Vienna Weekly August 14 – 20

 

 

 kinoMovie Monday:  The chamber garden of the Lower Belvedere with its special ambience is transformed into the most beautiful outdoor cinema in Vienna for the first time this year. This weeks event is “Caravaggio” (With Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Tilda Swinton). Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Nigel Terry), now one of the most admired Baroque painters, was regarded as an artistically blessed brute who, on the one hand, hustled with struggles and day-laborers on the other hand, painted cardinal saints on the other side. He was thrilled not least by his triple relationship with his model Ranuccio (Sean Bean) and the prostitute Lena (Tilda Swinton). Derek Jarman, in his atmospheric composing artist biography, gathers historical facts, vague conjectures, myths and pure fiction. And as Caravaggio himself sometimes painted biblical figures in seventeenth-century clothing, Jarman’s articles and spaces of the twentieth century always reappear. From the outset, this gives the liberating feeling that this is not a question of historical truth, but a true sense of the spirit of an epochal pioneer of baroque painting.

Caravaggio” – Kino im Kammergarten
Date: August 14, 9.30 – 11.30 pm
Tickets: www.belvedere.at/tickets
Belvedere Museum
Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Vienna
https://www.facebook.com/events/1423061474427184/

 

 c70fe387d20974b8bd0ab2757e16df01--abstract-watercolor-art-stars-and-moonCrafty Tuesday: On the 6th workshop of their Summer series Dragonello Indoor Playground will introduce the children to basic water techniques and how to have fun with them. Age group 2-10 ( 2-year olds will need Mom’s help ). The workshop is in English only. Pirce – 15€.

Watercolours for Children
Date: August 15 th at 17.00 h
Fee: 15
Address: Berggasse 13, 1090 Vienna, Austria
https://www.facebook.com/events/2814266

 

giftwrap Art at Wine O’Clock:  On this Gift-wrap Workshop you will learn how to make professionally wrapped present, special bow knots, interesting ideas for hard to pack presents and clever solutions from recycled materials or when we have no time and have to find easy packing solution. Participants get to wrap themselves one shirt-box as demonstrated by the presenter..This workshop is designed to relax, mingle and just unwind after a day at the office. The goal is not to train or build any particular skills therefore. No previous artistic experience needed!

Art at Wine O’Clock – Giftwrap Wonderland
Date: August 15 at 18.30
Fee: 25 Euro
Address: Berggasse 13, 1090 Vienna, Austria
https://www.facebook.com/events/364557617294570

 

 

albertinaDance WednesdayIt’s that time again! As every year, we celebrate the summer sunsets with fresh drinks and extravagant DJ Line Up on the Bastei of the Albertina. Every Wednesday, ALBERT & TINA transforms the historic place into a club location for the art and music lovers of the city. This year, the event is under the motto “FEMINITY”, which is why as many female and male DJs will play on the Bastei ♫♪ ANEMONA (allbars_vie) & PRECIOUS K (Janefondas)

Albert and Tina
Date: August 16, 6 pm
Fee: Free
Albertina Museum
Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna
https://www.facebook.com/events/68967

 

 

lettering beginersArtistic Thursday: On this Hand Lettering Workshop (outdoors) you will learn how to create beautiful designed letters by yourself under the guidance of experienced instructor using some classical methods and contemporary practical materials. Participants will go home with their own lettering design poster.  Due to the small groups sign up in advance is required. To check availability the best way is to send a message to:  https://www.facebook.com/Summer-Drawing-Studio-1595332797426512/

Art al Fresco – Party Decoration
Date: August 17, 3 – 5 pm
Fee: 20 euro
Summer Drawing Studio
Patio Garden, Josefstadt (exact address only for those who signed up) 1080 Vienna
https://www.facebook.com/events/4607047

 

 

 

brauerkulturBrau Friday: It’s time again: for the 5th time, Ottakringer is celebrating nine weeks of beer culture! With guest breweries, more than 200,000 visitors and countless beverages, the nine-week event has secured itself in the last four years a fixed place in the heart of Viennese and foreign guests. 

Braukultur-Woche
Date: All month of August , 4 pm – Midnight
Fee: Free
Ottakringer Bauerei
Ottakringerplatz 1, 1160 Vienna
http://www.ottakringerbrauerei.at/de/braukulturwochen/

 

filmfetivalFilm-fest Weekend: Summer time is coming, get ready for the 27th Film Festival! The film festival at the Rathausplatz in Vienna will take place from June 30th to September 3rd, 2017. Enjoy amazing music in a truly unique setting, cool drinks and international cuisine.

Filmfest Rahaus 2017
Date: all summer until Sept 3
Tickets: Free, daily and nightfal
Address: Rathausplatz, 1010 Vienna
www.filmfestival-rathausplatz.at

 

 

drawing studio

Summer Drawing Studio is open July and August. You have variety of choices from classes for children to Adults.

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