Exhibition: „Béton“ at Kunsthalle Wien
7., Kunsthalle MuseumsQuartier
Until October 16, 2016
In the 1950s and 1960s, concrete was regarded as the epitome of modernism. The related architectural style is called „brutalism“ and stands among other things for social housing. Today, many of the buildings built at that time are threatened with demolition. With the exhibition the original ideas of the architectural style will be once again carved out.
26. Music Film Festival at City Hall Square
Until September 4, 2016
Music films from opera to pop will be daily shown on a giant open-air screen at City Hall Square starting at twilight. Also the culinary specialities from all over the world make the festival one of the hot spots during summer.
Summer in the MuseumsQuartier
Until mid-September 2016
A boules area, cozy guest gardens, great sounds by DJs and the stylish MQ furniture invite to relax in the cour- tyards of the MQ. In August the O-Töne Literature Festival organizes first- class open-air readings and the frame[o]ut festival provides audiovisual surprises on 18 evenings on the outdoor cinema screen.
Exhibition: „Seurat, Signac, Van Gogh. Ways of Pointillism“
September 16, 2016–January 8, 2017
In the Albertina, 100 selected paintings, watercolours and drawings by Seurat, Signac, Matisse and other great artists will illuminate the development of the pioneering dot-based technique between 1886 and 1930.
Circus Roncalli – Jubilee Tour
September 15–October 16, 2016
It is the 40th tour by Circus Roncalli and named “40 years of Travelling to the rainbow”. More than 100 artists and players from 20 nations will take the audience along a journey between nostalgia and modern art of entertainment.
2., Kaiserwiese Prater
September 22–October 9, 2016
For the sixth time the Wiener Wiesn-Fest will pitch its tents at the Kaiserwiese in the Prater. Three festival tents with a varied program of music, cooled beer, local food and traditional dirndl and lederhosen-outfits ensure a great atmosphere.
Exhibition: „Edmund de Waal – During the Night“
1., Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
October 10, 2016–January 29, 2017
Edmund de Waal, a ceramicist and author of of the book „The Hare with the Amber Eyes“ will curate an exhibition in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and continue the series „Artist’s Choice“ focusing on contemporary art. Internationally- renowned artists are invited to curate an exhibition with artworks selected from the different collections of the museum.
10th Vienna Design Week
September 30–October 9, 2016
The Vienna Design Week will take place for the tenth time and focus on design with numerous events from a range of different perspectives. The Czech Republic will be this year’s guest country and Vienna’s fifth district with the festival headquarters will be the main location.
Wiener Fahrradschau 2016
3., Marx Halle
October 21–23, 2016
The first ever Wiener Fahrradschau is an extension of the Berlin Bike Show and will take place in the Marx Halle. Many exhibitors will present their brands. Lots of other events and program around the bicycle such as the fifth Radkult Festival will take place at the same time.
Vienna Art Week
November 14–20, 2016
People with an interest in art and experts from around the world come together again in Vienna. Exhibitions, panel discussions, presentations, talks with artists, special tours, installations and performances turn the city into a magnet for fans of contemporary art.
World premiere: Musical „Schikaneder“
6., Raimund Theater
September 30–December 31, 2016
The ingredients for the very Viennese musical „Schikaneder“ are a love story, Mozart’s „Magic Flute“ and 18th- century Vienna. The romantic musical comedy tells the love story of the glittering theater couple Emanuel and Eleonore Schikaneder.
Advent in Vienna: Vienna‘s Christmas markets & Winter in the MQ Christmas markets
mid-November–December 24, 2016
Many Christmas markets treat their guests with delicious bakerys and hot punch. The Christmas dream on the Rathausplatz, the winter market on Riesendradplatz or the cultural and Christmas market in front of Schönbrunn Palace are only a few examples.
Winter in the MQ
mid-November–December 23, 2016
Colorful ice pavilions, a curling lane and tasty punch creations inside the MuseumsQuartier help to get warm.