“World Day of Tourist Guides” held on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Since 1989, the "World Day of Tourist Guides" has taken place annually around February 21 and invites visitors to numerous free guided tours and lectures. Although the MAK has been open again since February 9, group tours are unfortunately not yet possible until further notice. The event has therefore been moved to virtual space and offers video tours by Viennese guides of selected objects of the MAK collection. In line with the theme of this year's World Day, “From Biedermeier to Historicism to Art Nouveau”, Viennese tourist guides tell us about selected objects from the MAK collection.
As a competence center for Vienna 1900, the MAK not only deals with these topics in its collection and numerous temporary exhibitions, but is also part of the EU project ART NOUVEAU2, which is dedicated to the Art Nouveau heritage in the Danube region.
The videos of tours could be found on MAK YouTube channel
More information you can find here and on MAK web site.
Gustav Klimt, Entwurfszeichnungen für den Fries im Speisezimmer des Palais Stoclet, Brüssel, Wien 1910/11
MAK-Schausammlung Wien 1900
© MAK/Georg Mayer
Lisa Zeiler about Festschrift on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the MAK: https://youtu.be/iGR4ezgauOA
Stefan Scholz about Thonet: https://youtu.be/x5cokS7xf6s
Listen the message from Lisa Zeiler to tourist guides around the world