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32 art salons open doors for the "Night of Museums and Art Galleries" in Plovdiv

32 art salons open doors for the "Night of Museums and Art Galleries" in Plovdiv

10/1/2009 10:11:40 AM

It will be a night of browsing places of art for all fans of music, painting, movies, performances.

  • Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum features an attractive exhibition dedicated to alcohol, packaging and the nations around world.

  • The Contemporary Art Center located in the Ancient Baths building is hosting the 15th week of contemporary art - the project AFTEREGO - video, photography, installations, performances.

  • Georgiadi House Museum in the Old Town, and its "BUlgarian Enlightenment Period" section, is hosting the beautiful exhibition of photos from Ireland by Ivo Hadjimishev.

  • The Balabanov House Museum is hosting the exhibition of the Nigerian artist Chinze, called "Let me show you the beauty of my country", featuring not only her paintings but also Nigeria national outfits: yoruba, ibo, hausa, and original local fabrics and necklaces.

  • Poetry and music will be the attraction to the frontyard of the "Atanas Krastev" House Museum.

  • Many galleries and museums have organized exhibitions of Bulgarian and foreign artists - like the art of Iassar Ali Gunes, professor of art at the Izmir Art Academy, Turkey; or the select paintings, graphics and sculptures from the Danube Atelier workshop in the town of Pohlarn, Austria.

  • The Unification Museum is presenting a joint European project dedicated to preservation and resurection of the art of music instrument creation, "Euphony 2009".

  • The same museum also features a "Night of Korea", starting 10 PM, dedicated to the culture of the Asian country. he event has been organized by the Eastern Spirit Internet Society.

  • L'Union Art Gallery presents an exhibition of the works by the eminent Bulgarian artist Svetlin Roussev.

  • The Georges Papazov Art Gallery presents the art of Dimiter Voynov - an emigrant for over 23 years, his paintings are coming back to the Bulgarian art fans in an exhibition under the slogan "Clever men learn from wise men; foolslearn from their own mistakes".

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