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Civil rights icon Angela Davis visits the museum

13. October 2015

Last Thursday, October 10th, the American scholar, author and black activist Angela Davis was in Vienna to give a lecture at the University of Vienna; she also visited the Kunsthistorisches Museum where director-general Sabine Haag welcomed her warmly.

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Sabine Haag, guest at Schloss Arenberg in Salzburg

12. August 2015

Kunsthistorisches Museum

On August 11th 2015, the American Austrian Foundation and the Salzburg Festival Society brought together famous bassbaritone Luca Pisaroni and director general of the KHM, Sabine Haag to speak at Schloss Arenberg.

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Discover the new APP of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien!

17. June 2013

Kunsthistorisches Museum
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer
Neue Burg
Schloss Ambras
Kaiserliche Wagenburg

The APP of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is now available in version 2.0 and offers a new museum experience. Free download at the App Store or at Google Play!

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Paintings from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in a Paris Metro Station

19. April 2013

Kunsthistorisches Museum

WienTourismus has mounted a small art exhibition at Saint-Lazare, a Paris Metro station. On show are details from works in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien – each featuring the same motif: bare skin.

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Richard Wright in the Theseus Temple – and in the re-opened Rijksmuseum Amsterdam!

18. April 2013

Kunsthistorisches Museum
Moderne & zeitgenössische Kunst

This week the British artist and Turner-prize winner Richard Wright opened his new exhibition at the Theseus Temple in Vienna’s Volksgarten. Another work by Richard Wright was also recently unveiled: a ceiling painting in the newly reopened Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

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The Kunstkammer Wien was formally opened by President Heinz Fischer!

2. March 2013

Kunsthistorisches Museum
Kunstkammer-Eröffnung 2013

On February 28, the Kunstkammer Wien was formally opened by President Heinz Fischer, Minister of Culture Claudia Schmied, Director-General Sabine Haag, and CFO Paul Frey. Accompanied by fanfares and in the presence of Barbara Prammer, the President of the Austrian Parliament, they cut the golden ribbon; the guests attending the ceremony were the first to see the newly-installed world-famous collection. The celebrated tenor, Erwin Schrott, serenaded guests accompanied by the Jánoska Ensemble.

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