300 Years of the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory

With its wide-ranging jubilee exhibition "300 Years of the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory", the MAK is drawing attention to the history and significance of the second-oldest porcelain manufactory in Europe. Founded in May 1718 when the imperial privilege for porcelain production was granted to Claudius Innocentius Du Paquier, the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory set new aesthetic standards over the following decades. Some 1 000 objects from the holdings of the MAK as well as national and international collections offer a formidable overview of Viennese developments in the context of Asian precursors and European competitors.
 
The MAK has housed the legacy of the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory—under imperial ownership from 1744 and closed in 1864—and has been dedicated to researching porcelain since its founding years. With examples from all eras of production, the legacy provides an overview of some 150 years of porcelain production in Vienna. Viennese porcelain production covered a wide spectrum of ceramics: from dinnerware sets and vases to clocks, from high-quality porcelain sculptures to scenic and floral miniatures, from porcelain paintings with cobalt blue and gold decorations in relief to large-format porcelain pictures with floral still lifes.

Current Dates

  • Tue. 14 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 16 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 17 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 18 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 20 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 21 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 22 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 23 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 24 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 25 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
All dates

All Dates

August

  • Mon. 27 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 28 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 29 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 30 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 31 Aug 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

September

  • Sat. 01 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 03 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 04 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 05 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 06 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 07 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 08 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 10 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 11 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 12 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 13 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 14 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 15 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 17 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 18 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 19 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thu. 20 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 21 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. 22 Sep 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.