Events in Vienna

Exhibition: Gustav Klimt

June 22nd to Nov. 4th 2018:  The exhibition shows items of the Leopold Museum and the private collection of the Leopold family as well as exhibits of the Klimt Foundation with pencil sketches of now lost or missing Klimt painitns as well as international loans. (7th district, Leopold Museum)

Opera live

April 2018 to September 2018:  Experience unforgettable at the opera – for free! Chosen performances are broadcast live on a 50m² videowall at the Herbert von Karajan Platz right next to the Opera. (1st district, Wiener Staatsoper)

Life Ball, Vienna Pride and Rainbow Parade

June 2nd to June 17th 2018: A week full of tolerance and solidarity will start with the Life Ball on June 2nd  and the Vienna Pride from June 2nd to June 17th. The highlight of the Vienna Pride is the Rainbow Parade on Vienna’s Ringstrasse on June 16th. (1st district, numerous locations)

“Open air at the waterfront”: the Danube Island Festival

June 22nd to June 24th 2018: At the end of June the legendary Danube Island Festival will once again draw around three million visitors  to the Danube Island – with free entry! (22nd district. Danube Island)

Exhibition: Old Masters from the Hermitage. Masterpieces from Botticelli to van Dyck

JUne 6th to September 2nd 2018:  Vienna is to host one of Europe’s most outstanding collections of paintings, that of Tsarina Catherine the Great at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, featuring a dozen paintings by Tintoretto, Poussin, van Dyck, Rembrandt, and other great masters. In combination with works fro the Picture Gallery at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna this stellar selection of masterpieces is certain to create an exciting dynamic. (1st district, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna)

Music Film Festival at City Hall Square

June 30th to September 2nd 2018:  The biggest and best known Film- and Food-Festival in Europe offers a unique mixture of music films of all genres wit big names – admission is free. In combination with the gastronomic offer the special atmosphere will once again attract hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world. (1st district, Rathausplatz)

Exhibition: Make me beautiful, Madame d’Ora. The photographer d’Ora 1907-1957.

July 13th to October 29th 2018:  In 1907, Dora Kallmus was one of the first women in Vienna to open a photographic studio. Within a matter of a few months, Atelier d’Ora was considered to be the most elegant and best-known address for the artistic portrait. Her shots (e.g. Gustav Klimt and Pablo Picasso) were found in many newspapers and magazines in Austria and abroad. (7th district, Leopold Museum)

Arika Days

August 10th to August 27th 2018:  The Africa Days celebrate pure joie de vivre with captivating rhythms, imaginative costumes and delicious food transforming the Danube Island into a center of happiness. (21st district, Danube Island – located between the U6 metro stations Neue Donau and Handelskai)