Exhibitions | Overview

Eggerth and Kiepura

My Song For You – Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura Between Two Worlds

current exhibition

The dream couple in film, opera and operetta – after the “Anschluss” in 1938 they were forced to turn their backs on Austria and emigrated to the USA.

I return to Vienna when I compose

May 2017 to June 2020,
now permanent exhibition – Exilarte Center entrance

The first exhibition opening the newly founded Exilarte Center at the mdw focuses on the lost musical legacy and the fates of these many and diverse lives.

Presentation of the Exilarte Estates

permanent exhibition – exhibition room

In the context of the current exhibition, twelve estates preserved in the archives of the Exilarte Center are presented.

The Emmy und Egon Wellesz Piano

permanent exhibition
Room A0103

The story of Emmy and Egon Wellesz´s piano can be experienced at the Exilarte Center.

Erwin Piscator and Maria Ley- Piscator

Political Theater in Exile

May 2019 – June 2020

„Piscator is the greatest theater man of all time. He will leave a legacy that we should use” (Bertolt Brecht)

The word expired when that world awoke”

Special exhibition on the commemorative years 1918, 1933, 1938

May 2018 – June 2020

2018 brings a number of anniversaries that are themselves symbolic of the shifting nature of the passing age.