Highlights Permanent Exhibition Alte Galerie

The Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages, art mainly served the glorification of God and the idea of a better life in the afterworld. Numerous panels, statues and stained-glass paintings evoke a radiating world  more...

From Renaissance to Counter Reformation

During the 16th century, the Renaissance also made its entry in the north. Dutch and Flemish artists in particular, as Bartholomäus Spranger, later Emperos Rudolph's court painter in Prague,  more...

New genres in art

In post-medieval times art is not viewd as a craft but as a creative actitity which requires a comprehensive education. Painting thus acqires the same rank as poetry, basing on a saying by  more...

The collector´s cabinet

Landscapes, genre painting and still lifes which hitherto had not been regarded very highly met with a particular esteem among princely or bourgeois collectors in the age of the Baroque. In  more...

About 1800

During the reign of Emperor Joseph II (1780-1790) a rapid output of reforms in the spirit of Enlightenment was enforced, limitating the influence of the Roman Church and her insititutions.  more...

Alte Galerie, Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
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Opening Hours

01. November to 25. April 2019 closed

26. April 2019 to 31. October 2019 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm

01. November 2019 to 29. December 2019 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm admission with guided tours and by appointment only

Opening Hours Library
Tues–Fri 10am–12pm and afternoons by appointment only


10th June 2019

24th/25th December 2019
31st December 2019