ERNST FUCHS MUSEUM - OPEN AGAIN
Opening again after Corona Lockdown
Wiedereröffnung nach Corona Lockdown
Dear friends of the Ernst Fuchs Museum!
After one month in lockdown, we are all the more pleased to be able to open our doors again to all art lovers! ?
As of May 4th, the Ernst Fuchs Museum in the Otto Wagner Villa is open again at the usual times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Reservations in advance are not necessary for a visit, tickets are available on site or in our online ticket shop.
There is also a new feature: The pandemic forces us to be inventive and so we have decided - until we are allowed to reopen our Café Esther in the garden of the Villa normally again - to offer drinks and food TO GO from now on. So when you visit the museum, your physical well-being will also be adequately catered for!
Stay healthy and we look forward to welcoming you at the museum soon! Tip: When the weather is sunny, a visit to the museum can be combined very nicely with a walk in the forest!
Liebe Freundinnen und Freunde des Ernst Fuchs Museums!
Nach gut einem Monat im Lockdown freuen wir uns umso mehr, unsere Türen nun wieder allen Kunstinteressierten öffnen zu dürfen! ?
Mit dem heutigen 4. Mai hat das Ernst Fuchs Museum in der Otto Wagner Villa nun wieder zu den gewohnten Zeiten geöffnet: Dienstag bis Sonntag, 10 bis 16 Uhr. Voranmeldungen sind für einen Besuch nicht erforderlich, Tickets gibt es vor Ort oder in unserem Online-Ticketshop.
Weiters gibt es eine Neuerung: Die Pandemie macht erfinderisch und so haben wir beschlossen – bis wir unser Café Esther im Garten der Villa wieder normal öffnen dürfen – ab sofort Getränke und Speisen TO GO anzubieten. Bei einem Besuch des Museums ist also auch für das leibliche Wohl ausreichend gesorgt!
Bleiben Sie gesund und wir freuen uns sehr, Sie bald bei uns im Museum begrüßen zu dürfen! Tipp: Bei schönem Wetter lässt sich ein Museumsbesuch sehr schön mit einer Waldwanderung verbinden!
About the map view: that we are open again has been submitted to Google Maps
This is the text of the e-mail I received (in German), translated to English:
Dear Ernst Fuchs-Friends!
We are shocked by the false and defamatory article in the German "Stern" on the allegedly neglected state of Ernst Fuchs. It's incredible that a once prestigious magazine as the "Stern" would take advantage of the kindness of Ernst Fuchs, ignoring every journalistic Code and stooping to such a coverage. They did not even shy away from taking pictures of Ernst Fuchs in his sleep.
No wonder that the editions of this "news magazine" were practically halved in the last few years.
We immediately contacted journalists on the day of publication of this defamation story and invited them to visit Ernst Fuchs spontaneously. The reporters of the "Krone", of the "Kurier" and of the daily newspaper "Österreich" have accepted our invitation and were able to convince themselves that Ernst Fuchs is well, and that surrounded by his art and his life's work he can lead an independent life, which for many other people of his age is not possible. The items we attached to this blog.
We are writing these lines to you in the first place,to dispel your possibly existing, but as we said unwarranted worries, should you have read this untrue article. The article is so tendentiously written that it discredits itself, and any detailed comment is superfluous.
But we would also like you to know that Ernst Fuchs and his family will not tolerate this degrading, contrary to all rules of decency, public defamation and that after consultation with a specialist lawyer all the applicable legal steps will be taken immediately.
On behalf of the Fuchs family
The contentious and defamatory article is on page 62 in the German magazine STERN, issue Nr. 21, 13.5.2015.
the magazine is available in news outlets throughout Europe, primarily in German-speaking countries.
Here are the reactions of Austrian newspapers:
Below find links to the Newspaper articles of the
"Kurier", "Österreich" and the "Kronenzeitung"
Articles are in German, pdf files open in separate window
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