Erwin Wurm. The artist begging for mercy.

Preparing in the Pálffy Palace

02/11/2022 - 29/01/2023
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Palffy's palace

The Worlds of Jindřich Chalupecký

Current exhibition in Mirbach Palac

23/11/2022 - 19/03/2023
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Mirbachov palác

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GMB Atelier

Self-service creative space for children and adults

Every six months, you can find here new creative assignments of different kinds. They are based on the Gallery's temporary and permanent exhibitions, so it might be a good idea see them first and then attend the Atelier. Entrance to the Atelier is free.
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Tamara Klimová: Zátišie I, 1959. Plátno, olej, 54 x 90,5 cm.

School programs

Education through art

Take part in GMB's learning programmes where students broaden their horizons through experimenting with art materials. The programs support visual literacy development and help students formulate motor and vocabulary skills. They unlock creativity and stimulate young people to discover their innovative potential. Creating art may inspire them to pursue a career in the creative industry. A visit to the GMB Atelier fosters children's and youth's trust, relationship and understanding of artists, galleries, cultural centres and museums. Bring them in to experience art and to be inspired by it.
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Let’s Talk Art!

Commented tours of exhibitions in English

For foreigners living in Slovakia, for friends and visitors from abroad, or to improve your English. Regularly, once a month, one early Thursday evening is dedicated to an English tour of current exhibitions or permanent exhibitions.
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Emil

Cafe in the Mirbach Palace

Art comes in many forms, and some can be drunk. You can find premium coffee, natural wines, hot cocoa, fermented lemonades and something small to eat on the ground floor under the exhibitions of artworks. Emil cafe, a fantastic host, has made his home in the Mirbach Palace. He will welcome you inside under the vaults and in the courtyard.
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Károly Sterio: Majáles umelcov na Železnej studienke. 1840 – 1860, papier, litografia, 49 x 69,5 cm.

Venue Hire

Within Mirbach Palace and Pálffy Palace

Bratislava City Gallery offers exclusive venues for hire within the historic buildings of Mirbach Palace and Pálffy Palace, both located in the heart of the city. These spaces are ideal for a wide range of corporate and private functions, including literary and musical evenings, lectures, video presentations, panel discussions, seminars, and workshops, as well as for wedding ceremonies and gala receptions. Both Mirbach Palace and Pálffy Palace provide excellent backdrops for period photography and video recordings. The venues are only available for events that comply with the GMB Code of Ethics.
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Courtyards of GMB palaces

Public spaces in the heart of the Old Town

The courtyards of the GMB palaces are an urban space immediately accessible to everyone. Sit Down project, which brings free public seating to Bratislava, welcomes visitors to the courtyards. Here you can enjoy the sun, read your favourite book in the shade, have a morning coffee or lunch with friends, or arrange a work meeting. In the pleasant historical environment of the Mirbach Palace, with the sound of water in Viktor Tilgner's fountain or with the sun's reflections in Milan Dobeš's work - Reflex relief II. in the Pálffy Palace.
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Library

Documentation and information center

The Bratislava City Gallery Library is a specialist library specialized in fine arts, architecture and applied arts.
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Opening hours

Monday closed
Tuesday | 11 am – 6 pm
Wednesday | 1 – 8 pm
Thursday – Sunday | 11 am – 6 pm

Mirbach Palace

Františkánske nám. 11

Pálffy Palace

Panská 19

News

Mirbach Palace closed from 8 to 16 November.

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