The Theatermuseum is currently closed.
We are looking forward to re-opening the Theatermuseum* to the public on 1 October 2020!
* The Picture Gallery of the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Vienna will open on 1 July 2020.
The dramatization of church space.
A documentary film
...we stay active and will provide interesting insights and stories under the hashtag #ClosedButActive on Facebook (@Theatermuseum) and Instagram (@theatermuseumvienna) - this way we take the Theatermuseum into your homes!Read more
21st March is Puppet-Theatre-Day!
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.
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.Read more
Due to the Corona virus pandemic the Theatermuseum is temporarily closed. Therefore some of the events need to be postponed. Purchased tickets remain valid. We will inform you about new dates as soon as possible!
Readings and concerts at the Lobkowitz Palace on the occasion of the Beethoven Anniversary 2020
POSTPONED - EIN KÜNSTLER WAR ER, ABER AUCH EIN MENSCH
POSTPONED - SANFTWUT ODER DER OHRENMASCHINIST - EINE THEATERSONATE by Gert Jonke
BEETHOVEN UND SEINE FÖRDERER - 30 September 2020
With Maria Bader-Kubizek, Ursula Kortschak, Dorothea Schönwiese, Zvi Meniker and Otto Biba
Hermann Bahr (1863-1934) on Gustav Klimt's "Nuda Veritas"
On show again at the Theatermuseum from 13 February 2020.Read more
Due to the Corona virus pandemic the Theatermuseum is currently closedRead more
Johann Nestroy (1801-1862)
A publication on current research topics in the Theatermuseum's collections and departments.Read more
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Teaching material on Peter Handke’s dramatic worksRead more
A symbiotic relationship between the dramatic abstract work by Velimir Khlebnikov and the stage design model by stage designer Vladimir Tatlin. This stage is one of the principal works of theater constructivism.Read more