American Women's Club of Zurich

Art Guild

Art Guild is the group for AWCZ art viewers and doers, art lovers and learners. We offer a variety of art related activities including exhibit tours, gallery and studio visits, sketching, and photography. Come explore the Zurich art scene, see some very diverse and intriguing art, and have coffee and a chat with us about it. Friends and family are welcome too.  Please join us as we make art happen! For more information, Please Contact Us

March Art Guild: Museum Rietberg

ArtGuild MarExplore the creativity in the fashions and fabrics of a former time in “Shades of Elegance, Fashion and Fabrics in Teheran around 1900”, the current Museum Rietberg special exhibition. We will see garments, fabrics, embroideries and wall hangings collected by St. Gallen merchant Emil Alpiger during the late 19th century. Discover the love of color and pattern in Persian culture and see the interaction of two cultures through these items

Join us for lunch in the Museum Rietberg cafe after our tour.

When: Thursday, March 7
Time: 10.30 – 13.00
Costs: Exhibition cost CHF 18, Reductions CHF 14
Discounts : Check with SBB for discounted train/exhibition entrance combi ticket.
Where: Museum Rietberg
Deadline & Cancellation: March 6

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.


April Art Guild: Musee Visionnaire

ArtGuild AprMusee Visionnaire’s “Papagena and Other Odd Fishes”, celebrates the creative passions of unconventional artists, “odd fishes”. The lives and art of these artists fused as they expressed themselves through the media of opera, dance, theater and costume.

Bernard Vogelsanger ran his private opera house in his two bedroom apartment. He designed figurines and sets, presenting opera performances to small groups of friends. The work of other artists in this exhibition include trompe d’oeuil wool work and ceramics, the costumes of dancers and rock musicians, and poetry and photos of a bon vivant Swiss poet.

Join us afterwards for coffee too.

When: Thursday, April 4
Time: 14.00 – 16.00
Costs: Exhibition cost CHF 9, Concessions CHF 7
Where: Musee Visionnaire
Deadline & Cancellation: Wednesday, April 3


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