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The swissnex Gallery

Connecting Switzerland and San Francisco through events and exhibitions.
Photo by Myleen Hollero for swissnex San Francisco

Gallery

swissnex Gallery, opened in 2016, creates a bridge between Switzerland and San Francisco through events and exhibitions. We reflect and inspire ideas, spark conversations across cultures and disciplines, and unlock possibilities through collaboration.

Opening Hours

The Gallery is open from 1-5pm from Monday to Friday. The swissnex Gallery is wheelchair accessible.

Please note that the gallery is closed on Thursday, August 1 and Monday, September 2, 2019.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Explore thirty years of the Open Web through interactive visualizations and timelines — created in collaboration with ECAL, Wikimedia and the Internet Archive.
  • In collaboration with Fotomuseum Winterthur, we present an exhibition that examines the landscape of post-human images.
  • An exhibition that displays the winners of an annual competition recognizing the work of the most talented book designers in Switzerland.

Past Exhibitions

  • A platform for conversation, Instant Space is a response to the swissnex Salon created by Zurich-based architects Nele Dechmann and Ortreport.
  • The Cognitive Revolution has arrived.
  • With unconventional displays of first-hand accounts, reenactments, and ephemera, this collaboration between CCA & ECAV tells a story that is not necessarily "the" story.
  • Research photographs from the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Scientific Image Competition on display at the swissnex Gallery.
  • A public science experiment imagining future climate effects on San Francisco’s forests, agriculture, and landscapes.
  • A retrospective of cutting edge work from the influential Swiss design school's workshops.
  • The swissnex Gallery turns into a humanitarian hub where technologists, creatives, diplomats, entrepreneurs, and innovators explore new collaborative forms of humanitarian action.
  • The Dada movement was born 100 years ago at Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. Re:Dada invites artists to use technology to disrupt and remix Dada works in the public domain. ...
  • Sept. 24 - Oct 21: The swissnex gallery becomes a responsive environment to explore and inhabit.