The State Institute for Culture
THE INSTITUTE supports and works towards priority delivery of national and international cultural projects and programmes. It offers assistance to Bulgarian diplomatic missions abroad in their effort to expand the bilateral and multilateral cultural relations and cooperation. It preserves, makes acquisitions and promotes the artwork collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.
The Mission Gallery
BULGARIAN-SERBIAN DIALOGUE IN ART
On February 16, 2023, the official opening of the exhibition "Landscape or Inner Space" took place in the crowded hall of the Mission Gallery at the State Cultural Institute of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Original and new works by two professors from the Art Academies in Sofia and Belgrade - Prof. Dimitre Pecić , Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Arts and Prof. Svetozar Benchev, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of the National Academy of Arts, fascinated the audience and filled the space with high aesthetics. Diplomats,...
The Mission Gallery was founded in 2009 as an unrestricted place for cultural diplomacy in Sofia. The gallery is a unique art space within the administrative structure, which changes the daily institutional rhythm, opening its doors to the public for a dynamic exchange of ideas, artistic concepts and messages.
The gallery complements and supports the activities of the State Institute for Culture, related to various forms of intercultural dialogue: project introductions and meetings with authors, exhibitions, conferences, literary readings, performances, charity events and workshops for children.
Public access: Mon-Fri, 10 AM – 5 PM