Emperor Franz Joseph: 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of his death
Emperor Franz Joseph died in Schönbrunn Palace on 21 November 1916. The 100th anniversary of the death of the longest-serving Habsburg emperor will be marked in 2016 by a number of exhibitions that will show interesting and so well known aspect of his life and reign.
A short overview:
16 March – 27 November 2016
Schönbrunn Palace – People and Ruler: The focus here is on Franz Joseph as a person
Imperial Coach Collection – Prestige & Modesty: Carriages and clothing
Imperial Furniture Collection – Party & Everyday Life
Opening hours for the duration of the exhibition:
Schönbrunn Palace & Imperial Coach Collection, daily 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Imperial Furniture Collection & Niederweiden Palace, daily 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
11 March – 27 November 2016
Ceremonial room of the Austrian National Library
A selection from more than 10,000 photographs, artworks and documents on the life of Franz Joseph.
July 1 – December 11, 2016
Upper Belvedere Palace – works aquired during the reign of Franz Joseph