Here we go again…As Austria is currently in its 4th lockdown, it might not be as easy for everyone to get into the “festive spirit”. Unfortunately, we can’t take the strain off the current situation from you, but maybe we can at least brighten up your mood a little by taking you on a stroll to the most beautiful Christmas lights in Vienna. So grab a hot beverage of your choice and follow us to the sparkling lights!
The time will soon come: From December 1st to December 24th we are giving away great gifts in our digital Advent calendar every day from organizations in Austria in cooperation with our clients and partners: museums, exhibition halls, theaters, cinemas, from A for Art Carnuntum to V for Volkstheater!
Art and culture can be discussed in a myriad of different ways: in live guided tours, in an audio guide, in discussions, previews, and podcasts – of course in private conversations as well. This week we focus on two audio formats for digital offerings: audio guides and podcasts.
Cover Image: © Almut Rink, Assemblage Board 3 substitute London, Photo: Almut Rink (Vienna Art Week)
Austria has a broad spectrum of cultural offers. That’s why we’ve launched a new series “What’s On”, where we present you with some worth-visiting exhibitions in Austria on a regular basis. Here is our Winter edition with tips for November and December!
Austria is a country with so many beautiful and well-preserved old towns, and it also amazes with stunning landscapes – there is something for everyone! As we have already written extensively about Austria’s capital Vienna, today we are focusing on other cities worth visiting. Enjoy our recommendations for the 5 most beautiful towns in Austria!
Happy Halloween! Have you already carved pumpkins, decorated your whole house, and are already fully immersed in the Halloween spirit? But how did Halloween even come to be? You might recall this story somewhere in the back of your head, but aren’t entirely sure? In the ‘Halloween edition’ of this blog, we won’t only shed light on this day, we will dive into how the subject of Halloween has been depicted in art throughout history. Shh, we also have a recommendation for you to further immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit at the end. Sounds good to you? Then read on!
The Vienna Dorotheum was founded over 300 years ago and is now the largest auction house in the German-speaking countries, as well as one of the oldest and largest in the world. But the Dorotheum is not stuck in the past, it has a modern presentation with online auctions and much more. In fall, artworks from various eras, selected antiques, furniture, and porcelain are up for bid at Classic Week and Contemporary Week. Check out further information about classic week here!
It is undeniable that fall has arrived in Vienna. The days are getting shorter and darker, the light gets gloomier and the morning mist covers the city in a magical twilight. We wanted to seize this unique late fall atmosphere and decided to explore some mystical places in Vienna you might not have visited before. As diverse as the places are, what they have in common is their unique, and sometimes even spooky atmosphere. So, follow us on our little tour and see Vienna through a whole different lens today, away from the usual tourist destinations.
With more than 5 million visitors each year, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is one of the best-known landmarks in Italy. It is also the most famous tourist backdrop in Pisa, and visitors really keep getting creative when it comes to posing in front of it (we have gathered our favorite snapshots on our Instagram for you). If you are wondering now what makes this tower special and why it is tilted, keep on reading!
The last decade Vulcain has stunned the world with beautiful and bold interpretations of the legendary Cricket movement. makingwatches This range from a classical line of Crickets with Cloisonne (enameled) dials and modern interpretations of the famous Nautical, to an X-Treme line where 44mm cases position the Cricket as a full blown sports watch.