Exhibition

Admired ... desired ...

Theatre cult and passionate collectorship

8.9.2021 - 18.4.2022

An exciting walk through the memories of theatre-loving people. Admired ... desired ... reflects the joy of the magnificent, whimsical or even quite simple souvenirs from the world of theatre.

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Exhibition
Lesung

Die unsichtbare Sammlung

Die Doyenne des Burgtheaters, Kammerschauspielerin Elisabeth Orth, liest Stefan Zweigs Novelle „Die unsichtbare Sammlung“ und andere Texte über das Sammeln und über Persönlichkeiten, zu denen Objekte gesammelt wurden.

Florian Krumpöck begleitet sie musikalisch durch den Abend und spielt Bagatellen von Ludwig van Beethoven.

Mi, 17.11.2021, 19 Uhr

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Lesung
Lange Nacht der Museen '21

Besuchen Sie die MUSEEN DER VIELFALT!

Das Theatermuseum zeigt unter dem Motto „Museum der Vielfalt“ Ausstellungen rund um das Theater. Aktuell: „Verehrt … begehrt …“, „Nuda Veritas“, „Der Figurenspiegel von Richard Teschner“ sowie „Spielräume“.

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Lange Nacht der Museen '21
Figurentheatertage

Eine Woche Figurentheatervergnügen

4. bis 10. November 2021

Die zweite Auflage der Figurentheatertage soll Sie in die dunkle und sinnliche Zeit des Jahres geleiten. Künstler*innen aus verschiedenen Genres geben sich im Theatermuseum live die Ehre, um Ihre Fantasie zu beflügeln und alle Facetten des so vielseitig verspielten Figurentheaters erlebbar zu machen.

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Figurentheatertage
Virtual exhibition

From real life into the world of art

10.6.2021-31.12.2021

About the encounter between visual and performing arts in the European festive culture of the 16th to 18th centuries. Discover 15 virutal spaces on this topic!

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Virtual exhibition
Opening hours


Daily except Tuesdays, 10 AM - 6 PM

Lobkowitzplatz 2
1010 Vienna
Austria

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

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Opening hours
Fresh from the press!

No opera too long with you...

A publication on current research topics.
Christiane Mühlegger-Henhapel, curator in the handwriting department, and Ursula Renner, Hofmannsthal-Gesellschaft, dedicated this work to the unpublished letter exchange of three central figures of the Austrian Theatre scene at the beginning of the 20th century: composer Richard Strauss, author Hugo von Hofmannsthal and stage designer Alfred Roller.

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Fresh from the press!
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Online collection

Discover 9 Collections and the Library online!


An exquisite selection of objects from the world of the performing arts: stage models, puppet- and paper theatre, photographs, paintings, autographs, drawings, costumes, memorabilia, prints, posters and playbills.

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Online collection
Family Annual Ticket

Our new offer for families

With the Family Annual Ticket the whole family goes on a voyage of discovery through the seven museums of the KHM-Museumsverband.

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Family Annual Ticket
Puppet Theatre DIGITAL

Nawang Wulan

Discover the first film documentation of Richard Teschner's (1879–1948) Puppet Theatre from 1920. It shows the recording of his interpretation of the dramatic Indonesian legend about Nawang Wulan, the divine nymph.

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Puppet Theatre DIGITAL

I’ve lived with it eye-to-eye for eighteen years now, and if ever I feel tiredness overcoming me I glance over at it,
and then I am able to go on again.

Hermann Bahr (1863-1934) on Gustav Klimt's "Nuda Veritas"

Nuda Veritas

Gustav Klimt and Hermann Bahr

On show again at the Theatermuseum from 13 February 2020.

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Prejudice is a wall, from which everybody,
who ever ran against it, withdrew with a
bleading head.

Johann Nestroy (1801-1862)
Talisman

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For the future

Sponsor one of our unique puppets!

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For the future

I love acting. It is so much more real than life.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

For teachers

This is not a game!

Teaching material on Peter Handke’s dramatic works

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For teachers
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