The collection show "Changes" focuses on recent acquisitions to the mumok collection, with works by Leidy Churchman, János Fájo, Philipp Fleischmann, Birke Gorm, Jojo Gronostay, Frida Orupabo, and Emily Wardill, and other works from the collection that have not yet been shown at mumok, and confronts these with older holdings which can thus be seen afresh.
date: 01.01.2023 to 29.01.2023
The Animal Within. Creatures in (and outside) the mumok Collection
The mumok collection contains nearly five hundred works related to animals - a considerable quantity that raises the question of what kind of zoo the museum in fact is. What is kept, researched, and displayed both here and there to protect “wild life” and the “freedom of art”? And in whose interest?
date: 01.01.2023 to 26.02.2023
mixed up with others before we even begin
The exhibition "mixed up with others before we even begin" investigates models of thinking and working that reconcile different, sometimes contradictory entities within contemporary visual culture.
date: 01.01.2023 to 10.04.2023
New Year's theme tour: mixed up with others before we even start
This exhibition tour is about hybrid forms, the immediate, the ambiguous, the "contaminating," and how gender and role attributions, colonial contexts, and even museum forms of selection and presentation can be subverted and rethought.
Emília Rigová. Nane Oda Lavutaris / Who Will Play for Me?
In her exhibition "Nane Oda Lavutaris / Who Will Play for Me?", the artist Emília Rigová, born in Slovakia, explores the history and the present-day experiences of the Roma. In an installation with pianos she refers to the musical heritage of the Roma and the tensions between self-image and external perception that this music embodies.
date: 02.01.2023 to 16.04.2023
Shortcuts: The highlights from each exhibition level
Short tours and insights into the collections and special exhibitions: Highlights from each exhibition level.
Yoga in the museum: The animal in you
Dog looking down, cobra, cat-cow, crane or dove - the world of yoga is full of animals. Accompanying the exhibition "The animal in you", experienced yoga teachers from the Ananya Yoga Studio will offer very special animal yoga flows in January and February in the mumok Lounge.
date: 14.01.2023 to 04.02.2023
Theme tour with guests: "The animal in you" with Sonja Dörfel
What is man in fundamental or gradual difference to the animal? Theses on this can already be found in Aristotle, Descartes and Kant - as well as in the exhibition discussion between philosopher Sonja Dörfel and art mediator Patrick Puls on the basis of selected artworks from the current exhibition "The animal in you".
mumok Women Choir Concert
The mumok Women's Choir, which has been meeting regularly for two years for rehearsals and exhibition visits at the museum and is aimed at women from different cultures, celebrates its first performance.
mumok Matinee with Guided Tour & Concert
Visitors are invited to follow this dialogue between the music and the works in the exhibition spaces.
Curator's tour: mixed up with others before we even start
Curator Franz Thalmair guides us through the exhibition "mixed up with others before we even begin".