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The International Friends of the Kunsthistorisches Museum

cordially invite you to an

Imperial Ball Weekend in Vienna
full of celebration and culture
Thursday Feb 8th – Sunday Feb 10th 2018


Thursday, Feb 8th, 10 am
The Imperial Ball Weekend starts at 10 am with a Viennese breakfast at the Café Imperial
Location: Kärntner Ring 16, 1010 Vienna
Business casual

Photo shooting at the Kunsthistorisches Museum at 6 pm

Welcome cocktails and dinner reception at the Cupola Hall of the Kunsthistorisches Museum
at 7 pm

62nd Vienna Opera Ball at the Vienna State Opera at 9.30 pm
White tie and decorations

Friday, Feb 9th, 3 pm
Private guided backstage tour through the Weltmuseum Wien with
Dr. Christian Schicklgruber, Curator of the Weltmuseum Wien, at 3 pm
Business casual

Saturday, Feb 10th, 11 am
Champagne Breakfast at the Kunsthistorisches Museum from 11 am – 1:30 pm

Highlight tour through the KHM with an exclusive tour through the Secret Galleries
of the second floor with Dr. Stefan Weppelmann, Director of the Picture Gallery,
from 1.30 – 3.00 pm
Business casual

Free admission to all museums and exhibitions of the KHM all weekend long,
including the Kunstkammer Vienna, the Neue Burg and the Imperial Treasury



Ticket Prices

For IKHM members:
Weekend incl. one ticket to the Opera Ball, EUR 575
Weekend excl. the Opera Ball ticket, EUR 275

For non-members:
Weekend incl. one ticket to the Opera Ball, EUR 675
Weekend excl. the Opera Ball ticket, EUR 375

Optional (prices excl. tickets):
Table for 6 persons: EUR 1.200
Table for 4 persons: EUR 800
Seats for 2 persons: EUR 400
Table for 4 persons on the 6th floor: EUR 400
Seats for 2 persons on the 6th floor: EUR 200

For booking a table, please contact the ticket office of the Opera Ball:

Space is limited.


RSVP and Tickets


Please find more information on the International Friends and their benefits here

Guests are kindly asked to book their own accomodations for flights or hotels.
A list of preferred/recommended hotels is available upon request.


Mag. Bärbel Holaus-Heintschel
Marketing & Kommunikation
Leitung Fundraising

T +43 1 525 24 – 4035; M +43 664 605 14 - 4035;


IFKHM is a tax-exempt organization duly qualified under IRS §501(c)(3).
All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law

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