In Vienna

With its influential gallery scene and renowned institutions, Vienna’s contemporary art scene has always something new and exciting to offer. Here you can find the current exhibitions of our partners institutions in town.

For the most up-to-date information on gallery shows and openings, check Vienna Weekly in our online magazine: viennacontemporaryMag.

Albertina Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna
Until 22 April 2019: Warhol to Richter
Until 10 June 2019: Rubens to Makart

Belvedere 21 I Arsenalstrasse 1, 1030 Vienna
Until 18 August 2019: Attersee
Until 2 June 2019: On the New. Young Scenes in Vienna

frei_raum Q21 I MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna
25 April – 1 September 2019: Dance of Urgency

Jewish Museum Vienna Dorotheergasse 11, 1010 Vienna / Judenplatz 8, 1010 Vienna
Until 19 May 2019: The Eye of Brazil. Kurt Klagsbrunn (Museum Dorotheergasse) 
Until 28 April 2019: Leonard Bernstein. A New Yorker in Vienna ( Museum Judenplatz)

Kunsthalle Wien MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna
Until 12 May 2019: Heinz Frank. The Angle of the End Always Comes from Behind
Until 9 June 2019: Peter Friedl. Teatro

KUNST HAUS WIENUntere Weissgerberstraße 13, 1030 Vienna
Until 25 August 2019: Über Leben am Land

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna
Until 28 April 2019: Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf. Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and other Treasures
Until 30 June 2019: Mark Rothko

LEOPOLD MUSEUM I MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna
Until 28 April 2019: Into the Great Outdoors. From Waldmüller to Schindler
From 16 March 2019: Vienna 1900. Birth of Modernism

Lower Belvedere Rennweg 6A, 1030 Vienna
Until 19 May 2019: City of Women. Female Artists in Vienna from 1900 to 1938
Until 18 August 2019: Talking Heads. Contemporary Dialogues with F.X. Messerschmidt

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna
Until 26 May 2019: Chinese Whispers. Recent Art from the Sigg Collection

mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien I MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna
Until 8 September 2019: Pattern and Decoration. Ornament as Promise
Until 28 April 2019: Ernst Caramelle. A Résumé

Neuer Kunstverein Wien Franz Josefs-Kai 3, 3 Floor, 1010 Vienna
Until 9 May 2019: Set This House in Order II 

Secession I Friedrichstrasse 12, 1010 Vienna
12 April – 16 June 2019: Peter Dolg
12 April – 16 June 2019: Fernanda Gomes
12 April – 16 June 2019: Martine Syms

Sigmund Freud Museum | Berggasse 19, 1090 Vienna
Contemporary Art Collection

Vienna’s art scene is about more than just ornate museums filled with art-historical treasures. A new generation is bursting onto the city’s art scene, carrying the torch of Viennese art with young, innovative energy. We produced short documentaries showing sides of Vienna that few travel guides or quality-of-life lists cover: In #contemporaryvienna: Art, meet the players driving the change and moving Vienna’s art world into not just the present but also the future. Younger gallerists and curators, a maverick museum director, a philanthropist, a veteran gallerist, even international curator Hans Ulrich Obrist weigh in on what’s going on and what’s to come. 


Vienna’s high quality of life rests on good bones. Supporting the metrics that consistently put Vienna at the very top of international quality of life rankings is an underlying foundation that few are aware of or even see.

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