Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

The Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst has a firmly established place in the arena of international contemporary art. It stages regularly-changing exhibitions of individuals and groups of artists at the Löwenbräukunst Contemporary Art Center in Zurich, as well as displaying works from its own collection. 

Its love of experimentation makes the museum a trailblazer in Swiss cultural life and beyond. This is all underpinned by a comprehensive communications and supporting programme.

Supporting art and artists since the 50s

The Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst's collection owes its existence to Gottlieb Duttweiler, the founder of Migros. Duttweiler started acquiring artworks back in the 1950s. His focus at the time lay particularly on supporting local and national artists. 

Since the museum opened in 1996, the additions to the collection have primarily come from the exhibitions staged there. Many of them experiment with new forms of expression and new media.


Foyer des Migros Museums für Gegenwartskunst

Foyer of the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, photo: Nicolas Duc

Vernissage im Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Vernissage at the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, photo: Nicolas Duc

Performance von Lucy Stein und Andrew Kerton im Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Performance by Lucy Stein and Andrew Kerton in the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, photo: Nicolas Duc

Ausstellungsansicht «Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions» (2020)

Exhibition view «Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions» (2020), photo: Lorenzo Pusterla


Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

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