Sustainability in museums

While more and more artists are addressing climate change in their work, the art industry itself generates vast amounts of CO₂. Many institutions are aware of this and are questioning their values, operating models and programmes. Among the examples below you will find CO₂ calculators, toolkits and guides.

Couldn’t find what you were looking for?

We’re currently working on this page. In the meantime, visit our Film page for plenty of recommendations and measures that apply across industries. The checklists from the film industry will certainly help you make your work more environmentally sustainable.

Got experience in museum work or designing exhibitions, as well as an interest in sustainability?

Do you work in the museum sector? Are you interested in a more sustainable way of doing business and would you like to contribute to the development of this website’s content? Then please feel free to get in touch with us. We’d be happy to include your practical knowledge on our website.

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Responsible organizations

The following organizations are responsible for Sustainable Arts:


About Sustainable Arts

Sustainable Arts shows the ways and possibilities of sustainable cultural creation in Switzerland.