10 years of Albertina Vienna – Happy Birthday!
The Albertina is celebrating its 10 years anniversary. After a long renovation, the Albertina New reopened its doors 2003. The anniversary is being celebrated with a whole week full of special exhibitions, parties with live music and an Open House Day.
This week until March 17 the Albertina Vienna is celebrating its 10th birthday. It had been closed for several years due to enhancements, modernization and careful renovation and after a long time the museum could reopen its doors in 2003. And so, this year in 2013 the Albertina New is turning 10 years old. HAPPY BIRTHDAY from viennaresidence! :)
During the last years, the museum has developed into one of the most important and popular ones here in Vienna, Austria. On March 14 opens the special anniversary exhibition “Bosch Bruegel Rubens Rembrandt. Masterpieces of the Albertina”. The Albertina owns the world’s most important collections of Dutch hand drawings from around the 15th Century and those masterpieces will be presented during this exhibition.
On Friday, March 15, the birthday party continues: “10 years of the Albertina” starts at 8pm until midnight offering a bar and free admission to the museum. Live music comes from Ogris Debris and Majestic Mood, who will put the guests into a good mood.
On Saturday, March 16, visitors can try the art mediation program for free. On March 17, Sunday, is the “Open House Day” where you can visit the whole museum for free.
The next big anniversary party will be in summer, on the bastion in front of the Albertina. In September will the second special exhibition open: “Matisse and the Fauves”, showing works by Hentri Matisse and the Fauvistes, the pioneers of the modern era. The famous 21 Habsburg staterooms are opened during the whole year.
You can check out the detailed program on albertina.at.
You are planning to come to Vienna, Austria? During your stay, we highly recommend a visit to the Albertina museum, as it’s one of the most popular and important ones here in the city and due to its 10-year-anniversary, of course! You are looking for a furnished apartment in Vienna, Austria, for your short or long term stay? No problem – viennaresidence helps you to find your most appropriate apartment in Vienna! We manage also high class apartments in the historic first district, Inner City, very close to the Albertina Museum. We are looking forward to welcome you in the city :)