Family Day 2022

Sunday, November 6, 2022, 10 am–17 pm

A full program awaits you at the family day for rebels at the Kunstmuseum Basel! Let yourself be drawn together with your loved ones at our portrait stations or browse in our reading corner. Exchange ideas with our experts on the subject of children's rights or create your own comic on the subject of courage.

On Family Day, admission to the Museum is free, with the exception of the special exhibition «Castaway Modernism». The Family Day programs are also free of charge.



You and your spirit animal
We paint on walls and floors and fill the whole room with bears, butterflies or seahorses.
Small studio, 10 am–5 pm

Fully cozy!
How would I like to live? Here you enter a world that you can help shape! Network with others or retreat into your own realm.
Big studio, 10 am–5 pm

Crawling, Sealing, Climbing
A zone for free playing and movement for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old.
Small courtyard walkway, 10 am–5 pm

Eyes, ears, hands, mouth
In the toy-free zone, babies and toddlers experience the space, surfaces and their bodies with all their senses. The room was created in cooperation with the company Holle. Company Holle additionally offers nutritional counseling for children up to 3 years.
Auditory, 10 am–5 pm

Picture Me!
Explore the collection and let yourself be drawn with your loved ones.
Collection, 1st & 2nd floor, 10.30 am–1.30 pm

Browse our pop-up library and discover new stories.
Foyer, 1st floor, 10 am–5 pm

Story Kiosk
Make up an exciting story with the GGG Public Library's story store.
Foyer, 1st floor, 2.30 pm–3.30 pm / 4 pm–5 pm


The Join-in Wednesday introduces itself!
The button machine is humming and waiting for your designs.
Event foyer, 10 am–5 pm

Courage mandala
Coloring for more moral courage. Grab pens and enliven the courage pictures with great colors and shapes.
Event foyer, 10 am–5 pm

Trickster for beginners - The magician Armand Kurath introduces you to the world of crazy tricks.
Event foyer, 10 am–1 pm / 2 am–5 pm

Speakers’ Corner
Children have something to say! The lectern of the Kinderbüro Basel invites you to listen to children and their concerns.
Warenlift, 1 pm–1.30 pm

Our experts are looking forward to talking to you. Ask them about children's rights, toys and various families.
Event foyer, 1.30 pm–4.30 pm

The light covers its eyes
Experiment with the overhead projectors and make the walls glow with your images.
Delivery, 10 am–5 pm


With courage, charm and derby hat
Get a hat out of balloons and attract everyone's attention with your extravagant accessory!
Ground floor, 10 am–5 pm

Workshop «Rebel-Kids»
What can we learn from artists? Which artistic strategies also make sense in our life together? An empowering workshop for all children.
Ground floor, 1.30 pm–2.15 pm / 2.30 pm–3.15 pm / 3.45 pm–4.30 pm

Novel Corner
Many comics and graphic novels on feminist topics and more are waiting for you here.
1st floor, 10 am–5 pm

Among us
A workshop for collaboratively created comics and collective narratives.
3rd floor, 10.30 am–11.30 pm / 12 am–1 pm / 1.30 pm–2.30 pm / 3 pm–4 pm