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Give your vote to our participants in the contest!

For the fifth time the staff of the Museum of Local Lore takes part in the Yuriy Tarich amateur film competition "I Make Cinema". Since last year the competition received the status of a republican, which gave it even more popularity and importance in the cultural world throughout the post-soviet space.

Two joint works dedicated to the Honorary Citizens of the city of Polotsk - Vladimir Tochilo and Naum Halperovich were allowed to participate in the competition.


Lecture Alexei Leonidovich Kotz "Secrets of the Spassky Monastery: findings and discoveries of the field season in 2018"

On the 23rd of November 2018 the Museum of Local Lore of Polotsk hosted a lecture by the Master of Historical Sciences, lecturer at the Department of History and Tourism of Polotsk State University Alexei Leonidovich Kots "Secrets of the Spassky Monastery: findings and discoveries of the field season in 2018"


Photo contest for the 130th anniversary of the Lutheran church of Polotsk

Dear photo lovers!

The Lutheran Church in the city of Polotsk is one of those architectural monuments that often attract the attention of amateur photographers. Within the framework of such a significant event as the 130th anniversary of the Lutheran church, we decided to give to all who wish to the opportunity to demonstrate their creative abilities and send us your photos with views of the Lutheran church. These can be group photographs, landscape, photos with an interesting perspective and much more.


Participation in the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Vitebsk Territory"

On the 22nd of November 2018 Vitebsk Regional Library named after V.I. Lenin became a venue for the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference "Vitebsk Territory". Together with the library staff, which organized the conference, took part in the event the Vitebsk State University named after P.М. Masherov. The head of the main department of ideological work and youth affairs of the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee G.M. Yegorov, as well as the chief specialist of the culture department of the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee, D.V.


Travel in the era of Vseslav Magician

On the penultimate weekend of November the Museum of Local Lore was visited by the pupils of Polotsk schools that at the next museum pedagogical sessions to get acquainted with one of the most famous sons of Polotsk - Prince Vseslav Brachislavich.


Lekture "Secrets of the St. Ephrosinia the Savior Orthodox Nunnery : findings and discoveries of the field season 2018"
“Secrets hidden under the ground”

On the 11th of November 2018 quite young researchers of the history of Polotsk came to visit the exhibition "Through time and space". Together with the fathers and mothers young Polotsk citizens, who are still only going to kindergarten, listened with enthusiasm to the story of archaeologists, restorers and archaeological excavations. The most striking and exciting moment was the search for artifacts in an improvised excavation site.


The exhibition "Through time and space" continues to receive guests

For 2 months the exhibition “Through time and space”, devoted to the archaeological study of Polotsk, has not lost its popularity. Citizens and guests of the city, who are interested in the history of the oldest city of Belarus, are eager to get acquainted with the temporary exhibition which presents more than 150 artifacts. At the very beginning of November the students of the Polotsk State University once again visited the exhibition, this time the the 4th course of the Department of History and Tourism togeather with their teacher Alexei Leonidovich Kots.


Quest "100!" in the Museum of Local Lore in Polotsk

On the 24th of October 2018 in the Museum of Local Lore in Polotsk passed one of the stages of the youth-patriotic quest "100!" timed to coincide with the centenary of the Komsomol. The guys of the Polotsk special educational institutions were looking for answers to their questions while studying the exposition of the exhibition "Through space and time".


Following the meeting with the first rector of Polotsk State University

About the meeting with the first rector of Polotsk State University says correspondent of website of PSU Vladimir Filipenko

https://www.psu.by/en/events-comments/11477-meeting-with-the-1st-rector-...


The participation of the head of the Museum of Local Lore I.P. Vodneva in "Lepel readings"

On the 19th of October 2018 the head of the Museum of Local Lore Iryna Petrovovna Vodneva took part in the 8th scientific-practical conference "Lepel reading." Speakers included historians and archaeologists, regional ethnographers and teachers from Minsk, Vitebsk, Polotsk, Lepel. At the conference questions have been raised covering the period from the Neolithic to the present day mainly dedicated to Lepel.


In an amazing "Country Masters"

During the week schoolchildren visited pedagogical studies at the Museum of Local Lore. Third graders were at the fair in an amazing "Country Masters", where "met" with the artisans and see their variety of products. Young visitors with a sincere interest considered ancient objects, which are almost a thousand years ago were so necessary in everyday life. And children persuaded museum educators that they themselves are the real "master of all trades!" The schoolchildren have successfully coped with the creative task and made beautiful dolls from threads.


Participation of the emplooyes of the Museum of Local Lore in the International Seminar "Memories and storage of information about the Holocaust and the Second World War in Central Eastern Europe in the virtual space"

In the period from the 12.10 to 13.10 at the International Educational Center named after Johannes Rau was held workshop "Memories and remembrance of the Holocaust and the Second World War in Central Eastern Europe in the virtual space" which was attended by a working group of young historians from Russia, Germany, Poland, Ukraine and Belarus formed in June 2018. An active member of this group was also a senior fellow at Polotsk Museum of Local Lore Sergey Kaminsky.


Journey into the world of archeology

In early October 2018 in Polotsk Museum of Local Lore conducted educational sessions on the theme of "Journey into the world of archeology." These sessions have been prepared by employees of the museum within the framework of the program of activities that take place on the basis of the new exhibition "Through time and space" dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the archaeological studying of Polotsk.


Meeting with archaeologist A.A. Solovyov

On the 2nd of October 2018 in the framework of the events taking place at the site of the exhibition "Through time and space: the 90th anniversary of the archaeological research of Polotsk", held a meeting with students of Polotsk State University with leading researcher of Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve Alexander Soloviev. Faculty of Humanities students Polotsk archaeologist talked about himself the highlights related to excavations on the territory of Polotsk. Young people interested in when A.A.


Electronic catalogue of images of the Koz'jankovskij treasure of Arab Kufic dirhams of the 9th — 10th centuries is now online!

Electronic catalogue of images of the Koz'jankovskij treasure of Arab Kufic dirhams of the 9th — 10th centuries from the museum collection of Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve


Aliaksandr Kanavalau MARGINALIA, OR THE SIDENOTES Painting. Graphics

On August 23, 2018 at 17:00 the opening of the exhibition “Marginalia, or the Sidenotes”, timed to the 70th anniversary of the Polack artist Aliaksandr Kanavalau (born 1948) will take place at the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. The exhibition will feature more than 40 paintings and graphics from the author’s collection, created in the past 20 years. The short film “Masterclass from the Author” will tell about the fascinating process of turning a “blank slate” into the complete work.


"Night of Museums - 2018" at the Museum of the Belarusian Book-Printing

The action "Night of Museums" will be held at the Museum of the Belarusian Book-Printing on May 18, 2018.

We invite you to make a journey-research "Evening promenade through the streets of the Museum".

Museum - it is a city with its squares, streets, parks. Its inhabitants - museum exhibits - lived there. Each of them has a secret. This night they will reveal their secrets.

A pleasant surprise will wait for a visitors!


The exhibition "PhotoParad"

Выставка «ФотоПарад». Детский музей. Полоцк, 2018г.

The world famous Russian literary critic V. Belinsky said «Do you like theatre as I do?». In his "Literary Dreams" Belinsky defined the whole multifaceted world of art in one word - theater.


Exhibition "Reptiles for Fun"

Выставка «Рептилиум понарошку». Детский музей. Полоцк, 2018г.


Exhibition "Ex Libris in the works of artists of Vitebsk region"

Exhibition dedicated to bookplates works at the Museum of Belarusian Book-printing from January 16. Vitebsk plays a special role in the history of bookplate: the first Belarusian bookplates of Soviet era were created there. The names of famous artists of Ex Libris as S. Yudovin, E. Minin, G. Kiselev, B. Kuzmichev, G. Shutov, Yu. Baranov, M. Gugnin, L. Antimonov and others are associated with Vitebsk region.

The exhibition runs until May 13, 2018.


New exhibition at the Museum of the Belarusian Book-printing

Exhibition "Serving the mother tongue" works in the Museum of the Belarusian book-printing from February 17. The exhibition dedicated to the International Mother Language Day. Its exposition presents several dozen books of Belarusian writers, who are celebrating anniversaries this year: Uladzimer Arlou, Iryna Zharnasek, Navum Galpiarovich, Maxim Harecki, Andrey Mry, Platon Halavach, Siarhey Hrakhouski and others.


Literary evening with Naum Galperovich. Photo report

There was the presentation of new collection of poems written by Naum Galperovich "Час лістападу" ("Leaf fall time") in the Museum of the Belarusian Book-Printing last week. We offer you a small photo report from the event.






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