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MAK – Museum of Applied Arts

museum and space of experimentation for applied arts at the interface of design, architecture, and contemporary art


Inaugurated in 1871, the building by Heinrich von Ferstel is one of the grandest works of architecture on Vienna’s Ringstraße. Today the MAK, originally founded as the “Imperial Royal Austrian Museum of Art and Industry” the Museum of Applied Arts accommodates a unique collection of precious art and craftwork from the fields of furniture, glass, porcelain, silver, and textiles from the middle ages to today. With more than 1 million objects and printed works, it is one of the most important museums of its kind in the world.

The spacious exhibition rooms were designed by contemporary artists and show selected highlights of the MAK Collection.


The extensive MAK Permanent Collection Vienna 1900 is fully devoted to the development of Viennese arts and crafts between 1890 and 1938. Which tells the story of the search for and development of an individual Viennese style, and highlights socio-political aspects related to Viennese Modernism.

Masterpieces from the Wiener Werkstätte by Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffmann, or Koloman Moser are represented here as well as style-defining furniture design by Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos.

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