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The mumok blog features current content in the areas mumok mini, mumok live, mumok collects, and mumok insider.

Künstler*innenportrait | Agnes Fuchs

September 8, 2023

In our new video, Agnes Fuchs talks about her artistic work and her current exhibition Her Eyes Were Green, currently on view at mumok until October 8, 2023.

muco community: Digital Education meets Creative Learning

September 4, 2023 In March this year, we launched the muco community, our participatory learning community for digital skills. It is an exciting and pioneering two-year project in cooperation with various Viennese schools and the Vienna Chamber of Labour. It focuses on creative learning and digital education to empower children and young people for the future.

Michael Schuster, Auto Focus Trap, 1989

August 21, 2023

Lisa Sträter, head of the mumok's registry, talks about Michael Schuster's Auto Focus Trap (1989) in our new video and explains what the self-acting camera in the exhibition space is all about.

Open Workshop – a Format with Exchange and Duration

August 18, 2023

For seven years now, the mumok has been hosting an open workshop once a month. In this blog post we want to tell you about the long history of this popular format, share some contributions from participants and present current activities and projects - and last but not least invite you to join in.

Toilet Paper Roll Rattle

12. August 2023

Do you feel like doing something? Your fingers are already tingling? Then we have an idea for you: a rattle made of things you can easily find at home.

Anna Boghiguian, The Square, the Line and the Ruler, 2019

August 11, 2023

In our new video, art educator Lena Arends talks about a large-scale installation by Anna Boghiguian: a room-sized chessboard above which figure images of numerous personalities from politics, science, and philosophy float.

Eraser Picture

July 20, 2023

Do you feel like doing something? Your fingers are already tingling? Then we have an idea for you: we are using the eraser differently today - not to erase something, but to draw shapes and patterns.

60 years mumok | Part 5: The 2000s

July 12, 2023

In six chapters, chief curator Rainer Fuchs illuminates each decade of mumok's eventful 60-year history. In this contribution, the focus is on the 2000s: the time after the opening of the new museum in the MuseumsQuartier Wien.

Jeff Wall, Man with a Rifle, 2000

July 9, 2023

In our new video, Katarina Savora, staff member of the mumok collection, talks about the large-scale workMan with a Rifle(2000) by Jeff Wall.


June 12, 2023

Our new video is about a large installation by artist Cosima von Bonin. Claudia Freiberger explains what the cuddly animals and a hidden whiskey bottle in the work are all about.

Transient Learning: An Art Education Program by and with JG Danso

June 5, 2023

Accompanying the exhibition Adam Pendleton. Blackness, White, and Light JG Danso has created the art education program Transient Learning in cooperation with Mikki Muhr.

Ilya Kabakov – Obituary

1. Juni 2023

With Ilya Kabakov's death we have lost a personality who was able to transform historical experience into artistic commitment and perspectives on society.