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International Friends of the Kunsthistorisches Museum

The International Friends of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna is a group of individuals joined by their love of the objects in the imperial collection, and a desire to see them properly cared for and passed on to the next generation. The Friends additionally support public education and individual exhibitions in Austria and around the world.

Benefits for members

The Kunsthistorisches Museum would like to offer exclusive access to its numerous treasures and professionals. Experience a more telling and private relationship towards extraordinary works of art, not readily seen by the general public. Take advantage of the possibility to share these insights with similarly minded friends through private, behind the scenes tours as well as the most elegant dining and reception events within palatial surroundings.

  • Annual admission to the Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Personal editions of selected exhibition catalogues and gallery publications
  • Special access to the Habsburg treasures
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes events
  • Invitations to private formal dinners, receptions, lectures and gallery openings
  • Inscription into a commemorative marble tablet,positioned at the entrance of the museum

Become a Friend

To join the effort of supporting public education and individual exhibitions in Austria of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna we encourage you to join as a

Contributing Friends $ 500 (or more)
(2 persons, 1 year)

  • Unlimited free admission to the museum’s 7 locations in Austria
  • Special VIP annual membership card
  • Reciprocal admission to select museums in Vienna and New York
  • Exclusive access to the VIP lounge of the museum’s main building and select museums in Vienna and New York
  • Advance notice of exhibitions, programs and events
  • Quarterly newsletter and annual calendar of events
  • Invitations to the IFKHM’s exclusive events including an annual gala event in the US
  • 10% discount in the museum store

Sustaining Friends $ 1,500 (or more)
(2 persons, 1 year)
In addition to the benefits of Contributing Friends, Sustaining Friends receive:

  • Exclusive invitation cards for exhibitions in the museum’s 7 locations
  • Opportunity to participate in curator-led art trips to Vienna
  • Exclusive personal tour of the museum’s permanent collections and exhibitions by appointment
  • Personal editions of selected exhibition catalogues and gallery publications

International Benefactors $ 3,000 (or more)
(2 persons, 1 year)
Additional benefits:

  • Personal welcome by Dr. Sabine Haag, General Director of the museum
  • Special invitation cards for exclusive openings, previews, gala events, and “behind-the-scene” events in Vienna
  • Special acknowledgement in international catalogues and/or promotional material for the museum’s events/exhibitions/programs abroad

Supporting Benefactors $ 6,000 (or more)
(2 persons, 1 year)
Additional benefits:

  • Special acknowledgement in the General Director’s annual report and selected international publications of the museum
  • Eligibility to serve on the IFKHM’s Supporting Committee

Please make your check payable to IFKHM and mailed it to the address mentioned below. IFKHM is a tax-exempt organisazion duly qualified under IRS §501(c) (3). All contributions are tax-deductable to the fullest extent allowable by law.

Donations may also be made by bank wire:

International Friends of KHM
JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
51 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10019
Account No. 915-214-860
ABA Routing No. 0210-0002-1
BIC/SWIFTCODE: CHASUS33
IBAN: 01-021000021-9152148


Information

International Friends of the Kunsthistorisches Museum

New York
Majal Aguirre
c/o Stephen M. Harnik
623 Fifth Avenue, 24th floor
New York, NY 10022-6831
T (212) 599-7575
F (212) 867-8120
majal.aguirre@khm.at

Wien
Mag. Bärbel Holaus-Heintschel
Kunsthistorisches Museum mit MVK und ÖTM
1010 Wien, Burgring 5
T + 43 1 525 24 4035
F + 43 1 525 24 4098
baerbel.holaus@khm.at

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