Between tradition and modernism Cultural program during Christmas time in Linz

The museums of Linz offer a varied program during the christmas season. Interesting exhibitions and interactive lectures shorten the time until christmas day!

Ice sculputre exhibition "Ice Magic"

Discover a huge world made out of ice at Volksgarten Linz! International artists build impressive figures out of ice blocks. The theme of the exhibition is "Ice Palace". The inhabitants of the palace are made from ice with chainsaws and chisels. There will also be light installations and interactive parts.  Ice magic is a special highlight at this years christmas program in Linz!

  • 23 November 2019 to 23 February 2020

Ars Electronica Center

Ars Electronica Center Linz Advent EM

Castle museum

Das Schlossmuseum macht einen Blick zurück auf traditionsreiche Bräuche: zwei Ausstellungen zu außergewöhnlichen Krippen und bekannten und weniger bekannten Hirten- und Krippenliedern Oberösterreichs sind diesen Winter zu sehen.

  • Christkinder - Exhibition
    23 November 2019 to 2 February 2020
  • Traditionelle Krippenausstellung
    23 November 2019 to 2 February 2020
Ausstellungsansicht Krippenausstellung Schlossmuseum Linz c Oberoesterreichisches Landesmuseum

Botanical Garden

Begonie Botanischer Garten Linz c Friedrich Schwarz

Every year, a flower crib in the entrance hall of the glass houses of the Botanical Garden creates a Christmassy atmosphere.

  • Flower Crib
    November 2019 to January 2020
  • Rauchzeichen. Pflanzen und Kulturgeschichte des Räucherns
    30 November 2019 to 2 February 2020

Workshops at the Botanical Garden

  • "Botschaft an den Himmel" - Räuchern mit Weihrauch, Kräuter und Harzen
    6 and 7 December 2019
    2.30 pm to 5 pm