First Metropole Membership Welcome to the experience! Dear Metropolitans, In the year 2019, some things will change at Metropole. We will not only offer print issues and online content anymore. We'll be introducing the highly exclusi...
MAK Koloman Moser
The MAK honors Koloman Moser influential and abundant body of work "Koloman Moser UniversalkĂĽnstler" proclaims the publicity by the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) for their current exhibition; whether the boyish-looking designer saw himself as such,...
Kunstforum Flying High: women artists of Art Brut
The Kunstforum brings the women of Art Brut to the forefront With the current Zeitgeist’s fondness for inclusivity, it is perhaps unsurprising that Art Brut has made a comeback. Originating in the psychiatric institutions of the early 20th century, it showcases the raw creativity of society’s outcasts, shunning all pretensions in favor of a primal, […]
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festwochen
Art transcends language barriers at Vienna’s marquee culture festival. With a broad international selection of world-class artists and performers, the Wiener Festwochen invites all to over 5 weeks of high culture in all its forms. With dance and music performances that bypass language altogether, art installations that double as a bar and thought-provoking plays with […]
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Austria World's Fifth-Safest Country
Hard on the heels of Vienna’s title as the world’s most livable city, Austria was recently ranked as the fifth-safest country in the world by Global Finance Magazine, trailing just behind Iceland, Switzerland, Finland and Portugal. Austria’s ranki...
The Alps have become an extremely dangerous area in the past couple of days. Heavy snowfall and avalanches have led the authorities to issue the highest danger warning, level five, while hundreds of residents and tourists are trapped in villages that...
paternity leave austria
Papamonat? In recent months, there has been much discussion surrounding this topic by the Austrian media after Social Minister Beate Hartinger-Klein (FPĂ–) made a promise to grant statutory paternity leave to all fathers. In Austria, paternity leav...
ukraine
The comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be Ukraine’s next president. But hardly anyone knows what he might actually do once elected.  Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s strong showing in the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine came as a surprise to many. Although he had led in the polls, most Ukrainians assume these are unreliable, […]
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Same-sex marriage in austria
2019 was supposed to be the year for Austria to put an end to LGBTQ discrimination. However, they now seem to be facing new restrictions and bans with regards to same-sex marriage. The year started out fairly promising for same-sex couples. On January 1, 2019 they were finally allowed to get married. Two women in […]
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