BUCHAREST UNDER OCCUPATION (1916-1918)
After Romania joined the First World War, Bucharest became the third European Capital, after Paris and London, to be bombed by the German air force. These days were marked by terror in the city, associated with the discovery that certain food items had been contaminated with strands of bacteria responsible for cholera, typhoid fever, anthrax and tetanus.
On November 23rd/December 6th 1916, German-Austrian-Hungarian troops occupied Bucharest. On December 8th 1916 the Imperial Government of the City of Bucharest was already in place. ....
GODDESSES AND SHAMANS IN ANCIENT BELIEFS
ANTHROPO-ZOOMORPHIC REPRESENTATIONS –
FROM ART TO IDENTITY
After the restoration of the Filipescu-Cesianu House of Calea Victoriei, one of the main goals of the museum has been to transform most of the building rooms into modern and interesting exhibition spaces for the public.
The theme of the exhibition “Goddesses and shamans in ancient beliefs. Anthropo-zoomorphic representations – from art to identity” was influenced by the structure of the Bucharest Municipality Museum’s Archaeology Collection, which contains an impressive variety of .......
MIRACULOUS HEALINGS -
NICOLAE VERMONT (1866- 1932)
REVELATIONS ON PAINTERS AND THEIR WORKS THROUGH THE PROCESS OF RESTAURATION
Eighty-five years since the death of painter Nicolae Vermont and 151 years since his birth, the “Nicolae Vermont” exhibition opened in June 2017 features eight works of art from the Bucharest Municipality Museum Pinacothèque collection that mark key moments from the artist’s creative process, from his early stages to the more mature phases, researched and restored in the Painting restoration laboratory of the Bucharest Municipality Museum......
CLOSER TO THE SAINTS.
THE FRESCOS OF VĂCĂREŞTI MONASTERY
40 YEARS LATER
On lands bought by the Court, the first Phanariote Hospodar of the Danubian Principalities, Nicholas Mavrocordatos had a monastery built, dedicated to the Holy Trinity and considered a “masterpiece of Romanian sacred art”. It was situated near Bucharest, to the south-east of the city, on a wide field atop Văcăreşti Hill, part of the Bucharest Hills.
The monastery sat atop a promontory, around 20 meters higher than the floodplains, surrounded by marshlands and pools on the northern, north-western, south and south-eastern sides.
THE INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION “THE MACHINES OF LEONARDO DA VINCI”
Discover the inventions and art of Leonardo da Vinci and catch a glimpse of the inner workings of a brilliant mind. The Bucharest Municipality Museum invites you to the interactive exhibition “The Machines of Leonardo da Vinci”, open between May 18th and September 24th 2017 at Suțu Palace (ground floor), with the support of the ARANEUS Society from Poland.
The exhibition opening will take place on Thursday, May 18th 2017, at 19:00, a date that also marks the International Museum Day. The exhibition will also be available to visitors during the Night of Museums, with free entry, on May 20th 2017, at Suțu Palace.
Leonardo da Vinci, (born April 15th 1452 in Vinci -
HOW TO ENTER THE TIME OF YOUR CITY?
The concept of time is valuable not because of how long you live, but because of what you elect to do with the time you have in your life. Everything that happens allows you to explore yourself. The people you meet and the places you see are a pretext to discover yourself. What occurs, the events in your life, can be viewed as fluid confessions of your own thoughts in an attempt at reinvention. If out of these elements a story is born, then it means that your time has begun losing its patience. It is a sign that, for the first time, you have to cross its threshold.
THE MUSEUM OF AGES
FROM CHILDHOOD TO SENESCENCE
The Museum of Ages – from Childhood to Senescence is a story focusing not only on private life, but also on the evolution of relations between generations during the past three hundred years within the Romanian urban environment, taking Bucharest as a case study. A story about what a day in our life would have been like from the 18th century onwards.
The first objective: to approach and familiarize adolescents and young people with what they will become in thirty or forty years.