Guided tour

BIG – cancelled
28 February 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
BIG – cancelled
28 February 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Big doesn’t always mean the same thing. The guided tour tells you more about the cultural dimensions of bigness, with power and status providing two good examples. But how and by whom is size defined and measured? And what’s so impressive about big things?

Admission fee

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Grasping anthropology

Old bread and dry cookies – cancelled
3 March 2021 18:00 - 19:30 PM
Altes Brot und harte Kekse – abgesagt
Grasping anthropology
Old bread and dry cookies – cancelled
3 March 2021, 18:00 - 19:30 PM

The Museum holds an extensive pastry collection: hundred-year-old tirggel (Xmas biscuits), buns, and Easter breads tell of seasonal rituals and regional specialities. How did the collection come about and what kind of stories do the old pastries hold? We’ve brought a few examples from the storeroom and now present them to you, but not without serving a few fresh pastries to go with them!

With curator Tabea Buri

Admission fee

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Altes Brot und harte Kekse – abgesagt

Guided tour

Memory – cancelled
7 March 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
Memory – cancelled
Moments of remembering and forgetting
7 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The exhibition playfully reveals practices with which people commemorate important moments in life, but quickly also forget about them again. From birth to death, significant events are passed down by word of mouth, chiselled in stone, or, as the case may be, kept secret.

Free entry

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Kids and families

Do you like playing Memory? – cancelled
7 March 2021 13:00 - 17:00 PM
Spielst du gern Memory? – abgesagt
Kids and families
Do you like playing Memory? – cancelled
7 March 2021, 13:00 - 17:00 PM

Then let’s make a set, using pictures of objects from the Museum! You’ll certainly recognize the memory cards you made yourself.

With Leah Vogler, Learning and Programmes

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Spielst du gern Memory? – abgesagt

Special event

Encountering your inner Buddha – cancelled
13 March 2021 10:30 - 11:10 AM
Special event
Encountering your inner Buddha – cancelled
13 March 2021, 10:30 - 11:10 AM

We invite you to a meditation session amidst a host of Buddhas. Starting point of the contemplation is a Buddha image and the qualities it represents. Set out on a journey to inner peace in a guided meditation session.

With Zen monk Michel Ayguesparsse of Angyo Zen Dojo Basel

Admission fee

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Guided tour

Enlightened – cancelled
14 March 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
Enlightened – cancelled
Die Welt der Buddhas
14 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Admission fee

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Guided tour

World views – cancelled
21 March 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Weltsichten – abgesagt
Guided tour
World views – cancelled
21 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore the museum and its history: get to hear about adventurous expeditions and meticulous collecting, discover surprising objects from all corners of the world, and learn what modern anthropology is all about.

Admission fee

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Weltsichten – abgesagt

Guided tour

Visioni sul mondo – annullata
21 March 2021 14:00 - 15:00 PM
Visioni sul mondo – annullata
Guided tour
Visioni sul mondo – annullata
21 March 2021, 14:00 - 15:00 PM

Vi invitiamo a scoprire il nostro museo e la sua storia : apprenderte degli avventurosi viaggi d’esplorazione ed il collezionismo meticoloso, vedrete sorprendenti oggeti da tutto il mondo es vi farte un’idea dei moderni campi di recerca dell’etnologia.

> Con Antonio Russo

Alla visita guidata sono ammessi al massimo 15 persone. Riceviamo volentieri le vostre registrazioni al numero 061 266 56 00 o per email info@mkb.notexisting@nodomain.comch

Ingresso

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Visioni sul mondo – annullata

Special event

Making the world – cancelled
25 March 2021 18:30 - 20:00 PM
Special event
Making the world – cancelled
Gelebte Welten
25 March 2021, 18:30 - 20:00 PM

We have the great pleasure of inviting you and your friends to the opening of the exhibition.

Free entry

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Guided tour

Making the world – cancelled
28 March 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Guided tour
Making the world – cancelled
Gelebte Welten
28 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Arranged in five groups, objects held by MKB are juxtaposed with works from the Kunstmuseum, revealing how humans shape the world they inhabit and how, in turn, they themselves are shaped by it. The guided tour explores the traces of this interrelationship.

Admission fee

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Museum > Links

Links


Universität Basel


Ethnologisches Seminar der Universität Basel
www.unibas-ethno.ch
Seminar für Volkskunde / Europäische Ethnologie der Universität Basel
www.unibas.ch/volkskunde

Zentrum für Afrikastudien der Universität Basel
www.unibas-zasb.ch

Museen Basel

museen basel
www.museenbasel.ch

Historisches Museum Basel
www.hmb.ch

Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
www.nmb.bs.ch

Antikenmuseum Basel
www.antikenmuseumbasel.ch

Kunstmuseum Basel
www.kunstmuseumbasel.ch

Spielzeugmuseum, Dorf- und Rebbaumuseum, Riehen
http://www.spielzeugmuseumriehen.ch
Weitere Links Basel

Basel Tourismus
www.basel.com

Offizielle Webseite des Kantons Basel-Stadt
www.basel.ch

Kantonale Verwaltung
www.bs.ch

Kantonale Integrationsstelle
www.welcome-to-basel.bs.ch

Geographisch-ethnologische Gesellschaft Basel
www.gegbasel.ch

Freiwilliger Museumsverein Basel
www.fmb-basel.ch

Kulturlegi, Caritas beider Basel
www.kulturlegi.ch

Museen Schweiz

Verband der Museen der Schweiz und ICOM-Schweiz
www.museums.ch

Museumspass Musées
www.museumspass.com

Schweizerischer Museumspass
www.museumspass.ch

Museum Rietberg Zürich
www.rietberg.ch

Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
www.musethno.unizh.ch

Musée d’Ethnographie, Neuchâtel (MEN)
www.men.ch

Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève (MEG)
www.ville-ge.ch/meg

Weitere Links Schweiz

Schweizerische Ethnologische Gesellschaft
www.seg-sse.ch

Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit
www.deza.admin.ch

Arbeitskreis Tourismus & Entwicklung
www.fairunterwegs.org

Museen Ausland

Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden (NL)
www.rmv.nl

Ethnologisches Museum Berlin (D)
www.smb.museum/smb/sammlungen

Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin (D)
www.hkw.de

Museum der Weltkulturen Frankfurt (D)
www.mwk-frankfurt.de

Museum für Völkerkunde Wien (A)
www.ethno-museum.ac.at

Linden Museum Stuttgart (D)
www.lindenmuseum.de

Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg (D)
www.voelkerkundemuseum.com

Rautenstrauch Joest Museum Köln (D)
www.museenkoeln.de/rautenstrauch-joest-museum

Überseemuseum Bremen (D)
www.uebersee-museum.de

Tropenmuseum Amsterdam (NL)
www.kit.nl/tropenmuseum
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