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Visiting Artist & Lecture Series – Plato Ostrava

12 October 2023 @ 7:30 - 22:00

For a first VALS of this semester, students of MA Future Design and MA Fine Art will travel to Ostrava, to visit City Gallery of Contemporary Art PLATO for a guided tour with Marek Pokorný, the founder and director, giving us guided tour, speaking about the history of the building, the transformation from brownfield to gallery, about the program and curatorial strategy, current exhibition etc.

PLATO is new state gallery in the buildings of former slaughterhouse, reconstructed and redesigned for the use of modern gallery.



  • Meeting at 7:30am in front of Burger King (1st floor) at train station Praha Hlavní Nádraží = Praha hl.n.. (Metro C station Hlavní nádraží)
  • The train leaves at 8:00am – it is train number LE1251 by LeoExpress
  • Arriving to Ostrava at 11:34am
  • Lunch
  • PLATO gallery – meeting director Marek Pokorný, guided tour of the gallery and current exhibition
  • Individual free time
  • Departing Ostrava at 18:14. It is a train number EC 112 of České dráhy
  • Arriving to Prague at 21:45


12 October 2023
7:30 - 22:00
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Plato Ostrava
Porážková 26
Ostrava, 70200 Czech Republic
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