Every three years the “Eligius“ Jewelry Award of the Federal State of Salzburg competition is held, open to entrants from
all over Austria. Mainly young artists producing innovative works take part in the competition, with the selection offering
an overview of today’s jewelry scene in Austria. This year for the first time, a presentation will take place in the MAK,
in cooperation with the Traklhaus in Salzburg, where the objects, selected and given awards by an expert jury, will be on
Curator Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, MAK Curator Metal and Wiener Werkstätte Archive
MAK Study Collection In the Study Collection, the MAK exhibits selected objects of its extensive collection on a permanent basis. The arrangement by materials corresponds to the specializations of the collection’s curators, while the selection is based mainly on major lines of development. Temporary exhibitions offer an opportunity to cast a spotlight on various aspects of the collection and to consider objects in the collection between the poles of applied and contemporary art.
Catalogue „3. Eligius-Schmuck-Preis des Landes Salzburg 2010“, edited by Galerie im Traklhaus Salzburg. German, with texts by Dietgard Grimmer and Susanne Hammer, 24 pages, Salzburg 2010