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Beyond the Panorama: On the Construction of Landscape

2. March – 28. November 2021

Kunstmuseum

This exhibition takes a fresh look at the panorama. The heyday of the medium towards the end of the nineteenth century coincided with the first films, which staged reality in a new... more

Thun-Panorama. The oldest preserved round painting in the world

2. March – 28. November 2021

Kunstmuseum

The Basel artist Marquard Wocher created Switzerland’s first panorama between 1809 and 1814. Fascinated by the Bernese Oberland, he painted a 38-metre-long circular image of the... more

Ernst Ramseier: Kopflandschaften

6. March – 16. May 2021

Kunstmuseum

Ernst Ramseier (b. 1936, Langnau im Emmental, d. 2020, Unterseen) was a painter, graphic artist and poet. His highly expressive depictions of individual figures and dense groups have... more

Albrecht Schnider

29. May – 15. August 2021

Kunstmuseum

Albrecht Schnider (b. 1958, Lucerne) returned from Berlin two years ago to settle down in Hilterfingen, Switzerland, his wife’s hometown. This “homecoming” is reflected... more

Paul Fägerskiöld

29. May – 15. August 2021

Kunstmuseum

The first museum exhibition in Switzerland devoted to the Swedish artist (b. 1982 in Stockholm) focuses on his paintings from recent years. Fägerskiöld’s artistic language,... more

The Apple. An Introduction. Again and Again

4. September – 21. November 2021

Kunstmuseum

This thematic exhibition is dedicated to the apple as a traditional fruit in both art and cultural history. The Kunstmuseum Thun is working closely with the artists Antje Majewski (b.... more

Cantonale Berne Jura 2021

11. December 2021 – 23. January 2022

Kunstmuseum

The Cantonale Berne Jura festival was launched ten years ago and is dedicated to cooperation between the Swiss cantons. With participating institutions scattered throughout the cantons... more

Our programme 2019 is available here.