Every year the Abegg-Stiftung stages a special exhibition on a specific theme. A detailed description of the current exhibition and selection of press photos are provided here. Guided tours of the exhibition with the curator responsible can be organized on request. Your contact person for press and publicity is Dominique Wyss. Contact

The theme of this year’s special exhibition is textile trompe l’œils, that is, the representation of fabrics and their distinctive qualities in other textile arts.

Press Pack 2024
Press release special exhibition
Communiqué de presse
Images de presse disponibles

Archive of Press Releases
Textiles from Conques
Special exhibition 2023
Inca mantle 2022
Special exhibition 2022
Child’s garment 2021
Special exhibition 2021
Velvets in focus 2020
Special exhibition 2020
Princely costume 2019
Special exhibition 2019
Bird mummies 2018
Special exhibition 2018
Painted leather pouches 2017
Special exhibition 2017
Retable from Chicago 2016
Kulturpreis Burgergemeinde 2016
Special exhibition 2016
Special exhibition 2015
Special exhibition 2014
Special exhibition 2013
Special exhibition 2012

Press Pack for the New Permanent Exhibition
Press release on the opening of the new permanent exhibition 2011
Fact sheet on the new permanent exhibition