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Exhibition: Claude Monet

October 24. 2014 – February 08. 2015 The autum exhibition at the Lower Belvedere`s Orangery will be devoted to the French painter Claude Monet – one of the principal practitioners of Impressionism. The profound impact of his painting on Austrian art will be approached. (3., Lower Belvedere – Orangery, Rennweg 6, www.belvedere.at)

Viennese Christmas markets & Winter in the MQ

November 15. – December 24. 2014 Fantastically decorated sales stands, delicious bakery, hot punch, Glühwein and thousands of lights transform Vienna`s most beautiful squares into magical Christmas markets – pre-Christmas mood guaranteed !(verious locations e.g. City Hall Square,  Maria-Theresien-Platz, Upper Belvedere,  Schönbrunner Palace (www.christkindlmarkt.at, www.weihnachtsdorf.at, www.wintermarkt.at)

November 06. -December 25.2014 – The inner ccourtyard of the MuseumsQuartier turn into an atmospheric winter location: ice pavillions, a curling lane, special punch creations, but mulled wine and cool Dj sounds help to heat up. (7., Museumsquartier, www.mqw.at)

 

Voice Mania 2014

November 07. – December 07. 2014 The popular a cappella festival is taking place for the 17th time. Many groups and solists from different nations provide various sounds as classic, jazz, blues and pop. This time the festival focuses on Austrian groups. There will also be a casting show, performances for children, beatbox workshops and more. Thsi year`s highlight will be the group “barbatuques” from Brasil. (various venues, www.voicemania.at)

Exhibition: Velàzquez

October 28. 2014 – February 15. 2015 The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna will show the first individual exhibition in honour of the famous artist Diego Velàzquez. On display will be famous portraits of the Habsburgs, some of his mythological and religious works as well as still life, landscapes and animal studies. (1., KHM, Maria-Theresia-Platz. www.khm.at)

Waves Vienna Music Festival & Conference

October 01. – October 04.2014 – The premium music festival offers many international acts from Alternative and Rock to Elctronic and Clubmusic. With verious locations such as Flex, Badeschiff and the House of Music, the festival will move from the 2nd to the 1st district this year. Guest countries are the Netherlands and Croatia. (verious venues, www.wavesvienna.com)

Wien Modern

October 29. – November 21.2014 – The festival presents numerous highlights of contemporary music and focuses on the latest trends. The interface between film, television and contemporary music is one of the main focal points of the 27th edition of Wien Modern. (various venues, www.wienmodern.at)

Exhibitions: Alberto Giacometti – Modernist Pioneer

October 17. 2014 – January 26. 2015 – With the exhibition the Leopold Museum puts the spotlight on Giacometti and his Surrealist work. The artist is considered to be the most important sculptor of the 20th century. His artworks are among the most expensive ones in the world. (7., MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, www.leopoldmuseum.org)

Wiener Wiesn Festival

September 25. – October 12. 2014 – For the forth time the Wiener Wiesn ensures a great atmosphere on the Kaiserwiese in the Prater with Austrian beer, local food, all sorts of music and traditional outfits. (2., Prater, www.wienerwiesn.at)

Exhibitions at Albertina:

September 03. 2014 – January 06. 2015 Due to his 85th birthday the Albertina dedicates an extensive retrospective to the international renowned artist Arnulf Rainer. The essential stations of his artistic life will be presented with main pieces.

September 12. 2014 – January 11. 2015 About 100 paintings, drawings and objects by Joan Mirò will be on display. With his imaginative pictorial motifs the Catalan artist is considered one of the most popular painters of the 20th century.

(1., Albertinaplatz 1, www.albertina.at)

 

Exhibition: “Silver Age. Russian Art in Vienna around 1900″

June 27. – September 28. 2014 – The exhibition focuses on Russian art and the cultural connections between Russia and Austria at the beginning of the 20th century. Works by Michail Vrubel, Valentin Serov, Nicholas Roerich and Boris Kustodiev will be shown. They were already on display in Vienna 100 years ago. (3., Rennweg 6, www.belvedere.at)

Exhibition: “Hollein”

June 25. – October 05. 2014 – the MAK (Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art) is dedicating an extensive presentation to Hans Hollein who passd away recently. The exhibition will focus on his pioneering role in the field of museum architecture and his Biennale contributions. (1., Stubenring 5, www.mak.at)

Exhibition: “The Metropolis Experiment – Vienna and the 1873 World Exhibition”

May 11. – September 28.2014 – Centre of the exhibition at the Wien Museum is the 1873 World Exhibition on the grounds of Vienna`s Prater area. Another spotlight is the construction of Vienna`s Ringstrasse boulevard which changed the city strongly. 2015 Vienna celebrates the 150th anniversary of the famous Ringstrasse. (Wien Museum, 4., Karlsplatz, www.ringstrasse2015.info)

 

Exhibition series: “100 Years Since World War I”

From now on till the start of 2015. The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Numerous Viennese institutions will host exhibitions on different perspectives to remind the devastating consequences of the War and the years 1914 to 1918. (Current: Wienbibliothek at City Hall, Vienna City and Country Archieve, Orangery, MUSA, Jewisch Museum Vienna, Austrian National Library; All exhibitions: www.vienna.info)