special event . Whole Museum:

International Museum Day 2022

“The power of museums” – this is the motto of this year’s International Museum Day.

Free admission


Art museum

Jacoba van Heemskerck. Truly modern
Jacoba van Heemskerck (1876-1923) created a powerful oeuvre within 15 years that includes paintings, woodcuts and glass works.
11.30 a.m. Guided tour with museum director Dr. Helga Gutbrod
3 p.m. Guided tour


Children’s museum

Archinature. Buildings by humans and animals 
An interactive exhibition by the Graz Children’s Museum FRida & freD


Workshop for families
10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Fantastic invaders made of cardboard gradually populate one of our floors. Their home is the in-between world! Whether they are animal creatures or architectural gadgets, they are creative wildlings in any case.


Theatre Luftschloss as guest in the Edwin Scharff Museum
Black box action in the museum foyer
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Soft, angular, fluffy or stable: If you dare to enter the black box, you will get to know a material in a new way. You can throw it up, lie in it or wade through it – I wonder what it is?


Actionbound: Discover the museum!
How many stairs actually lead to the Children’s museum? And which is your favourite work of art? Go on a digital tour through the whole museum with your family!


The team of the inclusive museum café will again be offering delicious drinks and cakes on this day.

Event type

  • special event

Target group

  • adults
  • children
  • families
  • young people