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Learn art is our area where you have the opportunity to get involved in the art scene in Zurich. These include studio visits, discussions, lectures, courses, workshops, guided tours around art.

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June 2017
23CHF

Action!

23 June - 30 July
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

After the heyday of happenings and art actions in the 1960s and 1970s, a young generation of artists is revisiting the medium of performance and expressing an interest in ephemeral and processoriented forms of art. ‘Action!’ examines this phenomenon and transforms the large exhibition gallery of the Kunsthaus into an action space with live performances, works in which visitors themselves become actors, and restagings of iconic historical performances. The focus of the exhibition is very much on the live element:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Exhibition talk: tourism poster yesterday and today

28 June
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

!Talk is in German With Erich Brechbühl, graphic artist, Melk Imboden, graphic artist and photographer, as well as Bettina Richter

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July 2017

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:…

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16CHF

Guided tour in English: Tomás Saraceno / Jürg Stäuble

9 July
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Museum Haus Konstruktiv offers conducted public guided tours through the current exhibitions. The members of the public discover the artists’ diverse world of ideas, and receive a great deal of fascinating background information. We are looking forward to welcoming you. Included into the museum admission (CHF 16/12).

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August 2017
12CHF

Design Studio: Processes

25 August 2017 - 7 October 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

How is a chair, a lamp, or a typeface developed? How do designers approach the design process? What kind of cultural and social relevance does design have? The Museum für Gestaltung is launching the Design Studio as a place for active examination, where current and historical design themes can be discussed and tested by visitors themselves. By focusing on processes, the museum presents the contexts in design through exemplary models, projects, and designs, and illustrates the procedures in both design…

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September 2017

Lecture: The Amazons of stage design

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

Alexandra Exter and the female Russian theater art of the avant-garde Lecture with Tatiana Arquint, art historian Included in the price, no registration required

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