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New classes from Aug 2022: Tuesday 17:45-18:45 and Saturday 10:30-11:30 from 80 CHF/month for kids, adults and family. Our participants speak and many more.. Request a visit today at Tariffs and Hours
Nach Jahren der Flucht kam Arno Stern 19-jährig nach Bonstetten. Foto: Arno Stern


As a young internee, the art teacher drew in Bonstetten barracks. Because of him, a commemorative plaque in the municipality now recalls the local history during the Second World War. The telephone call at the beginning of 2019 delighted…
Spuren des Erlebens Film


Biographical documentary about Arno Stern, the inventor of Malort, internationally known from French as "Closlieu". Pioneer of painting studios, discoverer of universality in expression through the image, author and educator in the world…
Malspiel Arno Stern Lona Klaus

Malspiel Arno Stern in Riehen

"I am happy that I can now open a Closlieu in Riehen" - Lona Klaus - certified Malspiel Servant The Malspiel Arno Stern is located in the middle of Riehen village, right next to the train station, to a large playground and to the village center…

Arno Stern online courses

Arno Stern and his team have worked intensively on a completely new form of Arno Stern training program. Namely: ONLINE and WITH SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION. Arno Stern has reworked the content of his courses and developed new presentations,…


During the restrictive Covid19 period I do not receive visitors in the painting place. Usually it happens actually every week; and I answer many questions that follow the initial impression. It is astonishing to stand between these enveloping…

Words of a Servant

That we are concerned about the future is well founded. Can we accept the fact that the jungle is being cleared to grow fuel crops and that animal species are dying out? We ask ourselves: is it indifferent to some people? Or is this questioning…

Formulation – proof against racism

Against all racist prejudices, an impressive text just written by Arno Stern : In 1950, my Thursday Academy was located in the attractive district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, and 150 children came there every week. It was a daily flood of…

No point in crying over the killing of bears, elephants, butterflies

"Don't lament the fact that, in spite of what environmentalists say, certain animal breeds are still being exterminated. There is no point in crying over the killing of bears, elephants, butterflies... We must make it impossible to feel the…

Arno Stern Classes

At the beginning of my training courses in the practice of the profession of Servant of the Play of Painting, I say to my listeners: "I invite you to a journey to an unknown country that you will discover with amazement and enthusiasm!" I…