From classical museums like the Art History Museum at Maria-Theresia Square or the famous Albertina to modern and hip exhibitions at Mumok, Vienna offers everything an artist's heart desires. Here are some important museums for your information.
The Albertina is home of one of the largest and most valuable graphic collections in the world and also has masterpieces of classical modernism in the "Monet to Picasso" display collection. From French Impressionism to German Expressionism to the Russian avant-garde on to the present, the most exciting art movements are on display.
Art History Museum
The Kunsthistorisches Museum or Art History Museum was opened in 1891 together with the Naturhistorisches Museum. Located on the Ringstrasse, the two Italian Renaissance-style museum buildings were built to designs by Gottfried Semper and Karl Freiherr von Hasenauer. More information
The MuseumsQuartier (MQ) is located at the border of the old city in the former imperial stables. It combines institutions of different art fields, restaurants, cafés and shops in an area of over 60,000 square feet. The Leopold Museum with the world's largest collection of Egon Schiele, the MUMOK and the Kunsthalle are the most important ones. More information
The exhibition building of the Vienna Secession was built in 1897/98 by Joseph Maria Olbrich as an exhibition building for contemporary art, which it is untill today. It is one of the most important buildings of the Austrian Secession style and its architecture represents the spirit of optimism at the turn of the century. More information
We will gladly inform you about other exhibitions, also in smaller galleries at the reception. You can also find a lot of interesting information on www.wien.info/en.