Opening: The Other Life

Photographs by Konrad Mautner

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Das andere Leben
© Stephen M. Mautner, Vertreter der Erben von Anna und Konrad Mautner


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of Konrad Mautner, the Volkskundemuseum Graz is dedicating a personal exhibition to this researcher and collector of traditional garbs and folks songs.

The more than 2,000 photographs by this folklorist that were taken between 1890 and 1924 are not only witnesses to events within the family, but instead also provide in-sights into the everyday cultural life of the region. The show will be contextualised as a special exhibition as part of the reopening of the „Hotel Austria, Willkommen im Salzkammergut Museum der Stadt Bad Ischl” from July 2024 onwards.


Birgit Johler (Curator)
in co-operation with Stephen Mautner
Herta Neiß, Michael John (Cooperation Museum of the City of Bad Ischl)

Lisa Neuhuber, Martina Rothschädl (Head of Programme remembrance culture)

Macht und Tradition

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Volkskundemuseum am Paulustor
Paulustorgasse 11-13a, 8010 Graz
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The Folklore Museum has not yet been evaluated by CEDOS. It is accessible for wheelchair users (with the exception of the smoking parlour). Further information on the museum's website