From Wolfgang Tillmans to open air festivals to alfresco dining there is something for everyone this summer and autumn in Basel.
Imfluss Festival 27th June – 12th August – A must-see of the summer season, theInfluss sets it’s stages on the Rhine as revellers take up a spot on the bank.
Open Air Basel 10th – 12th August – now in it’s sixth year Open Air Basel plays host to international musicians for a two day party with a socially conscious undertone as they raise money and awareness for clean drinking water worldwide. Three day tickets cost CHF65 on pre-sale or CFH70 when purchased at the box office.
Cool down at one of the many Buvettes, these little bars are along the Rhine and perfect for a drink or a snack in the sun.
Wolfgang Tillmans, Fondation Beyeler, 28th – May – 1st October 2017 – From intimate still-lifes and portraits, to images that address vital political issues, this exhibition will explore the photographs of the groundbreaking artist Wolfgang Tillmans.
Tino Sehgal, Fondation Beyeler, 28th – May – 31st October 2017 – Born in London in 1976, the Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal constructs situations that challenge conventional art-and-spectator relationships, focusing on the fleeting gestures and social subtleties of lived experience rather than on material objects. The exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler will consist of six works either shown in the garden or the galleries.
Richard Serra, Kunstmuseum Basel Gegenwart, 20th May – 15th October 2017– The exhibition turns the spotlight on Serra’s work in film, which goes back to 1968 and has been a crucial source of impulses for his artistic and experimental use of both media.
Rhine swimming – On the 15th August join in the fun and jump in the Rhine.
Autumn Fair – 28th October – 12th November
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