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.read more
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.read more
Discover the new APP of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien!
17. June 2013
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!read more
Paintings from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in a Paris Metro Station
19. April 2013
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.read more
Richard Wright in the Theseus Temple – and in the re-opened Rijksmuseum Amsterdam!
18. April 2013
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.read more
The Kunstkammer Wien was formally opened by President Heinz Fischer!
2. March 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.read more