Historical museum of Serbia

Nikola Pašić Square

Serbia’s national museum event “Museums of Serbia for 10”, which includes the International Museum Day, the European Museum Night and the National Museum Week, will be held from 14 to 20 May 2018 for the fourth time in a row, in museums and related institutions across Serbia. The event is aimed at strengthening institutions for the protection of the cultural heritage, especially museums, and the establishment of better communication with audiences, who can enjoy the programmes for free from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for ten days.

 The event is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia.

For the upcoming event, the topic of which is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics”, the Historical Museum of Serbia has prepared a series of interesting thematic exhibitions and accompanying programmes in its exhibition space at Nikola Pašić Square. The entrance is free during the event. Working hours are from 12 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the exception of the European Museum Night on 19 May, when entrance is free from 12 a.m. to 10 p.m.


In addition to the current exhibitions – “Djordje Stanojević – the man who lit up Serbia”, “The death of Karađorđe Petrović”, and “Serbia 19 years since 1999 – while the bombs were dropping”, the Museum also offers the following:

Wednesday, 16 May, at 5 p.m. – Guided tour through the exhibition “Djordje Stanojević – the man who lit up Serbia” by Nebojša Damnjanović, museum adviser;

Friday, 18 May, at 7 p.m. – A concert of the “Dolce” String Quartet, whose members will perform solo compositions by Miletić, Bach and Hindemith for viola, violin and cello;

 Saturday, 19 May, at 1 p.m. – Guided tour through the exhibition “The death of Karađorđe Petrović” by Nebojša Damnjanović, co-author of the exhibition. After the tour, a fifteen-minute monologue of Karadjordje, based on the writings of Milan Đ. Milićević and Milisav Milenković, will be performed by Lepomir Ivković, an actor at the National Theatre in Belgrade;

Saturday, 19 May, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – A concert by the students of “Dr. Vojislav Vučković” Music School. The programme will include compositions by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Romberg and others;

 Sunday, 20 May, at 7 p.m., in the Gallery of the Historical Museum of Serbia – a performance of “Brother and Sister”, a drama for two persons by Zlata Tipold, in cooperation with the „Open Air Workshop” Cultural and Educational Centre. This 30-minute play is dedicated to Nadežda Petrović, a famous painter and a volunteer nurse in three wars, and her brother Rastko Petrović, a famous poet, travel writer and diplomat. The visitors will be introduced to part of life of Nadežda and Rastko Petrović, played by Dragana Obradović and Andrej Pipović. Visits should be scheduled in advance by phone 011/2660 422, because of the limited number of seats.

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