Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) / Museum für Gestaltung

With 2 500 students, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) is one of Europe’s largest arts universities. It offers degree and research programmes in design, film, fine arts, music, dance, theatre and arts education.

ZHdK’s aims to be at the forefront of learning, research and practice. While the university is anchored in Greater Zurich, its influence is international. In 2014 it relocated to new premises in Zurich West’s "Toni-Areal", bringing all its faculties together on one campus.

Museum für Gestaltung

The Museum für Gestaltung, Switzerland's leading design and visual communication museum, is part of Zurich University of the Arts and collaborates with it in all disciplines.

Swiss Re has partnered with the Museum für Gestaltung for more than a decade. In that time, we supported its "Plakatsammlung", one of the world’s largest and most significant collections of commercial poster art, and the Museum Bellerive, its collaboration with the Applied Arts Museum of the City of Zurich to make part of the latter’s collection accessible to the public. More recently, we have begun helping the Museum für Gestaltung shape its future through a different kind of partnership that focuses on reaching new audiences, not only by attracting them to the museum itself but also by engaging them beyond the museum’s walls. In one example, 200 posters from its collection, clustered by Swiss Re brand attributes such as expertise and heritage, will be on display in Swiss Re’s new office buildings.

In 2016 we supported the exhibition "The Textile Room". To read more about the exhibition, please click here.

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Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) - Museum für Gestaltung

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