Pivka House of Culture
|Hiša kulture v Pivki|
|Snežniška cesta 2, SI-6257 Pivka|
|Phone||386 (0) 31 768 427|
|Mojca Grmek, Head|
|Phone||386 (0) 31 286 528|
|Leon Zuodar, Graphic atelier head|
The "Hiša kulture" programme presents contemporary visual art with the emphasis on unconventional, progressive, and innovative approach, following the principles of immediacy, social criticism, and freedom.
The gallery usually sets up about 8 exhibitions that are often accompanied by various educational activities for school children, workshops, etc. From October to May, they host the current production of Slovene visual artists in the central exhibition space. From June to September, retrospectives or various thematic group exhibitions take place.
Some of the artists who presented their illustration, new media, sculpture or painting installations in Pivka have been Jaka Babnik and ., , , , , , , , as well as the photographers
The Pivka House of Culture also has a permanent collection of artworks, many of them available for sale. Erik’s room accommodates the permanent collection of prints and art publications.
Zinko Tiček is a smaller fanzine library, which grew from a personal fanzine, comic and graphic book collection by Beli sladoled. The library (meant also as a smaller exhibition space) is open to everyone interested in photocopy, risograph, silkscreen and other graphic printed mediums.. Responsible for running the graphic atelier in the centre, he is also a part of the art tandem
Among concert-goers, Pivka House of Culture is known for its basement music venue Čuza Club, notable for its colourful walls, small size and lack of a stage, qualities which contribute to a cosy and egalitarian atmosphere among the performers and the audience. It has been the traditional venue for the annual Club Marathon.