In the Indian story Ramayana, Prince Rama sets out on a hunt for the beautiful golden antelope, as shown in the exhibition Bhima, Mr Punch, and the Demon. In the workshop we make our own golden antelope or some other puppet figure.
The concert series mini.musik is celebrating its 10th anniversary – join in the celebrations! At the anniversary concert in the museum courtyard, the Basel Symphony Orchestra digs deep into its musical treasure chest and comes up with a fireworks of music.
With Irena Müller-Brozovic, concept and presentation, Norbert Steinwarz, choreography and dance
The guided tour looks at objects from the perspective of male/female relationships, revealing a number of surprising facets of “gender trouble” in the never-ending interplay of male and female identities.
Museums are facing challenging times: what seemed a must for an ethnographic museum in the past – for example, a collection of human skulls – is now a sensitive issue. The guided tour explores the motives behind the collecting mania of earlier days and poses questions as to the appropriate handling of sensitive objects today.
The exhibition playfully reveals the manifold practices of how people remember specific moments in life, but also how they are quickly forgotten. From birth to death, significant events are passed on by word of mouth, carved in stone, or, as the case may be, never disclosed.