Weekend calendar: Open Streets, One World Romania, Banff mountain film tour, Loading Beta and more

Weekend calendar: Open Streets, One World Romania, Banff mountain film tour, Loading Beta and more

Another edition of the Open Streets series of events, international documentaries, immersive exhibitions, and a fair focused on Romanian creators are part of the agenda this weekend in Bucharest, while Timișoara is getting ready for its Architecture Biennial with a preview event.

In Bucharest:

Open Streets

Every weekend, until October 13

The city’s busy streets turn pedestrian in a program of outdoor events that has reached its fourth edition this year. Further details here.

One World Romania

April 5 – April 14

The documentary film festival, which will focus at this year’s edition on the topic of choices, takes place at Elvire Popesco, Eforie, and Union cinemas in Bucharest. A selection of films will be available online between April 15 and April 25. More details here.

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

April 5

Films from the program of Banff Mountain Film Festival, held in Alberta, Canada, are screened at Sala Luceafărul. Other screenings will be held in Brașov, Timișoara, and Cluj. More details here.

George Enescu Philharmonic concerts

April 4, 5

Leo Hussain conducts the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra in a program of works by Jean Sibelius, Edvard Grieg, and Alexander von Zemlinsky. Pianist Raluca Știrbăț is the soloist. Further details here.

Art Safari

Until July 28

This season of Art Safari brings to the spotlight masters of Romanian art such as Eustațiu Stoenescu, Nicolae Grigorescu, Nicolae Tonitza, Ștefan Luchian, and Corneliu Baba. Five exhibitions are part of the program of the event which takes place at the Dacia-Romania Palace in Bucharest’s Old Town. Further details on each exhibition and their schedule here.

The Universe of Salvador Dalí

Until May 12

ARCUB hosts this exhibition encompassing some 170 works by Salvador Dalí, ranging from sculptures and engravings to drawings, miniatures, and furniture. The exhibited items are part of Beniamino Levi’s collection. More details here.

Victor Brauner. Between the oneiric and the occult

Until April 30

The exhibition at the National Museum of Art of Romania (MNAR) focused on the Surrealist painter brings together works from the collections of local and European museums – paintings, drawings, books, magazines and more. More here.

Jonathan Lasker: Paintings from Five Decades

Until May 11

The solo exhibition of the New-York-based painter is open at the Museum of Recent Art (MARe) in Bucharest. The show, part of MARe’s international program, includes 15 large-size works by the artist, created over the past five decades and selected from various European collections. More here.

Art films @ MNAR

Until December

A series of documentaries on well-known names of art will be screened at the Auditorium Hall of the National Museum of Art of Romania (MNAR). The program opens on March 15th with a screening of Titian. The Empire of Color. More here.

Being Van Gogh & The Revolutionary Art: From Monet to Kandinsky

Until June 16

The National Library of Romania hosts two immersive exhibitions mixing HD screenings, music, and special effects to let visitors experience the work of painters such as Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne, Eduard Munch, Wassily Kandinsky and more. Further details here.

Romanian Creators Fair

April 6, 7

Urban Hub hosts this event celebrating the work of local creators. The public can find here hand-made jewelry, designer clothes and accessories, decorative items, and various desserts. More info here.

In the country

Loading Beta

April 4 – April 8

The teaser event where more details on this year’s Beta – Timișoara Architecture Biennial takes place in Timișoara and Reșița. The program, which includes a series of workshops, talks, and gatherings, is detailed here.

Emergencies – Lia and Dan Perjovschi double solo show @ Brașov Art Museum

Until April 30

The exhibition showcases parts of the research the two artists conducted over the last 35 years. Lia Perjovschi’s works, grouped under the title Survival Kit, meet Dan Perjovschi’s, presented in the section Press Stress. The exhibition is open at the Brașov Art Museum. More here.

All you have seen will come true – Andrei Gamarț @ Constanța Art Museum

Until May 12

After being presented in Brașov, All you have seen will come true will go on display in Constanța, following a partnership between the city’s Art Museum and Mobius Gallery. The show is a retrospective of the last ten years of the artist. More here.

(Photo: Razvan Leucea, courtesy of Arcub)


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