Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig - Exhibition - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig

For support for the global exhibition “How to be a Man”, which will explore the concept of manhood in ancient Greece. From the selected artworks of its collection and from a large private collection, the Antikenmuseum Basel is highlighting the role of men in Greek society and family. In addition, the exhibition in the Skulpturhalle shows many facets of the male domain of sport in ancient Greece. 

The Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, founded in 1961, is the only Swiss Museum devoted exclusively to the ancient Mediterranean cultures. Its permanent collections consist mainly of Egyptian, Greek, Italic, Etruscan and Roman artworks, thus covering a period of time from the 4th millennium B.C. to the 6th century A.D.