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
CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN ACTION: ARTISTS FROM BULGARIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN MACEDONIA WITH A JOINT EXHIBITION IN SOFIA
The collective exhibition "Cultural Diplomacy - Balkan Dialogue" was opened at the Mission Gallery at the State Institute for Culture under the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Seven Bulgarian artists take part in it: Svetlin Rusev, Stanislav Pamukchiev, Ivaylo Mirchev, Lyuben Genov, Dimitar Cholakov, Milko Bozhkov and Roman Kisov, and seven artists from the Republic of North Macedonia: Vladimir Georgievski, Pavle Kuzmanoski, Dimitar Malidanov-Janeta Gelevano , Petar Popchev, Nikola Ivanov - Balton and Reshet Ameti. Curator of the exhibition is the collector from...
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