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Sun 07.03.21 − Sun 09.01.22

New “U-Joints – Adhesives and Fusions, Part III” exhibition

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Coronavirus: exceptional times – special rules

 

The Gewerbemuseum Winterthur is open again to the public from Tue 02.03.2021.

We have implemented a series of safety measures for your protection and comfort during your visit. See safety measures

Current: Face masks must be worn everywhere in the museum building. Masks may be obtained free of charge from the reception desk, if required.

Any new measures that may be implemented will be communicated promptly on our website.

We look forward to welcoming you – after all, a museum depends on its visitors!

Current exhibitions

29.11.20 – 22.08.21

Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour

Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour
The designer Hella Jongerius uses colour, material, light and shadow to create an almost endless series of colour effects, giving colours the scope to reveal themselves anew in ways which go far beyond the standard colour systems.
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U-Joints – Adhesives and Fusions, Part III
07.03.21 – 09.01.22
U-Joints – Adhesives and Fusions, Part III
Every kind of construction, from tinkering in the garage to carrying out high-tech engineering, requires parts to be joined together, and each of these joints exhibits elegant simplicity, a large helping of practical intelligence and maybe even a stroke of genius.
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Forthcoming exhibitions

Surface Alchemy
19.09.21 – 06.02.22
PreviewSurface Alchemy
Metal in all its facets: “Surface Alchemy” uses works by three different artists to show how experimental curiosity and a creative approach to materials research can enable metal’s physical limits to be tested and its visual appearance transformed in myriad ways.
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Picture books: illustration & interpretation
06.03.22 – 23.10.22
PreviewPicture books: illustration & interpretation
Simple tales full of wit and poetry are brought to life as we eagerly turn the pages of picture books, whose illustrations transport us to other worlds. – Postponed in 2022!
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MATERIAL ARCHIV

MATERIAL ARCHIV
Fotos: Michael Lio

Please feel free to touch! From glass, metal, wood, paper, plastic and stone to ceramics, colour pigments, textiles and leather – the permanent MATERIAL ARCHIV exhibition is an interactive laboratory for studying materials. It is like a vast, three-dimensional textbook with an online database, some 1,000 specimen materials, experiment tables, video and audio stations and a library, all offering an in-depth yet enjoyable way of finding out about the world of materials. The MATERIAL ARCHIV is thus a fun learning opportunity, as well as a place where interested members of the public, specialists and students of all ages can carry out research and make discoveries.

Permanent exhibition

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