Events for Library

25.10.2019 - 5. 1. 2020

27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) 2019

Important dates, places, accompanying exhibitions and events. The 27th Biennale of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) 2019 held between October 25, 2019 and January 5, 2020 at the exhibition premises on the 2nd floor of Bratislava's castle.

07.03.2020 - 7. 3. 2020

Slovak illustrators awarded at the BIB

28.11.2019 - 13. 12. 2019

Island of letters and pictures- Schaan

Exhibition on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Slovakia and Liechtenstein.

01.11.2019 - 1. 11. 2019


Mr. Santiago Guevara Gómez Kolumbia / Colombia, Ms. Anantjeet Kaur India / India, Ms. Camila Mari Lozada Argentína / Argentina, Mr. Ali Asghar Bagherzadeh Matak Irán / Iran, Mr. Victor Antonio Ynami Miraval Peru / Peru, Ms. Līva Ozola Lotyšsko / Latvia, Mr. Guilherme Sousa Petreca Brazília / Brazil, Ms. Mariana Raskin Izrael / Israel, Mr. Antonio Reinhard Indonézia / Indonesia, Ms. Katerina Stourna Grécko / Greece.

24.10.2019 - 24. 11. 2019

Eyes of Memories

Originals of illustrations from the collections provided by JUDr. Dušan Roll, one of the founders of BIB. At this exhibition we will introduce a part of artistic artefacts like paintings, illustrations, drawings and graphics belonging to Dr Dušan Roll´s collection made of personal presents that he has been given by different artists from all over the world since his beginning at the BIENNIAL OF ILLUSTRATIONS BRATISLAVA (BIB).

26.10.2019 - 30. 11. 2019

Hraško on Babka´s Wings

25.10.2019 - 5. 1. 2020

NAMI CONCOURS 2019- Awarded Illustrations

Presentation of the winning works Nami Concours 2019, "Nami Island International Illustrations Concours", International Competition of Illustrations on Nami Island, Korea. Nami Island, one of Korea's most popular global tourist destinations, has also been over the past few years the site of the Nami Island International Children's Book Festival (NAMBOOK). To realise NAMBOOK Festival's motto, "Let's eat and drink while crawling and playing amongst books!...

07.10.2019 - 24. 10. 2019

Poetry Images

Poetry Images. Current Hungarian Poem Illustrators in Children´s Literature

25.10.2019 - 5. 1. 2020

Igor Olejnikov, holder of H. Ch. Andersen Award 2018

Sometimes not-studying can be advantageous and it is obvious especially by Igor Olejnikov. No one made him illustrate the way it would not suit him. He relies on his own feeling and this enables him to have his own point of view and a certain kind of freedom. As he has mentioned – he likes illustrating books of world literature that have already been illustrated by other famous illustrators before. He is trying to find his own way and his own point of view. He concentrates on finding something...

25.10.2019 - 5. 1. 2020

Ján Lebiš (1931 – 1996)

Illustrator, graphic artist, painter, university pedagogue. Ján Lebiš was a significant personality of Slovak fine art, especially in the field of illustration for children and adults as well as in the field of free graphics.

25.10.2019 - 5. 1. 2020

Ludwig Volbeda, Holandsko – Grand Prix BIB 2017

Dutch illustrator Ludwig Volbeda mainly works on children’s books.In 2016 he illustrated an absurdist war story written by Benny Lindelauf: How Tortot lost his fish heart. It was awarded with a Gouden Lijst, and nominated for the Boekenpauw bookprize and the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs. Together with Dutch writer Ted van Lieshout he produces the art prints book The Birds, a poetic story about two statues who can’t reach each other. The book received the Grand Prix Biennial of Illustrations...

11.10.2019 - 5. 11. 2019


The acronym KUK hiding three top slovak illustrators: Dušan Kallay, Peter Uchnár and Svetozár Košický. In one exhibition project were connect by mutual success.. All three were become holders of non-statutory prices on 26th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava in 2017.


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