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Art exhibition by Büne Huber

Temporary Exhibition

Public appearances by Patent Ochsner are extremely rare this year. One exception will be seven open-air concerts in early August 2023 at the Schwellenmätteli on the Aare in Bern. These shows will be held in parallel with Büne Huber's art exhibition from 30 July to 27 August 2023 as an interim use of empty rooms in the Museum of Natural History in Bern.

The complete harmony of melody and lyrics has made Büne Huber one of the most successful songwriters in Switzerland. What many know in the meantime: This fusion is created while painting. The frontman of Patent Ochsner often hears initial song ideas and melody fragments in his studio, sounding text modules, so to speak, and then stands in front of the easel. Pictures and collages, short stories, vignettes, letters and artistic postcards provide touching, funny and sometimes disturbing insights into his work.

Some of Büne Huber's works will be on display at the Museum of Natural History Bern from 30 July to 27 August 2023. A kind of picture diary of an artist's soul that is difficult to tame. Many of Patent Ochsner's songs have long since become folk songs. Those who have them in their ears will recognise the history of the songs through the pictures.

Admission to the exhibition is free for concertgoers.

Exhibition at the Natural History Museum

Büne Huber's art exhibition will be shown from 30 July to 27 August in the former rooms of the special exhibition «Weltuntergang» on the 3rd floor. According to the plan, these rooms were empty during the summer months and now offer the ideal backdrop for Büne Huber's work exhibition as an interim use.

Regular museum opening hours:
Monday: 2-5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9-17 hrs
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10-17 h

On concert days, the museum remains open until 7.30 pm.

Open Air Concerts Patent Ochsner

Public appearances by Patent Ochsner are extremely rare this year. One exception will be seven open-air concerts in early August 2023 at the Schwellenmätteli on the Aare in Bern. The musical concept of the shows is based on Büne Huber's picture exhibition in the Natural History Museum in Bern and is a further development of Patent Ochsner's successful unplugged concerts. 

Concert dates
Wednesday, 2 August 2023
Thursday, 3 August 2023
Friday, 4 August 2023
Saturday, 5 August 2023
Tuesday, 8 August 2023
Wednesday, 9 August 2023
Thursday, 10 August 2023

Opening and concert times
17.30: Opening of doors at the concert site
20.00: Start of concert
22.00 h: End of concert
23.00 h: Closing of the grounds

**on 10 August 2023 applies:
18.30 hrs: Opening of the doors on the concert site
21.00 h: Start of concert
23.00 hrs: End of concert
00.00 hrs: Closing of the site


Anyone who has a ticket for one of the seven concerts in the Schwellenmätteli can visit Büne Huber's exhibition in the museum free of charge:

With a concert ticket, the exhibition can be visited from 30 July to 27 August 2023 during the museum's regular opening hours and on concert days until 7.30 pm.

Those who only want to visit the exhibition pay the regular museum admission.


Concert tickets

Ticket sales start on 30 March 2023 at 12.00 noon
- online at www.ticketcorner.ch
- at all Ticketcorner advance booking offices
- by telephone via order hotline 0900 800 800 (CHF 1.19/min., 8-22 hrs)

Ticket price (standing room): CHF 85.00
The price includes advance booking fees, plus a service fee of CHF 2.40 per ticket and any shipping costs.

Children born in 2011 or younger free of charge
There is no age limit for the concerts. Children born in 2011 and younger do not need a ticket if accompanied by an adult. ID checks will be carried out. Several children per adult are permitted, but supervision must be guaranteed at all times. The regular tariff applies to children born in 2010 and later.

Tickets for people in wheelchairs
Wheelchair users are requested to purchase their ticket through the regular advance sale at Ticketcorner. They can then send their ticket together with their IV ID card by e-mail to festivals@gadget.ch. They will then receive a free ticket to the same concert for an accompanying person.

Further information and contact


Gadget abc Events AG, www.gadget.ch

Media contact:
Jeannette Riesen, jeannette.riesen@gadget.ch, +41 78 757 78 20