“Freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL”, this spot’s full name, is one of my absolute favorite places in Vienna when it comes to new, different, exciting, and sometimes freaky art. I love it there.
They show international exhibition projects with the contribution of Artists-in-Residence that get you to start thinking. I find all exhibitions here worth going to, and I always recommend a visit to my friends. So now I want to share it with a greater circle: you.
What I like about the place: admission is free (seldom enough the case in Vienna’s art spaces) and it’s not as crowded as it often gets in Leopold Museum, just across the square – which is one of the best art museums in Vienna, as you might have figured. Also, if you were with someone not into hours of strolling through museums, a visit to Q21 is more of a “quickie” and might turn them on 😉
Until November 20, Freiraum quartier21 is showing “No Dancing Allowed”. The exhibition integrates recent history with these last three years; it asserts dance and dance spaces as entities whose transformational nature grants us the power to thrive in times of great adversity – and bravely reemerge.
So you won’t have trouble finding it: it’s close to Mariahilferstraße; check the MQ map.
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