World's best photography showcased this month all across Slovakia

The biggest photography exhibition of the year in Central and Eastern Europe kicks off November 8 at the Slovak National Gallery in Bratisava. The seventh annual "Month of Photography" brings 38 exhibitions of some of the world's finest photographers to towns all over Slovakia.
The main star of this years' event is the American photographer Annie Leibowitz, famous for her portraits of celebrities and pictures from the Atlanta Olympics. Leibowitz will be present for the opening of her exhibition.
The event already started unofficially in Košice, showcasing the works of the famous photographer Karol Divald, a native of Košice. Divald was one of the pioneers of photography in the late 19th century.

The biggest photography exhibition of the year in Central and Eastern Europe kicks off November 8 at the Slovak National Gallery in Bratisava. The seventh annual "Month of Photography" brings 38 exhibitions of some of the world's finest photographers to towns all over Slovakia.

The main star of this years' event is the American photographer Annie Leibowitz, famous for her portraits of celebrities and pictures from the Atlanta Olympics. Leibowitz will be present for the opening of her exhibition. The event already started unofficially in Košice, showcasing the works of the famous photographer Karol Divald, a native of Košice. Divald was one of the pioneers of photography in the late 19th century.

The entire "Month of Photography" ranks as one of the biggest events of photography in not just Central and Eastern Europe but all of Europe as well compared to similar events in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Paris. It was made possible in Slovakia thanks to a grant by the European Union and sponsorship by Tabak, s.r.o./Philip Morris.

The event aims to bring to a large audience the best of domestic and international photography while promoting the art of photography. It promises to be quite a month. Here is a list of some highlights around Slovakia.


Annie Leibowitz- Nov. 8 - Jan. 5 - Slovenská národná galéria, Bratislava
Karol Divald- Until November 9 - Východoslovenská galéia, Košice
Tibor Honty- Nov. 11 - Nov. 30 Šarišská galéria, Prešov
Marta Lyberi- Nov. 6 - Dec. 12 Galéria Anima, Banská Štiavnica
Kamil Varga- Nov. 6 - Dec. 31 Novohradská galéria, Lučenec
Many banks, theaters, and galleries in Bratislava throughout November.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Košice

News digest: Slovakia has passed the peak of the second wave, health minister says

Polish doctors will help take swabs in Slovakia this weekend. People who have had COVID can just show their positive test result.

8 h
Rapid testing in Košice

Nationwide COVID-19 testing – and criticism – starts again

Longer ‘screening’ different to October operation.

15 h
Ján Sýkora is an easy-going ice-hockey player who has got a great sense of humour.

Fashion brands mean nothing to me. Professional hockey player about his life in central Slovakia

In an entertaining interview, the down-to-earth ice hockey player, Ján Sýkora, talks about being a busy bee with a poor memory.

21. jan

Old-age pension scheme gains three new features

Brand new parental bonus raises concerns.

21. jan