American trio, Time for Three (TF3)! Dive into a vibrant fusion of pop, jazz, and classical melodies, creating new memories with your friends. Meet TF3 for a pre-concert drink at Stadtcasino Basel's lower level at 7 pm.

When
Thursday, 11 April 2024
7 – 9.30 pm

Where Stadtcasino Basel 
Konzertgasse 1, 
CH-4051 Basel

Meeting-point: 
Stadtcasino Basel, lower level

Suitable forAdults

PriceCHF 50
EVENT HAS ALREADY 
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Jeff Wall, Mother of pearl, 2016, Inkjet print, 60 × 70.5 cm, Courtesy of the artist, © Jeff Wall

JEFF WALL


Fondation Beyeler
A 60-minute family tour of the “Jeff Wall” exhibition invites children age 6 to 10 and their parents to jointly explore the current exhibition and discuss the works on display. Followed by a delicious drink and cake served in the studio. Haven’t had enough? Give free rein to your creativity at the Open Studio until 6 pm.
When
Sunday, 21 April 2024
2 – 4 pm

Where Fondation Beyeler
Baselstrasse 101, 
CH-4125 Riehen/Basel
Suitable forFamilies

PriceCHF 42
incl. museum admission, tour, drink & cake

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AFTER WORK DRAWING


Kunstmuseum Basel
A chance to visit the museum in a relaxed atmosphere and gain a fresh perspective. Whether you want to sketch paintings, sculptures, or just observe the museum environment, everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary. Please bring your own drawing materials.
When
Thursday, 16 May 2024
5 – 5.45 pm

Where Kunstmuseum Basel
St. Alban-Graben 8,
CH-4010 Basel

Meeting-point: Hauptbau
Suitable forAdults and families

PriceCHF 5
No pre-booking necessary
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© Sandra Then, Theater Basel

BECOME A THEATRE EXPERT!


Theater Basel
Become a little theatre expert in 2 hours! Discover surprising costumes, guess fancy props, invent a choreography, and solve mysteries about Theater Basel.
When
Saturday, 25 May 2024
2 – 4 pm

Where Theater Basel
Theaterplatz,
CH-4051 Basel
Suitable forFamilies (4+)

PriceCHF 20 per person
incl. chocolate drink and cake

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© Illustration: Paula Troxler

MINI.MUSIC: IN DEN SOMMERFERIEN


Sinfonieorchester Basel
One-hour concert for kids: I am packing my suitcase for a musical journey! Which instruments should we bring to capture the sounds of the beach, mountains, forest, and lakes? The harp, cello, violin, and viola are all waiting to help us get there. Take a behind-the-scenes look and learn about an instrument after the concert.
When
Saturday, 1 June 2024
4 – 5.30 pm

Where Scala Basel
Freie Strasse 89,
CH-4051 Basel
Suitable forFamilies (4+)

Family ticket*CHF 50
*2 children + 2 adults

Child (up to 16 years): CHF 10 
Adult (no discounts): CHF 20

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Photo: Sound Garden 2023, Fondation Beyeler

SUMMER SHOW


Fondation Beyeler
A lively tour of the “Summer Show” allows visitors to explore the works and installations on display and engage in a fertile exchange of experiences. Visitors are then invited to soak up the summer evening atmosphere with a cool drink from the bar and the musical magic of a “Sound Garden” concert (6–8 pm). 
When
Wednesday, 19 June 2024
5 – 8 pm

Where Fondation Beyeler
Baselstrasse 101, 
CH-4125 Riehen/Basel
Suitable forAdults

PriceCHF 42
incl. museum admission, tour and a drink


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