Expositions of icons (paintings on wood)

City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
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 ...
City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
The Šariš Museum in Bardejov plays an important role in the preservation, protection, and presentation of historical sights. It is one of the oldest  museums in Slovakia. In terms of the size of its collections and the results of its professional work, it far exceeds the borders of the region and it is ranked  among the most significant institutions of its kind in Slovakia. The museum was opened on 21st December 1903, as the Museum of the Šarišská župa (Šariš County). The collection of material for the museum started already in 1903. In a short time, almost 3,000 pieces of valuable ...