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Leopold Museum

Masterpieces of the Viennese Secessionist Movement, the Viennese Modernist Movement and the Austrian Expressionist Movement

The LEOPOLD COLLECTION is one of the most important collections of modern Austrian art in the world. The more than 5,000 exhibits collected by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold over five decades were consolidated in 1994 with the assistance of the Republic of Austria and the National Bank of Austria into the LEOPOLD MUSEUM PRIVATE FOUNDATION.

Vienna

Austria

Address:
Museumsplatz1

1070
Phone: +43 1 52570-0
Fax: +43 1 52570-1500
Website: http://www.leopoldmuseum.


 Permanent Collection Highlights (3)

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Permanent Collection

Largest Egon Schiele Collection Worldwide

The LEOPOLD MUSEUM in Vienna’s Museum Quarter contains the largest Egon Schiele collection in the world, together with major works by Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, Richard Gerstl, Albin Egger-Lienz, and paintings and prints by Herbert Boeckl, Hans Böhler, Anton Faistauer, Anton Kolig, Alfred Kubin, and Wilhelm Thöny. In addition, it features outstanding works from the 19th century by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Friedrich Gauermann, August von Pettenkofen, Anton Romako, Emil Jakob Schindler, and Carl Schuch, among others.


Exhibitions

Hermann Hesse
Poet and Painter
02/23/2007 – 06/03/2007

The first comprehensive show in Austria on the life and work of Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse is on view from 23 February through 3 June 2007. In addition to Hesse’s relatively unknown watercolours, the internationally renowned Hesse expert and editor of the complete edition Volker Michels and curator Dr. Bettina Leder-Hindemith have assembled a large selection of original letters, photos, poems and manuscripts for this exhibition at the Leopold Museum. Thus the show provides insight into the wide-ranging creativity of this versatile artist.


Previous Exhibitions

Budapest 1956.
10/13/2006 – 02/05/2007

GERMAN EXPRESSIONISTS
09/28/2006 – 01/29/2007

Body, Face & Soul
06/09/2006 – 10/02/2006
Alfons Walde
03/17/2006 – 06/19/2006

Robert Hammerstiel
02/23/2006 – 04/24/2006

IMPRESSIONISTS
09/30/2005 – 01/30/2006

THE NAKED TRUTH
05/13/2005 – 08/22/2005


Forthcoming exhibitions

Adolf Hölzel
Pioneer of Abstraction
05/11/2007 – 08/27/2007

Kolo Moser
1886 - 1918
05/25/2007 – 09/10/2007

Paul Rotterdam
Drawings
06/15/2007 – 10/01/2007

The unknown Quantity
Autrian Art from 1918 to 1938
09/21/2007 – 01/28/2008

Albin Egger - Lienz
Retrospetiv
2/14 - 5/29/2008


Cost

Reductions with ID
School pupils, trainees, students up to 27 years, those on military
or community service, unwaged, disabled persons, war invalids,
art historical association, employees of the main sponsors, exemptions
5,50

Senior citizens
7,00

ÖAMTC members, Club Ö1, Vienna Card, Jugend in Wien (Youth in Vienna)
-10 %

Master ticket
Entrance to the Museum of Art History + LEOPOLD MUSEUM
17,00

Annual season ticket 50,00
reduced 30,00

Guided tours:
Audio guide German, English, Italian 3,00
Guided tour ticket, individual 3,00
1 guide/max. 25 pers. 70,00
1 guide/evening from 6 pm and Thursday from 7 pm 105,00


Opening hours

Daily 10 am-6 pm
Thursdays 10 am-9 pm
Holidays: 10 am-6 pm


Getting there

The LEOPOLD MUSEUM can be reached by:

Underground:
U 3 Volkstheater/
U 2 MuseumsQuartier

Car: parking garage MuseumsQuartier




Museum internal and external photos (1)

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News and events

Vienna Art Week
Wednesday, 04/25/2007 , 12.30

Yves Klein, Adolf Hölzel and the sense of colour in modern Painting
Sunday, 05/20/2007 , 11.00

Concert with songs from Hermann Hesse
Sunday, 06/03/2007 , 11.00

Concert
Sunday, 06/17/2007 , 11.00


Education

Schools programe on
Hermann Hesse
„Nicht schwarze, sondern rote und blaue Finger“
Hermann Hesses Lebensphilosophie im Spiegel seines Lebens und Werks
Length: 90 min
Kosten: 5 Euro per pupil, Min. 12 persons

Schools Programe on the Collection:
„Rosa riechende Luft“
Stimmungsbilder sammeln
Length: 1½ hours

Fon +43 1 52570–1525 oder
E-Mail: vermittlung@leopoldmuseum.org

Town by the River
Stories on Egon Schiele's Towns
Length: 1½ Hours


Groups

Group cards:
Groups of 10 or more 7,00
Pupils in class units, 1 accompanying person per group free 2,50
Pupils in class units incl. guided tour, 1 accompanying person per group free´ 5,00


Families

Family card
2 adults + up to 3 children (under 18 years)
18,00


Adults

WORKSHOP
KÖRPER AKT RAUM II / Kurs 1 (Thursday)
The human bidy in pictures
26.04., 03.05., 10.05.2007
18-20 Uhr
Mag. Ilona Neuffer
Minimum: 10 persons (max.12)
Prices: € 190,-
Fon +43 1 52570–1525
E-Mail: vermittlung@leopoldmuseum.org

KÖRPER AKT RAUM II / Kurs 2 (Friday)
The human body in pictures 27.04., 04.05., 11.05.2007
15:30-17:30
Mag. Ilona Neuffer
Minimum: 10 Persons (max.12)
Price: € 190,-
Fon +43 1 52570–1525
E-Mail: vermittlung@leopoldmuseum.org


Sponsorship

Wiener Städtische, ORF1, ÖAMTC, Club Suxess, Volkstheater, Dorotheum, radio Stephansdom, Österreich, Hilton, KHM, ÖBB, APCOA, Vienna Sightseeing, Siwacht, Wienkonkret, R&H Batlinger Art Fondation, austria&more