On the riverbanks of the Danube in the historic city center of Krems and the medieval old town of Stein, the Art Mile Krems trains its focus on a variety of highlights.
The Caricature Museum
of Krems occupies a unique role in the Austrian museum scene, presenting caricatures, pictorial satires and critical graphic work
. It was built in accordance with plans by architect Gustav Peichl
and has been a significant addition to the national museum landscape ever since 2001.
The Kunsthalle Krems
is housed in a former tobacco factory
from the 19th century which was adapted for contemporary purposes. The focal point of its exhibitions is art of the 20th and 21st centuries
. In addition, the Kunsthalle annexes, the Forum Frohner, the Factory and the Kunstraum Stein draw inspiration and vitality from the programs at the main museum.
A two-hour Art Mile Hike
enables visitors to obtain and savour new insights of the multi-faceted art and culture scenery
of the Art Mile Krems. Along the course of the stroll, five different exhibition houses are introduced
, with their current exhibition programs.
For details, please see www.kunstmeile-krems.at