Full Programme Announced for Night of Museums this Friday

Daniela Rogulj

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The Tourist Board of Split has announced the full programme for “Night of Museums” which will take place this Friday, January 27th. Be sure to save the date and don’t miss out – there are plenty of events for you to enjoy this year…and they’re free!

Archeological Site Salona

6pm-11pm | Free visit to the site and Memorial Room in Tusculum; socializing with hot tea and cookies; sale of museum publications with 50 pct. discount

6.30pm-7pm/9.45pm-10.15pm | Music Intermezzo

7.30pm-8.45pm | Walk with don Frane: guided tour with a guide impersonating don Frane Bulić, the most famous explorer of Salona; meet his friends, and learn about his life and Salona

9pm | Ejnar Dyggve – Researches in Salona; Danish archeologist E. Dyggve arrived to Salona in 1922 and stayed as one of the most important researchers of this site

9.15pm | Ejnar Dyggve – Civis Salonitanus; a documentary by Croatian director Bogdan Žižič about E. Dyggve, who used to call himself civis salonitanus, “a citizen of Salona”

**Free bus to the site departs in front of the Archeology Museum in Split at 7.15pm, with return trip from Salona at 9pm and 10pm.

Archeology Museum 

6pm-1am | Visit permanent collection; discounted sale of museum publications; hot beverages

6pm-7pm | Guided tour of museum

7pm-midnight | Guided tours in groups

6pm-1am | Exhibition Traces of Craftsmen in Salona

7pm-11pm | Music program, Sunny Day band

Croatia Martitime Museum Split 

6pm-6.30pm | Photo exhibition “Following Steps of Petar Hektorović”, by students of elementary schools in Stari Grad and Jelsa on island Hvar. They travelled same route as Hektorović in his 16th century book “Fishing and Fishermen’s Talks”

6.30pm-7pm | Petar Hektorović’s music: lecture about folk songs collected by Hektorović in “Fishing and Fishermen’s Talks”

7pm-7.45pm | Night of Museums for children – guided tour around the museum

8pm-9pm/9.30pm-10.30pm | Guided tours through the museum for grown ups

Ethnographic Museum Split

6pm-1am | Exhibition Growing Up in Split in 1960s & 1970s

6pm-1am | Free visit of permanent exhibition of traditional culture of Dalmatia, including one of the oldest local churches, 7th century St Andrew de Fenestris; sale of museum publications.

Ivan Mestrović Gallery

7pm-7.45pm/9pm-9.45pm | Mestrovic’s Instruments: Students of music school Josip Hatze Split perform on harp, flute, violin, viola, mandolin which were frequently depicted in works by Ivan Mestrovic

6pm-1am | Open tour of permanent exhibition with music by Ivan Mestrovic’s favourite composers Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Sibelius and Chopin

Gallery of Fine Arts 

6pm-1am | New permanent exhibition of art from 1960s till today

6pm-1am | Conceptual exhibition Instruments by Momčilo Golub

6pm-1am | Opening of mural by Tomislav Buntak, depicting motifs of fight

6pm-1am | Permanent exhibition, from 14th century till today

6pm-1am | Artistic Life in Split 1919-1941

6pm-1am | Exhibition of art association Apsolutno (Novi Sad, Serbia): Death, Confusion, Sale

Museum of Croatian Archeology Monuments 

7pm | Protective archaeological excavations of the Lazaret in Split, exhibition about research of remains of the Lazaret in Split, a port station built in 16th and 17th centuries as a temporary storage of merchandise and as a quarantine station for passengers. Explore rich and turbulent life of Split in the time of Ottoman-Venetian wars and plague epidemics

8pm | From the program of the 4th International Archaeology Film Festival: “Az, Branko by Surname Fučić”, Bernardin Modrić, Croatia, 2016, 40′ – 1st prize (Jury and Audience Award)

9pm | Marmore lavdata Brattia – exhibition about the stone quarries of Brač Island, presenting a story that took place during the construction of Diocletian’s Palace. We follow the process of production of an architectural element, from its quarrying, processing, transport, until its incorporation into a building.

10pm | From the program of the 4th International Archaeology Film Festival: Stolen Warriors, Wolfgang Luck, Germany, 2014, 52′ – 2nd prize of the Jury

11pm | From the program of the 4th International Archaeology Film Festival: A Gigantic Jigsaw Puzzle: The Epicurean Instcription of Diogenes of Oinoanda, Nazim Güveloğlu, Turkey, 2012, 32′ – 3rd prize of the Jury

6pm-1am | Prince Branimir in the Night of Museums – New analyses and research have recently brought up a well-supported assumption according to which one of the dignitaries’ sarcophagus found in St Mary’s Church belongs to old Croatian ruler Branimir. Sarcophagus was found in 1891 and ever since is kept in this museum

6pm-1am | Crkvine – Cista Velika – exhibition about excavations between 1993 and 2010 at the site of Crkvine at Cista Velika in the western part of Imotska krajina 

Museum of Natural History 

6pm-1am | Permanent exhibition of shells collection

6pm-1am | Animals’ Forest exhibition: walk on forest path followed by the sounds of animals and bird singing. In total, you will meet 47 different species inhabiting Croatian woods

6pm-1am | Exhibition “90 Years of dr Eduard Karaman Collection”

7pm-7.30pm/9pm-9.30pm | Documentary films “Rumin” and “Žrnovnica River”

Split City Museum

6pm | Book promotion: Dujam Mikačić’s Songbook for Antica Kovačić

6pm-1am | Viewing of the permanent collection of Split City Museum; Discounted sale of museum publications and souvenirs

6pm-1am | Exhibition of works by Milivoj Uzelac in Gallery Diocletian

6pm-1am | Viewing of the permanent collection in Emanuel Vidović Gallery

6pm-1am | Visit southeastern tower of Diocletian’s Palace, with exhibition by painter Vesna Ivanović

6pm-1am | Diocletian’s Palace Substructures, free entrance to eastern and western wing

Splitgraphic International Graphics Biennale – Naranča Gallery

6pm-midnight | Exhibition of works by Krzysztof Tomalski (Poland): Anti-Gravitation (2013-2015)

Star Village and Observatory at Mosor

6pm-6.45pm | Exhibition of observatory’s museum

6.15pm-6.45pm | Old dances from Split, and dialectal poetry, performed by students of Mertojak elementary school

6.45pm-7.15pm | Workshop for children “Books and Dinosaurs”

7.15pm-8pm | Lecture about history of music, by University of Split professor dr Goran Sučić

8pm-8.30pm | Concert of Astor Piazzolla tangos, “Hommage to Bach” by Béla Kovács, and Bach’s scores by clarinet player Mislav Norac

8.30pm-9pm | Performance of klapa Ćakula

9pm-9.30pm | Literature event “Let’s Read Music”

9.30pm-10pm | Performance of duo The Moment (Marija Jurić vocal and flute, Mario Čuljak guitar)

10.15pm-11.15pm | Lecture on Black Holes, gravitation waves and gama rays

11.30pm-1am | Astronomical viewing of the sky, if weather is good

University Library
6pm-11pm | Guided tour of the collection “Croatian Folk Songs from Island Hvar” collected in 19th century

7pm | Traditional Dalmatian klapa sings some of the old songs from the collection

6pm-11.30pm | Guided tour of University gallery Vasko Lipovac

8pm | University Gallery Vasko Lipovac: rock concert of Rokolomotive band from Split


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