Egon Schiele, self-portrait with lampion fruits, 1912
© Leopold Museum, Wien

Exhibitions on the theme of the year for 2018: Beauty and the Abyss. Klimt.Schiele.Wagner.Moser.

Leopold Museum 

Egon Schiele. The Jubilee show
December 6, 2018 - March 10, 2019

Paintings, works on paper and numerous archive records (documents, certificates, etc.) highlight the main aspects of Egon Schiele's creativity: his departure from tradition, finding himself as an expressionist artist, breaking taboos, spirituality and transformation as well as the special portrait presentations. The oil paintings and drawings focus on the expressionist years (1910-1914). The works on paper are shown not in their entirety but in three "runs" for restoration reasons. Important loaned items round out the museum's collection.

A Viennese Attire
Dec 6, 2018 - March 4, 2019

The Viennese fashion designer Arthur Arbesser took his inspiration for a limited collection from his home town and Vienna Modernism. The fashion collection and its showcasing by celebrity photographer Elfie Semotan can now be seen in an exhibition at the Leopold Museum.

Orangery (Lower Belvedere)

Egon Schiele - Ways of a collection
October 19, 2018 - February 17, 2019

The exhibition deals with every single work of the Belvedere’s Schiele collection and handles aspects such as acquisition, motif and the portrayed person. The paintings are also set against individual preliminary sketches or related works. The show also enables an expanded view of Schiele’s paintings and his method of working by visualizing and discussing the results of the restoration investigations on the Belvedere, which have been ongoing since the autumn of 2016.

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art

Koloman Moser. Universal Artist between Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann
December 19, 2018 – April 22, 2019

The Wiener Werkstätte archives, built up by the community of the same name established by Koloman Moser (1868–1918), Josef Hoffmann and Fritz Waerndorfer in 1903, are now owned by the MAK. The aim of this internationally respected group was to bring art into all areas of human existence. Moser, who worked as a painter, graphic artist and craftsman for Wiener Werkstätte until 1907, also taught at the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule school between 1899 and 1918. This exhibition highlights his extensive output.

Literature Museum

Berg, Wittgenstein, Zuckerkandl. Leading Figures of Viennese Modernism.
March 22, 2018 - Feb 17, 2019

A prominent salonnière and publicist, Berta Zuckerkandl was friends with numerous artists. Ludwig Wittgenstein’s work influenced the philosophers and writers of his day. And Alban Berg’s musical interpretations of Peter Altenberg’s texts brought him fame – and notoriety. This exhibition takes an in-depth look at these three individuals and their networks, revealing the clear links between the worlds of literature, art, music, architecture and philosophy.

Grillparzerhaus/Austrian State Archives

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Tractatus Odyssey (100 years of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus)
Oct 16 – Nov 30, 2018

The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is one of the groundbreaking works of philosophical history and is still a challenge today in its uniqueness. Wittgenstein's intention was both a strictly philosophical one and a literary one at the same time. As in poetry, what the philosopher actually wants to say cannot be said – it has to be shown. The complex theory of language developed by Wittgenstein had an enormous influence not only on philosophy but also on literature, music, film, painting, architecture, anthropology and economics.

Austrian Friedrich and Lillian Kiesler Private Foundation

Vienna 1924. Avant Garde Hotspot
Sep 3 - Dec 21, 2018

The architect, artist, designer and stage designer Friedrich Kiesler (1890-1965) organized an "International Exhibition of New Theatre Technology" which took place in Vienna in 1924. This event brought together everyone who was anyone in the avant garde scene. In keeping with Viennese Modernism’s tradition of the "universal artist", he came up with the "Träger- und Legersystem" for the exhibition, a free-standing construction for presenting objects and pictures. The 2018 show will focus on this unique guest event for the avant garde in Vienna.

Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien

Japonismus
October 10, 2018 - January 20, 2019

The exhibition is dedicated to "Japomania", the enthusiasm of the Western world for the aesthetics and imagery of the Far East and its influence on Modernism around 1900. Japonism conquered the whole of Europe from its beginnings in Paris. Starting with the Vienna World Exhibition in 1873, a real hype developed in Vienna around Far Eastern aesthetics, from which Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele also took their inspiration. The show presents works by these two artists as well as works by Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and the artists' association "Blauer Reiter" - a total of around 100 exhibits.

Theater Museum

Applications. Koloman Moser and the stage
October 18, 2018 - April 22, 2019

In its anniversary year, the Theatre Museum is dedicated to the previously little known stage creations of the versatile "jack of all trades" Kolo Moser. In addition to the overall show in the MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, theater works will be shown from the intimate cabaret stage to the grand opera set. There is also the opportunity to see the recently acquired stage sets and costume designs for Julius Bittner's opera "Der Bergsee". The premiere of the work designed by Kolo Moser was performed at the Imperial and Royal Court Opera Theater in Vienna on November 9, 1911. Also on display in the exhibition will be Klimt's painting "Nuda Veritas", which comes from the estate of the literary figure Hermann Bahr.

Klimt Villa - Gustav Klimt’s Studio

Klimt lost
May 5, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Klimt is ubiquitous, his artworks world-famous. Little attention is paid to looted art, lost artworks and the stories about collectors, perpetrators and victims. The exhibition at the Klimt Villa asks how we deal with loss, which goes far beyond individual artworks. And it presents the protagonists of those times as well as the lost Klimts from a new angle.

Various locations/Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography

Young Vienna. Nature plus X
March 7, 2018 – April 27, 2019

Coordinated by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography, ten exhibitions at different locations in Vienna are making reference to different protagonists of Vienna Modernism. In Café Central the exhibition focuses on the "second living room" of the "Young Vienna" literary circle, in the Metro Kinokulturhaus on the early moving pictures, and in the Sigmund Freud Museum on the relationship between psychoanalysis and literature at the turn of the century. All details, dates, and locations are available at www.gtb.lbg.ac.at (only in German).

Information on the theme of the year for 2018

Lower Belvedere, Orangery (Belvedere - Unteres Belvedere & Orangerie)

Rennweg 6, 1030 Wien
  • Prices

    • Young people under 19   €0 €
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 21:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • ( Door  90  cm  wide )
        Rennweg 6
      • Ramp 600  cm  long , 200  cm  high
    • Elevator available
      • 140 cm wide and 90 cm low
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Guided tours for groups in Austrian sign language and for the visually impaired (tactile tours).
      Reduced admission for persons with special needs and their escorts.

    • Comments

      Lower Belvedere Shop & Orangerie: no steps

      Orangery entrance: wheelchair access via link corridor from Lower Belvedere to the Orangery, 2 single, paned doors (each 131 cm wide). Wheelchair-accessible restroom in the Orangery.

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MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art

Stubenring 5 , 1010 Wien
  • Prices

    • Young people under 19   €0
    • Your benefit with the Vienna City Card: 5% off , 3€ off
  • Opening times

    • Tu, 10:00 - 22:00
    • We - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance
      • no steps
        at the staff entrance Weiskirchnerstrasse
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Elevator to the exhibition rooms.

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Leopold Museum

Museumsplatz 1 , 1070 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 21:00
    • Fr - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Open daily from June to August. The Leopold Museum will remain closed from November 5 to December 5, 2018 for renovations.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Elevator available
      • 89 cm wide and 210 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Main entrance, access to all exhibition rooms and restaurant/café: no steps.

      4 parking spaces for visitors with disabilities in the MuseumsQuartier area.

      6 free parking spaces for visitors with special needs on the premises (access: Burggasse / Volkstheater) with proper identification and 4 parking spaces for visitors with special needs in the parking garage (basement level 2 next to elevator, access: main entrance Museumsplatz).

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Literature Museum of the Austrian National Library

Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Tu - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 21:00
    • June - September, also on Mondays from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Elevator available
      • 125 cm wide and 140 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Access to the exhibitions rooms in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors as well as to cloakroom in basement with elevator. Tours for people with disabilities and special needs on request.

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Grillparzerhaus/Austrian State Archives

Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • 16.Oct.2018 to 30.Nov.2018
    • Tu - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 21:00
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Friedrich Kiesler Foundation

Mariahilferstraße 1b/Top 1, 1060 Wien
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Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien

Freyung 8, 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 19:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 21:00
    • 24.12: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. / 31.12: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. / 01.01: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
        Via ramp
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        At "Freyung" underground garage
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Special tours for the deaf and hard of hearing.

    • Comments

      All rooms accessible without steps (elevator)

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Theatre Museum

Lobkowitzplatz 2 , 1010 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • We - Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Presentations, tours and workshops by appointment
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   120  cm  wide )
    • Elevator available
      • 130 cm wide and 150 cm low , Door 130 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair rental (by prior arrangement: at least two days ahead of time). Tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on request (Tel. +43 1 525 24–5310).

    • Comments

      Exhibition area on ground floor: with portable ramp placed by staff as required. Intercom system at the main gate (front door or box office), staff will take you to the elevator.

      Seeing-eye dogs permitted (please register at the box office, Tel. +43 1 525 24-3460).

       

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Klimt Villa

Feldmühlgasse 11, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Th - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Mon-Wed, hols only with advanced reservations
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Access to the exhibition is wheelchair-accessible, the rooms also have few barriers. The entire garden is wheelchair-accessible.

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