Next temporary exhibition opens march the 26th 2017

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.