Rome the Myth

The classical foundations of the Baroque state Schloss Eggenberg


Opening: Opening: 08.05.2009, 7 pm

The focus of the exhibition is on the impact of the Roman legacy on political and ethical thinking in the early modern era, particularly with regard to the notion of power that the Habsburg emperor and the Eggenberg family represented.


Paintings, graphic works, sculptures and coins trace the survival of the classical/imperial tradition in the outlook of Renaissance and Baroque princes.

Coin Cabinet, Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9560


Opening Hours

1 November to 17 December only with guided tour by prior appointment
April to October Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-6pm 

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