The CEO of Kunsthalle Praha is Ivana Goossen

The CEO Kunsthalle Praha is Ivana Goossen
Prague, 15. 9. 2015

Following a non-public selection process, The Pudil Family Foundation’s Board of Directors nominated Ms. Ivana Goossen as the CEO of the Pudil Family Foundation and Kunsthalle Praha.

Born in Bulgaria, Ivana Goossen acquired a degree in International Economic Relations from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia and later an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business (U.S.A.). Since 2010 she held the position Director, Executive MBA Worldwide Program and Center for Executive Education for Europe at the University of Pittsburgh. 

“As the Director of the Foundation and Kunsthalle Praha, I will continue to dedicate myself to the creation of inspiring spaces for people to discover new points of view, develop and  change everyday life through meaningful experiences. It is a great honor for me to be in the lead of the Foundation’s projects and work towards promoting the appreciation of Czech modern and contemporary art,” says Ivana Goossen.

Ivana Goossen will step into the function of CEO of the Foundation and Kunsthalle Praha on September 15, 2015. Ivana Goossen speaks fluently Czech, English, Bulgarian and Russian.


The Pudil Family Foundation

The Pudil Family Foundation is an open non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of Czech and international modern and contemporary art through the realization of innovative exhibitions, research and educational projects. 

For more information regarding the Foundation and our projects, visit www.pudilfamilyfoundation.org.


“As the Director of the Foundation and Kunsthalle Praha, I will continue to dedicate myself to the creation of inspiring spaces for people to discover new points of view, develop and  change everyday life through meaningful experiences. It is a great honor for me to be inthe lead of the Foundation’s projects and work towards promoting the appreciation of Czech modern and contemporary art,” says Ivana Goossen.

Kunsthalle Praha

We would like to build a museum in Prague with a strong dramaturgical and educational program; an institution that will strive to offer visitors an outstanding experience  and operate on an international level. Kunsthalle Praha’s goal is to be a leading Czech museum of art, a space for dialogue, learning and inspiration. It will be a meeting place for people of all generations who want to spend quality free time and enjoy the aesthetic, intellectual, and emotional experience of interacting with art.

For more information regarding Kunsthalle Praha, visit www.pudilfamilyfoundation.org