Ground-breaking ideas for humankind and for the planet. Interdisciplinary events, exhibits, and special programs in ...
The swissnex Gallery, newly opened in 2016, creates a bridge between Switzerland and San Francisco through events and exhibitions. We reflect and inspire ideas that spark conversations across cultures and disciplines, and unlock possibilities through collaboration.
The swissnex Gallery is open Monday through Friday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.
Everyone a Humanitarian
Jan. 28 – March 31
The duration, scale, and complexity of humanitarian crises are reaching unprecedented levels. “Everyone a Humanitarian” explores new collaborative forms of humanitarian action bringing together various communities and disciplines to address the world’s most difficult challenges. The exhibit imagines how a future rich with advanced technologies and deeper relationships with affected populations will transform the way the world responds to crises. (More information)
Nov. 4 – Nov. 30
Nov. 4 – Nov. 30
The Dada movement was born 100 years ago at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. The movement’s embrace of collage, sharing, and deconstruction sparked ideas that drive internet, DIY, open source, and ‘remix culture’ today. In celebration, Re:Dada showcases Swiss and US artists who reimagine Dada works through contemporary tools and sensibilities. (More information)
Sept. 25 – Oct. 21
Transformed into an interactive landscape of soft geometric forms, the swissnex gallery becomes a responsive environment to explore and inhabit. Building blocks created out of recycled foam by Swiss architects BUREAU A make up a space where visitors can pause and connect. (More information)