Night of the Museums in Rijeka
Time Out says
A huge city-wide programme featuring highlights from European Capital of Culture 2020
The doors of Rijeka's museums and galleries - and those in all of Croatia's major cities - are thrown open, free of charge, for one night only at this incredibly (and increasingly) popular annual event. Most institutions take part, and frequently one-off exhibitions and concerts are organised especially for the event. At this special anniversary edition, you can see some of the highlight exhibition of Rijeka European Capital of Culture 2020. At the Rijeka History and Maritime Museum and the Governor's Palace, it will be possible to visit the permanent museum exhibitions - Lapidarium, In Defense of the Homeland, Through the window of the Governor's Palace and Old Weapons, Sails of Kvarner and Traces of Time, plus the Exhibition of D'Anunnzi's Martyr - L'Olocausta di D'Anunzio, Violins above the Borders / Stradivars in Rijeka - Kresnik and Cremona and (In) visible borders. There will be workshops and lectures in all participating venues from 6pm – 10pm including at the Lipa Memorial Centre, the Kastav Museum and the Native Museum of Drenova where, in cooperation with the Museum of the City of Rijeka, you can also watch a documentary about the life of Paul Otlet and see the 'Mundaneum - Outlines of Things to Come' exhibition.