EXHIBITIONS / CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CALENDAR OF THE EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC EVENTS
TO BE HELD BY THE MUSEUM HOUSE OF HUMOUR AND SATIRE (MHHS)

in 2019




JUNE
06. Temporary exhibitions at the Museum:

24. Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art
Garden Town - exhibition for children on the topic of and within the 24. Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art. Auhored by Nevena Ekimova;
Exhibition Contemporary Art - 69 works by 62 artists;
Exhibition Cartoons - 113 works by 90 cartoonists;
Exhibition of all works awarded the Golden Aesop Grand Prix from 1973 until 2017;
Park of Humour - the documentary exhibtion is displayed along the riverside lane Avram Gachev; it features the history of the Park of Humour from the conceptual idea to the installation of each sculpture;
125 Years of the Birth of Bulgarian Satirist Rayko Aleksiev - cartoons by Rayko Aleksiev from the Humour of the Peoples art collection;
Two Faces. Carnival Traditions in Sardinia. - solo exhibition of Andrea Salvai, Italy
06.06. 5:00 p.m. – Guided tour of the exhibitions of the 24. Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art. The tour includes stops on cartoon and contemporary art highlights in the exhibitions, as well as a 'flashback' to all the Golden Aesop Grand Prix winning works from 1973 until 2017;
6:00 p.m. - Presentation of the second revised edition of Todor Bumov's book Bodkadzhii(Gitaffes Room; free admission). The event is organized jointly with the Society of Gabrovo Writers.
07.06. 5:00 p.m. - Screening of the Polish film Neon (2014, directed by Eric Bednarski) as part of the ancillary programme of the 24. Gabrovo Biennial. (Giraffes Room; admission - 4 lv. for adults and 2 lv. for studenets and pensioners; free admission for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour.) The programme of documentary films screenings is realized in partnership with Master of Art Film Festival.
08.06. 11:00 a.m. - Educational programme The City and Art - public space and public art (Room 4; admission - 5 lv; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 20% reduction)
19-20.06 Workshop on how to create video content - with the participation of Evgeniya Atanasova-Teneva and Vasil Karkelanov (Giraffes Room)
21.06 5:00 p.m. - Screening of the Spanish film I'm Burning (2018, directed by Andreu Signes) as part of the ancillary programme of the 24. Gabrovo Biennial. (Giraffes Room; admission - 4 lv. for adults and 2 lv. for studenets and pensioners; free admission for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour.) The programme of documentary films screenings is realized in partnership with Master of Art Film Festival.
22.06 11:00 a.m. - Educational programme It Matters to Us - public debate and public interest (Room 4; admission - 5 lv; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 20% reduction)
28-29.06 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Activities for children on the topic of Garden Town (On the lane by the Museum; free admission)
28.06 6:00 p.m. - Literary evening. Petar Kraevski and Marin Bodakov in a poetico-satirical dialogue (Giraffes Room; free admission)
MAY
05. 24. Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art with sections Cartoons and Contemporary Art
18. BLAQGOLAZH National Meeting of Srotytellers 2019
APRIL
01. Exhibitions on show:
ATTENTION!" - 27 visual artists from Gabrovo and Gabrovo region;
The World according to Todor Tsonev - retrospective exhibition. A project implemeted with the support of CULTURE Programme of Gabrovo Municipality;
Cartoon Art Salon
The Communist Manifesto - solo exhibition of Martin Rowson, Great Britain;
Art Presidency - works by the irreverent cartoonists Alla and Chavdar Georgiev, Hristo Komarnitski and Tchavdar Nikolov;
Animated Cartoons by Tchavdar Nikolov;
Saturday morning -2°C, feels like -7°C - solo photography exhibition of Kiril Stanoev
120 Years since the Birth of Dechko Uzunov (1899-1986) - works from the Museum collection;
Two Faces. Carnival Traditions in Sardinia. - solo exhibition of Andrea Salvai, Italy
01.04. 47th birthday of the Museum House of Humour and Satire, free admission

• 10:00 a.m. – Sketch Comedy – a special greeting from Racho Stoyanov Drama Theatre in Gabrovo;
• 11:00 a.m. - More Smiles (drawing on balloons) – a workshop for children in the lobby on floor 3;
• 2:00 p.m. - Sketch Comedy – a special greeting from Racho Stoyanov Drama Theatre in Gabrovo;
• 2:30 p.m.. – The Little Charlie Chaplin - a children's workshop for making bowler hats and moustaches celebrating 130 years since the birth of Charlie Chaplin (in the lobby on floor 3 or in the Park of Laughter in case of fine weather);
• 5:00 p.m. - Sketch Comedy – a special greeting from Racho Stoyanov Drama Theatre in Gabrovo;
#47yearshumorhousegabrovo – visitors will have the chance to take photos of themselves in special frames with the laqbel of the 47th birthday on them and to share the day in the social networks.
06.04. 11:00 a.m. - Space Challenges - education workshop provided by MUZEIKO Children's Center, LEVEL 2, Mission Light (Giraffes Room; suitable for children aged 7 - 12; prior registration is required on tel: 0878458430 or at priateli@humorhouse.bg; admission - 5 lv.; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 4 lv.)
13.04. 11:00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. - Children's creative education workshop in the exhibition Garden City (room 4, prior registration is required on tel: 0878458430 or at priateli@humorhouse.bg; admission - 5 lv.; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 4 lv.)
16.04. Panorama of favourite film comedies dedicated to the 130 years since the birth of Charlie Chaplin - with the participation of Tsvetomir Tsankov (Admission: a ticket to the Museum)
26.04. 6:00 p.m. - Concert performance by the group „ОсНоВНо ВеТроВе“ and formal closing of the exhibition Attention! (Free admission)
MARCH
01. Exhibitions on show:
ATTENTION!" - 27 visual artists from Gabrovo and Gabrovo region;
The World according to Todor Tsonev - retrospective exhibition. A project implemeted with the support of CULTURE Programme of Gabrovo Municipality;
Cartoon Art Salon
The Communist Manifesto - solo exhibition of Martin Rowson, Great Britain;
Art Presidency - works by the irreverent cartoonists Alla and Chavdar Georgiev, Hristo Komarnitski and Tchavdar Nikolov;
Animated Cartoons by Tchavdar Nikolov;
Saturday morning -2°C, feels like -7°C - solo photography exhibition of Kiril Stanoev
120 Years since the Birth of Dechko Uzunov (1899-1986) - works from the Museum collection;
Two Faces. Carnival Traditions in Sardinia. - solo exhibition of Andrea Salvai, Italy
01-04.03. Family Museum Marathon throughout the day including a quiz on the exhibition The World according to Todor Tsonev
07.03. 6:00 p.m. - Nevena Kokanova. Godini lyubov (Nevena Kokanova. Years of Love) - presentation of the book, meeting with the author Georgi Toshev and screening of his latest documentary Nevena Kokanova. Patuvane.(Nevena Kokanova. A Journey) (Giraffes Room; free admission)
10.03. 11:00 a.m. - Clay Heads - free workshop for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour. (Educational programme to the exhibition The World according to Todor Tsonev)
21.03. 2:00 p.m. - Screening of the film Beware of the Automobile as part of the panorama of Russian film comedies organized jointly with the Russian Cultural and Information Centre in Sofia (Giraffes Rooms; free admission)

5:00 p.m. - Guided tour of the exhibition Attention! and meeting with artist Nevena Ekimova (The event is free for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour; all other visitors should buy a ticket to the Museum)
22-24.03. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Master class Graphic Art - RELIEF printing with Palvina Delcheva, a free-lancing graphic designer and art director of IGO-Ortner Gruppe (Admission: 8.00 lv.; 20% reduction for the holders of the membership cart Friends of Humour)
FEBRUARY
01. Exhibitions on show:
ATTENTION!" - 27 visual artists from Gabrovo and Gabrovo region;
The World according to Todor Tsonev - retrospective exhibition. A project implemeted with the support of CULTURE Programme of Gabrovo Municipality; Cartoon Art Salon
The Communist Manifesto - solo exhibition of Martin Rowson, Great Britain;
Art Presidency - works by the irreverent cartoonists Alla and Chavdar Georgiev, Hristo Komarnitski and Tchavdar Nikolov;
Animated Cartoons by Tchavdar Nikolov;
125 Years of the Birth of Bulgarian Satirist Rayko Aleksiev - cartoons by Rayko Aleksiev from the Humour of the Peoples art collection;
Two Faces. Carnival Traditions in Sardinia. - solo exhibition of Andrea Salvai, Italy
07.02. 5.00 p.m. - Free guided tour of the exhibition The World according to Todor Tsonev for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour
09.02. 11:00 a.m. - Space Challenges - education workshop provided by MUZEIKO Children's Center, LEVEL 1, Rosetta's Journey (Giraffes Room; suitable for children aged 7 - 12; prior registration is required on tel: 0878458430 or at priateli@humorhouse.bg; admission - 5 lv.; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 4 lv.)
13.02 2:00 p.m. - The Diamond Arm - screening of the film as part of the panorama of Russian film comedies organized jointly with the Russian Cultural and Information Centre in Sofia (Giraffes Rooms; free admission)
16.02 11:00 a.m. - Gift for My Purring Friend - education workshop ((Giraffes Room; prior registration is required on tel: 0878458430 or at priateli@humorhouse.bg; admission - 5 lv.; for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour - 4 lv.)
21.02. 6:00 p.m. - Opening of a one-artist photography exhibition of Kiril Stanoev (Room 7)
JANUARY
01. Exhibitions on show:
ATTENTION!" - 27 visual artists from Gabrovo and Gabrovo region;
The World according to Todor Tsonev - retrospective exhibition. A project implemeted with the support of CULTURE Programme of Gabrovo Municipality; Cartoon Art Salon
Idle Cartoons - solo exhibition of Irien Trendafilov;
The Communist Manifesto - solo exhibition of Martin Rowson, Great Britain;
Art Presidency - works by the irreverent cartoonists Alla and Chavdar Georgiev, Hristo Komarnitski and Tchavdar Nikolov;
Animated Cartoons by Tchavdar Nikolov;
43rd National Cartoon Exhibition.
Greeting from...Italy and Bulgaria - illustrated postcards, stamps and coins;
125 Years of the Birth of Bulgarian Satirist Rayko Aleksiev - cartoons by Rayko Aleksiev from the Humour of the Peoples art collection;
Two Faces. Carnival Traditions in Sardinia. - solo exhibition of Andrea Salvai, Italy
17.01. 2:00 p.m. - Screening of the romantic comedy Station for Two (directed by Eldar Ryazanov), part of the panorama of Russian film comedies organized jointly with the Russian Cultural and Information Centre in Sofia (Giraffes Rooms; admission - a ticket to the Museum; free admission for the holders of the membership card Friends of Humour
23.01. 6:00 p.m. - Presentation of the book The Life and Death of Lyudmila Zhivkova by Ivo Milev.(Giraffes Romm; free admission)
25-27.01. Gabrovo Game Jam 2019 - third edition of the biggest hackathon of game development in the world held at the House of Humour and Satire.
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