The program was realized in the Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović – the Čolović family house, on Mitrovdan, Wednesday, November 8th, 2023, the day of family glory of the donor. Through the program, the memory of Olivera and her family is preserved and nurtured, through the idea of a legacy that lives on. The program “On Slava at Olivera’s House” was conceived as a reconstruction of the civic glory in the house of Čolović, which would gather her acquaintances and friends, which was preceded by the consecration of cakes and grain.
The exhibition was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Tuesday, October 17th, 2023, starting at 6 p.m. The audience was addressed at the opening by: Darko Gučanin, director of the National Museum Kraljevo, Archimandrite Tikhon (Rakićević), abbot of the Studenica Monastery, exhibition author Ljubinka Škodrić, PhD, senior research associate of the Institute for Contemporary History in Belgrade, and Mirjana Savić, museum advisor of the National Museum Kraljevo, while opening the exhibition Bojan Dimitrijević, PhD. scientific advisor of the Institute for Contemporary History in Belgrade. The “Aria” Choir from Kraljevo performed in the musical part of the program.
Scientific Conference “Kosovo and Metohija in the 20th Century: Historical and Geopolitical Overview” Opened
The scientific conference was held in the National Museum Kraljevo on October 7th, 2023, as part of the celebration of King’s Day, the day of the city of Kraljevo. It is the result of a successful multi-year collaboration between the National Museum Kraljevo, the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade and the Institute for Political Studies from Belgrade.
Presentation of the Collection of Papers “Holy King Milutin: Ruler at the Crossroads of Worlds” Held
The presentation of the Collection of Papers published by the Foundation of the Holy Monastery Hilandar, was held in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Thursday, 5th 2023, starting at 6 p.m. The contributions were specially written for this occasion and together form a collection of monographic type that was published on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the death of the Holy King.
On Tuesday, August 29th, 2023, Dragan Pešić, professor at the Faculty of Philology and Arts of the University of Kragujevac, graphic designer and long-term technical editor of the publishing activity of the National Museum Kraljevo, who shaped its visual identity and in a highly refined expression, introduced among the most successful in museum profession.
The edition includes four books by Slavoljub Maržik, MSc, with the theme “Karanovac/Kraljevo in Serbian Press”, in which the period from 1835-1918 is viewed through four chronological frames (1835-1867; 1968-1903; 1904-1908; 1908-1918). This collected material was also the immediate reason for the organization of the first scientific conference, whose Collection of Papers “Publications in the Development of Society and State I: From a Newspaper Report to Objective History. Karanovac/Kraljevo in Serbian Newspaper 1835-1918” is the fifth part of the edition, which completes this topic.
The thirty second traditional event was officially opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Wednesday, August 16th, 2023, starting at 8 p.m. The event was opened by Predrag Terzić, PhD, Mayor of Kraljevo, while the exhibition “Jovan Dučić, to his Beloved Trebinje – The Trails of a Vision” from the Legacy of the Museum of Herzegovina in Trebinje was opened by Ivana Grujić, director of the Museum of Herzegovina. The musical part of the program was entrusted to guests from the Music School “Trebinje”.
The exhibition of drawings by the young Kraljevo artist Željko Radović was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Tuesday, July 18th, 2023, starting at 7 p.m. At the opening of the exhibition, the following addressed the audience: Suzana Novčić, museum advisor of the National Museum Kraljevo, Slobodan Jelić, retired teacher of the Art School in Kraljevo, as well as the artist Željko Radović himself. The program was completed by the musical performance of the young composer Anđela Kosić.
The exhibition by Slađana Spasić, senior curator of the National Museum Kraljevo, was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023, starting at 7 p.m. The exhibition which includes over 1,200 exhibits of metal coins and paper bank notes was opened by Tatjana Mihailović, museum advisor of the National Museum Kraljevo.
The workshop led by prof. Milica Božić Marojević, director of the Center for Museology and Heritology of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade, was held in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Thursday, May 25th, 2023. Through the methodology of the workshop, the teamwork of the curators, the mission and vision of the National Museum Kraljevo were defined.