Vienna Gallery Weekend - Baron Mag

Vienna Gallery Weekend

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29–31 May 2015

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During three days, 21 Viennese galleries will offer a packed program. In addition, three talks are being held at the Kunsthalle Wien discussing current issues of the art scene and guided tours through the participating galleries invite art enthusiasts—free of charge—to take part.

Vernissages & opening hours:

Thursday, 28 May
Exhibition openings Schleifmühlgasse
6–9pm: Exhibition openings of the participating galleries, Schleifmühlgasse, 4th district

Friday, 29 May
Events and exhibition openings in the city centre
11am–9pm: Events in the participating galleries (performances, artist talks, catalogue presentations, guided tours, etc.)
6–9pm: Exhibition openings of the participating galleries in the 1st district

Gallery hours: Friday, 29 May, 11am–9pm / Saturday, 30 May, 11am–7pm / Sunday, 31 May, 11am–5pm

Talks & guided tours:

Saturday, 30 May
Talks at the Kunsthalle Wien / MQ

Talk #1: 11am, Kunsthalle Wien/ MQ
How many biennales does the world need?
Matti Bunzl – Director Wien Museum
Nicolaus Schafhausen – Director Kunsthalle Wien
Christoph Thun-Hohenstein – Director MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts
Moderation: Kolja Reichert – author, journalist

Talk #2: 2pm, Kunsthalle Wien in MQ
Blessing or burden? How productive are private collections in public museums?
Roland Nachtigäller – Director MARTa Herford
Karola Kraus – Director Mumok Vienna
Moderation: Jacqueline Nowikovsky – author of Der Wert der Kunst

Talk #3: 5 pm, Kunsthalle Wien in MQ
To exhibit performance history(ies)
Carola Dertnig – artist
Teresa Grandas – MACBA, Barcelona
Moderation: Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein – art historian, curator

Saturday, 30 May
Departure guided tours

Tour #1 "Eschenbachgasse": 11am
Meeting point at Galerie Martin Janda
Guided tour with Hemma Schmutz
Galerie Martin Janda
Krobath
Meyer Kainer
Galerie Steinek

Tour #2 "Schleifmühlgasse": 1pm
Meeting point at Charim Events
Guided tour with Manisha Jothady
Charim Events
Gabriele Senn Galerie
Christine König Galerie
Galerie Andreas Huber
unttld contemporary

Tour #3 "1st District": 3pm
Meeting point at Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman
Guided tour with Severin Dünser
Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman
Galerie Emanuel Layr
Galerie nächst St. Stephan – Rosemarie Schwarzwälder
Galerie Krinzinger

Sunday, 31 May
Departure guided tours

Tour #1 "Friends of the Albertina": 11am
Meeting point at Gabriele Senn Galerie
Guided tour with Angela Stief
Gabriele Senn Galerie
Christine König Galerie
Galerie Andreas Huber
Charim Events

Tour #2 "4th District": 2pm
Meeting point at Galerie Jünger
Guided tour with Rüdiger Andorfer
Galerie Jünger
Charim Events
Gabriele Senn
Galerie Christine
König Galerie

Tour #3 "7th District": 3pm
Meeting point at Krinzinger Projekte
Guided tour with Andreas Müller
Krinzinger Projekte
ZS art Galerie
Galerie Raum mit Licht

All information is subject to change.

Participating galleries:
Charim Galerie and Charim Events / Christine König Galerie / Gabriele Senn Galerie / Galerie Heike Curtze Petra Seiser / Galerie Frey / Galerie Ernst Hilger / Galerie Andreas Huber / Galerie Martin Janda / Galerie Jünger / Galerie Krinzinger and Krinzinger Projekte / Galerie Emanuel Layr / Galerie Meyer Kainer / Galerie nächst St. Stephan – Rosemarie Schwarzwälder / Galerie Raum mit Licht / Galerie Steinek / Galerie Michaela Stock & next door / Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman / Krobath / Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna / unttld contemporary / ZS art Galerie

source: e-flux.com