Museum Night 2012

September 08, 2012

A museum night is being held in St.Gallen once again this year. On Saturday, September 8, 2012, from 6 pm until after midnight, a total of 35 cultural institutions receive interested guests Museum night program.

A ticket for the museum night costs 20 Francs and provides entry in all the museums participating as well as a free ride with the circuit bus, the shuttle bus to the Sitterwerk and to the Ostwind-Zone 10 including the ‘Nachtwind’ surcharge.

In the Sitterwerk, in addition to the areas of the Sitterwerk Foundation – Kesselhaus Josephsohn, Material Archive, Art Library, and Studio House – the Kunstgiesserei with vacuum metallurgy, the Fotolabor, and the book workshop of Markus Comba are open starting at 6 pm. The archival exhibition «Books, Bridges, Images» is presented in the Art Library, and a library film compiled by Urs Lehni and Sereina Rothenberger will also be shown here. Open studios of Anastasia Katsidis and Katalin Deér will take place in the Studio House. In addition, a book market will be set up in the project studio offering duplicates from the Art Library.

Further program in the Sitterwerk:
6:30 pm until just before midnight: performance by Anastasia Katsidis
«Danke, dass Du keine Ahnung hast - ein Parcours»
(«Thank's that you have no idea - a parcours»)
Three stations, consisting of interactive objects and installations by the artist.

Half-hour introductions to the areas:
7:00 pm, 10:30 pm Kesselhaus Josephsohn
7:30 pm, 11:00 pm Art Library/Material Archive
8:00 pm, 10:00 pm Kunstgiesserei
8:30 pm Vacuum Metallurgy
9:30 pm Fotolabor
9:00 pm Studio House

12:00 pm midnight casting

6 pm to 1 am food and Beverages

Website Museumsnacht St.Gallen (German)