The museum holds the world's largest collection of works by the Holbein family. The Renaissance collection includes works by Witz and Cranach the Elder, Grünewald. Highlights of the 19th century are represented by paintings by Böcklin, van Gogh, Gauguin and Cézanne. The 20th century collection focuses on Cubism (Picasso, Braque, Léger), German Expressionism and American art since 1950.
Free admission to the exhibitions with the Oberrheinischen Museum Pass.
Basel’s museum of art will be subject to renovation as of February 2015 until March 2016. Exhibitions are viewed at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst (museum of contemporary art) during this time. The works of the Holbein family are exhibited in the Museum der Kulturen (museum of cultures).