The MAK is a museum and space of experimentation for applied arts at the interface of design, architecture, and contemporary art. Its core competency lies in a contemporary exploration of these fields aimed at revealing new perspectives and elucidating discourse at the edges of the institution's traditions.
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Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection
As the first genuine plastic, Bakelite revolutionized the everyday culture from the 1920s to the 1950s. On view at the MAK from July 15 through October 26, 'Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection' exhibition is devoted to this extraordinary raw material.
SHOW OFF: Austrian Fashion Design at MAK
MAK has announced 'SHOW OFF: Austrian Fashion Design,' a comprehensive major exhibition on contemporary fashion designed/made in Austria.
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Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the world-famous company Thonet, the MAK has announced 'Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design.' The exhibition will feature the entire company history from the first half of the 19th century up to today.