Graphic Arts Weekend 2022

Sunday, November 13, 2022, 10 am – 6 pm

Join us for the opening of the exhibition The Acid Lab, which focuses on the use of acid in printmaking! This exhibit launches The Graphic Lab project, a new exhibition series at the Kupferstichkabinett.


10.30 a.m. Anita Haldemann and Marion Heisterberg welcome you at the Hauptbau, 1. OG

Short tours
Meeting point: Hauptbau, EG, Cost: Free with entry, Length: 30 Minutes each

11 a.m. "The Iron Age ": The early years of etching around 1500, featuring Daniel Hopfer, Albrecht Dürer and Urs Graf → with Ariane Mensger

11.45 a.m. Etched through a resin veil: The aquatint technique → with Marion Heisterberg

2 p.m. Strong Water: Tales from an artist’s printmaking praxis → with Franziska Schiratzki

2.45 p.m. Creases, stamps, and adhesive: How a print winds up in a pass-partout → with the paper restoration team

3.30 p.m. Traces of a friendship: Cézanne’s etchings → with Fabienne Ruppen

4.15 p.m. A connoisseur collects: Curt Glaser and prints → with Judith Rauser

5 p.m. Etched revolution: Käthe Kollwitz’ Peasant War cycle → with Amanda Kopp

Drawing in the collection
Get inspired by the art works, the spaces or the museum’s visitors! 2–4 p.m., Hauptbau, 1. OG, free, no prior knowledge necessary

Let’s make prints
Open workshop on printmaking techniques, color, form, and material 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Hauptbau, studio training, free

Take a look at the programs offered by our partners:

Basler Papiermühle

Graphic Arts Weekend is supported by Freunde des Kunstmuseums Basel

The Acid Lab is made possible with support from the Getty Foundation through The Paper Project Initiative.

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