3 Art Centres to explore in Switzerland
Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world, with the highest nominal wealth per adult and the eighth-highest per capita GDP. It ranks at or near the top in several international metrics, including economic competitiveness and human development.
The Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève is a contemporary art exhibition centre in Geneva, Switzerland, founded by Adelina von Fürstenberg in 1974. The Centre was the first contemporary art institution in Suisse Romande. As a Kunsthalle, it does not have a collection but organizes temporary exhibitions and projects with regional and international artists.
The Pierre Gianadda Foundation is a cultural center of international renown and, in addition to temporary exhibitions by Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Manet, Gauguin, van Gogh, Monet, etc., also houses a Gallo-Roman museum and tepidarium, an automobile museum, a sculpture park and a top-class concert season.
LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura is the new Arts Centre dedicated to the visual arts, music and the performing arts, which promises to become one of Switzerland’s most important cultural institutions, with the aim of promoting a wide range of art and establishing Lugano as a cultural crossroads between northern and southern Europe.