The ceremonial openeding of unique Terra Museum was held on Tuesday, December 5, at 12:30 in the former building of a military barracks in Kikinda. The permanent exhibition of the museum is a chronologically organized exhibition set consisting of works created in the past three decades in symposium Terra. Most sculptors – participants of the symposium are represented at least with one sculpture.
Pavle Markov, Mayor of Kikinda, Sava Stepanov, art critic from Novi Sad, Aleksandra Fulgosi, assistant to the Minister of Culture in charge of the protection of cultural heritage, and Miroslav Štatkic, provincial secretary for culture, public information and relations with religious communities, spoke at the opening. The opening was also proclaimed by the Consul of Montenegro in Vojvodina, Miodrag Kankaras, as well as numerous artists, art historians and art lovers.
“This year we have realized two major projects in the field of culture, and one of them is definitely the Terra Museum. In the upcoming period, we plan to help and reconstruct several other cultural institutions in the city, to show that investment in culture is something invaluable “, said Pavle Markov.
“Contemporary art has survived that certain artifacts from nature have been put into the gallery space and proclaimed them by artistic work. Now that we have an artwork and put it in a gallery, it gets a bigger dimension. Now you can see that each sculpture has its meaning, “says Mirolav Štatkic.
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The working hours of the Museum are from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.