21 of September, 2020 Chisinau
Marian Preda said, "Culture is a form of life through which a human community expresses its creative force." In light of recent events, culture has become not only an expression of strength, but also its source of growth. Being in isolation, we all felt the lack of spiritual nourishment, and a visit to the museum is the right thing to do for emotional recovery.
Traditionally, in September and October we celebrate European Heritage Days. In order to guide the visitor’s steps to the museum halls, the National Museum of Moldovan Art organizes, on September 21, the opening of the exhibition Acquisitions and Donations 2018-2020. The exhibition presents paintings, graphics, sculpture and decorative art.
The friendly relationship between Mobiasbanca - OTP Group and the National Museum of Moldovan Art, has a firm continuity. During the conference of celebrating the European Heritage Days, 2020 edition, the director of the museum, Tudor Zbarnea, awarded Mobiasbanca - OTP Group with the ARTMUSEUM trophy, for the permanent collaboration and promotion of cultural heritage.
“It is an honor for us, not only for this sight of gratitude, but especially for the productivity and real results of our collaboration. Mobiasbanca - OTP Group shares with MNAM the appreciation for art. We are glad to have a partner responsible for hosting the art and the appreciation it deserves. Culture and art have been around for 30 years, an investment for several generations, in which the bank concentrates its efforts and energy. ” says Stela Ciobanu, Deputy CEO - General Secretary.
Throughout its 80-year activity since its founding, the National Museum of Art has contributed to the development of the national cultural heritage by hosting thousands of valuable exhibitions and artists. Within the collaboration with Mobiasbanca - OTP Group, the Museum organized events such as the European Night of Museums and the International Biennial of Painting.
European Heritage Days have been an initiative of the Council of Europe since 1985. Events organized for this purpose, highlight historical monuments, archeological sites, art collections, theater performances, traditional crafts, etc., giving visitors the opportunity to learn about cultural heritage and be actively involved in safeguarding it.
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