5 Questions To: MAK – Museum of Applied Arts
We are asking 5 questions and our partners are answering. Today we are talking with the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts.
In a way that is virtually unparalleled by any other institution, the MAK stands for the fruitful combination of the past with the future, something which can be clearly sensed and experienced when visiting its extensive collection, large exhibition halls, themed special exhibitions, and discourse-centered program of events.
Bringing together applied arts, design, architecture, and contemporary art is one of the museum’s core competencies.
Describe Viennese the MAK in one sentence.
A museum of art and everyday life that has been working to reshape our world for over 150 years.
What will be the highlights at the MAK in 2021?
WOMEN ARTISTS OF THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE
Wed, 21.04.2021 – Sun, 03.10.2021
VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE 2021
PLANET LOVE. Climate care in the digital age.
Fri, 28.05.2021 – Sun, 03.10.2021
Progress through Beauty
Wed, 15.12.2021 – Sun, 19.06.2022
What should visitors definitely see at the MAK?
What else should you definitely see in Vienna besides MAK?
In the Biedermeier jewel Geymüllerschlössel in Vienna’s Pötzleinsdorf district, the MAK is showing furniture from the Empire and Biedermeier periods, old Viennese clocks from the Franz Sobek Collection, and interventions by contemporary artists and designers.
Finish the sentence – Typically Viennese is:
… Viennese coffeehouse culture (e.g. Cafe Prückel opposite the MAK).
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Featured photo by MAK