Major exhibitions and tips for 2019

For the year 2019 some exhibitions are already planned in Vienna. At the beginning of the year, artists such as Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser and Pieter Bruegel are also on the program. Towards the middle of the year, new exhibitions are being launched, in particular around the Principality of Liechtenstein and the House of Liechtenstein, as well as a special exhibition honoring the artist Albrecht Dürer.

Ausstellungsbereich mit Besuchern in der Albertina
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8 exhibition tips for the year 2019

1. Schloss Belvedere

In the Upper Belvedere “Uli Aigner – Carlone Contemporary” is an exhibition dedicated from April 12, 2019 to November 03, 2019.

  • Further highlights of the year:
    Christian Ludwig Attersee “Feuerstelle” 01. February 2019 to 18. August 2019 at the Belvedere 21
  • Kiki Smith “Procession” 07. June 2019 to 15. September 2019 in the Lower Belvedere
  • Josef Ignaz Mildorfer (1719-75) “IN VIEW” 19 September 2019 to 6 January 2020 in the Upper Belvedere

2. Jewish Museum Vienna

The Jewish Museum Vienna is celebrating the artist Arik Brauer with his own exhibition. From April to October 20, 2019, the multifaceted work, music, dance and stage design to the architecture and ceramics, the universal artist will be exhibited.

3. Albertina – Major exhibitions

2019 is an important anniversary year for the Principality and the House of Liechtenstein, because on January 23, 1719 Emperor Karl VI. the imperial rule Schellenberg and the imperial county Vaduz to the imperial principality Liechtenstein. Therefore, the Albertina organizes a large exhibition in the year 2019 from 15 February to 10 June under the title “The Princely Collections of Liechtenstein

Works: the Venus by Peter Paul Rubens, the life-size bronze sculpture of the Christ in misery by Adrian de Fries, the bronze bust of Emperor Marc Aurel and parts of the Biedermeier collection are on display.

Another highlight in 2019 will be an exhibition by the artist Albrecht Dürer, which will be on view from 20 September 2019 to 6 January 2020. The Albertina owns almost 140 works by this artist, the world’s most important collection. The graphic work will be in the focus of the “Albrecht Dürer” special exhibition, supplemented by international loans.

4. Austrian National Library

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of Emperor Maximilian I, the Austrian National Library commemorates the great Habsburgs and his time with a special exhibition entitled “Emperor Maximilian: the Last Knight“. From March to 3. November 2019 you get an insight.

5. MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts

With the exhibition “UNCANNY VALUES: Artificial Intelligence & You, the MAK focuses on the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) in the period from May to October 6

6. Theatermuseum

From 21st March 2019 the exhibition “Alles danzt – Kosmos Wiener Tanzmoderne” opens in Theatermuseum , which will be on view until February 10, 2020.

8. Leopold Museum

From April 6, 2019 to July 8, the Leopold Museum is dedicated to artist Oskar Kokoschka. Under the title “Expressionist, Migrant, European – A Retrospective“, 260 exhibits, including key works from international collections, will be exhibited.