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The museum is temporarily closed.

Due to the decree of the Austrian Ministry of Health and the urgent recommendation of the Austrian Ministry of Culture, all museums and locations of the KHM-Museumsverband will remain closed from March 11, 2020 until probably April 13, 2020.

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We remain #closedbutactive

The digital museum is still there for you:

DISCOVER YOUR FAVOURITE WORKS IN OUR ONLINE COLLECTION

Discover all objects and masterpieces in our online collection and arrange your favourites into your own personal collection.


VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOURS WITH OUR APP – ALSO AVAILABLE FOR KIDS!

Download our art education app KHM Stories to your phone and enjoy virtual tours of the Kunsthistorisches Museum while staying at home. There are many tours especially for children, too!


EXPERIENCE ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES ONLINE

Pass many hours with thrilling artist talks and lectures from our series ‘Old Masters in Conversation’ and ‘Contemporary Talks’ on our YouTube channel, including among others Helen Langdon on Caravaggio’s Cupid and Ben Street on Mark Rothko.


BRUEGEL UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

There’s no need to forego Bruegel in the coming days – you can even get really close up to his works. The interactive website www.insidebruegel.net provides images of all Bruegel paintings in our collection in extremely high resolution to gain deep insights and delve into every last detail of Bruegel’s world of imagery.


EXCITING PODCAST SERIES FROM THE MUSEUM

Experience exciting stories from the museum and all about our collections at home via Spotify: the new Ö1 fiction podcast series ‘six seasons’ was made in cooperation with Kunsthistorisches Museum.


SET THE MOOD FOR ‘BEETHOVEN MOVES‘: PODCAST & PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

Beethoven moves, even when everything appears to have come to a standstill around us. That also applies to our great Beethoven exhibition, which was planned to open on 25 March and which we now have to postpone to an as yet unknown date due to the circumstances. Ease the wait with spotify, where we offer a podcast as well as a playlist arranged especially for our unique homage to Beethoven: listen in and set the mood for Beethoven Moves


TV SERIES ‘100 MASTERPIECES’ ONLINE

Our YouTube channel features many episodes from the TV series ‘100 Masterpieces’: rediscover a contemporary re-edition of the ORF TV classic from the 1980s and 1990s. Director General Sabine Haag and writer Michael Köhlmeier present the unique treasures of the Kunsthistorisches Museum.


GOOGLE ARTS & CULTURE: ONLINE EXHIBITION ON VERMEER

Experience an exciting online exhibition on our painting highlight The Art of Painting by Jan Vermeer on Google Arts & Culture and discover many interesting and hidden details of this Dutch Baroque painter‘s masterpiece.


ENJOYABLY BITE-SIZED MUSEUM HISTORY

Discover the fascinating history of the Kunsthistorisches Museum at hand of numerous and at times unconventional individual impressions from the digital series ‘Moments, Objects, Stories’“, which was put online in 2016 on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the museum.


BARRIER-FREE DIGITAL SERVICES

A new app and an interactive game is making the museum accessible online from home for people with disabilities:

Discover selected works of art and tours of the picture gallery with the app ARCHES – KHM for all: it features detailed object descriptions for the blind and visually impaired, descriptions in easy language and easy-to-read texts, as well as videos in sign language for those with hearing impairments.

Design your own work of art with the interactive game ARCHES – KHM. Choose and combine details from several museum objects and let your creativity run wild.


GOOGLE ARTS & CULTURE:

While the Kunsthistorisches Museum is closed, you can still visit us in the virtual world: zoom into our beautiful building and discover the grand architecture, great collection halls and of course countless masterpieces up close on Google Arts & Culture!


We are #closedbutactive on Social Media

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, where we will keep you informed and will continue to offer exciting insights into our collections.


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