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 sculpture 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

The Ars Electronica Deep Space inspires with oversized, high-resolution images that extend across walls and floor. On four dates, the Museum of the Future is dedicated to art in Advent.

  • Deep Space LIVE: Kunst im Advent – Menschheitszukunft
    28 November 2019
    19:00 Uhr

    1, 8 and 15 December 2019
    11 am

Castle museum

In the Advent exhibition, the Castle Museum gives an insight into the history of the Christ Child from the Middle Ages to the present day.

The crib exhibition presents both traditional Christmas cribs and Christmas scenes. The diversity is great: the nativity scenes are made of glass, paper, wood, clay or wax.

  • 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