Art on display in August
Please note: Due to the current situation, opening hours of the individual institutions may have changed. Please inform yourself before your visit to the museums.
Calle Libre 2020 - Street Art Festival
Viennese walls in focus: The street art festival Calle Libre will take place for the seventh time in early August 2020.
August 1-8, 2020
From Cézanne to Matisse and Van Gogh: starting at the end of August, the Albertina will be showing the Hahnloser Collection, one of the most important private collections of French modern art.
August 27 - November 15, 2020
Inspired by Otto Wagner and trained by Adolf Loos, Richard Neutra became one of the most successful Austrian architects in the world from the 1920s onwards. Neutra realized hundreds of spectacular homes in California. The Wien Museum dedicates a noteworthy exhibition to the pioneer of Modernism which lets the Californian sun rise in the MUSA.
February 13 - September 20, 2020
Cars are climate killers, food is becoming scarce and peace continues to hang in the balance across large parts of the world. Reason enough for the Kunsthalle Wien to dedicate an exhibition to these topical issues.
March 8 – October 4, 2020
The strong ties between the Ephrussi family and Vienna can be traced and seen in a special exhibition in the Jewish Museum Vienna from the beginning of November.
6.11.2019 – 4.10.2020
Wiener Werkstätte designer, architect of monumental residential buildings, as well as an influential art professor and above all a representative of a new school of thought. Otto Prutscher was more versatile than almost all other artists of the Vienna Modernism period. A new exhibition at the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art focuses on the astonishing range of abilities of this all-rounder.
November 20, 2019 - October 11, 2020
Nature dominates the work of Austrian painter Herbert Brandl. The Belvedere 21 presents his oeuvre with a focus on the last twenty years.
January 31 - October 26, 2020
With the title "Alles war klar!" (means Everything was clear!) the Künstlerhaus ushers in a new epoch. For the first time in the history of the association, not the entire building is used, but the upper floor including the newly built factory.
March 7 – November 1, 2020
Hedy Lamarr was much more than just a pretty face. In its exhibition "Lady Bluetooth", the Judenplatz Museum presents the hidden talents that slumbered in the famous Hollywood actress.
November 27, 2019 – November 8, 2020
For the first time, the successful Austrian music group Bilderbuch has its own exhibition in the MuseumsQuartier, which scores with unknown insights into the lives of the high-flyers.
February 28 – November 8, 2020
The Albertina modern kicks off by showing the exhibition "The Beginning. Art in Austria from 1945 to 1980". It focuses on one of the most diverse and provocative phases of Austrian art.
May 27 - November 8, 2020
mumok dedicates a trilogy of exhibitions to Andy Warhol 2020, which presents his work in a comprehensive art historical context. It starts with the show "Misfitting together", which focuses on serial formations of Pop Art, Minimal Art and Conceptual Art.
July 1, 2020 – January 6, 2021
Painter, designer and eco-pioneer: Friedensreich Hundertwasser left his mark on 20th century art far beyond the borders of Austria. Less known, however, is his deep preoccupation with Egon Schiele. The Leopold Museum shows both exceptional artists together in an exhibition for the first time.
February 21, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Won't be running for long
The MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, takes visitors on a journey through time of Austrian fashion design from the 1980s to the present day. "SHOW OFF. Austrian Fashion Design" is the first comprehensive major exhibition on contemporary fashion designed/made in Austria. The exhibition can also be seen online.
February 14 – August 30, 2020