opening hours

generally

monday to friday from 10 am until 6 pm

and kindly by arrangement also on public holidays and weekends

events / entrances

generally free except for special events

to the special edition event tickets

contact

Am Campus 2, 3400 Maria Gugging, Austria
Tel / fixed line: +43-2243-87 087 381
Tel / mobile: +43-676-84 11 81 200

 

 

how to reach us

Maria Gugging belongs to the township of Klosterneuburg and lies 20 km northwest of Vienna.
The gallery gugging is situated on a hill next to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST Austria).

by public transport


  • from Vienna: U4 to last stop Wien-Heiligenstadt.
  • from Heiligenstadt with the bus 400 & 142 (IST-Shuttle) direction Maria Gugging/Lourdesgrotte.
  • to bus stop IST Austria. Please get off here and follow the signs to the gallery gugging on the hill.

https://ist.ac.at/fileadmin/

user_upload/pdfs/TimetableBus.pdf

 

TIP: In only 20 minutes with the IST Austria Shuttle-BUS form Heiligenstadt to Maria Gugging

normal fare + 20 Cent!


NEW
We are happy to provide you with a free shuttle bus on the evenings of our exhibition openings. The bus departs from Albertinaplatz, 1010 Vienna, at 6 pm and takes you back there at 9 pm. Please register.

by car


from Vienna: B14 (highway) direction Klosterneuburg

>through Klosterneuburg approx. 6 km direction Tulln

>through Kierling to Maria Gugging

>after the town sign “Maria Gugging” enter first exit at the roundabout and follow the signs to gallery gugging on the hill

Link to Google

by bike


Link Bike map Bikeway map Klosterneuburg

barrier-free visit

All areas can be reached barrier-free.

house of artists

The House of Artists is the origin of the art from Gugging, because since 1981 the “Artists from Gugging” live in this building. The House of Artists is a work of art in itself: the façade is painted with the murals of internationally successful Gugging Artists such as Johann Garber, Philipp SchöpkeOswald Tschirtner, August Walla, and others. Inside is the room of the universal artist August Walla, covered from ceiling to floor with paintings, the workshop of Johann Garber and the living rooms of the Gugging Artists. The House of Artists is at once a work of art, a contemporary document and a testimony of appropriation.

Website House of Artists

museum gugging

Conceived as an exhibition house for the Gugging Artists and the art movement art brut, the museum gugging shows the works of the artists from Gugging at their place of origin and is at the same time a forum for international art brut.

With this orientation, the museum gugging occupies a unique position in the Austrian museum landscape and is one of the most important international exhibition venues for art brut.

The museum gugging is oriented towards high quality standards and measures itself against international exhibition standards. Visitor friendliness, service orientation, accessibility and bilingualism are a natural part of the museum’s culture.

The museum gugging refers to Jean Dubuffet’s concept of art brut and leads to an open scientific discourse. Dubuffet defined art brut as uneducated art that is created spontaneously, unreflected and free of academic influence and current trends. Since the 1970s, the artists from Gugging have been among the most important exponents of art brut worldwide. Jean Dubuffet personally recognized them as representatives of this art movement.

The museum gugging aims to present the artists from Gugging and to establish art brut as an international art movement. Exhibitions are put together in the house by the artistic director and renowned curators from Germany and abroad. The museum gugging attaches special importance to a modern and dedicated art education and opens itself to groups of young visitors.

The museum gugging sees itself historically as part of the Art Brut Center Gugging. The location Maria Gugging, the affiliation to the Art Brut Center and the immediate proximity to the Gugging Artists are part of the distinctive character of this house.

Website museum gugging

 

museums

collections

foundations

etc.

 

Adolf Wölfli-Stiftung
Bern, Switzerland

American Folk Art Museum
New York, USA

American Visionary Art Museum
Baltimore, USA

Anthony Petullo Collection
Milwaukee, USA

art et marges musée
Brussels, Belgium

art museum VERSI
South Korea

Collection de l’Art Brut
Lausanne, Switzerland

collection abcd
Paris, France

Creative Growth Art Center
Oakland, USA

Halle Saint Pierre
Paris, France

MADmusée & Le Créahm
Liège, Belgium

Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee, USA

Musée d’Art Moderne
Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

Musée de la Création Franche
Bègles, France

Musée Visionnaire
Zurich, Switzerland

Museum Dr. Guislain
Ghent, Belgium

museum gugging
Maria Gugging, Austria

Museum im Lagerhaus
St. Gall, Switzerland

Outsider Art Museum
Moscow, Russia

Sammlung Hannah Rieger
Vienna, Austria

Sammlung Prinzhorn
Heidelberg, Germany

Sammlung Zander
Bönnigheim, Germany

The Museum of Everything
London, Great Britain

Raw Vision Magazine
Watford, Great Britain