Arts Scene Salzburg


Salzburg has a variegated arts scene.
Museums and art galleries present all types of arts.



is situated in the 400-year-old New Residence. The Museum presents history, art and culture of Salzburg in an exciting, informative and entertaining way. 'The Salzburg myth' is the permanent exhibit. It presents the great Salzburg topics of modern times. The question of how the legendary 'Salzburg myth' originated, how it was molded by the Romantic painters in the early 19th century and how it developed and survived up to the present. Other themes include the absolutist reign of Salzburg's archbishops, effects of the persecution of the Jews and the  counterreformation in Salzburg.


Art in one of the most beautiful places in the world. With its spectacular location in one of the most beautiful places in the world the museum represents a sensitive dovetailing of the natural/urban landscape. The two museums - museum of modern art Mönchsberg and the original Rupertinum building in the centre of the old town - provide space for thematic exhibitions of art of the 20th and 21st century as well as for presentations of collections and the Austrian Gallery of Photography.

Museum of Modern Art - Mönchsberg

Museum of Modern Art - Rupertinum


The painting-in-the-round by Johann Michael Sattler shows a thrilling panoramic view onto the city of Salzburg around 1829.

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