My portraIt and YOU

An Exhibition for Young People

27.04.-31.10.2018


Opening: 26.04.2018, 7 pm
Curated by: Barbara Kaiser

Design: Luise Kloos

Opening hours exhibition:
Wed-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm


About the exhibition

Since early times we have taken pleasure in our own image; in the image we remember our loves, in it we show others just how unique we are. Every portrait is a special dialogue between the subject depicted and those viewing it. But do we see ourselves in a true light?

This exhibition sets out to make the portraits of past centuries more accessible to young people and those accompanying them, stimulating visitors to design, depict and participate in role play. What masks can we wear in doing this? Clothes maketh the man, as they say, yet they also lend a face to features. What do strength, courage or friendship actually look like?

We tell here of dress codes and secret messages, of sweet memories and painful loss. And can we hear the subjects too? Do they speak to us, can they even play us music?

 

Gallery

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Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9560 und -9532
eggenberg@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours


The state rooms
19 May to 31 October 2021,
1 April to 30 October 2022:

Guided Tours: Tue-Sun, public holidays at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm or on advance notice.

Park and Gardens:
27 March to 31 October 2021: 
Daily open from 8am-7pm
1 November 2021 to 14 March 2022: 
Daily open from 8am-5pm
1 January 2022: open from 10am-5pm

15 March to 31 October 2022,
Daily open from 8am-7pm
1 November 2022 to 14 March 2023: 
Daily open from 8am-5pm
Park closed:
21 October 2021, closed until 1:30pm
26 to 30 October 2021, closed from 5.30pm


Alte Galerie, Archaeology Museum and Coin Cabinet
27 March to 31 October 2021:
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-5pm open
1 November 2021 to 31 March 2022:
Closed, but accessible as part of a guided tour by prior appointment: 1 November to 19 December 2021

1 April to 30 October 2022:
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-6pm open
1 November 2022 to 31 March 2023:
Closed, but accessible as part of a guided tour by prior appointment: 1 November to 18 December 2022

Please contact us: +43-316/8017-9560 or info-eggenberg@museum-joanneum.at

Museums and Park closed:
21 October 2021, closed until 1:30pm

Open in addition:
18 April 2022
6 June 2022
15 August 2022