Wednesday afternoons Mar 4, 11 and 25, April 1

This five-week course delves into the remarkable world of fin-de-siècle Vienna. Ponder the immense and enduring impact of Gustav Klimt and his contemporaries, such as artist Oskar Kokoschka and composer Gustav Mahler, and explore the beautiful city in which they made their home. See works by Klimt and Kokoschka in “Visiting Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt’s Adam and Eve” on view January 17 to April 27 in Gallery 155.

Five session course tickets ($120 member, $150 nonmember) are not available online.
Individual sessions ($28 member, $35 nonmember) are available online, in person or over the phone. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
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Above: Gustav Klimt, Adam and Eve (detail), 1917–18. Oil on canvas. © Belvedere, Vienna.

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Lectures and Courses

Week 3 of 5
Josef Hoffmann: Vienna Modern
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Discover Josef Hoffmann’s artful interiors and the bold designs of Vienna’s Workshops.

Lectures and Courses

Week 4 of 5
Oskar Kokoschka and Egon Schiele: Gustav Klimt's Viennese...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Examine how the art of Gustav Klimt influenced both affinity for and reaction against the early work of notable modernist painters, including Oskar...

Lectures and Courses

Week 5 of 5
Gustav Mahler's Vienna
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Recognize Gustav Mahler’s remarkable contribution to his adopted city of Vienna through his songs and symphonies.