For many collectors it's a regular fixture in June: a visit to the leading art fairs Art Basel and LISTE. At Art Basel you will find the top of the international art world, where in addition to work by more than 4,000 artists there is also room for large-scale museum installations. LISTE takes place at the same time as Art Basel and provides an important platform for fresh talent. During this trip you will also visit the spectacular Fondation Beyeler museum and a special private collection. Cocktails and dinner are included!


Program (subject to change)

Friday, September 24
Friday is arrival day, with time in the afternoon to visit Museum Schaulager, Museum Tinguely or Kunsthalle Basel on your own.

17:00 Visit to June Art Fair
Unlike most fairs, this very young fair has no booths or sections, making it - in the words of Artnews - a relaxed counterpart to the " high-pressure Basel landscape."

20:30 Cocktails & introductions at Bar Rouge
In the evening, we get to know each other better over cocktails with a extraordinary view of the city.

Saturday, September 25
10:00 Visit Art Basel Parcours or Art Basel Unlimited .
Before we enter the exhibition floor, there is the opportunity to discover Art Basel Unlimited on your own: a huge space filled with monumental works of art by the biggest names in the art world. Also worthwhile is Art Basel Parcours: a route through the city with artworks in public space.

11:00 Visit to Art Basel including introduction and guided tour
At Art Basel we will visit a number of stands together, where you will come into contact with a wide range of fascinating works of art and various gallery owners will answer your questions about them. Afterwards you can discover the fair for yourself: there is a lot to see! It is also possible to have lunch at the fair.

16:00 Visit to Liste including an introduction
After Art Basel, we move on to Liste, which is located in the same place as Art Basel this year. We start our visit together with a comprehensive introduction to the fair by the director.

18:00 Visit to Photo Basel
At Photo Basel you will find contemporary photography by artists from all over the world; it is an excellent place to explore what is happening in the world of photography today.

19:00 Joint dinner at Volkshaus
We will conclude the day with a joint dinner at the Herzog & de Meuron-designed restaurant Volkshaus.

Sunday, September 26
11:00 Visit to the Beyeler Foundation
The exhibition Close-Up will be on show during our visit to this beautiful museum, created from the private collection of its namegivers. The exhibition features works by influential female artists such as Frida Kahlo, Alice Neel and Marlene Dumas.

14:00 Private Collection Visit
Basel is home to a large number of art collectors. The collection we visit this year will be announced to participants at a later stage.


The entire trip costs €400 for members, €550 for non-members. This includes: 1x cocktails, 1x dinner and participation in the whole program incl. entrance, tours and tickets. Not included is hotel, flight/train ticket, transportation within Basel and to and from train station/airport, travel and cancellation insurance and all meals not mentioned in the program.


Please note that booking this trip is at your own risk. If the trip can not take place due to corona measures, you will receive 50% of your registration fee back. We will cancel the trip if the events in the program (art fairs, museums, galleries, collections) are cancelled or closed or if, at the time of the trip there, is a ban on entry or quarantine requirement for the destination in question. If a negative test result is required, you must provide this yourself. If, despite the cancellation of the organized trip, you decide to go to the destination on your own, we will provide - if possible - tickets for fairs, museums or collections.

Travel & accommodation

You are responsible for booking your trip and hotel and for any insurance arrangements. We can advise you on transport and accommodation. In Basel, the Young Collectors Circle team will be staying at the Vision Apartments. Booking is at your own risk.


Registrations must be in by July 1, 2021 via


Art Basel


Art Basel


Fondation Beyeler

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