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Business Patrons

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

The Business Patrons of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna are an exclusive circle of individual art lovers dedicated to long-term support of the Museum and specific projects. Become a Business Patron and delve into the fascinating world of our collections, engage in conversations with our experts, and really get to know the museum.

Business Patrons support

Exhibition projects
One of the world’s leading museums, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna mounts important exhibitions acclaimed by both scholars and the media. Our aim is to present our visitors with new stimuli and deepen our collective understanding of the museum’s remarkable history and exceptional collections. Become a Patron and support this initiative to expand our exhibition programme, which explores both Old Masters and modern and contemporary art.

Lecture series
The extensive series of lectures and events organized in connection with our special exhibitions offers visitors an opportunity to deepen their understanding and stimulate discussions about these topics. Renowned art historian and acclaimed contemporary artists present findings from recent research and offer new insights into the works assembled in these exhibitions. Become a Patron and support this initiative to expand our lecture programme, ensuring a knowledge transfer that extend far beyond our museum.

Business Patrons enjoy Benefits

Make an annual donation of € 5000.- and enjoy*

  • 3 personalised Patron’s Cards: a year’s worth of free entry for 2 to all exhibitions and collections of the KHM-Museumsverband: the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, the Imperial Treasury Vienna, the Imperial Armoury, the Collection of Historical Musical Instruments, the Ephesus Museum and the Weltmuseum Wien, The Theatre Museum (Palais Lobkowitz), the Imperial Carriage Museum and Ambras Castle Innsbruck
  • a number of free entrance tickets for members of your staff and/or clients
  • a private guided tour on a Thursday evening for members of your staff or clients (max. 25 participants)
  • reserve the Rubens’ Lounge free of charge for one Thursday evening OR enjoy a
  • 20% discount on renting a location for one event at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna or the Weltmuseum Wien
  • free access to our Rubens’ Lounge on the Second Floor during normal opening hours
  • exclusive previews for Patrons of our special exhibitions
  • personal invitations to all formal openings hosted by the KHM-Museumsverband
  • reserved seats at all podium discussions and lectures on Old Masters and contemporary art given by selected experts and prominent artists, followed by a cocktail reception in the Friends’ Lounge
  • a look behind the scenes led by artists and curators, and visits to artists’ studios
  • a private guided tour on a subject of your choice for 10 guests during normal opening hours
  • free tickets for evening events (Ganymede, concerts and cultural conventions etc.)
  • join our annual art trip visiting partner museums, art conventions and fairs or private collections and artists’ studios with Director-General Sabine Haag
  • receive a free copy of all exhibition catalogues of our special exhibitions
  • receive a monthly newsletter listing all upcoming events
  • free Audio-Guides
  • enjoy a 10% discount on all Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna products in the Museum Shop (excl. price-maintained books)
  • enjoy a 20% discount in the café in the Cupola Hall of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and the Weltmuseum Wien


* Your donation to the Kunsthistorisches Museum is allowable as a business expense for companies according to §4a para. 4 lit b Austrian Income Tax Act 1988 and allowable as incidental expenditure for individuals according to §18 para. 1 Z7 Austrian Income Tax Act 1988.

Become a Member

Do you want to become a PATRON of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna? We look forward to hearing from you!

Bärbel Holaus-Heintschel
Tel. +43 1 525 24- 4035


For more information, please contact

Bärbel Holaus-Heintschel
KHM Museumsverband
Burgring 5, 1010 Vienna
Tel. +43 1 525 24- 4035


Account holder: KHM-Museumsverband
IBAN: AT70 6000 0005 1014 1679
Reference: Business Patrons

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