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Cultural Affairs

The city of Zürich offers an extremely varied cultural program.

The local government’s Department of Culture promotes and supports cultural activities including theatre, music, literature, fine arts, dance and film.

The city of Zürich also runs the world-famous Rietberg museum as well as the Helmhaus fine arts museum, Strauhof literature museum, the Theater am Hechtplatz and the Filmpodium cinema.

Moreover, the city of Zürich organizes events such as the Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Zürich theatre spectacle), Tage für Neue Musik (new music days), the Zürich music podium, concerts, the Zürich literature podium and a variety of exhibitions in the city hall.


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