For this years Easter we have some programme offers for you!
March the 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th as april the 1st., 2nd, 8th and 9nth folcloristic artists display the decorating of easter eggs in different techniques from 1.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. At the same appointements our visitors can learn/ practice to decorate easter eggs under guidance of a skilled folcloristic artist. (Participants fee is 4,50 € including admission fee, for children 3 €).
From Good Friday until Easter Monday the public decorating takes place from 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. The names and techniques of the respective folcloristic artist can be read at the calender of our hompage.
On Saturday, April the 15nth at 3.00 p.m. the traditional Easter programme commences. This year it is the dancing group from Schmerlitz and their cooperational musicians from the group „Sprewjan“ that will perform in the audience hall. (No extra fee).
Witajće k nam – We are looking forward to welcome you!
From march the 26th the next temporary exhibition by the title „Five centuries. The reformation and the Sorbs“ will be shown in the Sorbian Museum.
Since last year museums and cultural institutions throughout Germany prepared for this years anniversary of publishing the 95 theses by Martin Luther. The reformational process in the tradition of the Early Reformation in Germany played a decisive part in the history oft he central german territories. God’s word in mans native tongue – a basic demand of Luther was the starting point fort he creation of an own sorbian-wendish written language and for further cultural achievements.
Opening, Sunday, march the 26th, audience hall
Simultaneous tot he date of summer-time, march the 26th at 3.00 p.m. the exhibition will be opened. Superintendent Mr. Jan Mahling is going to give an introduction into the general subject.
Part oft he displayed objects are documents oft he reformational epoche, among them cultural monuments. Works of art and objects of individual piety and the common parish live are part oft he exhibition too. The title „Five centuries“ is not solely a reference tot he historical starting point oft he Reformation. It is intended to reflect the entire period of sorbian/wendish protestant life until nowadays. As an enrichement tot he exhibitions content we offer two lectures during the exhibition period. The first one ist o be hold May the 3rd at 7.00 p.m. by Dr. Jens Bulisch about the ancient sorbian lutheran life in the parish/ village of Göda. Towards the end oft he exhibition Dr. Lubina Mahling gives a lecture on August the 23rd at 7 p.m. about the relations between the moravian church from Herrnhut and the Sorbs.
Even the „Coffe at 3 o‘clock“ gives reference tot he exhibitions subject. Our curator Mrs. Paulik speaks about religiious objects in the museums collection, Wednesday, May the 10nth at 3.00 p.m.
In cooperation with the Domowina-publishing the catalogue by the same title has been published and is already available. The official presentation hast o take place March the 28th, 7:30 p.m. in the presbutery of St. Michaelis in Bautzen.
Sunday, March the 5 th at 3.00 p.m. the Sorbian museum offers a guided tour through the special exhibition “Painted with light” as the finale. The curator Jürgen Matschie is going to speak about remarkable pictures and particualr persons among the early photographers. Until now 11 programmes we held in accompany to this special exhibition. 2300 visitors have seen the approx. 250 motives of the first 80 years of photography in the sorbian/wendish context.
Some of the most dated photographs of sorbian personalities from the 19 century are displayed next to historical camera technique.
In cooperation with the Domowina publishing two books about the subject of the exhibition have been published.