Wednesday, 25th April 2018

VIVA 2018

The Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA) 2018 is collaborating with the German visual arts festival Ostrale, to produce the exhibition

Found â mentalism

at Messina Palace in Valletta between the 13th April and the 26th May.

A number of artists mainly from Saxony (Germany) will exhibit a number of paintings, prints, graphics and photographs as well as installations.

OSTRALE, Centre for Contemporary Art, is a young organization working in an international network of colleagues and educational institutions, artists and companies. OSTRALE is an international platform for contemporary arts of all genres.

Sponsored by the German-Maltese Circle and the Goethe Institute
Curator: Andrea Hilger
VIVA is produced by Fondazzjoni Kreattivita

Opening times:
Mondays to Fridays from 9.00a.m. till 8.00p.m.
Saturdays from 9.00a.m. till 1.00p.m.
Sundays and Public Holidays: closed

Entrance is free

Contact Us

Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967


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