King Milan, faced with challenges and complications, was often preoccupied with the thought of resignation. Expecting a major conflict and war between the two empires in the Balkans, faced with indignation from Saint Petersburg, and unconvinced of the unconditional support of the official Vienna, the Serbian king did not believe that he would be able to persevere in his position for long. The defeat in the war with Bulgaria represented a new blow, and the divorce from Queen Natalie after the scandal in Wiesbaden brought a sense of shame and humiliation. Circumstances inevitably led to abdication in favor of the minor heir to the throne, Alexander.
The scientific conference with international participation, which was organized by the National Museum Kraljevo in cooperation with the Institute for Political Studies in Belgrade, Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade, was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum of Kraljevo, on Tuesday, August 17th, 2022, starting at 10 a.m. At the opening, Predrag Terzić, Mayor of Kraljevo, Ljubodrag P. Ristić, member of the Scientific and Organizational Committee and Darko Gučanin, director of the National Museum Kraljevo.
Traditional thirty first event was officially opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Tuesday, August 16th, 2022, starting at 8 p.m. Predrag Terzić, Mayor of Kraljevo, addressed the audience, while Vladimir Pištalo, director of the National Library of Serbia, opened the event. The exhibition “Beneath Sky of Gold and Blue: Icons of Greek Master Painters from the 15th to the 19th Century of the National Museum of Serbia” by Branka Ivanić, museum advisor, was opened by Bojana Borić Brešković, director of the National Museum of Serbia.
The exhibition of the National Museum Kruševac was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Saint Vitus’s Day, on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, starting at 7 p.m., and the audience will be able to see it until July 31st, 2022. The authors of the exhibition are historians of the National Museum Kruševac, Sanja Rutić Vorotović, senior curator and Goran Vasić, museum advisor.
The exhibition by Marko Stojanović, PhD, museum advisor of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, opened at the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Thursday, June 24th, 2022, starting at 7 p.m., and the audience will be able to see it until July 31st, 2022. The exhibition presents a collection of carrying poles from the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, as well as frames from the Museum of Vojvodina.
The event was held under the theme “Night of Vinyl 33” at the National Museum Kraljevo, on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, from 06:00 p.m. to 00:00 a.m. The inspiration for the theme is the visiting exhibition “LP – History of the Gramophone and the Golden Age of Records” by Viktorija Šimon Vuletić, museum advisor of the City Museum Subotica, which takes us from the beginning of gramophones, late 19th, to the golden age of records and expansion of popular music in the second half of the 20th century.
On the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the proclamation of the Principality of Serbia as the Kingdom, and Prince Milan Obrenović as King, when our city changed its name from Karanovac to Kraljevo, the National Museum Kraljevo prepared a workbook for primary school students, as a kind of story about the city’s name day. Since the City of Kraljevo celebrates its name day on April 19th, as part of the jubilee, the National Museum Kraljevo donating a workbook to every child and teacher who visits the museum on this day.
Ivan Šuković’s exhibition “Felicità” was opened in the Gallery of the National Museum Kraljevo, on Friday, March 18th, 2022, starting at 7 p.m. Ivan Šuković is also the representative of Montenegro at the Venice Biennale in 2022.
On Saturday, March 12th, 2022, Slavoljub Slavko Maržik, M.Sc., retired geology engineer and author of six books related to the history of Kraljevo, a longtime associate of the National Museum Kraljevo, passed away in Belgrade.
The National Museum Kraljevo and the Historical Archive Kraljevo, which publish the collection of papers “Our Past”, are inviting you to contribute to the printing of issue number 21 with your work. The deadline for submission of papers is the beginning of June 2022.