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“National library of Belarus: yesterday, today, tomorrow”: exhibition project to the 100th-anniversary of the NLB

“National library of Belarus: yesterday, today, tomorrow”: exhibition project to the 100th-anniversary of the NLB
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13 September – 1 October
10 am – 9 pm
Atrium Gallery (3rd floor)

The exhibition project “The National library of Belarus: yesterday, today, tomorrow” debuted on September 13th at 4 o’clock in the afternoon in the gallery “Atrium”.

The exhibition includes works of art taken specifically for the 100th anniversary. Through the author's creative imagination and unique writing style, readers may see the library's past, present, and future.

Archival photographs of the library building in the Jubilee House on Zakharyevskaya Street (today Independence Avenue); a typical retrophoto of the team of the first library staff with the legendary director Iosif Bentsianovich Simanovsky, taken in 1926 in the library courtyard; an architectural masterpiece of its time, the library building on Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, opened for its tenth anniversary in 1932, will figuratively recall the past the centenary of the library's activity is like flipping through the pages of its history.

Images of the today’ library show their true function, relevance, and illumination of knowledge, as well as the infinite possibilities of the educational world, in accordance with the architectural solution. The light enters the library through the glass walls and ceilings, glittering in the interiors and visible in the airy, open space, and evening illumination captured in the clear art photography of the renowned Belarussian photographers.

The exhibition project “The Belarus’ National library: yesterday, today, tomorrow” is dedicated to the 100th anniversary and describes it as the largest information and socio cultural center of the country, being a unique holding of the national documents, being an institution which remains in tune with times, and also tells about employees, who are dedicated to their profession and differ by their love to their activity.

Most of photographs are exhibited for the first time.

The exhibition project will run until October 1st, 2022.

The end date of the exhibition can be changed.

The opening hours of the exhibition corresponds to the library’s opening hours.
Entrance to the exhibition is available by the library ticket or ticket of the library's social and cultural center.

For more info: (+375 17) 368 37 37.

The article is created by the Public relations department.


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