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Kunsthalle Wien


Kunsthalle Wien

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.




Kunsthalle Wien

Kunsthalle Wien

© Kunsthalle Wien

Ausstellungsansicht Beton

Exhibition "Béton"

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Stephan Wyckoff

Ausstellungsansicht Florian Hecker

Exhibition "Florian Hecker"

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Jorit Aust

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Stephan Wyckoff

Ausstellungsansicht How To Live Together

Exhibition "How To Live Together"

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Jorit Aust

Ausstellungsansicht Nathalie Du Pasquier. BIG OBJECTS NOT ALWAYS SILENT

Exhibition "Nathalie Du Pasquier. BIG OBJECTS NOT ALWAYS SILENT"

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Stephan Wyckoff

Ausstellungsansicht Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989-2017

Exhibition "Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989-2017"

© Kunsthalle Wien, Photo: Jorit Aust

The Kunsthalle Wien champions the new, the experimental, risk-taking. At its two locations – at the MuseumsQuartier and Karlsplatz – visitors find not only exciting works of contemporary art but opportunities to engage actively with current and socio-political themes. The Kunsthalle Wien sees itself as a place of experimentation, perpetual motion, and change, developing innovative exhibition and communication formats to further its aims.

The Kunsthalle Wien is open and accessible to all. Its education program offers a variety of approaches to the exhibitions, allows artistic practice to be combined with theoretical reflections, and promotes in-depth discussion of current issues in everyday life. As an urban institution, the Kunsthalle Wien presents Austrian and international contemporary art. Equally, it offers space for established art and a site for current social issues and future developments to be negotiated. As an institution without its own collection that concentrates on themed group exhibitions and individual shows by international artists, the exhibition hall occupies a special position among Vienna’s cultural institutions.


information concerning directions
Kunsthalle Wien program in September

opening hours

tue-sat:12:00 – 18:00


Free Thursday night
Free admission every Thursday from 17–21h

Museumsplatz 1,
A-1070 Vienna
Tel.: +43-1-52189-0


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