Bratislava’s iconic historical pharmacy will house art for now

After the failure of talks to obtain original furniture, the Salvator pharmacy will become a temporary gallery.

The Salvator Pharmacy building in Bratislava. The Salvator Pharmacy building in Bratislava. (Source: Sme)

The Gallery of the City of Bratislava (GMB) is preparing short-term exhibitions to in the historical Salvator pharmacy in Batislava’s Old Town. The exhibitions will be related to Bratislava and the gallery will offer an accompanying programme. The GMB has rented the premises from the city for a symbolic sum of one euro from 1 July to the end of 2021.

“Due to the exposed location in the historical centre of Bratislava, as well as the previous use of the building, its history, and the fact that it is a national cultural monument, the space after reconstruction is suitable for establishing a museum or exhibition spaces,” the city council wrote in its materials.

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