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Get ready for the Art Basel 2015

The Article written by Pedro Daniel

Are you excited about the Art Basel? It’s starts already tomorrow! As usual this year art Basel is taking place at the middle of the June, from 18-21, bringing the leading galleries from all around the world to the center of Europe. Approximately 300 the greatest masters of contemporary and modern art gather to this event from Asia, North America, Latin America and of course Europe to show everyone their paintings, sculpture, installations, videos, multiples, prints, photography and performance. If you are already packing  luggages for Art Basel 2015, there are several things that you definitely need to know in order to be prepare appropriately. And here the is ready to help you.

Also see: Art Basel 2015: Everything you want to know!


When to come. Official public days are from June 18 to 21 and the working hours every day are from 11am to 7pm.

Where to buy a tickets. To purchase it you can at the show venue, online or at the Basel Tourismus Infopavillions. Admission is free to the children up to 16, when accompanied by parents.

More info about tickets:


Get your guided tours. You can take a guided tour from 18 to 21 during show hours. It will be guided by historians and art critics and offered in English, German or French.

More info about tour times and prices:

Print your own map. Here we add a map for you to not get lost between 57 galleries’ booths



Must-see in the Basel:

  • Conversations

Premiere | Artist Talk | Danh Vō

  • Film

Lisa Immordino Vreeland: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)

  • Film

Takashi Murakami | ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ (2013)

  • The Premier International Art Show

284 leading galleries from 33 countries present works by over 4,000 artists

  • Vernissage
  • Film | Special screening

‘An Evening with Duncan Campbell’

  • Film program | ‘Lines of Beauty’
  • ‘Do We Dream Under the Same Sky’

A large-scale, interactive installation on Messeplatz

  • Parcours Night

Special opening evening program


Feature your phone with the App. Art Basel app icludes an interactive 3D-map, event listing and the show catalog. So don‘t hestitate to download it.

App for android:

App for Iphone/Ipad:


So now that you are prepared, the main mission is to enjoy galleries, shows and exhibitions and be open to a new kind of artistic experience!

And in case you are wondering where to take a lunch, head up to: Luxury and romantic restaurants in Basel


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