Museum Franz Gertsch

In its completeness, the collection provides a constellation that is probably unique for artists of distinction. It nearly comprises the entire works of Franz Gertsch from 1987 to 2004.

In 1998, Willy Michel from Burgdorf, an entrepreneur in the field of medical products, together with Franz Gertsch decided to build and furnish a mutually supported museum. Willy Michel secured the financing of the entire project and established the Willy Michel Foundation which – together with a partial donation from Franz Gertsch – forms the basis of the collection. This includes the portrait Silvia I and the four large-format paintings Gräser I-IV (types of grass).

In addition to the works by Franz Gertsch, the museum also regularly presents temporary exhibitions that show a variety of contemporary art. The interface between painting and photography is another focal point.

From Friday to Sunday, the in-house Artcafé spoils guests with salads, sandwiches and soups. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the kitchen team conjures up a lunch menu. The culinary delights are also available as take-aways.

  • Museum Franz Gertsch

    Platanenstrasse 3
    3400 Burgdorf

    T +41 34 421 40 20
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