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Programme 2022 at Universalmuseum Joanneum

We are happy to present our diverse exhibition program in 2022:

You can find an overview of the exhibitions and all program highlights in 2022.

Magnetosphere as Earth's protective shield

Our programme in January

Find out here what exhibits and programmes we offer in January.


Continuing exhibitions from 2021 (click to open) Expand Box
Ausstellungsansicht, "wie es ist" im Volkskundemuseum,

how it is

Worlds – Changes – Perspectives

01.11.2021-31.12.2030 > Folk Life Museum

The exhibition undertakes a survey of the current social situation and cultural forms of expression, linking these how a Central European region sees and perceives itself, one which also enjoys especial popularity as a tourist destination. more...

Fan for women with jay feathers,

Hunting Is Female

Diana and Actaeon

01.07.2020-30.11.2022 > Jagdmuseum

Postponed! The exhibition will be accessible from 01.07.2020.
Hunting was and is not a field of activity confined to men. If we research into history, we see that hunting was certainly shaped by women, too. more...

"wald.heimat", Sujet,


Rosegger’s Dream and Reality

03.04.2021-30.10.2022 > Rosegger-Museum, Krieglach: „Studierhäusl“

What Rosegger was able to tell about these people and the forest, and what forests mean for us today – these are the themes addressed in the special exhibition. more...

Sujet "Gold, Gold, nur du allein...",

Gold, Gold, Only You …

01.10.2021-17.07.2022 > Natural History Museum

Opening: 30.09.2021
In several regions of Styria remarkable alluvial gold findings have been made in recent years. more...

Martin Walde, „Timeline 2071“, 2021


Facts from Fiction – Fiction from Facts

06.10.2021-24.04.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz

Martin Walde, installation artist, sculptor and illustrator, explores the question of historicity in this exhibition. more...

Urs Lüthi, „Tell me who stole your smile (self portait)”, 1974,
Permanent Collection

Ladies and Gentlemen

The Fragile Feminist We

15.10.2021-30.10.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz

In a continuation of the historic show "Ladies First!", this theme is closely examined with works from the Neue Galerie’s international collection ranging from the 1970s to the present day. more...

Melanie Ender, Ohne Titel, 2021. Foto: Heidi Pein

Melanie Ender

22.10.2021-23.01.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz, studio

The studio exhibitions can be visited free of charge. more...

Alfons Schilling, about 1960,

Günter Brus and Alfons Schilling around 1960

Dropping out of the Picture

19.11.2021-13.02.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz, BRUSEUM

1960 Günter Bruns and Alfons Schilling spend several months together on Mallorca, where they meet the young American artist Joan Merrit, who familiarises them with the painting of the ‘New York School’. more...

Unbekannter Fotograf, Graz, Glacisstraße, Eugen Hauber blickt aus einer Dachluke, September 1926,

‘I'm a photo amateur!’

In the archive of Eugen Hauber, 1925-1986

20.11.2021-03.04.2022 > History Museum

The Multimedia Collections devote themselves to a Graz photographer unjustly fallen into oblivion, whose photos have to date never been presented to the public. more...

Johanna Kandl, "Kawtar, Bou Azzer, Marokko", 2021 (Studioaufnahme H. & J. Kandl)

Helmut & Johanna Kandl


26.11.2021-13.03.2022 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space02

Palette pursues the question of where the paints, pigments and binding agents used in a painting come from. In this sense, every painting also represents a map. more...



Sometimes As A Fog, Sometimes As A Tsunami

26.11.2021-13.03.2022 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space01

The exhibition of the Danish artist group SUPERFLEX shows a selection of new as well as already existing works. The focus is on capitalist economics as a dissolving factor of social realities, as a fluid form that seeps into people’s lives, into every crack and corner of our reality – sometimes as a fog, sometimes as a tsunami. more...


A Playground Guide to Getting Lost

Prize of the Province of Styria for the Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art 2021

12.12.2021-01.05.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz

For the Promotion Prize of the Province of Styria for Contemporary Fine Arts 2021 competition, 12 artists have been selected for the group exhibition in which they present diverse media art works including (sound-)installations, video, sculptures, posters, paintings, objects and ceramic works. more...



18.12.2021-11.09.2022 > CoSA - Center of Science Activities

From Graz into space? Of course! The Graz Institute for Space Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences participates in 20 space missions. more...

Exhibitions 2022


Photographer unknown, filming with the „Steirischer Schmalfilmclub“ for the weekly newsreel,

Film and Cinema in Styria

25.02.2022-08.01.2023 > History Museum

Opening: 24.02.2022, 7pm more...

Paul Neagu, "Human shape with 2 times white neon", 1971,

Paul Neagu

The retrospective

18.03.-26.06.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz, BRUSEUM

Opening: 17.03.2022, 7pm more...

The Golden Pixel Cooperative, film still from "Half of the Sky", 2020,

The Golden Pixel Cooperative

05.04.-17.04.2022 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space03, Foyer

Opening: 05.04.2022
The cooperative's work is located at the interface between exhibition space and cinema, and its work is always committed to the dialogical process of collaborative action. more...

Erste Vorschau der digitalen Rekonstruktion der römischen Stadt Flavia Solva,

Stories of the Past

Digital Journey into Lost Landscapes

08.04.-30.10.2022 > Archaeology Museum, Schloss Eggenberg

Opening: 07.04.2022, 7pm more...

Krankenhaus Rottenmann, 1950er Jahre „Gallenblasenoperation in der chirurgischen Abteilung“,

The Art of Healing

On the History of Medicine

09.04.-31.10.2022 > Schloss Trautenfels

Opening: 09.04.2022, 11 am more...

Niki de Saint Phalle, "Long Shot – Second Shooting Session", 1961,

Amazons of Pop!

Women artists, superheroines, icons 1961–1973

22.04.-28.08.2022 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space02

Opening: 21.04.2022, 7 pm
Amazons of Pop! extensively addresses the diverse pop art of a generation of women from Europe and North America who constitute the less-well-known side of the movement confidently and expressively. more...

Monica Bonvicini, "As Walls Keep Shifting", Installationsansicht Binario 1 | OGR Torino

Monica Bonvicini

I don't like you very much

22.04.-21.08.2022 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space01

Opening: 21.04.2022, 19 Uhr
The focus of the three-part exhibition, which is being conceived and realised together with the Kunsthaus Graz and the Kunst Museum Winterthur, is the house and the spatial orders and power structures associated with it.  more...

Franz Fauth, Weststeiermark,

In a Time of Turmoil

The Village 100 Years Ago

29.04.-04.09.2022 > History Museum

Opening: 28.04.2022, 7pm more...

Silver order of merit for services rendered to the Republic of Austria,

Honour and Vanity

100 Years of Decorations of the Republic of Austria

06.05.-30.10.2022 > Coin Cabinet, Schloss Eggenberg

Opening: 05.05.2022, 7pm more...

Erwin Thorn, "Saturday at 8", 1968/69,

Erwin Thorn

26.05.-04.09.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz

Eröffnung: 25.05.2022, 19 Uhr
Diese Personale wird das Werk Erwin Thorns erstmals umfassend in einem größeren und auch internationalen musealen Kontext zeigen. more...



A Blend of Handicraft, Function and Fashion

29.05.-31.10.2022 > Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing

Opening: 29.05.2022 more...

Axl Leskoschek, "Das Kalb auf der Fazenda", 1947,

Axl Leskoschek


03.06.-21.08.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz

Opening: 02.06.2022, 7pm more...


Günter Brus – Collection

15.07.-25.09.2022 > Neue Galerie Graz, BRUSEUM

Opening: 14.07.2022, 7pm more...

Spuren einer Mahlzeit,

Searching for Traces …

Through Earth's History

16.09.2022-16.07.2023 > Natural History Museum

Opening: 15.09.2022, 7pm more...


Cooperation with steirischer herbst

24.09.2022-29.01.2023 > Neue Galerie Graz

Opening: 23.09.2022, 19 Uhr more...

Heimo Zobernig, "untitled", 2019,

Faking the Real

Art of Seduction

23.09.2022-08.01.2023 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space02

Opening: 22.09.2022, 19 Uhr
Around the explosive term Fake, the exhibition at Kunsthaus Graz traces the development of the interfaces between graphic design and art since 1971, reflecting both political upheavals and technological developments. more...


Hito Steyerl

23.09.2022-08.01.2023 > Kunsthaus Graz, Space01

Opening: 22.09.2022, 19 Uhr
What is a garden, a habitat, a sphere, a cave? In a direct dialogue with the Kunsthaus Graz, the important German artist and essayistic documentary film-maker Hito Steyerl is planning an installation in Space01’s dark dome that multiply interlocks on both digital and analogue levels. more...

Highlights 2022


Spring celebration,

Spring Celebration 2022

22.05.2022 > Austrian Sculpture Park

The Austrian Sculpture Park invites to its annual Spring Celebration! more...

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