Archive of Exhibitions

Maroš Kontroš a Peter Maščák: Till the End of the World

Opening: 18. 4. 2023 at 6PM
Exhibition duration: 19. 4. 2023 – 25. 6. 2023
Curators: Miroslav Kleban, Adam Macko
Space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

The joint exhibition of two contemporary visual artists Maroš Kontroš and Peter Maščák currently presents the formal and stylistic affinities of the artists of the younger generation. The union of the artists creates a confrontational dialogue between form and... » more

Radovan Čerevka: Acts of Resurgence – Facts of Scepticism

Opening: 16. 2. 2023
Exhibition duration: 17. 2. 2023 – 14. 5. 2023
Space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

A series of drawings, objects and situations opens up the possibilities of romanticism, mythology and even politics, which are based on the predispositions of inanimate entities with their immanent value, which the author has chosen to respect. The artist's latest project follows the recent... » more


Exhibition duration: 10 November 2022 – 29 January 2023

Drawn exclusively from VSG’s own collection, the exhibition #DieloTyzdnaVSG (Art of the Week) is a reflection of the successful format of the social network Instagram. This format is a participatory project of engagement with the public in an online space, providing an expanded view of the work, as well as a perception and presentation of... » more

ROZETA. Ružomberok Art Circle 1995 – 2022

Opening: 6 October 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 7 October 2022 – 8 January 2023
Curators: Richard Gregor, Dorota Kenderová

Exhibiting artists: Peter Abonyi, Milan Adamčiak, Rastislav Biarinec, Marta Bošelová, Róbert Cyprich, Zuzana Hrušková, Richard Kalmár, Vavrinec Kendera, Boris Kudlička, Ján Kudlička, Štefan Papčo, Lucia Papčová, Mira Podmanická, Pavol Rusko, Monika Zmoray

A considerable number of artistic associations have always been linked by the place of their activity. In our case, it is Ružomberok, while the founding of the ROZETA association dates back to the period when art stood in strict... » more

Oto Hudec – Earthrise!

Opening: 15. 12. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 16. 12. 2022 – 4. 5. 2023 (extended)
Curators: Lenka Kukurová, Verena Tintelnot
Alžbetina 22, Košice

The exhibition Earthrise! is an artistic commentary on the relationship between people and the environment and, simultaneously, an appeal for change. Košice artist Oto Hudec, as a resident of the planet Earth, presents in the exhibition works created over... » more

Dreaming of a Museum

Opening: 20. 10. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 21. 10. 2022 - 26. 3. 2023 (extended)
Curator: Mira Sikorová-Putišová
Exhibition space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

A slowly and gradually composed story that talks about art since the year 1989. Sixteen works from the Intermedia and Media Art Collection from the period 1993 – 2017 form a special part of the collection of the... » more

Sea of Possibilities

Opening: 13. 9. 2022 at 6 pm
Exhibition duration: 14. 9. 2022 - 26. 3. 2023
Curators: Petra Filipiaková, Viera Ballasch Dandárová
Exhibition space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

The educational exhibition project “Sea of Possibilities” addresses environmental issues through selected artworks of the East Slovak Gallery, which are complemented by several objects from the East Slovak Museum. This project does not feature a... » more

Boris Vaitovič – 2D and a half

Opening: 30. 6. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 1 July 2022 - 11 September 2022
Curator: Peter Megyesi
Alžbetina 22, Košice

The exhibition features elements of the author’s painterly, object, and intermedial work, highlighting the phenomenon of illusion, the plausibility of mediated information, and the limits of visual media. Vaitovič’s paintings often create a sense of questioning the confidence in the certainty of... » more

Schiller – Foltyn 1920 – 1924: (In)formal affinities

Opening: 23. 6. 2022 at 6pm
Exhibition duration: 24. 6. 2022 - 9. 10. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space B, Hlavná 27, Košice

This exhibition of two key representatives of Košice Modernism – the Czech painter František Foltýn and the Hungarian painter Gejza Schiller – is an intimate exposition consisting of a selection of works created in eastern Slovakia between 1920 and 1924.... » more

András Cséfalvay – Darwiniana: the concept of competition in nature and its origin in the language of capitalism

Opening: 2. 6. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 3. 6. 2022 – 28. 8. 2022
Hlavná 27, Košice

Understanding power and dominance, the importance of biodiversity niches, and the birth of competition are all bound up in the history of evolution. It is natural to compete. All animals do it. Or so we say and draw conclusion for our social behavior, mirroring... » more

Jozef Kornucik – Situations

Opening: 5. 5. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 6. 5. 2022 - 28. 8. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

This small-scale presentation of the works of Jozef Kornucik (1938 – 1977) is an exhibition intervention or an exhibition experiment within the dramaturgy of the East Slovak Gallery. The exhibition is a response to a solo exhibition of Ján Vasilko,... » more

Jan Vasilko – Internal Waves

Opening: 5. 5. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 6. 5. 2022 - 18. 9. 2022
Curator: Miroslav Kleban
Space Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

“I don’t feel like a true abstract geometrist, I feel more like a classical painter. I don’t claim to see the world geometrically or abstractly, I just fell in love with the form. There is no logical explanation for it.... » more

Jana Zatvarnická – Defragmentation of Future Tales

Opening: 18. 1. 2022 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 19. 1. 2022 - 24. 4. 2022
Curator: Štefánia Ďuricová
Exhibition space Q, East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27, Košice

The complex relationship between contemporary art and anthropology, a theme that has been frequently addressed by artists, curators and scientists since the 1990s, shapes the narrative of the exhibition Defragmentation of Future Tales. This solo exhibition... » more

Graphic Art – Single Medium

Opening: 19. 10. 2021 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 14. 10. 2021 - 1. 5. 2022 (extended)
Curator: Michal Štofa
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22, Košice

Exhibiting artists:
Rudolf Altrichter, Emanuel Andrássy, Ákos Aranyossy, Margita Balšianková-Lacková, Blažej Baláž, Andrej Barčík, Štefan Belohradský, František Blažo, Marko Blažo, Viera Bombová, Albín Brunovský, Stano Bubán, Alexander Bortnyik, Alexander Bugan, Július Bukovinský, Milan Dobeš, Andrej Doboš, Lucia Dovičáková,... » more

Imrich Vanek – Private and public

Exhibition opening with an introduction by the curator: 29 June 2021 at 18:00
Exhibition duration: 30 June 2021 – 12 September 2021
Curators: Zuzana Bodnárová and Svätopluk Mikyta
Exhibition Space C, 27 Hlavná Street, Košice

The exhibition Imrich Vanek: Private and Public presents possible reflections and interpretations of a rich artistic life and its work, anchored in private as well as public space... » more

Quantum Fields / The Intermedia Studio FAMU

Opening: 21. 9. 2021 o 18:00
Duration: 22. 9. 2021 - 3. 10. 2021
Experimentál pop-up space, Alžbetina 22, Košice

Exhibiting artists: Veronika Čechmánková, Alexander Rossa, Eugene Martikainen, Adam Mička

A selection of student works from the Master’s programme of the Department of Photography at FAMU in Prague is based on a joint examination of the issues of the Anthropocene. The installation freely... » more

Quantum fields

Vernisáž: 21. 9. 2021 o 18:00
Trvanie výstavy: 22. 9. 2021 - 28. 11. 2021
Kurátorky: Tereza Záchová, Mariana Serranová
Výstavný priestor Q, Hlavná 27, Košice

Exhibiting artists: Jakub Choma, Radovan Čerevka, Hikaru Fujii, Nicolas Grum, Petra Herotová, Juliana Höschlová, Karen Kramer, Veronika Lukášová, Agáta Marzecová and Hanna Husberg, Mykola Ridnyi, Susan Schuppli, Adéla Součková

This exhibition project responds to the issue of nuclear physics in connection... » more

Poetry about cells and seeds

Opening: 21. 9. 2021 at 18:00  
Duration: 22. 9. – 13. 2. 2022 (extended)
Curator: Alexandra Tamásová 
Exhibition space C, Hlavná 27, Košice

The joint exhibition project of Monika Pascoe Mikyšková and Janja Prokić introduces the latest work of the two artists, who have come together specifically for this occasion. The exhibited works are loosely linked by the motif of plants or, more specifically, growth.

Monika’s small-format... » more

Dávid Demjanovič – Concrete and incense

opening: 31. 8. 2021 o18: 00
duration: 1. 9. - 11. 9. 2021
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

The exhibition Concrete and Incense is an attempt at a materialised "mood board" of the author. Concrete in his works metaphorically symbolises something solid and physical, incense spirituality and transience. During the exhibition, the gallery is transformed into a workshop, studio or model of... » more

The Klimkovics – Stories Across Three Generations

exhibition opening: 24. 6. 2021  6pm  
duration: 25. 6. – 30. 1. 2022 
curators: Štefánia Ďuricová, Miroslav Kleban 
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The exhibition The Klimkovics - Stories Across Three Generations is dedicated to the artistic legacy of the Klimkovics family. The activities of this family date back to the 18th century. The founders of the family tradition were Florián Klimkovics Sr., who was based in Smolník, and his son Ignác,... » more

Flowers and Monsters

exhibition opening: 8. 6. 2021
duration: 9. 6. 2021 - 1. 7. 2021
curator: Nikolas Bernath
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

Exhibiting artists: Nikolett Balázs (HU), Tomáš Bryscejn (CZ), Kanrec Sakul (SK), Tamara Spalajković (RS)

Hold onto your inner child. They used to say.
From my point of view, it could mean perceiving everything - the visually unknown or abstract as some kind of... » more

Boris Sirka – The Cast of Idea

duration: 15. 5. 2021 – 4. 6. 2021
Východoslovenská galéria, Alžbetina 22

Boris Sirka's pop-up exhibition: The Cast of Idea presents objects that follow his current sculptural program. For the last two years, the author has been working on it and thus explores his possibilities and experience as a "painter" in a spatial medium. In the previous project, Petrified Gesture, he... » more

Zdeněk Smieško and Gabriel Bodnár: Artists and Their Studios (1972-2018)

opening of the exhibition: 13. 5. 2021 at 10:00
exhibition duration: 13 May 2021 - 17 June 2021
curator: Vladimir Beskid

The exhibition called Artists and Their Studios (1972-2018) brings, for the first time, a more comprehensive view of the natural environment of visual artists of the local scene. As part of a critical gallery survey, the main heroes of the exhibition... » more

Two Shapes of Leaf on Tree

online presentation of the exhibition: 24. 3. 2021, 6 p.m.
curator: Erik Vilím
architect of exhibition: Matej Gavula
production: KAIR
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27 Košice

The starting point of the exhibition project Two Shapes of Leaf on Tree is a long-term and systematic initiative of the KAIR organization (Košice Artist in Residence; Petra Housková, Tatiana Takáčová, Anna Mária Trávničková, Zuzana Kotiková) to connect... » more

Saved – Restored works of the East Slovak Gallery damaged by fire

opening: July 3, 2020 at 10:30
duration: 4 July 2020 - 8 November 2020
curators: Katarína Nádaská, Miroslav Kleban
restorer: Ludmila Zozuľáková
Central Slovak Gallery, Dolná 8, Banská Bystrica

With the exhibition "Saved", we present to the Banská Bystrica audience the project of restoring the works of the East Slovak Gallery from 2017-2019. The set of exhibited works belongs to the main collections... » more

Through Art and Word, the Cultural Heritage of the Premonstratensian Order in Jasov

duration: 17. 12. 2020 – 25. 8. 2021
curator: Katarína Nádaská
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná 27

The exhibition Through Art and Word was created in close co-operation with the East Slovak Gallery and the Premonstratensian Abbey in Jasov. The 900th anniversary of the founding of the order of the Premonstratensians provided an appropriate opportunity to organise an exhibition showing the cultural and historical... » more

Dark Lightening

exhibition opening: 8. 10. 2020 at 18:00
exhibition duration: 9 October 2020 - 15 November 2020
exhibiting authors: Viktor Frešo, Marek Kvetan, Martin Lukáč
curator: Zuzana Pacáková
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The exhibition Dark Lightening showcases the latest works of visual artists Viktor Frešo, Marek Kvetan and Martin Lukáč. Light becomes the essential means of expression, matter forming individual objects in space, which... » more

The Enchantment of Appearances

exhibition opening: 1. 10. 2020 at 18:00
exhibition duration: 2. 10. 2020 - 29. 8. 2021
curator: Štefánia Ďuricová
East Slovak Gallery, Alžbetina 22

The Exhibition The Enchantment of Appearances documents the presence of fashion in selected works of artists working within the area of today’s Slovakia in the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, mainly in the urban environment. The title of the exhibition is... » more

They are given: park, fountain …

opening: 17. 9. 2020, 6 p.m.
duration: 18. 9. 2020 - 2. 5. 2021 (extended)
authors: Matej Gavula, Maroš Juhás, Martin Piaček, Erik Sikora, Samuel Velebný
curator: Peter Tajkov
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27, Košice

The exhibition project entitled They are given: a park, a fountain, has a specific goal, to bring a new interpretive view of the past of art in the... » more

7140+ New Acquisitions in the ESG Collection

exhibition opening: 20. 2. 2020
duration: 21. 2 . 2020 – 2. 8. 2020
curators: Miroslav Kleban, Katarína Nádaská
East Slovak Gallery, Hlavná 27

The purchase of new acquisitions was supported by the Košice Self-Governing Region and the Slovak Arts Council.

The exhibition project 7140+ presents new artworks added to the collection of the East Slovak Gallery... » more