The Musée Jenisch and the Cabinet Cantonal des Estampes in Vevey are entirely devoted to works on paper, with a unique collection of drawings and engravings in Switzerland.
Albrecht Dürer, Ferdinand Hodler and Gustave Courbet are just some of the big names in drawing and painting shown at the Musée Jenisch in Vevey. Refurbished in 2012, the building houses two institutions which alternate their collections with temporary exhibitions.
Opened in 1897, the Musée Jenisch housed the Fondation Oskar Kokoschka and the Cabinet Cantonal des Estampes nearly 100 years later. The engravings by local and international artists included in the Cabinet des Estampes form a unique collection in Switzerland.
A must-see cultural attraction, the Musée Jenisch is dedicated to promoting the pure and simple art of drawing, and to transmit this passion to the general public, activities and workshops are regularly organised, particularly for children.