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Swiss Spirit

Phillips after 5

Phillips after 5

Reservations recommended for this popular event. $12; $10 for visitors 62 and over and students. Members always admitted free, no reservation needed. 

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Event Details

Experience the flavors and sounds of Switzerland! Using the Swiss-developed app Portrait Play, transform your selfie in the style of paintings by Manet, Hodler, Chagall, and Jawlensky on view in the exhibition Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections.

Gallery Talk
6, 6:30, 7, & 7:30 pm

15-minute focused discussions about works in the museum’s permanent collection.

5-:8:30 pm
The Brad Collins Trio performs jazz soul and re-creates Les McCann and Eddie Harris’s legendary Swiss Movement album recorded in 1969 at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

6-8 pm

Sample Swiss wines, Nespresso, and fondue.

7-8 PM

Experience contemporary Swiss cinema with four short films! 

Art Activity
Experience “Fluid Morphologies”—the art of interactive morphing objects with the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). Explore state of the art materials that generate fluid movements, opening up new visions for art, architecture, and design.