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Shadow Theatre
Stories about Life and the World

Until Sun, 29/11/2020
Museum Rietberg

The wayang kulit shadow play is one of the oldest existing theatre traditions in Asia. The exhibition presents for the first time the significant collection of Tina and Paul Stohler, featuring precious and striking figures of gods, spirits, and ancestors. The exhibition focuses on the stories the figures have to tell about heroes and demons, morals and virtues, and the deeper meaning of life.

Museum Rietberg

Gablerstrasse 15
8002 Zürich

+41 44 415 31 31

Tram 7: Museum Rietberg / Bus 72: Hügelstrasse

Photography allowed

Opening Times

Until Sun, 29/11/2020

Due to prevention measures, the museum will be closed until 22 January 2021. More:

In general: open on public holidays 10am–5pm, except on December 25: closed. Library: Tue-Thu 1-5pm


Special exhibitions incl. collection:
CHF 18/14*

CHF 14/12*


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