• ERSTE Foundation, Europe, Open Calls

    School community projects meeting social challenges: make a difference and participate in the aces – act local project contest 2017!

    aces – Academy of Central European Schools – act local is the new support programme for school-community projects tackling a relevant social challenge in their surroundings. What does this call offer to students and teachers in Central and South Eastern Europe? First of all, it offers concrete opportunities to take action but also to create new cross-sectoral partnerships with the community. […]more

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    Happy Holidays!

    We wish you a Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a wonderful, relaxing time with your family and friends. May your new year bring good news, new opportunities and joy. Our office will be closed from 24 December 2016 until 6 January 2017. With warm greetings from the ERSTE Foundation Team.more
  • Culture, ERSTE Foundation, Events

    Conference In Memoriam Piotr Piotrowski in Ljubljana on 8 & 9 December

    The international conference ‘What Art History?’ is dedicated to Piotr Piotrowski, winner of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory in 2010 and will be preceding the Igor Zabel Award 2016 ceremony. The conference is organised by the Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, in collaboration with the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory and ERSTE Foundation. Conference venue […]more
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    We are moving: ERSTE Foundation and Kontakt will join the Campus!

    We, ERSTE Foundation and Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation, have prepared for quite some time now and finally the day has come: We are moving office. On the 18 November 2016 we will leave Friedrichstraße 10 on Karlsplatz and move to the Erste Campus, opposite famous palace Belvedere. The one […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation with new management team

    The Supervisory Board of “ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung”, or ERSTE Foundation for short, appointed Bernhard Spalt as the new chairman of the foundation’s Managing Board. A board member since 2012, Spalt succeeds Franz Karl Prüller, who will take charge of the foundation’s social banking activities as the board’s senior advisor. In this role, he will […]more
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    THE VIENNA HUMANITIES FESTIVAL 2016 – Event with Mind-Broadening Side Effects

    Keeping away from tiresome and uninspiring talks and presentations – that is one of the goals the organisers of the Vienna Humanities Festival had in mind when they assembled their programme. And indeed, it is a lot that the IWM together with the Wien Museum and in cooperation with TTT (Time To Talk) have planned […]more
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    ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA Promoting Contemporary Art

    As the newest initiative in their cooperation, ERSTE Foundation and FUNDACIÓ BANCARIA LA CAIXA have launched a pilot in the framework of Comisart: Six travel grants are offered to curators in the field of contemporary art for 2017. They will have the opportunity to get to know the cultural context of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Budapest, […]more
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    Artist in Residence, September 2016: Katharina Schmitt

    New playwright in town: Katharina Schmitt is this month’s Artist in Residence from the Czech Republic at the Q21 / Museumsquartier. Born in Bremen, Germany in 1979, Katharina Schmitt studied theatre Directing at the Academy pf Performing Arts (DAMU) in Prague between 2001 and 2006. She is currently an associate director of the Studio Hrdinu theatre in Prague. […]more
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    26 July: Lecture by Herta Müller in Vienna

    Within the frame of the XXI. World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) Nobel Prize laureate Herta Müller will held a lecture. “The many languages of comparative literature” is the theme of this year’s congress which starts from today until 27 July 2016 at the University of Vienna. Around 1500 speakers – including […]more
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    Mladen Stilinović 1947 – 2016

    We mourn the loss for one of Croatia’s most prominent contemporary artists, Mladen Stilinović. He passed away in Pula Monday night. The artistic practice of Mladen Stilinović, one of the founders and the liveliest protagonists of conceptual art in Croatia and the region, may be presented by using the key words, i.e. words that introduce […]more