• 24 Oct 2018 20:13 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    The Job Factory has once again joined our privileges scheme, and is offering Centrepoint members 15% off at Job Factory stores until the end of December 2018. 

    To take advantage of this offer, please click on the link below for the voucher:-

    Job Factory Gutschein Centrepoint Members.jpg

  • 19 Oct 2018 18:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Ustina Yakovleva's artworks, for the first time displayed in Switzerland, develop as living organisms might - they consist of small, repetitive gestures (in graphite or thread or beads) which build up over time like pieces of coral or growing plants. It is a kind of automatic writing, which binds time into a material form. Works in other media have the similar principle - embroideries which evolve into forms often unpredictable for the artist herself, beads and thread sculptures reminiscent of continents or icebergs, or possibly electronic circuits rooted in empty air.

    "I create works without sketches as I am interested in self-forming composition as part of the creation process. My drawings develop as living organisms, taking new forms throughout the work. Individual elements construct larger structures, like the atoms and cells construct the objects around us." Says Yakovleva.

    Born in Russia in 1987, Ustina Yakovleva graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University (Graphics Faculty) in 2009 and from the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2009. She works and lives in Moscow.

    Come to the vernissage and meet the artist. No need to book, just come along on Friday 19th October from 18:00 - 21:00. The Artwall events are free and open to the public so it can be a great opportunity to bring a new friend to Centrepoint and enjoy a glass of wine and snacks together with others curious to know more about the art and what the artist has to say.

  • 09 Oct 2018 09:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)
    Centrepoint reopens on Tuesday, 9th October at 09:00 after renovation.  Normal opening times and activities resume.

    We look forward to seeing you!

  • 01 Sep 2018 11:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Following the reduced Summer opening hours, from 1st September normal Centrepoint Front Desk hours resume, as follows:

     Sunday Closed
     Monday Closed
     Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00
     Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00
     Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
     Friday 09:00 - 13:00
     Saturday First Saturday of the month 11:00 - 13:00 or else closed

  • 31 Aug 2018 18:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    The Artwall vernissage and exhibition of Volker Bessel's work recently featured in the Cultural Calendar section of Radio X's The English Show.  You can listen to the The English Show broadcast by clicking here.  Scroll to the bottom of the page displayed and click on the "Play arrow" to listen.  The clip featuring the Artwall exhibition is approximately 55 minutes through the broadcast.

    In addition the exhibition also featured in the Events section of Hello Switzerland's website.  You can see a copy of the page by clicking here.

  • 31 Aug 2018 18:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Born in 1941 in Peine, Nordrhein-Wesphalen, Volker Bessel completed an education in interior design in 1966 and moved to Riehen in 1969.  In 1975 he began drawing and painting and from about 1980 onwards has had numerous exhibitions in and around Basel.  In 2005 he moved to an Atelier in the Kesselhaus in Weil am Rhein.

    Volker prefers to create his art by hand without the use of technical aids.  He uses mostly water colours or acryls, wax chalks and graphite pencils on a white background using a range of material from cardboard to rough-structured used paper.

    Come along to the vernissage and meet the artist - we are sure that you will find something you like!  

    No need to book, just come along on Friday 31st August from 18:00 to 21:00.

  • 17 Aug 2018 17:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Em Bebbi sy Jazz hits the streets on Friday 17th August.  Centrepoint will be hard locked on the evening of Friday 17th August and reopened at 10am on Saturday 18th August.  Click here  for more information on this fantastic event.

  • 01 Aug 2018 00:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint will close on Wednesday, 1st August and reopen at 09:00 on Thursday, 2nd August. 

    It will remain accessible by door code.

  • 14 Jul 2018 00:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    The front desk will be open as follows during July and August:

    • Monday : Closed
    • Tuesday : 09:00 - 13:00
    • Wednesday : 09:00 - 13:00, (closed on Wednesday, 1st August)
    • Thursday : 09:00 - 13:00
    • Friday : 09:00 - 13:00
    • Saturday : Closed

    Centrepoint will remain accessible by door code during this time.

    Please make sure you note down the dates of your conversation groups, as some groups will be cancelled on certain weeks.

  • 13 Jun 2018 10:19 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Extended Opening due to Valery Chtak exhibition.  Valery is a much sought-after contemporary artist known for his black and white, text-based works which make bold statements in a number of languages.  Centrepoint looks forward to you visiting us to view Valery's art.

    Centrepoint is open as follows during the exhibition.

    Wednesday 13th June 09:00 - 17:00

    Thursday 14th June 09:00 - 19:00

    Friday 15th June 09:00 - 17:00

    Saturday 16th June 09:00 - 17:00

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