de | en
Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Classes and workshops

The city of Zurich gives you many opportunities to learn about art. The spectrum of workshops and courses ranges from very playful approaches to professional specialization. Never stop learning from the art city of Zurich!

Events List Navigation

March 2017
CHF300

Masterclass with Thomas Dworzak, Magnum Paris

20 March @ 10:00 - 18:00
Photobastei, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Thomas Dworzak offers a one-day intensive masterclass for a small group of interested photographers. He gives insights into his artistic work, on the other hand, he works individually with the participants and performs a criticism on the entered portfolios in the group. Monday, March 20th 10 am to 6 pm Participation fee: 300 CHF Maximum of 12 participants, minimum 5 Languages: German & English Registration: Friday, March 10th Input of the digital portfolios: Monday 28 November Registration is only valid…

Find out more »
Free

Against power-motivated logics with ghosts – Franziska Koch

30 March @ 18:30 - 22:30
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Against power-motivated logics with ghosts, drones, horses, offenders and spatially legal discrepancy On the opening evening you will find workshops where the audience is invited to participate. Building on the results of the workshops, the exhibition will be further developed. Workshops (beginning at 7 pm): Wool / Voice Recording / How to fly a Quadcopter +info

Find out more »
April 2017
60CHF

DIY Solar Bird Robot Workshop

2 April
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

DIY Solar Bird Workshop Sunday 2nd April 2 - 5pm Ages 8 - 101+ (Kids and Adults Welcome) Make your very own smart robot bird that sings its little heart out in the sun! As we continue to celebrate everything to do with robots, due to our new robotic friends that are part of the Gramazio Kohler exhibition, our Solar Bird workshop is a fun-filled and hands-on workshop that improves creative and computational skills while constructing your own smart robot.…

Find out more »

Astrophotography Apéro

6 April
Da draussen, Weite Gasse 9, , 8001 Zürich, Schweiz + Google Map

Would you like to take your own picture of the stars? we introduce you to the basics and demonstrate how to take beautiful pictures of the night sky with your own camera, all while you are having a glass of wine. our expert prof. dr. ben moore, who teaches an astrophotography practicum at the university of zurich, will explain the use of star tracking devices and telescopes and answer your questions about astrophotography. no experience needed! 6:30 PM - 7:30…

Find out more »
CHF80

Stitch – Processing Workshop

8 April
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Stitch - Processing and Embroidery Workshop Saturday 8th April 2 - 5pm Ages 15+ This workshop offers a playful design oriented approach to learn the basics of programming and embroidery! The hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Processing whilst teaching them how to programme and make their own algorithmic design to be sewn. Processing is an open source computer programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the…

Find out more »

FashRev_Embassy

9 April - 23 April
Fashion Revolution Switzerland Pavillon, Werdmühleplatz, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

From 9.4. The FashRev_Embassy takes the Pavilleon at the Werdmühleplatz and offers space for performances, flashmobs, workshops and simply the possibility to inform ... The program and individual events can be found below and in the discussion ... In the last week of April, the Fashion Revolution Day Day takes place in Zurich. The Fashion Revolution is a global movement that aims to improve the social and environmental impact of the textile industry and to raise consumer awareness of fashion…

Find out more »

Fashion Revolution Day

29 April - 30 April
Photobastei, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

! ! J O I N T H E R E V O L U T I O N! ! On 29 April, we cordially invite you to the Fashion Revolution Day in the Photobastei. The Fashion Revolution is a global movement that fosters a more sustainable fashion industry. We inform about the most urgent issues in the fashion industry, advocate a positive change and celebrate those who are on their way to a more ethical and sustainable future of…

Find out more »

Fashion Revolution Day

29 April - 30 April
Photobastei, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

! ! J O I N T H E R E V O L U T I O N! ! The Fashion Revolution is a global movement committed to a more sustainable fashion industry. We inform about the most urgent issues in the fashion industry, advocate a positive change and celebrate those who are on the way to a more ethical and sustainable future of fashion. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• As shown in Fig. PROGRAM 13:00 - 21:00: Fair Fashion Market with over…

Find out more »
May 2017

Danced tour – An improvisational dialogue

6 May
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

We immerse ourselves in the world of Sigurd Leeder and learn about his dance knowledge at his own body. We practice to write down dance and learn the secret of deciphering labanotation. We are inspired by pictures and words to dance. With Tina Mantel, dance scientist, choreographer (Included in the price, no registration required) In cooperation with "Zürich tanzt" For questions please contact: vermittlung@museum-gestaltung.ch tel. +41 43 446 66 20

Find out more »

Kibit : Robots

7 May
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Kibit - kids open lab Theme: ROBOTS FREE and open to the public 2 - 4 pm * Lesson in English (German and French spoken by teachers) Rise of the machines! Or at least the rise of kids building and understanding them. Continuing every other Sunday as an open workshop for learning, creativity and playing with our friends of 1s and 0s, the theme for Kibit has now been transported to everything and anything to do with ROBOTS. Kids will…

Find out more »
300CHF

Workshop for Teachers

8 May
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Teacher's Workshops : The Unexplored World of Digital Electronics After opening our digital museum in February 2016, we have realised how important and needed computational learning has become. Although we currently offer workshops and learning tools here at the MuDA for kids and adults, we also think it should start in the classroom! That is why in May, the MuDA will offer our first module of workshops for teachers and administrators to not only introduce them to the world of…

Find out more »
80CHF

Stitch – Processing Workshop

20 May
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Stitch - Processing and Embroidery Workshop Saturday 29th May 2 - 5pm Ages 15+ This workshop offers a playful design oriented approach to learn the basics of programming and embroidery! The hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Processing whilst teaching them how to programme and make their own algorithmic design to be sewn. Processing is an open source computer programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the…

Find out more »
Free

HIDDEN FACES

21 May - 15 June
Art Container, Park Pfingstweid, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Eventdauer: 19.05.2017 - 15.06.2017 By Michele D'Ariano Simionato and Andy Storchenegger HIDDEN FACES works with an original Swiss theme, with centuries-old customs, and at the same time can be applied intensively to the foreign people who are seeking asylum here. We tell this man about ourselves, of our peculiarity as a Swiss, and then leave them free to design: their mask, on which they can also stick their story, if they so wish. A playful way of dealing with tradition…

Find out more »

Videoex – DIY Wondermental Workshop

25 May - 28 May
videoEx, Kanonengasse 20, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

DIY Wonderful Workshop ! Get in contact with the organizers (email below) to check for English language compability ! Experiments with 8mm & amp; 16mm: Under the guidance of our guests from Mexico (LEC) and Atelier Nitrates the participants realize their own celluloid film. Experimenting with film as a raw material. The filmstrip is exposed, with, and without camera, developed, cut, scratched and with Foundfoot overprinted. In addition to the filmstrip itself, hands, cameras, flashlights, development chemicals, cutting equipment, glue,…

Find out more »
55CHF

Videoex Workshop: Guillermo Gómez-Peña (USA)

26 May
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich + Google Map

Videoex Festival 2017 Interdisciplinary Performance Workshop "PLANET PERFORMANCE" What to expect: - Physical and mental endurance exercises - Social interaction, ritual games - Jam sessions & unexpected border crossings - Radical tenderness as political and pedagogical practice Conscious goals: - To build trans-national communities of rebel artists - To contest any form of authority (aesthetic, religious, political, sexual, etc) - To vindicate the human right of having fun #crossgenerational #polygendered #polyethnic #anarchic #queer #ecosexual #postfeminist #transborder -------------------------------------- WHEN Friday 26…

Find out more »

PaintEvent: Between Clouds and Blossoms

30 May @ 19:00 - 21:30
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

★Fujiyama is back! ★ Full details and tickets at: http://www.paintevents.ch On this Tuesday night, we will bring a piece of beautiful Japan to our painting studio in Zürich Enge! Everything is provided so all you have to do is show up, help yourself to a glass of wine (or juice) and start painting :) This time Nette will be guiding you through the painting above called "Between Clouds and Blossoms". As always, you are of course free to paint whatever…

Find out more »
June 2017
CHF150

HE:ART – The Experience

2 June - 3 June
Gravity Arts, Siewerdtstrasse 69, 8050 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

HE:ART - The Experience A two day dance intensive with "Matthew Lambden"; Artistic Director of Award Winning Dance Company - Heart Work. 2 Days 10+ Hours 15 Dancers (max) This will be an experience like no other, as you will be led through a variety of exciting and innovative techniques and methods as well as learning various different pieces of complex choreography to push your limits and to help you discover your own creative voice, nurture your craft and discover…

Find out more »

Family workshop: Isis und Osiris

10 June
Museum Rietberg Zürich, Gablerstrasse 15, Zürich, 8002 Switzerland + Google Map

What underwater explorers had harbored and restored from the depths of the sea off the coast of Egypt had been lost for centuries. Today the objects tell us the myth about the deities of Isis and Osiris. The ceremonies in honor of the dead Osiris returned to life play an important role. After the exhibition visit, the participants create their own underwater world with hidden treasure in the studio. For children from 5 years. Meeting point: Emerald CHF 10 /…

Find out more »
60CHF

DIY Bit Badge Workshop

11 June
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

DIY Bit Badge Workshop Sunday 2nd April 2 - 5.30pm Ages 8 - 101+ (Kids and Adults Welcome) Pixels, pixels everywhere - pixels, pixels you can wear (and make in this super cool workshop)! Pixels make up all the wonderful digital things we see all around us! Our DIY Bit Badge Workshop teaches you how to build your own super cool pixel badge that glows with your creation. Any subject of your wildest dreams (even robot faces) that light up…

Find out more »

Aperomix – MuDA Zurich

13 June
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Museomix CH starts with a new format in Zurich: MuseomixKids! In cooperation with MuDA, this will take place for the first time in Switzerland. Children are mixing up the museum and in the autumn holidays 2017 they can let their creativity free in the museum in 4 days under professional supervision. The first information event for all interested parties will take place on 13 June 2017 at the MuDA in Zurich in the form of an aperitif. Free drinks and…

Find out more »

PaintEvent: Zen in Summer

16 June
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some relaxing brushstrokes in our painting studio, the "Staffelei" and create a zen painting in green, blue, bordeaux or any color you like! Tickets and more informations at: http://www.paintevents.ch/nextpaintevents.html

Find out more »
55CHF

PaintEvent: Waterfall

23 June
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Full details and tickets at: http://www.paintevents.ch Everything is provided so all you have to do is show up, help yourself to a glass of wine (or juice) and start painting :) Nette will be guiding you through the painting above. As always, you are of course free to paint whatever you like. Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 glass of wine, beer or juice included ★ Complimentary tea included ★ Tickets need to be bought in…

Find out more »
160CHF

DIY Levitation Workshop

25 June
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

I beleive I can fly … or join a workshop that dives into the most fascinating world of levitation! Our DIY Levitation workshop is an introduction into using sound to levitate objects whilst learning the basics of testing phase alignment of ultrasonic waveforms using an oscilloscope. Artist Adam Donovan will lead the way into learning about levitation with a focus on how to generate phase locked signals on the Arduino nano, soldering and programming (pc arduino) your device. Workshop participants…

Find out more »

Open Painting Event

25 June
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On this Sunday afternoon, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know: - all painting/craft materials provided…

Find out more »
July 2017
45CHF

Guided Painting (evening): Butterfly Lovers

5 July
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

"Liang Zhu" (Butterfly lovers) is the chinese version of "Romeo and Julia", a tragic love story which ends with the reunion of two souls, flying away together as butterflies. On this afternoon, we'll celebrate their love with colors and listen to the "Liang Zhu" theme song. Song won't sing it for you, but she'll guide you step by step through the painting :) Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 drink included ★ free tea ★ Tickets…

Find out more »

Open Painting Event

6 July - 13 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

Find out more »
20CHF

Conditional Drawing Workshop

13 July
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Conditional Drawing Workshop Thursday 13 July 12 - 2pm Ages 15+ Love drawing, rules and creativity? Our Conditional Drawing Workshop plays with chance, frameworks and generative systems and is a 'play' method that provides possibilities for every creative person. Conditonal Drawing explores instruction based art creation through the lens of drawing. In this playful hands-on workshop, participants experience how complexity can emerge from simple rules. How can we express something visually complex as a set of Fluxus like drawing instructions…

Find out more »

Open Painting Event

20 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

Find out more »

Open Painting Event

22 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, but registration at info@paintevents.ch is appreciated for this particular saturday afternoon :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're there to assist! :) (no step by step instruction) What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring…

Find out more »

Ahmet Öğüt: Unconditional Basic Income Lounge

22 July
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

«CYL (CREATE YOUR LIFE) WORKSHOP» 2-day workshop with Greta Seeger in the lounge in the exhibition hall Workshop with Greta Seeger Duration: Sat, July 22, 11: 00-17: 00 / Sun, 23 July, 11: 00-16: 00 Language: In English or German (depending on the participant) The number of seats is limited. Reservation and valid exhibition embroidery required: http://action.kunsthaus.ch/de/event/unconditional-basic-income-lounge-3/2017-07-22

Find out more »

Open Painting Event

27 July
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Join us for some freestyle brushstrokes! On every Thursday evening 5-10PM in July and August, our new painting studio will have another open painting session (no instructions). What will I find at "Die Staffelei"? - painting materials (canvases in different sizes, paper, brushes, acrylic paint, neocolor, coloring pen, pencils, aprons etc.) - coloring books - Chinese callygraphy excersice material - feel good books - materials for DIY post cards - drinks and snacks, music & good vibe! Good to know:…

Find out more »
September 2017

Creative Spirituality

9 September - 10 September
Shanti Jay, Meinrad-Lienert-Strasse 3 , 8003 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Session A. Dancing the Change Bioenergetic and empowerment through concepts, creative self mapping. Writing, drawing and free movement. Time: 4hrs Session B. Voice as a Channel Breathing and natural singing. Following cycles and elements. Individual and collective sound and movement. Time: 3hrs Session C. Femenine Poetry Body movement, active meditation and the femenine energy. The spaces and times. Time: 4hrs Session D. Eyes: Bridge between the outside and inside The Eyes Yoga. Present, image- creation of the inner and outer…

Find out more »
55CHF

Guided Painting: Soundmeditation

21 September
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Good to know: ★ All painting materials included ★ 1 drink included ★ free tea ★ Tickets need to be bought in advance at http://www.paintevents.ch/nextpaintevents.html ★ Event duration: 2.5 hours ★ Cost: 55 CHF (students 45 CHF) For any questions just leave a comment below or email us at info@paintevents.ch or SMS at 0765825503. Yours, Song

Find out more »
20CHF

Towards.Maps (workshop)

28 September
Dynamo Zürich (offiziell), Wasserwerkstrasse 21, Zürich, 8006 + Google Map

Towards Maps are maps that plot our perspectives on urban development. They show real data about cities, but through a personal point of view, they visualize how we see the city and how we would like it to develop. The workshop points to fill the knowledge gap on cities through the making of digital maps showing personal perspectives on real locations. In one day workshop we will introduce basic digital mapping techniques: how to gather data and visualise them on…

Find out more »
October 2017

Open Painting Tuesdays

3 October
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, just pay as you paint :) You can walk in any time. There is also a Migrolino and a pizzeria (DonLeone) near by if you'd like to grab something. Every Tuesday September - November! Let's have a colorful fall together :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're…

Find out more »

Drawing Workshop: Eyes & Portrait

7 October
Paint Events Zurich, Waffenplatzstrasse 67, 8002 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

We are excited to annouce our first drawing workshop with Iva!! This workshop contains 2 parts: - techniques for drawing different kind of eyes (ca. 75min) - tea/coffee break - complete the eye drawing to a portrait (ca. 75min) Among other techniques in Iva's workshop, you will learn about: - the methods of measuring and sighting that help you understand the proportions of your subject - the drawing materials and why they are used - capturing subtle curves easily and…

Find out more »
50CHF - 60CHF

We love SINE WAVES – Processing Workshop

8 October
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

We love SINE WAVES - Workshop Sunday 8 October 2 - 5pm Ages 8+ We love SINE WAVES Workshop will introduce participants to Processing with focus on trigonometric functions, and its use to create shapes. It is a great introduction to programming and creativity for the youngest of innovators to the later explorers. Processing is an open source computer programming language built for the electronic arts, new media art, and visual design communities with the purpose of teaching the fundamentals…

Find out more »

Open Painting Tuesdays

17 October
Die Staffelei, Rieterstrasse 30, 8002 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

No need to buy a ticket in advance, just pay as you paint :) You can walk in any time. There is also a Migrolino and a pizzeria (DonLeone) near by if you'd like to grab something. Every Tuesday September - November! Let's have a colorful fall together :) What is open painting? Freestyle brushstrokes of your own - Start, continue or finish your painting project! We've got loads of paintings at our studio. If you need some inspiration, we're…

Find out more »
25CHF

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing

24 October
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing. Quick poses, no teaching, no experience necessary. Just you, the muse, and what you make of it. Where? The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, 8004 Zürich When? Tuesday, October 24. Get there at 7pm ready for a 7:30pm start What to bring? Your own drawing materials and paper pads (hard back) in preparation for a 2 hour session How much? CHF 25 will cover model fee / wine Space is limited -…

Find out more »

QuasiTool Box: Silent Dialoguing

27 October
Kulturfolger, Idastrasse 46, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

(Quasi)Tool Box: Silent Dialoguing Aleksandra Ścibor + Bettina Diel 27.10.2017, 8pm --- (Quasi)Tool Box: Silent Dialoguing Join us for this special event where you can experience yourself in a dialouge, and dance softly through pink water balls, with our artwork of the month by Bettina Diel. Come and play and explore the potentialities of this quasi tool! The workshop-like situation is organised into a map, yet its territory is entirely yours. Enjoy! Facilitated by: Aleksandra Ścibor and Bettina Diel Aleksandra…

Find out more »

Henri Cartier-Bresson Inspired Workshop

29 October
Limmatalstrasse 184, Limmatalstrasse 184, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lets celebrate Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) who pioneered the genre of street photography. In 1947 he co-founds the most famous, prestige and first in the world photo agency Magnum Photos in Paris. In 1948 he cover the death of Mahatma Gandhi in India. He was in China, during the last days of Chinese Civil War in 1949. He photographed Beijing as the city was falling to communists. Cartier-Bresson’s photography took him to many places, including China, Mexico, Canada, the United States,…

Find out more »
November 2017
99CHF

DIY Modular Eurorack Workshop

4 November
MuDA, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

DIY MODULAR WORKSHOP In collaboration with the Backslash Festival Saturday 4 November 15:00 – 18:00pm For our music techies already into modulars and/or want to start building one, this workshop will guide you to making your own module eurorack! In our second modular workshop you will build your own modular RIAA Eurorack phono preamplifier component. Since sampling becomes more and more popular in eurorack, a phono preamplifier could come in very handy to directly sample from vinyl! RIAA is a…

Find out more »
25CHF

OUT LINE: a series of experimental figure drawing

14 November
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

OUT LINE is a series of experimental figure drawing. Quick poses, no teaching, no experience necessary. Just you, the muse, and what you make of it. Where? The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, 8004 Zürich When? Tuesday, October 24. Get there at 7pm ready for a 7:30pm start What to bring? Your own drawing materials and paper pads (hard back) in preparation for a 2 hour session How much? CHF 25 will cover model fee / wine Space is limited -…

Find out more »
+ Export Events