Rosalia Chladek's Bequest - A Scientific Inventory and Review

The article which will be published in the anniversary publication on the occasion of "Theatermuseum - 25 years at the Palais Lobkowtiz" describes the history of the museum's collection around Josef Kainz and the relationship of the enthusiastic amateur photographer and his contemporaries for this medium and the topic "actors and photography". Themes like "Actor photography and marketing" or "Residential photographer vs. picture postcard industry" are being touched. Plenty of so far unknown details about Josef Kainz' biography have been discovered.

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Josef Kainz and photography

The article which will be published in the anniversary publication on the occasion of "Theatermuseum - 25 years at the Palais Lobkowtiz" describes the history of the museum's collection around Josef Kainz and the relationship of the enthusiastic amateur photographer and his contemporaries for this medium and the topic "actors and photography". Themes like "Actor photography and marketing" or "Residential photographer vs. picture postcard industry" are being touched. Plenty of so far unknown details about Josef Kainz' biography have been discovered.

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The Magic Space

Research results on stage design of the 18th to the 21st century

The publication about the stage model collection at the Theatermuseum Wien gives insight of the development of European stage models from the baroque stage with its impressive coulisse technique to the complex designs of contemporary theater scenes.

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Richard Strauss, Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Alfred Roller. Commented edition of their correspondence.

The commented edition of the to date unpublished correspondence of Alfred Roller with Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal allows a fresh view of the development and performing practices of famous works of the opera and theatre literature.

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Hermann Bahr and Arthur Schnitzler. Edition of the Correspondence and Supporting Documentation

The project's aim is to illustrate the exchange of letters between Hermann Bahr and Arthur Schnitzler and the development of Viennese modernism to its international significance.

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Database: Digitalisation Of The Max Reinhardt Bequest

The project's aim was the consolidation of the Theatermuseum's Max Reinhardt-inventory, which is shared by several inhouse collections.

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Scientific Valorisation Of The Theater Museum’s Costume Collection

In the course of this valorisation the complete inventory of costumes was recorded for the first time: 1342 catalogue numbers were registered, identified and assigned to persons or/and productions.

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Archiving And Cleaning Of The „Maschere“ Collection by Lodovico Ottavio Burnacini

The archiving of this compilation of hand sketches was optimized with acid free passe-partouts and new mountings and some of the heavily stained and spotty sheets underwent a meticulous cleaning procedure.

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