Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation
The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation was established in 1933 by Maja Hoffmann-Stehlin, the later Maja Sacher-Stehlin, (1896–1989). In 1941, she entrusted the collection to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung as a permanent loan. In 1980, she initiated the creation of the Museum für Gegenwartskunst and generously helped fund construction of the building. One of the world's first museums of contemporary art, it is now known as the Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart.