The Photographic Exhibition "Directions" is a Guest at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Rome

  The photographic exhibition "Directions" will be opened on January 29 at the Bulgaria Gallery at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Rome. It is one of the traveling...


Commemorating January 27 with an Online Presentation of the Film of Elka Nikolova A Question of Survival

On the occasion of  January 27 - International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the State Institute for Culture with the media support of BTA  offers online access to the...

The State Institute for Culture

THE INSTITUTE supports and works towards priority delivery of national and international cultural projects and programmes. It offers assistance to Bulgarian diplomatic missions abroad in their effort to expand the bilateral and multilateral cultural relations and cooperation. It preserves, makes acquisitions and promotes the artwork collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

The Mission Gallery

Festive Exhibition "One Hundred Years of Bulgarian Painting" at the Mission Gallery

On the eve of the upcoming bright holidays we have the pleasure to invite you to the opening of the visiting painting collection entitled "One Hundred Years of Bulgarian Painting" (1920-2021) on December 21 (Tuesday) from 18:00 in the Mission gallery. The works are from the fund of our partners from Elena and Ivan Duychevi Foundation and the Center for Slavic-Byzantine Studies "Prof. Ivan Duychev" at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohrivski". The occasion is to celebrate together an important anniversary - 35 years since the establishment of the Center for... read more

The Mission Gallery was founded in 2009 as an unrestricted place for cultural diplomacy in Sofia. The gallery is a unique art space within the administrative structure, which changes the daily institutional rhythm, opening its doors to the public for a dynamic exchange of ideas, artistic concepts and messages.

The gallery complements and supports the activities of the State Institute for Culture, related to various forms of intercultural dialogue: project introductions and meetings with authors, exhibitions, conferences, literary readings, performances, charity events and workshops for children.

Public access: Mon-Fri, 10 AM – 5 PM



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