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Digital guided tours

Digital guided tours

Weltmuseum Wien Insights

What is actually on display at the Weltmuseum Wien? How did the museum acquire its collections and what can its numerous artefacts tell us? Accompany our cultural mediators Stella Asiimwe and Muhammet Ali Bas on a journey through the collections on display and immerse yourself in your favourite topics – from the comfort of your home.

INSIGHT #1 - Weltmuseum Wien introduces itself
INSIGHT #3 - South Seas. Where do the deceased belong to?
INSIGHT #5 - Into a New World: We still exist.
INSIGHT #2 - Collecting Craze. I Suffer from Museomania!
INSIGHT #4 - Brazil. Stories of first contacts & the Amazon rubber boom
INSIGHT #6 - Benin and Ethiopia: Art, Power, Resilience

Digital Talks

Stories of Traumatic Pasts digital erleben

As part of the special exhibition Stories of Traumatic Pasts, an opening and a symposium  took place in 2020. Both were recorded on video. You can now rewatch the events on our Youtube channel.

Playlist for the opening event of Stories auf Traumatic Pasts

Playlist for the symposium Stories of Traumatic Pasts

Playlist artist talks

Online events

Online events

We also offer some online events, like the Language Café by our WMW Friends or digital lectures.
 

 

Recent events to rewatch

 

19 Jan.:           Online lecture (in German) as part of the series of lectures "The Aztecs":
                         "A new look at the history and the cultural heritage of Mesoamerica"

26 Jan.:           Online lecture (in German) as part of the series of lectures "The Aztecs":
                           "The topicality of the conquista"

16 Feb:             Discussion on the exhibition with Stella Asiimwe and Nadja Haumberger
                            " The Collection from the Kingdom of Benin in the Weltmuseum Wien" - 7 pm

19 Feb:              Stories of Traumatic Pasts online artist talk with Adela Jušić - 4.30 pm

23 Feb:             Online lecture with Patricia Zuckerhut (in German) as part of the series of lectures "The Aztecs"
                             "The soul dies without maize”. Maize at the centre of economy, religion and identity" - 7 pm

23 Mar:              Online Lecture by Diego Freudenthaler "Indigenism and the paradoxes of the patrimonialisation of the Aztec" - 7 pm

Upcoming dates

30 Mar:           Stories of Traumatic Pasts Online Artist Talk with Elisabeth Bakambamba
                            Tambwe & Marina Grzinić (Englisch) - 4.30 pm (CANCELLED)

8 Apr:               Jump!Star: Online lecture and artist talk  with George Ferrandi NYC - 4 pm

10 Apr:            Online dance workshop – Saturdance Special - 1 pm

12 Apr:            Sprachencafé online (Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Englisch & Esperanto) - 3 pm

12 Apr:             Online lecture Jean Claude Brunner - 7 pm

13 Apr:             Online project presentation 'Post colonial provenience research at Weltmuseum Wien - The collection Emmerich Billitzer" with Nadja Haumber and Dominik Spörker- 7 pm

 

Please visit our calendar  for the detailled information. 

Online collection

From house altars to fashion devils!

Visit over 6000 objects in our online collection and learn more about the stories these objects have to tell!

 

Comic Guide

Graphic Novel Guide

As part of her kültüř gemma! fellowship, illustrator Veronika Szűcs has created a graphic novel guide (in German) for the Weltmuseum Wien.

kültüř gemma! is supporting the artistic and cultural work of migrants, as well as furthering the critical discourse on the relationship between art and culture and migration. kültür gemma! offers four fellowships at established Viennese cultural institutions and Weltmuseum Wien is proud to be one of them!

Colouring pictures

Colouring pictures

For young visitors of our permanent collection

You can now download amusing and educational colouring pictures free of charge! These colouring pictures round off the museum visit in a child-friendly way, but are also fun at home!

Colouring picture Indonesia (pdf, 4 MB)

© KHM-Museumsverband

Colouring picture Mexico (pdf, 3 MB)

© KHM-Museumsverband

Colouring picture Benin (pdf, 5 MB)

© KHM-Museumsverband

Colouring picture Hawaii (pdf, 3 MB)

© KHM-Museumsverband

Colouring picture Alaska (pdf, 4 MB)

© KHM-Museumsverband

Highlights of the collection

Highlights of the collection

How did the objects end up in the museum? This animated film explains how the collections of the Weltmuseum Wien found their way to Vienna.

Moving histories

Moving histories

How did the objects end up in the museum? This animated film explains how the collections of the Weltmuseum Wien found their way to Vienna.

Podcast series

Podcast series on the permanent exhibition

Together with Radio Klassik, we produced a podcast series for the reopening of the Weltmuseum Wien in 2017, where our curators tell you everything you need to know about the museum's new permanent exhibitions. 

Open podcast series

The traditions of batik

The traditions of batik

Jani Kuhnt-Saptodewo, takes you home to her family in Indonesia in her YouTube videos. Learn more about the traditional art of batik and the people behind it. The videos have both German and English subtitles.

Cultural patronage

Become a Cultural Patron!

Support the Weltmuseum Wien and undertake the cultural responsibility for one of these objects in a very personal manner.

Please contact us directly
Mag. Katrin Riedl, BA
+43 1 525 24 - 4032
spenden @weltmuseumwien.at

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