Vasja Žbona – donation to the Goriški muzej
At the Goriški muzej we are presenting the donation of works by the sculptor Vasilij Žbona, a native of Miren, who spent most of his life in Paris, where he moved at a young age, in the sixties of the twentieth century, driven by a strong desire for change and to become part of the artistic world. The French capital attracted him as a great dynamic, multicultural and artistic urban center, which experienced a renaissance after the Second World War and which became, in the late sixties, the scene of great social changes.
Native Faith. Cult Stones and Gifts
Rafael Podobnik has donated his ethnological collection “Native Faith. Cult Stones and Gifts” to the Regional Museum Goriški muzej. The collection comprises 65 exhibits collected between 1992 and 2018 between the Trenta Valley and the Kras region. The exhibition bearing the same title is accompanied by a catalogue, video and Podobnik's photographs, which complement the exhibits with intangible contents.
Viktor Ullmann – Witness and Victim of the Apocalypse
The Austrian Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann witnessed the poison gas attack at the Isonzo Front near Bovec during the staging of the 12th Battle of the Isonzo on 24th October 1917 during World War I as an artillery observer in the Austro-Hungarian Army; in World War II on 18th October 1944 he became a victim of poison gas in the German concentration camp Auschwitz.
Temporary Border. Life and Longing in Zone A (1945–1947)
This exhibition commemorates the 71st anniversary of the creation of the western Slovenian border. It outlines the life in the area of Venezia Giulia before the border was created in 1947, and through the memories of the local population reveals the complex relationships within the region at the time of the Allied Military Government (AMG).
Hum Cooperative Hall – 70 Years
This exhibition was created as a result of the initiative and fieldwork of the Hum Village Community.