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Peter Pivoda

Peter Pivoda

Gallery Educator
Slovak National Gallery

Peter Pivoda works as a gallery educator at the Slovak National Gallery. In 2020 he obtained a PhD. from Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava with a dissertation research focusing on new trends in the museum and gallery education, especially their socio-cultural role.

He also worked as a gallery educator at the City Gallery of Bratislava and the Kunsthalle Bratislava.

MuseumNext Creative Museums Summit
Tuesday, 28th June 2022

Teenagers, Community & Creativity

At the Slovak National Gallery we launched a course for teenagers (13-16 years old) called Meetup SNG in 2017. The aim of the course is to present a gallery as a place for spending valuable time with peers and art. We focus on supporting creativity, critical thinking, current events and expressing one’s own opinions. Since the beginning the course has undergone several adjustments in which we had to take into account specifics of the target group. The most significant one is enabling meetings with young contemporary Slovak artists, which we see as very effective and unique for this age group. During the workshops being led by the artists the participants gain inspiration for empowering their own creativity.

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Peter Pivoda