07 Apr Art Safari Bucharest 2016 will take place at the Dacia-Romania Palace
The third edition of Bucharest Art Pavilion – Art Safari, the largest art exhibition in Romania, organized in partnership with Bucharest City Hall and under the Romanian National Commission for UNESCO patronage, will take place at Dacia-România Palace from May 5 to May 15, 2016. Located in Bucharest’s Old Town at Lipscani 18-20, the monument building will be hosting this grand art event.
Răzvan Sava, Mayor of Bucharest, about this partnership: “I am glad that this monument will take its place once again on the cultural urban map on the occasion of an international art event such as Art Safari. Bucharest City Hall is aiming at actively supporting urban activation initiatives and art cultural education. Following a long period of closed doors, the Palace of the former Dacia Insurance Society, the first Romanian insurance company, will re-enter the city buzz this May with the partnership between Bucharest City Hall and Bucharest Art Pavilion – Art Safari.”
For eleven days, Bucharest will be embedded in art, heritage, modern and contemporary. Alongside the main exhibition, dedicated to Dada centenary, and modern and contemporary art galleries, a series of Art Safari dedicated spaces will be hosting conferences, theatre performances, The Space project, dedicated to young debuting artists, as well as children’s workshops.
Art Safari 2016 Opening Hours
From May 6 to May 15, with generous opening hours, the Pavilion will be open daily from noon to 9 pm, except for Saturdays, when it will stay open until midnight. The entry to the Preview night on May 5 will be by invitation only, and tickets for May 6-15 will be on sale online and in the exhibition space.
Art Safari 2016 News
New contemporary art galleries from Bucharest, such as Mobius Gallery and Conceptual Lab – Mixology for Ideas, as well as Nostru, artist-run space from Sibiu, will exhibit this years. Dada in Romania and the Spirit of the Avant-garde, main exhibition curated by Raya Zommer-Tal, Director of Janco-Dada Museum in Ein Hod, Israel, and Research Curator Igor Mocanu, specialist Romanian Avant-garde will present important works from museums and private collections in Romania: Victor Brauner, Arthur Segal, Ion Bitzan, Tristan Tzara, Jean David, Brassaï, Jules Perahim, Max Ernst, Hans Janos Mattis-Teutsch, Margareta Sterian, Ion Grigorescu.
Organizer: Art Society Foundation
Bucharest City Hall
BCR – Banca Comercială Română
With the support: ARCUB, Israel Embassy in Romania, Israel-Romania Chamber of Commerce, Mosaic Cult Jewish Communities Federation in Romania
Institutional Partners: Bucharest National Arts University, Cluj Napoca Arts and Design University, Iași George Enescu University, Timișoara Arts and Design Faculty