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Museum Cerny. contemporary circumpolar art


Gemäss der Anordnung des Kanton Bern

ab Dienstag, 22. Dezember 2020

bis Montag, 1. März 2021


 According to the Bernese Cantonal instructions  

from Tuesday, 22nd of December 2020

'til Monday, 1st of March 2021


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Museum Cerny. contemporary circumpolar art


Eine der umfassendsten Sammlungen zeitgenössischer Kunst aus dem hohen Norden, Das Museum Cerny mit Werken von Menschen aus den zirkumpolaren Regionen ist insofern einzigartig, als es Werke von beiden Seiten der Beringstrasse umfasst.


One of the most comprehensive collections of contemporary art from the high North,

Museum Cerny with works from peoples of the circumpolar regions is unique in that it includes works from both sides of the Bering Strait.

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Unsere neue Publikation ist jetzt erhältlich!

Our new publication is now available!

Kontaktieren Sie uns

Contact us


jedes Buch CHF 30.- / each book CHF 30.-

Der Erlös geht an den Verein Gemeinsame Arktis

Proceeds go directly to the Shared Arctic Association


2020 Retrospect in January 2021

2020 has been a roller coaster year, so many ups and downs that we have all shared together, unfortunately mostly from a distance. It has been a year where digital meetings have been the norm and admittedly has provided access to many conversations, whether it be via ZOOM, Webinar or CISCO that would not have been possible otherwise.
The museum has been able to expand its collaborations with national and international institutions.
It is an added plus to be part of various networks (NASC, NAN, NiCHE, mmBE etc.) with whom we can cooperate, while sharing knowledge and experiences, albeit digitally at the moment.

It has been also a year to nurture the seeds that were planted in 2019. Our publication: Art as a Mirror of Science (in German: Kunst als Spiegel der Wissenschaft) has become available and is one result of an ongoing international interdisciplinary collaboration.
Our presence on social media, Facebook and Instagram: museumcerny, thanks to the addition to our team, Martin Schultz, has markedly improved, as well as, on the internet as a result of his articles regularly appearing in PolarJournal.
The collections have been enlarged by 34 artworks during 2020. We are grateful to the donors and look forward to be able to present them to our visitors in hopefully the near future.
Three temporary exhibitions were shown in 2020. From 2019 to March „Textiles Talking. Traditional clothing and the preservation of culture in Canada, Guatemala and Switzerland“, from June to October „Sedna - The Legend Continues“ and since October (and until March 2021) „Voices from the Arctic“.

For 2021 the museum has planned a great program of fascinating exhibitions along with conversations about them. We look forward to your visit when we’re open again!

Museum’s Team