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Discover the Vienna Secession

The Secession emerged from an artists’ movement at the end of the 19th century by a group who split off from the conservative Künstlerhaus. Read on to find out how Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Hermann Bahr, and many others revolutionized the art scene and what the Secession is all about today.

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Tradition and Digital Trends: Interview with Andreas Keese, Manager of Hotel Sacher Wien

Cultural Places recently welcomed Andreas Keese, Manager of Hotel Sacher Wien, as the guest for the first edition of our newly launched webinar series. Together with Patrick Tomelitsch, CEO of Cultural Places, they discussed the challenges and changes due to COVID-19 and how digitalization and new projects can help to face them.

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8 Curious New Year’s Traditions Around the World

Wow! And just like that, 2020 comes to an end. It has been a crazy and challenging year for all of us, and most of us couldn’t have imagined the tremendous impact the COVID-19 pandemic would have on all our lives when we were celebrating the start of 2020 so carefree, just 12 months ago. Although you might not be able to celebrate New Year’s Eve as bombastically as usual and you’re also not able to travel, we want to take you on a short tour around the globe to show you 8 curious and unusual New Year’s traditions from various countries, so read on! If you also want to increase your chances of having a legendary 2021, why not try out some of these rituals?

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The Secrets of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna

The secrets of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna

Who doesn’t know the St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna? The most famous landmark in Vienna’s city center attracts millions of visitors each year. But what makes it so unique? Keep reading and we’ll reveal some of the cathedral’s secrets!

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New Digital City Walk for the Vienna Secession

We proudly present the Vienna Secession’s new guide, which is available on Cultural Places for free: a city walk about the history of the Secession and how it came into being. It brings you to seven stations, from Wollzeile to Karlsplatz to Secession – important locations in the secessionist movement’s history that started around 1900.

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5 Tips for Getting into the Christmas Spirit in Times of Social Distancing

Can you already hear the ’the Christmas bells a’ringing and people carols a’singing’?  No? Well, no wonder… This year, everything is rather different than in the years before, and this also applies to the lead up to Christmas. There are no Christmas markets where you can sip mulled wine and punch until you hear the angels sing hallelujah, no Christmas parties (at least you can’t embarrass yourself at your Christmas office party, so that’s a plus!), and you’re not able to meet all your friends in person to wish them a merry Christmas season.

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Best Online-Offers of Museums Worldwide

Last week we showed you a selection of online museum offers in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. This time we take a look at museums outside the German-speaking world and their digital presence. With COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty about traveling again, it could be a while before we able to visit these museums in person. However, digital exhibitions are not only an alternative, but an addition to the traditional museum visit.

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6 Spots to Relax in Graz

Happy December! Today we are in Graz, the Styrian capital and Austria’s second-largest city, to take you on a special journey. We’ve already shown you 10 places that will make you fall in love with Graz at first sight, so now we’ll dig deeper and show you our favorite spots to relax away from the tourist trail.

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Museums in Lockdown and Their Digital Strategies

The latest crisis is a challenge for most – in this post, we will take a look at how museums in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland are dealing with lockdown-induced closures and present a selection of their current online offers. #ClosedButActive 

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Home Office: 7 Tips & Tricks

If you have an office job, it’s quite likely that you are currently working from home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have recommended that employees should work from home whenever possible.

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