PTT Museum at the event ‘Museums for 10’

The Post of Serbia and the PTT Museum in Belgrade announced today that they will take part in the largest national museum event “Museums for 10”, which is held under the slogan “Museum Power” in honor of the International Museum Day, European Museum Night and National Museum Week. until May 20, where he will present a rich and varied seven-day free program to visitors.

In addition to the permanent exhibition, an exhibition of postage stamps of the Universal Postal Union will be opened especially for this occasion, from the collection of stamps of foreign postal administrations of the PTT Museum obtained in exchange with the Universal Postal Union.

Among the many stamps, as indicated, are those from the United Nations Postal Administration dedicated to international games, Chinese editions with reproductions of famous works of art from that country. There are also stamps “History of Spain” with caricatures representing different periods from the rich Spanish history, as well as a United States edition dedicated to the popular Star Wars.

The exhibition of books from the library of the Post of Serbia will present valuable editions, the oldest book kept in the library – Serbian Secretary, from 1802, Monument to famous people of Serbian descent, from 1888, then the oldest telephone directory from 1912, Collection of Laws and Regulations in the Principality Serbia, from 1869. There is also the first edition of the Postal and Telegraph Gazette from 1889, “Verorgnungsblatt”, ie the Official Gazette for Administrative Branches of the Austrian Ministry of Trade, printed in Gothic from 1853 and others.

Visitors will also be able to see the exclusive exhibition “Unseen Lubarda” which lasts until May 27 at the PTT Museum, with ten works of art by Petar Lubarda from private collections that have not been exhibited so far: “Bull”, “Black Panther”, “Dragons”. “Minotaur”, “Camp Still Life”, “Scorpio”, “Selo Brajići”, “Stene”, “Kosovo Battle” and “Freedom Road (Sutjeska)”.

On Saturday, May 14, additional programs will include expert guidance through the PTT Museum’s permanent exhibit, beginning at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m.

On the same day, two interactive workshops “Postal Hour” for the youngest visitors, where they learn how to write and address a letter, will be held at 4 and 6 p.m.

All creative visitors can use the visit to the Post Museum to permanently record impressions from the temple of Serbian postal history in a short video form of up to three minutes, and participate in the prize competition “What is the super POWER of your MUSEUM?”.

More about this competition can be seen at the link https://muzejisrbije.rs/2022/04/28/nagradni-konkurs-na-temu-koja-je-super-moc-tvog-muzeja-u-sklopu-manifestacije-muzeji -for-10-2022-years /.

The PTT Museum, at 13 Majke Jevrosime Street, will be extended during the event, it will be open on Saturday, May 14 from 10 am to midnight, and in the continuation of the program from May 15 to 20, it will be open from 10 am to 11 pm. Admission is free.

By Editor