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MUSEUMS

› National Museum
Address: Zmaja od Bosne 3
Phone: + 387 33 668 027
Web: www.zemaljskimuzej.ba
Working hours:
15 Apr – 15 Oct: from Tuesday to Friday, from 10.00 to 17.00,on Saturday and Sunday, from 10.00 to 14.00
15 Oct – 15 Apr: from Tuesday to Friday, from 10.00 to 15.00, on Sunday, from 10.00 to 14.00
Entrance fee: 5 KM
Museum is closed.

› Sarajevo Museum
Address: Brusa-bezistan, Abadziluk
Phone: + 387 33 475 740
E-mail: info@muzejsarajeva.ba
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Saturday from 10.00 to 15.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday: 10.00 to 15.00; Entrance fee: 3 KM.
For information on Svrzo's House, Despic's House, Jewish Museum, Museum of Alija Izetbegovic and Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 Museum refer to the number above.

› Svrzo's House (Svrzina kuca)
Address: Glodina 8
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Saturday from 10.00 to 15.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday: 10.00 to 15.00; Entrance fee: 3 KM.
This is an 18th century Ottoman house, beautifully restored and furnished.

› The Jewish Museum
Address: Mula-Mustafe Baseskije; the building on the left at the square with the round flower beds, next to Novi hram Gallery (New Temple Gallery). Go through the really low iron door to get to the garden and the museum entrance.
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Sunday from 10.00 to 13.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Sunday: 10.00 to 13.00;
Entrance fee: 3 KM.

› Sarajevo 1878 – 1918
Address: Zelenih beretki 1
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Saturday from 10.00 to 15.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday: 10.00 to 15.00; Entrance fee: 2 KM.
Museum of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and the assassination of the Austro- Hungarian heir to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie.

› Despic's House (Despica kuca)
Address: Despiceva 2
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Saturday from 10.00 to 15.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday: 10.00 to 15.00; Entrance fee: 2 KM.
This house depicts life of an Orthodox Sarajevan family in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.

› Museum of Alija Izetbegovic
Address: Ploca
Opening hours:
Winter Season (October – March) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 16.00; Saturday from 10.00 to 15.00.
Summer Season (April – September) from Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday: 10.00 to 15.00; Entrance fee: 2 KM.

› The Old Orthodox Church and Museum
Address: Mula-Mustafe Bešeskije 59
Phone: + 387 33 571 761
Opening hours of the museum: daily, except on Mondays and Orthodox holidays, from 10.00 until 15.00. These hours are not always adhered to. The church is officially open every day from 08.00 until 17.00.
Entry fee: 2 KM for the museum. The church itself does not charge an entry fee.

› National Gallery
Address: Zelenih beretki 8
Opening hours: from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.00 to 18.00.
Entrance free of charge.
The National Gallery has a permanent exhibition of both old and contemporary paintings and sculptures, all made by Bosnian artists. It is by far the best place to view the work of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most influential artists of the 20th century. In the ground floor gallery there are frequent modern exhibitions and the occasional soft jazz concerts.

› ARS AEVI ART DEPOT
Address: Terezije bb (Dom mladih/CentarSkenderija)
Phone/Fax: + 387 33 216 919
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
Tickets:
Children 2 KM
Adults 4 KM
Permanent display of ARS AEVI Collection / Museum of Contemporary Art Sarajevo. The most important international contemporary art collection in South-East Europe, born in 1992 under the siege it includes the masterpieces donated to Sarajevo by world famous artists like Marina Abramovic, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Jannis Kounellis, James Rosenquist, Gianni Dessi’, Daniel Buren, Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons, Robert Rauschenberg, Joseph Kosuth, Jan Fabre, Sandro Chia. The Italian architect Renzo Piano has designed the project of a Museum aimed at hosting the Collection.

› Historical Museum
Address: Zmaja od Bosne 5
Phone: + 387 33 210 416
Working hours: from Tuesday to Friday from 09.00 to 16.00. On Saturday and Sunday from 09.00 to 13.00. During the winter season the museum is open from 09.00 to 13.00.
Entrance fee: 4 KM
The exhibition on the recent war is impressive.

› Tunnel Museum
Address: Tuneli 1
Phone: + 387 33 684 032
Opening hours: every day from 09.00 to 15.30.
Entrance fee: 5 KM
From July 1993 until the end of the war, one narrow, 1.5 metre high and over 700-metre long tunnel was only the lifeline for the besieged people in Sarajevo.



Galleries

› ALU
Obala Maka Dizdara 3; T: 033 210 369; open: 10 – 18 hours (Sat and Sun closed); genre: all, new media, painting etc.

› Collegium Artisticum
Terezije bb; T: 033 270 750; e-mail: ca.galerija@open.net.ba; open 10 – 18 hours (Sun closed); genre: photography, painting and graphic art.

› Gabrijel
Marsala Tita 56/1; T: 033 550 476; open 9 – 15 hours (Sat and Sun closed); genre: photos mainly (also host book promotions).

› Bosanski Kulturni Centar
Branilaca Sarajeva 24; T: 033 227 012; e-mail: bkc@bih.net.ba; web: www.bkc.ba; open 8 – 16 hours

› IPC
Luledzina 12; T: 033 236 801.
Sarajevo

› Java
Marsala Tita 7; T: 033 225 878; open 11 – 19 hours weekdays, sat 11 – 14 hours; genre: commercial gallery with antiques, fashion items, pottery, sculpture and paintings for sale. You can pick up an original painting for about 50 Euros.

› Mak
Sime Milutinovica 7; T: 033 201 861; open 10 – 19 hours (Sat and Sun 10 – 15 hours); genre: paintings, all genres also book launches/promotions, theatre exhibitions, performance art.

› Town Hall - National Library
Obala Kulina bana; while renovation takes place and the books are resting at the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the library has become a temporary gallery space. The building itself is an architectural masterpiece of pseudo Moorish design and the inside still has many interesting features; genre: currently installation/sculpture work.


› Novi hram
Mula-Mustafe Baseskije 38; T: 033 233 280; this building was originally a synagogue. It was given to the community as a present so that it could become a gallery space; genre - all.

› Paleta
Hamdije Kresevljakovica 13; T: 033 445 196; open: 19 – 22 hours (Sunday closed).

› Preporod
Mula Mustafa Baseskije 63; T: 033 205 553; open 11 - 19 hours (Sunday closed); genre: this commercial gallery houses work by local and regional artists working in various media from etching to oils. There are many images depicting Bosnian and Sarajevan scenes and landscapes. Prices range from 50 to 50.000KM.

› Galerija Roman Petrovic
Marsala Tita 54; T: 033 668 009; genre: sculpture, photography and painting.

› Umjetnicka galerija BiH (National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Zelenih beretki 8; T: 033 266 550; e-mail: ugbih@yahoo.com; open: Tue-Sat 10 - 18 hours during winter; 12 - 18 hours during summer; genre: a good selection of international and local artworks from the likes of Roy Lichenstein and Louise Bourgeois. The National Gallery has a permanent exhibition of both old and contemporary paintings and sculptures, all made by Bosnian artists. It is by far the best place to view the work of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most influential artists of the 20th century. In the ground floor gallery there are frequent modern exhibitions and the occasional soft jazz concerts. Over 6000 art pieces and a specialized library.
Entrance free of charge.

› 'To Be or Not To Be'
Cizmedziluk 5
This is not even a commercial gallery but in fact a cafι which opened just before the war in 1992. It was a meeting place for artists to discuss art, exchange ideas, create and develop exhibitions.

Note: Artists wishing to exhibit at any venue mentioned here should contact the gallery concerned as all expressed they are happy to be approached. Selection is usually by portfolio presentation






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