“Bulgarian felts – a message from antiquity”

REGIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM – PLOVDIV presents “Bulgarian felts – a message from antiquity” On June 24, 2024, at 6:00 p.m., the opening of the national exhibition “Bulgarian felts – a message from antiquity” will take place in the Regional Ethnographic Museum – Plovdiv. The archaic technique of felting preserves centuries-old practices, the beginning of which starts from the nomadic way of life and culture. The…

THE LABOR. When the foundations were being poured

NATIONAL GALLERY/ MUSEUM OF ART FROM THE SOCIALIST PERIOD presents Exhibition THE LABOR. When the foundations were being poured June 20 – November 24, 2024 Opening on June 20, Thursday, from 18.00 to 20.00 Sofia, 7 Lachezar Stanchev St Hits: 1


THE NATIONAL GALLERY presents The Wall Vol. 5 – Filipina Stamenkova REFLECTIONS June 6, 2024 – May 31, 2025 Curator: Martin Kostashki Vernissage on June 6, Thursday, at 6:00 p.m Square 500, Atrium Pl. “St. Alexander Nevsky”, “19 February” street, No. 1 Entrance from “Vasil Levski” Blvd. Hits: 5

Anniversary Scientific Conference “Cultural Heritage – Art – Museums”

Professor Svetla Dimitrova – Chairman of the BNK of ICOM took part in the two-day scientific jubilee scientific conference “Cultural heritage – art – museums”, held on May 29 and 30 at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, in honor of a corresponding member, professor, doctor of Sciences Mila Santova. On behalf of ICOM-Bulgaria, she congratulated the jubilee. More than 40 leading scientists and…

Seal of Khan Tervel

The Bulgarian Embassy in the USA reports: A unique seal of Khan Tervel is kept in the Dumbarton Oaks Museum in Washington. The museum is under the trusteeship of Harvard University. Lead “The museum houses a unique seal of Khan Tervel, one of the most successful rulers in the early history of the Bulgarian state. The seal has been part of the collection of the…

Session: “The museum is in the field” Museum and “rural space”

ICOM France Museum & “Rurality” Thursday 6 June 2024 – 18:00-20:30 (CEST) Online session only About the speakers: Our meeting on Thursday 6 June will be headed by Annabelle Ténèze, Director of the Louvre-Lens Museum. She will be joined by : Claire Delfosse, Professor of Geography at the University of Lyon 2 Laurent Sébastien Fournier, Professor of Anthropology at the Université Côte d’Azur, Chair of…


THE NATIONAL GALLERY presents NEDKO SOLAKOV Cornered (Future) Exhibit #4 31 May – 1 September 2024 Opening: May 31, Friday, 18.00 – 20.00 hours Palace, “Knyaz Alexander I” square #1 Hits: 5

Exhibition VASIL CHAKAROV – CHAK (1934 – 2018)

THE NATIONAL GALLERY presents VASIL CHAKAROV – CHAK (1934 – 2018) 90 years since the artist’s birth 30 May – 8 September 2024 Opening on 30 May, Thursday, 18.00 Palace, 1 “Knyaz Alexander I” square Hits: 4

24 May

Happy holiday! Day of the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius, of the Bulgarian alphabet, education and culture and of Slavic literature Hits: 5

Address by the chairman of ICOM Bulgaria Svetla Dimitrova

Dear colleagues and friends of museums! In 1977, at its XI General Conference in Moscow, the International Organization of Museums decided to mark the 18th of May as International Museum Day. The first events were next year. From then to today, already 46 years ago, the 18th of May has been permanently inscribed in the life not only of museums, but also of all people…