What’s your favorite time of year at the MQ? Is it true that what’s now your office was home to the emperor’s chief stablemaster in the 18th and 19th century? What the best way to spend a day at the MQ? What distinguishes the MQ from other culture complexes around the world? Where do you see the MQ’s future?
Read MQ director Christian Strasser's answers!
Katharina Gruzei talks about her film "Die ArbeiterInnen verlassen die Fabrik (workers leaving the factory (again))" that is part of the exhibition "shaping democracy - the republic in 24 frames per century" curated by Doris Bauer and Daniel Ebner (VIS Vienna Shorts) at frei_raum Q21 exhibition space / MuseumsQuartier Wien. The exhibition is on show until June 3, 2018.
Insitutions at the MQ
The Leopold Museum, and with it the Leopold Collection, is home to the largest collection of works by Egon Schiele in the world, numbering some 40 paintings and around 180 drawings. It also houses an exhibition of modernist Austrian art of international standing.
mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien – is the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in central Europe. It is home to an extraordinary collection featuring major works of classical modernism, pop art, Fluxus, minimal art, and concept art, as well as Vienna Actionism and contemporary art.
The Kunsthalle Wien has a focus on international contemporary art and the current discourses around it. It showcases artworks that shed light on social relations and invites visitors to join in the conversation.
The Halle E+G is an exclusive event space in the center of Vienna that stages a range of unusual and international productions from the worlds of music, theater, and dance.
Founded in 2001, the Tanzquartier Wien has become one of the most influential dance venues in Europe. As the leading production and event venue for dance in Austria, it has a focus on contemporary dance and performance.
Q21 hosts around 50 cultural initiatives, 9 Artists-in-Residence studios and an exhibition space. The creative space is spread across over 7,000 sqm.
DSCHUNGEL WIEN, a theater for young audiences, stages a wide range of productions for families, children aged six months and up, teenagers, and young adults. Its aim is to encourage young people to dream up their own utopias and reflect on contemporary society.
The ZOOM Kindermuseum, Austria’s leading museum for children, offers year-round exhibitions, workshops, a multimedia lab, and much more for children aged 8 months to 14 years. It also provides a comprehensive program of science education.