Every month, the Forward Calendar brings you the most important events from our community. In contrast to regular event calendars, we don’t just collect an innumerable amount of exhibitions and conferences taking place in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Our calendar is a collection of the most inspiring events from the Forward universe. The kind of calendar that brings you forward.


Forward Festival feiert mit…


It’s the time of the year were you come together with your friends and family to celebrate. That’s why we want to invite you to our Christmas party! If you are in Vienna, come by, drink some mulled wine, dance a lot and chat with the team behind the Forward Festival! We are looking forward to see familiar faces and to meet new friends from the Forward community.



Date: December, 12th, 8:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Place: Club Titanic, Vienna
More Infos here.


Adobe Creative Residency Night



The Adobe Creative Residency goes into the next round. On December 5, photo artist Amelie Satzger, UX designer Patricia Reiners and Adobe Community Manager Franziska Parschau will answer all questions about the program and the application. Amelie and Patricia give us inspiring insights into their creative work. Creative residents will receive financial support from Adobe for a year and, in addition to Adobe’s market-leading creative tools and resources, will be supported by mentors from a variety of backgrounds.



Date: December, 5th
Place: Analog Berlin
More Infos here.


Bugholz, Vielschichtig 2019



On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Thonet company, MAK presents a large exhibition on modern furniture, in which the characteristic bentwood furniture of the world-famous company is placed in the context of contemporary technological, typological, aesthetic and historical developments. Thonet bentwood chairs will be confronted with tubular steel and plastic chairs as well as classic office chairs and avant-garde furniture experiments.



Date: December, 18th, – April, 13th
Place: MAK, Vienna
More Infos here.


Conservation for Innovation: Fernando Laposse


Can we invent something new by preserving and can forgotten approaches be an inspiration for our future? A series of lectures will present a number of topics: Methods of existence, production, action and information with a focus on how good ideas from the past can be translated into solutions for a meaningful and sustainable way of life. International guests will give inspiring examples.



Date: December, 10th, 7:00 PM
Place: UdK, Berlin
More Infos here.