Yazep Drozdovich. "Academy". From the series "Life on Mars". 1932. Fragment. Paper on cardboard, watercolor, ink, feather.
Yazep Drozdovich. "Academy". From the series "Life on Mars". 1932. Paper on cardboard, watercolor, ink, pen. National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus.
NEWS • ANNOUNCEMENTS
February 14, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the creative association "UNOVIS" in Vitebsk, which was organized by teachers and students of the Vitebsk Folk Art School and has become one of the starting points of innovative art directions of the twentieth century. This is the final day of the International Scientific and Practical Conference, organized by the Vitebsk Center for Contemporary Art. Researchers and experts working in the field of avant-garde theory and history came to Vitebsk and Minsk to participate in the conference and discuss the impact of UNOVIS on world artistic culture of the 20th century: art historians, artists, representatives of museums and publishing houses, and, of course, members of ICOM Belarus.
January 30, 2020 a working meeting of members and friends of the Belarusian Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) "Man and the Museum. ICOM Belarus Digest" was held. This was the first meeting in the new 2020 after the reporting and election conference, which was held on December 12, 2019.
The program of the meeting:
- Discussion questions that have arisen in the course of work on a new version Embed ICOM Belarus.
- A message about how to work in 2020. The project "Man and the Museum: ICOM Belarus Digest" - initiatives and plans.
- Information about opportunities for ICOM Belarus members to expand international contacts and cooperation.
- Continued relationship with ICOM International Committees: ICME (International Committee of the ethnographic museums and collections) representation.
- Messages, news, suggestions from colleagues.
The meeting was held at the address: Minsk, Dzerzhinsky Ave., 57, floor 9, TUT.BY Gallery (un. st. "Michałowo.").
On April 9-10, 2019, «Museums in XXI Century: New Meanings, New Space, New Imagery» international conference took place in Minsk. ICOM Belarus co-organized this conference.
Photo - Victor Ivanchikov
View more photos and details about the conference here.
On April 16, 2019, applications for participation in the project «Museum Academy - 2019» was completed. The Belarusian Committee of the International Council of Museums «ICOM» together with the Cultural Heritage and Modernity Foundation, Tradicia History Service, Berlin and the Goethe Institute in Minsk organized this project with the financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany. The project is aimed primarily at regional museums. Read the Information letter.
On December 4, 2018, a regular meeting of current, former and potential members of ICOM Belarus was held within the framework of the program «Man and Museum: ICOM Belarus Digest», held jointly with the Gallery TUT.BY. The meeting addressed topical issues in accordance with the meeting schedule.
November 26, 2018, in Tbilisi, a working meeting of the member of the Executive Committee of Belarus ICOM Viktor Ivanchikov and Director General of the National Museum of Georgia David Lordkipanidze took place.
During the meeting, the development of museums in the Republic of Belarus and Georgia were discussed. On behalf of the Chairperson of ICOM Belarus, Tatyana Bembel, Viktor Ivanchikov invited David Lordkipanidze to take part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference «Museums in the XXI Century: NEW MEANINGS, NEW SPACE, NEW IMAGES», which is scheduled for April 9 -10, 2019, in Minsk. The meeting ended with the exchange of souvenirs.
In the photo (from left to right): Viktor Ivanchikov, member of the Executive Committee of ICOM Belarus, David Lordkipanidze, general director of the National Museum of Georgia.
August 17, 2018, in Riga signed an agreement on long-term cooperation between ICOM Belarus and ICOM Latvia.
In the photo: the moment of signing the Cooperation Agreement, which took place in the Military Museum of Latvia (Latvijas Kara muzejs) in Riga. From left to right: Tatiana Bembel, Chairperson of ICOM Belarus, Juris Ciganovs, President of ICOM Latvia, Alina Strelkovskaia, Secretary of the Board ICOM Belarus.