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Friday, 7. 7. 2023 till Monday, 13. 5. 2024 | Residenzgalerie | Residenzgalerie

From 0 to 100. 100 years of the Residenzgalerie, 100 reasons to celebrate

1923 without its own objects - today an internationally important collection! On the occasion of the 100th birthday of the Residenzgalerie Salzburg, all 70 paintings can be seen for the first time in a baroque hanging.

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Friday, 23. 6. 2023 till Monday, 29. 1. 2024 (extended) | Nordoratorium

SPIRIT Dieter Huber

SPIRIT: Exhibition by the internationally renowned media artist Dieter Huber. SPIRIT deals with the big questions of meaning in an artistic way.

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Thursday, 30. 11. 2023 till Monday, 8. 1. 2024 | Residenzgalerie, Cathedral Museum, St. Peter's Museum

Christmas in the DomQuartier

The exhibition in the Cathedral Museum uses pictures and sculptures to tell the Christmas story from the Annunciation to the flight to Egypt and the offering in the Temple.

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Saturday, 30. 7. 2022 till Monday, 29. 5. 2023 | Residenzgalerie

Town ∙ Landscape ∙ MountainSalzburg and surroundings

This exhibition shows paintings from the Residenzgalerie collection: Zeller See, Bad Gastein, Salzkammergut, Großglockner, Untersberg.

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Thursday, 26. 1. 2023 till Monday, 29. 5. 2023 | Cathedral Museum, Residenzgalerie

Colloredo. Reformer in a new light

A good 250 years ago Hieronymus Count Colloredo was elected Archbishop. The extensive exhibition on the last ecclesiastical sovereign is devoted to numerous aspects of his thirty-one-year reign and puts many a cliché in its place.

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Saturday, 30. 7. 2022 till Monday, 9. 1. 2023 | extended!

Highlights. Residenzgalerie Salzburg

The Residenzgalerie Salzburg exhibits highlights from the baroque Dutch and Flemish collections, together with masterworks of 19th century Austrian painting.

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Thursday, 24. 11. 2022 till Sunday, 8. 1. 2023 | Long Gallery St. Peter, Cathedral Museum

Christmas at the DomQuartier

Around 20 exhibits, including nativity scenes, paintings and sculptures, interpret the birth of Christ and the adoration of the shepherds and kings imaginatively.

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Thursday, 27. 1. 2022 till Monday, 31. 10. 2022 | North Oratory

400 Years of Paris Lodron University of Salzburg

An Exhibition to mark the 400th Anniversary of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg

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Wednesday, 23. 2. 2022 till Sunday, 10. 7. 2022 | Residenzgalerie

Residenzgalerie Salzburg

Masterworks from the Salzburg Residenzgalerie collection

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Saturday, 20. 11. 2021 till Wednesday, 2. 2. 2022 | Cathedral Museum, South Oratory (extends)

Christmas in the DomQuartier

The exhibition in the Cathedral Museum uses pictures and sculptures to tell the Christmas story from the Annunciation to the flight to Egypt and the offering in the Temple.

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Friday, 30. 7. 2021 till Monday, 31. 1. 2022 | Residenzgalerie

Nature in Image
Austrian Baroque landscapes

A simple enough topic, but enormously diverse in its rendering – Austrian landscape painting in the 17th and 18th centuries: a comprehensive exhibition in the Salzburg Residenzgalerie.

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Friday, 19. 7. 2019 till Sunday, 2. 1. 2022 | RELOADED 20.3.2021

Music everywhere!Salzburg – a centre of European musical culture 1587 – 1803

An exciting journey of discovery through two centuries of music history with Biber, Muffat, Caldara, Michael Haydn and Mozart father and son, in the very places where their works were originally performed.

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Saturday, 15. 5. 2021 till Sunday, 14. 11. 2021 | Cathedral Museum (extended)

John of Nepomuk – Salzburg’s five-star patron saint

"To mark the anniversary of the beatification of the Bohemian martyr, the Cathedral Museum is showing objects belonging to the Nepomuk tradition, selected from the Museum collection."

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Thursday, 20. 2. 2020 till Sunday, 11. 7. 2021 | Residenzgalerie (extended)

The Muses‘ kiss
A Festival of divine inspiration

In 2020, the Salzburg Festival celebrates its centenary. The Salzburg Residenzgalerie, three years its junior, represents a second main focus – the visual arts.

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Sunday, 23. 6. 2019 till Sunday, 14. 6. 2020 | Nordoratorium (extended)

From Bernini to Rubens.
Roman Baroque from the Rossacher Collection

Rome is regarded as the birthplace of the Baroque, the last art movement to spread throughout Europe. It was to be powerful, classical and impressive – and an eloquent ambassador for Catholicism. The Rossacher Collection includes some sketches for paintings that were to become key works of this period. Curator Dr. Regina Kaltenbrunner Illustration Allegorie der…

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Saturday, 3. 8. 2019 till Sunday, 12. 1. 2020

Golden Times. 17th-century Dutch painting

The painting of the great Dutch masters, with its outstanding quality and distinction, never loses its fascination.

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Friday, 8. 6. 2018 till Sunday, 14. 7. 2019

Ultramarine & Shell Gold. How the Pictures were made

The creative act begins with the choice of material.

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Friday, 18. 1. 2019 till Sunday, 14. 7. 2019 | Residenzgalerie

Archduke Ludwig Viktor.
Emperor Franz Joseph’s youngest brother and his Kleßheim Palace

Emperor Franz Joseph's youngest brother and his Kleßheim Palace No comprehensive biography of Archduke Ludwig Viktor (1842–1919) – considered the enfant terrible among the Habsburgs – has yet been published.

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Saturday, 8. 12. 2018 till Monday, 27. 5. 2019

Prince Archbishop Maximilian Gandolph Graf von Kuenburg
A man of direction and many facets · 1668–1687

350 years ago, on July 30th 1668, the Cathedral Chapter elected Maximilian Gandolph Graf von Kuenburg, originally from Graz, to become the Salzburg Archbishop. The coat of arms and inscription on many buildings such as the Cajetan Church in Salzburg, the Abbey in Seekirchen and the Maria Plain Pilgrimage Church attest to his role as founder and constructor.

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Friday, 18. 5. 2018 till Sunday, 11. 11. 2018 | North Oratory

Art to wonder at. Treasures from the Würth Collection

The appeal of most of the small artefacts from the golden age of the princely "cabinets of curiosities" has always lain in the sheer inventiveness and artistic virtuosity of their creators.

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Thursday, 23. 11. 2017 till Monday, 23. 4. 2018 | DomQuartier

Exhibition “Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau. In the footsteps of the Prince-Archbishop”

2017 sees the 400th anniversary of Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich's death on 16 January 1617.

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Thursday, 23. 11. 2017 till Monday, 23. 4. 2018 | Residenzgalerie


Artists include Elias van den Broeck, Pompeo Calvi, Albert Christoph Dies, Anton or Gabriel Joseph Faistenberger, Gregorio Fidanza, Kaspar Memberger the Elder and August Theodor Schöfft.

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Sunday, 23. 7. 2017 till Monday, 6. 11. 2017 | Residenzgalerie

Exhibition “Allegorie. The language of pictures”

Allegories are fascinating renderings of concepts such as love, transience or death.

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Sunday, 13. 11. 2016 till Sunday, 2. 7. 2017 | Residenzgalerie

Rembrandt. Unter der Farbe

Präsentation der wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsprojekt „Rembrandt und Rembrandt-Schule“

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Sunday, 13. 11. 2016 till Monday, 26. 6. 2017

Exhibition “Masterworks” – Residenzgalerie

Residenzgalerie collection is one of the most valuable art treasures of the Province of Salzburg.

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Saturday, 30. 7. 2016 till Sunday, 16. 10. 2016 | 15-17 Uhr

Exhibition “MENSCHENBILDER – GÖTTERWELTEN. The Worlds of Gods and Men” – Residenzgalerie and North Oratory

The Highlight-Exhibition of the Year!

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Wednesday, 3. 8. 2016 | 6 pm

Exhibition “Menschenbilder-Götterwelten. The Worlds of Gods and Men” – Guided Tour in English

A guided tour through the Exhibition-Highlight 2016!

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Friday, 20. 11. 2015 till Sunday, 3. 7. 2016 | 10 am to 5 pm

Exhibition “Sensuous Delights” – Residenzgalerie Salzburg

Dance, music, gaming, hunting and sumptuous banquets .

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Thursday, 2. 6. 2016 till Friday, 3. 6. 2016 | Daily 10 am to 5 pm, closed on Tuesdays

Exhibition “Space. Time. Identity” – Residenzgalerie and Nordoratorium

Artistic Experiments on Controversial Issues in a Historic Context.

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Friday, 12. 2. 2016 till Wednesday, 18. 5. 2016 | 10 am to 5 pm

Exhibit “Vedi Napoli e poi muori – Grand Tour of the Monks” – Nordoratorium

About Traveling Benedictine Monks.

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Friday, 20. 11. 2015 till Sunday, 6. 3. 2016 | All day

Exhibit “Beyond Veiling. New Interpretations of Baroque Materiality” – Residenzgalerie & State Rooms

The close relationship between art and textiles is demonstrated by the interiors of the State Rooms as well as the Residenzgalerie’s paintings. Students of the Mozarteum present their own textile artworks.

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Thursday, 19. 11. 2015 till Sunday, 7. 2. 2016 | All day

Christmas Exhibition – Residenzgalerie

Let Christmas and Marian depictions from the collections of Salzburg’s Residenzgalerie ring in Advent and Christmas.

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Saturday, 14. 11. 2015 till Wednesday, 6. 1. 2016 | All day

Exhibit “Dazzling colours on Parchment. Gothic illuminated manuscripts from Salzburg” – Northern Oratory

The Cathedral Museum shows highlights of Gothic illumination from the holdings of the Salzburg University Library in the Northern Oratory.

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Friday, 10. 7. 2015 till Sunday, 1. 11. 2015 | All day

Exhibit “Seduction. Tempting Beauty – Deadly Attraction” – Residenzgalerie

Exemplary works illuminate seducers and the seduced, as well as the objects of temptation. The often deadly consequence of such passionate encounters is of central importance.

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Friday, 17. 4. 2015 till Sunday, 1. 11. 2015 | All day

Exhibit “The Paramour’s Clothes” – The Residenzgalerie in the Northern Oratory

The clothes of Jedermann’s (Everyman’s) Paramour have always been objects of great curiosity and attention. The sumptuous textiles are created at the Salzburg Festival’s workshops, documenting a piece of Festival history.

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Wednesday, 10. 6. 2015 till Monday, 10. 8. 2015 | All day

Exhibit “Second Hand. Reused Jewellery on Baroque Monstrances” – Cathedral Museum

It is not rare to find valuable pieces of jewellery used in monstrances, pieces which were donated to the churches. The exhibition unites monstrances, jewellery and portraits of the former wearers of the jewellery.

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Friday, 20. 2. 2015 till Monday, 29. 6. 2015 | All day

Cycles – Video Presentation of the Residenzgalerie’s Collection

A butterfly, symbol of the human soul, brings the paintings of the Residenzgalerie to life on film.

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Saturday, 17. 5. 2014 till Sunday, 21. 6. 2015 | All day

Exhibit “Life-Worlds. Baroque Europe” – Residenzgalerie

This exhibit focuses on five major centres of art in Baroque Europe: Italy, France, Holland, the Austrian Netherlands and Austria.

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