Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum Brienz Holz Kunst Erlebnis

Museum

Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum Brienz Holz Kunst Erlebnis

Exhibits & Events

Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum Brienz Holz Kunst Erlebnis

Wood & Woodcarving

About the museum:

The Swiss Woodcarving Museum is located in the heart of Brienz. It is the heart and soul of the woodcarving village, the national centre for woodcarving. Meet the faces and stories of fascinating works and inspiring artists. Ideal for group events, company outings, family programmes and real quality time.

Wood is real . Wood is alive . Wood feels like home .

Contact

Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum
Hauptstrasse 111
Postfach 592
CH-3855 Brienz

+41 33 952 13 17

Opening Hours

06.05 – 31.05.2023
We – Su: 13.30 – 17.00 h
01.06. – 30.09.2023
We – Su: 10.30 – 17.00 h
01.10 – 30.10.2023
We – Su: 13.30 – 17.00 h

Admission Fees

Adults: CHF 8.00
Children: free
Tours for groups: CHF 50.00, flat rate, plus admission CHF 5.00 per person

News & Inspiration

How does a piece of wood become a work of art? Which thoughts lead to which figures? Cherry, oak or olive? How does the next generation work? Where are forgotten wood sculpture gems hidden? Why do the most important aspects of wood sculpture come together in Brienz?

January 14 – February 5, 2023 . 48 artists from the Oberland show their art works … including, of course, wood sculpture by Philipp Dräyer, Remo Meier, Robin Tacke, Theresia Utz, Heidi Sc...

We wish you a lovely time and a happy new year. In 2023 you can expect lots of exciting news about the Swiss Woodcarving Museum, the woodcarving village of Brienz and a very lively woodcarving …...

The “Schnätzi” as the School of Wood Sculpture is affectionately called, will be our next film set on 1 December as another important subject in the Museum’s new image film. We are ...

More than 100 wooden sculptures accompany you on the leisurely hike on the Axalp! A real pleasure, some are funny, others surprising, the third simply fascinating ……...

Wooden toys are particularly suitable for stimulating creativity, encouraging the urge to play and arousing curiosity! Colourful, almost indestructible and warm to the touch, they should not be missin...

Yes! Exciting, isn’t it! At the 1851 World’s Fair in London, no less than 10 wood sculptors and one female wood sculptor from Brienz were represented, presenting their works and collecting...

Swiss Televistion SRF “Kulturplatz” tried to answer this interesting question yesterday in an exciting programme about Brienz, wood sculpture and the “Schnätzi” … really...

19 artists, including four students from the Woodcarving School, presented impressive art and craft on the shorelines of Lake Brienz in pure sunshine … the scenery is simply breathtaking, so the...

We’re excited to open our doors for the summer season and so much more to discover in our museum. Open every Wednesday till Sunday from 10.30 a.m. to 5 pm. Please come and see us …!...

Bernhard Dürig is fascinated with the natural forms of nature. The wild cherry tree is his preferred wood – experience what he has created from it!...

Almost inconceivable forms, emotions immortalised in wood or when wood breathes life into a figure....

How are the two elements of nature connected? What does the one do with the other? When do they love and complement each other?...

Wood radiates warmth, which rises to its full potential with the proper light!...

Every human emotion can be captured in wood for eternity. With sublimity or lightness....

The charming village is always worth a visit … Tip for July: don’t miss the Woodcarving Symposium directly on the lake!  ...