Exposition of Eastern Rite icons - Šariš museum in Bardejov

Location on map - Exposition of Eastern Rite icons  - Šariš museum in Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
District: Bardejov
City / Municipality: Bardejov, City part / Municipality part:Bardejov
Tourist location: Šariš
World Heritage: UNESCO Cultural Heritage
Exposition of Eastern Rite icons  - Šariš museum in Bardejov - Slovakia
It is the only separate specialized display of Eastern Rite icons in Slovakia. It includes displayed icons - paintings on wood - from the 16th to 19th centuries, on which the visitor can follow the development of Carpathian icons. Among other exhibits, there are icons on canvas with the topic of The Last Judgement, embroidered religious vestments and church furniture. The Exposition of Icons was reinstalled in 2005. Acquired icons from the church in the village of Borov and other restored icons were added.

The Icons from the collection of The Šariš Museum in Bardejov were presented in many countries (Hungary, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic). The one of the most distinguished was The World Exhibition in Osaka (Japan) in 1970. On the occasion of The World Exhibition in Osaka two sets of stamps with the theme of The Šariš Museum's icon  were released.

The most precious exhibits

Strip of wooden icons Deesis from 16th century
Set of icons on wood from 16th century
Hodegetria, St. Michael the Archangel
St. Nicholas, St. Paraskieva
Complete Rococco iconostas from a wooden church in Zboj from 1766