50 Years Sigmund Freud Museum!
Wien IX, Berggasse 19. This is the address where Sigmund Freud lived for 47 years before he had to flee the Nazis in 1938. Since 1971, Sigmund Freud’s apartment and workplace has been home to the Sigmund Freud Museum that attracts more than 100,000 visitors from all over the world every year. In, 2020, the museum was renovated, expanded, and made wheelchair accessible. New exhibitions offer comprehensive information on the life and work of Freud. For the first time ever, all private rooms of the Freud family will be accessible including his “first” practice located on the upper ground floor.
October 4th, 2021, 7 pm
History, Family, Silence
Talk by Philippe Sands with Esther Freud (in English)
To our program ...
Nominations for Architecture Awards
The renovation of the Sigmund Freud Museum has been nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Prize for Contemporary Architecture by the EU as well as for the Bauherrenpreis, the annual award of Austrian Society of Architects.
Together with the architects Hermann Czech, ARTEC/Bettina Götz and Richard Manahl as well as Walter Angonese we are happy about this recognition and hope tob e awarded with these prestigious prizes!
Video Tour with Director Monika Pessler
XLVIII. Sigmund Freud Lecture: Colette Soler
Frei Sprechen - Speak Freely
Leitmotif for the program of the Sigmund Freud Museum. Monika Pessler, Director
Online Exhibition: Analysis Interminable. Psychoanalytical Schools of Thought after Freud
Click here to browse through the online exhibition. It contains short films and interviews with five practicing psychoanalysts from New York, Dublin, and Berlin who introduce a variety of psychoanalytical schools: contemporary drive-, structure- and conflict theory, structural psychoanalysis, relational psychoanalysis, object relation theories, as well as self-psychology.
Hidden Thoughts of a Visual Nature
In Freud's 'first practice', the exhibition Hidden Thoughts of a Visual Nature shows works form the museum's collection of conceptual art, thus making references between psychoanalysis and the arts.
Analysis Interminable. Psychoanalytical Schools of Thought after Freud
One room of Freud’s former private apartment is dedicated to a rotating program of special exhibitions that address contemporary questions and problems of psychoanalysis and its related fields. The first special exhibition after the renovation is titled Analysis Interminable. Psychoanalytic Schools of Thought after Freud and contains short films and interviews with five practicing psychoanalysts from New York, Dublin, and Berlin who introduce a variety of psychoanalytical schools: contemporary drive and conflict theory, structural psychoanalysis, relational psychoanalysis, object relation theories, as well as self-psychology. The exhibition was curated by psychoanalyst and philosopher Esther Hutfless.
XLVII. Sigmund Freud Lecture: Jacqueline Rose
One is inclined to say that the intention that man should be ´happy´ has no part in the plan of ´creation´.
Sigmund Freud, 1930