newsletter #1


Living Kunsthalle
Sunday, June 16, 2019

Living Kunsthalle was the first major show organized by
Kunsthalle Praha before the opening of its own building in 2021.
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Accompanying program to Facade Project

Drawing workshop with Adéla Součková, 19. 6. 2019

Lecture My, data., 19. 6. 2019

Silent yoga with breakfast in the park, 26. 6. 2019

About Kunsthalle

There could have been a hotel standing

The Zenger transformer station is about to become our new home. However, it was not always so clear that art will eventually move into the cultural heritage building. Five years ago, the former owner was selling his building with the intention of building a hotel.
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Ivana Goossen,
director of Kunsthalle Praha

Why wish for daring things

Ivana, you are the director of Kunsthalle Praha, but you do not originally come from the cultural sphere. What path led you here?
As far as my career is concerned, this is my first role in culture, but that does not mean I do not come from a cultural background. I grew up in the family of a professor of economics and my mother was a harpist. I spent my childhood at the opera in Plovdiv. My mom's father was an artist and her sister was an animator. When I was young, I toyed with the idea of becoming an artist, although my dad wanted me to be an economist. Back then I said to him “Not a chance!”
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Kunsthalle Praha is a newly emerging space for art and culture in Prague´s historical centre. It will offer visitors a wide range of exhibitions and educational projects, cultural events and social activities. Kunsthalle Praha´s mission is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Czech and international art of the 20th and 21st centuries and to communicate this with a dynamic, contemporary programme to the broadest possible public.