19 May to 17 Nov 2016, Museum Judenplatz Until their destruction in 1938, Vienna’s synagogues were an integral component of the urban architecture and culture. The virtual reconstruction gives an illuminating insight into these disappeared Viennese spaces. Most of the synagogues were built between 1890 and 1910, when the migration of Jews from the crown [...]
until 16.10.2016, Jüdisches Museum Wien, Dorotheergasse 11, 1010 Wien Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, Amy Winehouse, Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen, Lou Reed, and Matisyahu are just some of the Jewish artists who have made musical history. “God Bless America,” the unofficial anthem of the USA, and “White Christmas” were written by Irving [...]
April 10 – October 02, 2016; Jewish Museum Hohenems A glimpse into the collections—on the 25th anniversary of the Jewish Museum For the past 25 years, the Jewish Museum Hohenems has been gathering witnesses of Jewish history in Vorarlberg, Tyrol, and the greater Lake Constance area—hereby compiling a quintessential history of the diaspora. Thousands of [...]
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Entertainment in the Prater and the City: Roads to Leisure, 16.03.-18.09.2016, Jewish Museum Vienna When Leopoldstadt developed from the 1850s into a district of Jewish immigrants from the lands of the Monarchy, the area between the Danube Canal, Augarten, and Praterstern became a center of multicultural Viennese Modernism. Joseph Roth wrote in 1927: “The two [...]
16. October 2015 – 12. June 2016, Special Exhibition at the Sigmund Freud Museum