The basilisk, Zeus and the kidnapped professors
The mythical creatures and portrait art of the Basel sculptor Ferdinand Schlöth (1818–1891)
27th August – 23rd December 2018
Skulpturhalle Basel, Mittlere Strasse 17
To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Ferdinand Schlöth (1818–1891), the Skulpturhalle Basel will put some of the Basel sculptor’s works on display. He created four of the most striking basilisks for the city of Basel as well as sculptures of ancient mythical figures and portraits of eminent Basel professors.
For the more energetic and for families: discover many interesting facts about basilisks by following in the footsteps of the Basel heraldic animal on a circuit through the inner city!
Download "Map Basilisk Citytour" (in German only)