The National Institute for Heritage, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, in partnership with the „I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre of Bucharest, is organising the third edition of the national exhibition The Icon- Faith and Tradition.
The exhibition gathers some of the most beautiful icons on glass and wood, worked by folk creators from Romania.
The ongoing project is also a way of promoting icon masters, keepers of this ancient artistic craft.
The event is an occasion for the audience to encounter contemporary iconographic art and the works of some appreciated masters from Romania, including: the winner of the title Living Human Treasure - Nicu Muntean, Maria Colhon, (Alba), Mihaela Bădescu, Cecilia Florică Cişmaşu, Stela Costache, Liviu Florin Dumitrescu, Fabian Gavriluţiu, Maria Măciucă, Ileana Ometiță, Cristina Pui, Valeriu Stoica, Mioara Trandafira (Bucharest), Elena Băniceru, Florian Colea (Dâmboviţa), Silvia Săcăleanu și Costel Iftinchi (Iași), Elena Popa, Andrada Matei, Maria Voicu, (Ilfov), Ana Negoiţă and Ioana Negoiţă (Sibiu) etc.
The varnishing shall take place on Thursday, 15 December, from 3.00 p.m.
The exhibition shall be open in Bucharest, in the time frame 15 December 2016 - 12 January 2017, at the „I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre, in the Media Hall Gallery, 2 Nicolae Bălcescu Blvd.
Visiting schedule: daily, from 11.00 - 18.30, apart from legal holidays.
In the time frame 18 January - 6 February 2017, shortlisted works from the exhibition shall be displayed in Iaşi, in partnership with the County Centre for the Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture Iași and Palas Mall.
Partners: the County Centre for the Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture Iași and Palas Mall
Translated by Simona Nichiteanu