< Events
Wood comes to life - zoomorphic motives in artistic woodworking from Troyan
Saturday, 21 May 2016 - Friday, 30 Sep 2016
Location: Ethnographic museum (Burgas, 69 Slavyanska St.)
The exhibition presents the zoomorphic motives in the development of traditional Bulgarian woodworking and the use of folklore mythical creatures’ elements.
The woodworking is widely used in church architecture - for iconostases, pulpits, etc., as well as in the household – carved ceilings, furniture, coffers, wood vessels, canes, distaffs. Several carving art schools were active during the Bulgarian Renaissance period. Particularly popular were the Troyan art masters with their remarkable woodcraft, depicting mythical folklore creatures such as lamias, dragons, gryphons, two headed eagles as well as many real animals which carry specific symbolic: birds, snakes, rams, wolves and others.
share article on facebook share article on twitter share article on google+ share article on tumblr share article on blogger share article on reddit

comments powered by Disqus
Project Common cultural and historical heritage beyond the borders

Морската градина в Бургас

Culture and Heritage for Responsible, Innovative and Sustainable Tourism Actions


Търговска верига Зора

Visit us

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPOSITION, 8000 Burgas, blvd. Aleko Bogoridi 21
ETHNOGRAPHIC EXPOSITION, 8000 Burgas, Slavyanska St. 69
HISTORICAL EXPOSITION, 8000 Burgas, Lermontov St. 31
NATURAL HISTORY EXPOSITION, 8000 Burgas, Fotinov St. 30

Contact & Hours

+359 (0)56 820 344

Tuesday to Saturday 09:00-17:00
Closed: Sunday and Monday

Social Media

facebook twitter google+ youtube
Web Development @ OverHertz Ltd © 2009-2018, Regional Burgas Museums. All rights reserved.