Exhibitions, Loans and Exhibition Participations

The Klimt Foundation operates as an independent and interdisciplinary platform dedicated to the documentation of the era “Vienna 1900” and also acts as lender and cooperation partner for research and exhibition projects. In accordance with its charter, the foundation has continuously provided loans to exhibitions in Austria and abroad since its inception and is active as a curator to exhibitions in public museums. 

Please direct loan requests to the directors of the Klimt Foundation:

Loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2023

Leopold Museum | Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
Egon Schiele and Vienna 1900. Masterpieces from the Leopold Museum

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Klimt. Inspired by Van Gogh, Rodin, Matisse...

Leopold Museum | Museum of Art, Seoul
Egon Schiele and Vienna 1900. Masterpieces from the Leopold Museum

Loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2022

Galleria d'arte moderna Ricci Oddi | XNL Piacenza Contemporanea, Piacenza
Klimt. L’uomo, l’artista, il suo mondo

Gustav Klimt-Museum am Attersee, Schörfling on the Attersee
"A summer like back then" Gustav Klimt's summer sujourns on the Attersee 1900-1916

Künstlerhaus, Vienna
1503. Members' exhibition

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Golden Boy Gustav Klimt. Inspired by Van Gogh, Rodin, Matisse...

Loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2021

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Lady with Fan. Gustav Klimt’s Last Works

Leopold Museum, Vienna
THE BODY ELECTRIC. Erwin Osen - Egon Schiele

Gustav Klimt-Zentrum am Attersee, Schörfling
Gustav Klimt's "floral world"

Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi, Rom
Klimt. La Secessione e l’Italia

MAK - Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna
JOSEF HOFFMANN. Progress Through Beauty

Since February 2019:
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
, Vienna
Permanent exhibition

Since March 2019:
Leopold Museum
, Vienna
Vienna 1900. Birth of Modernism

Loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2020

Leopold Museum, Vienna
INSPIRATIONAL BEETHOVEN. A Symphony in Pictures from Vienna 1900

Palazzo Attems Petzenstein, Gorizia
Vienna 1900. Grafica e design

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Zusätzliche Leihgaben in der Dauerausstellung der Schausammlung

Gustav Klimt-Zentrum am Attersee, Schörfling
Gustav Klimt's "floral world"

Loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2019

09th March 2019-30th June 2019:
Museo di Santa Chiara, Gorizia
Francesco Giuseppe I, uomo, imperatore, patrono delle scienze e delle arti

23rd Apr. 2019-10th July 2019:
Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
Gustav Klimt. Vienna - Japan 1900

24th Apr. 2019-05th Aug. 2019:
National Art Center
, Tokyo
Vienna on the Path to Modernism

21st June 2019-27th Oct. 2019:
Gustav Klimt-Zentrum
, Schörfling am Attersee
Floral Worlds - Flourishing Jugendstil

23rd July 2019-14th Oct. 2019:
Municipal Museum of Art
, Toyota
Gustav Klimt. Vienna - Japan 1900

27th Aug. 2019-08th Dec. 2019:
National Museum of Art
, Osaka
Vienna on the Path to Modernism

Exhibition participations and loans in 2018

Marking the historically important year of 2018, the Klimt Foundation honored the world-renowned artist Gustav Klimt in Vienna and on the Attersee with numerous projects. Klimt’s last, unfinished painting “The Bride” is part of the Klimt Foundation’s art collection and served as a point of departure for a number of projects undertaken by the non-profit foundation on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the artist’s death.

Sandra Tretter, the Klimt Foundation’s Head of Research, had been invited by the Leopold Museum to present the genesis of Klimt’s last large-scale allegory within the framework of the museum’s comprehensive Klimt exhibition (22nd June 2018-4th Nov. 2018). Featuring among the exhibits was the artist’s only extant sketchbook, which was shown to the public for the first time, and which afforded intimate insights into the painting’s creation process.

9th Oct. 2018 - 17th Feb. 2019:
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
, Vienna
Egon Schiele. The Making of a Collection

10th Oct. 2018 – 27th Jan. 2019:
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, London
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

2nd Oct. 2018 – 14th Jan. 2019:
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
Egon Schiele

24th Aug. 2018 - 29th Oct. 2018:
Leopold Museum, Vienna
Moriz Nähr. Photographer of Viennese Modernism

22nd June 2018 – 4th Nov. 2018:
Leopold Museum, Vienna
Gustav Klimt. Artist of the Century

27th Apr. 2018 – 20th Aug. 2018:
Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Modern Couples: 1900-1950

Previous loans provided by the Klimt Foundation 2014-2017


23rd Sept. 2017 – 21st Jan. 2018:
Palazzo Roverella, Rovigo
Secessioni Europee – Monaco, Vienna, Praga, Roma. Von Stuck, Klimt, Vachal, Casorati

15th April 2017 – 26th Oct. 2017:
Gustav Klimt Center on the Attersee
, Kammer-Schörfling
Gustav Klimt & Emilie Flöge. Summer Sojourns on the Attersee 1900–1916

9th Feb. 2017 – 8th May 2017:
The Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, Zagreb
The Challenge of Modernity. Zagreb – Vienna about 1900


16th Dec. 2016 – 26th March 2017, extended until 28th May 2017:
Museo Santa Chiara, Gorizia
Nel segno di Klimt. Gorizia, salotto mitteleuropeo fra tradizione e modernità

22nd Nov. 2016 – 24th Nov. 2016:
Palais Schönborn-Batthyány, Vienna
35 Years of Sotheby’s Austria Jubilee Exhibition – A Glimpse into Austria’s Private Collections

4th June 2016 – 26th Oct. 2016:
Gustav Klimt Center on the Attersee, Kammer-Schörfling
Emilie Flöge – Reforming Fashion. Inspiring Art

19th March 2016–19th June 2016:
Buchheim Museum, Bernried

Klimt & Shunga – Explizit Erotisches aus Wien und Japan


22nd Oct. 2015 – 28th Feb. 2016:
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
The Women of Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka

26th June 2015 – 2nd Aug. 2015:
Gustav Klimt Center on the Attersee
, Kammer-Schörfling
The Visit of the Young Ladies

12th Feb. 2015 – 21st June 2015:
Pinacothèque de Paris
, Paris
In the Time of Klimt


17th Dec. 2014 – 19th Apr. 2015:
Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Ways to Modernism. Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and Their Impact

Since 15th Nov. 2014:
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Permanent Klimt collection