Thursday, 31 March, 7 p.m.

Jacqueline Greenspan, Project Manager, Museum Bellerive
Dr. Manfred Müller, Project Manager, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Dietmar Siegert, Sammlung Siegert, Munich

Specialist tour and lecture

Thursday, 14 April, 6 p.m.

Through the collector’s eyes
Specialist tour with Dietmar Siegert, Sammlung Siegert, Munich
Thursday, 23 June, 6 p.m.
Photography in modernism and its continued influence in Switzerland
Lecture by Dr. Thilo Koenig, freelance author, University of Zurich

Film and discussion

Thursday, 21 April, 6 p.m.

An Andalusian Dog (director: Luis Buñuel, France, 1928)
Introduction and discussion with Peter Purtschert, lecturer, film department, ZHdK

Thursday, 9 June, 6 p.m.

Berlin Still Life (director: László Moholy-Nagy, Germany, 1932)
Introduction and discussion with Dr. Jan Sahli, research associate, department of film studies, University of Zurich

Presentation and reflection

Thursday, 7 July, 6 p.m.

Influences of Surrealism today
With Magdalena Baranya, artist; Thomas Baumgartner and Samuel Koch, students, ZHdK; moderation: Prof. Marianne Müller, director, bachelor program for media and arts, specialization in photography, ZHdK

Workshops for adults

Blue prints

Saturday, 21 May and 25 June 2016, 1–4 p.m.

With Yolanda Ludwig, art educator, photographer
We will engage with masterpieces of avant-garde photography and examine the various photographic tools that underscore their artistic expressions. After viewing the exhibition, we will experiment with cyanotype, a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print, to create our own surreal pictures.
Registration and information:,
Tel. +41 43 446 44 69, cost: 45 CHF

Workshops for families

Drawing with light - photographic experiments

Sunday, 29 May and 19 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

For families with children 6 and older
With Ursina Spescha, cultural educator
Registration and information:, tel. +41 43 446 44 69
Cost: CHF 12 for adults, CHF 5 for children (admission and workshop)

Workshops for schools

Surreal worlds

The world of the Surrealists is full of fantastical beings made of bizarre combinations and portals to another reality. In the exhibition we will trace the path from early portraits to technical and artistic photographic experiments. Afterward we will create surreal compositions out of parts of pictures.
For students in the 4th to 10th grades
With Yolanda Ludwig, art educator, and Ursina Spescha, cultural educator
Length: 2 ½ hours

Registration and information:, tel. +41 43 446 44 69


Open house

Sunday, 12 June

Free admission

Tour for singles

Saturday, 16 July, 3 p.m.

Followed by a reception

Public tours

Every Sunday, 2 p.m.