A New Museum is Putting This Swiss Alps Town on the Map

THE MOUNTAIN village of Susch is tucked away in the Engadine valley in the eastern Swiss Alps, with an elevation of 4,718 feet and a population of just over 200. Though it is a stop on the historic pilgrimage route to Spain’s Santiago de Compostela, Susch has remained relatively obscure—even while neighboring resort towns like St. Moritz and Davos have been swarmed by well-heeled skiers and international politicos. In January, though, the tiny town will become home to Muzeum Susch, an ambitious modern and contemporary art institution that will bring fresh cultural clout to the region and position Susch as one of the…

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