The Splendor of the Renaissance in Belgrade

Interesting Italian exhibition "The Splendor of the Renaissance" comes to the Museum of the city of Belgrade from 7th to 30th June

Wednesday 7th of June 2017

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After great success in world metropolises, exhibition with over 30 exhibits will display precious fabrics that adorned the Renaissance and Baroque period, sumptuous clothes for the ceremonies at the Italian courts and decorative elements created for special occasions. What is rarity about this exhibition that will be displayed in Belgrade, is the fact that pieces of clothes like this can be seen only at specific museums. Entrance is free.

The exhibition that Belgraders will be able to visit from 7th to 30th June at the Museum of the City of Belgrade, is the creative heyday of years long research and work on fabrics and techniques, as well as the contributions of many historians, illustrators, tailors, embroiderers and artisans. Unique for their beauty and exclusivity, the costumes represent master pieces of Italian tailoring and craft houses and clearly show the high level of Italian production of clothes and their design.

Italian exhibition "The Splendor of the Renaissance" was created based on the study of Renaissance paintings. Thirty costumes will be displayed on stands and next to them, there will be photographs of the Renaissance paintings that were the inspiration. This attractive exhibition will be completed with "The Feast of the Ruler" - scene that depicts a Renaissance palace decorated for guest reception like at courts. Imposing fabrics as wall decoration, table with ceramics and decorative items on it and shelf with decorative plates are the main elements of this part of the exhibition.

The exhibition has been realized on the basis of the project created in Mantova. After first displays at the palaces of this city and greater and greater success with the audience and media, the exhibition toured many Italian and European cities as well as North and South America and Asia, where it was displayed in more than 40 cities. The organizers of the exhibition are the Association "Invito a Corte" of Fausto Fornasari and The Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrade.

The Museum of the city of Belgrade works every day from 11:00 to 19:00 but on Mondays.