In Nitra there are not only shopping galleries offering cheap goods and fugitive entertainment, but also one real gallery full of valuable visual arts - the Nitra Gallery. Nitra Gallery was established on 1 January 1965 and it has a seat in building of former County house you cannot miss on way to Nitra Castle. Professional, presenational and collection activity of gallery concentrates mainly on the art of the 20th and the 21st century. It does not have permanent expositions, but despite of this it offers in its five exhibition premises presentations of various character, where each art enthusiast will be satisfied.
Representation halls present important collective Slovak and international projects, important curator’s tasks and also collective authorial exhibitions. The lounge serves for chamber authorial presentations. In 2001 the activity of Galéria mladých (Gallery of young people) mapping works of students and fresh graduates of universities focused on visual art. Space for alternative art Bunker in former underground shelter offers from 2008 the possibility to experiment with current manifestations of visual, dramatic and music arts. Colourful gallery was established in 2010 and it is a space for presentation of our visual-educational activities, where also children and youth have possibility to exhibit their works in renowned gallery institution.
Besides exhibition activity gallery offers rich programme of cultural and educational events: concerts of both serious and modern music, chats with writers, discussions with authors and curators of exhibitions, lectures, commented tours, creative workshops for children, students and adults.
For its long-time quality work and rich programme for visitors of all age categories the Ministry of Culture awarded Nitra Gallery with the title Gallery of the year 2014.
If you are looking in Nitra for a place where you can relax away from everyday bustle, to recharge energy from beauties of art and to broaden your horizons and maybe to learn something new, you will for sure not regret visit of the Nitra Gallery.