first_imgThe three-day program ends on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m., with the opening of the exhibition “Architects of Defense: Profiles of the authors of the 16th and 17th century Šibenik fortifications”, organized and performed by the Department for Cultural and Historical Heritage of the Fortress of Culture. The exhibition will be set in the museum room of the Fortress of St. Mihovil, and will present 11 military experts in the Venetian service during the early modern century who contributed to the construction of the Šibenik fortification system. On the same day, an educational program for children through a workshop will be held at the Barone Fortress, starting at 10 am  “Forgotten weapon” where small and cheerful participants will meet, see, touch and try out the typical weapons used in Šibenik fortresses through different historical epochs.  Immediately after follows “Portrait of old Šibenik” , a workshop that will show the award-winning documentary Barone with the theme of everyday life in Šibenik in the 17th century and turbulent events in the city during the Candian War, after which the youngest participate in a knowledge quiz.The workshops are suitable for ages 6 to 12, and the number of participants is limited. You can apply by email at [email protected] the last day of the program, visitors will have free entrance to the Šibenik fortresses. As part of the celebration of the European Fortress Day, which is being held this year at the Šibenik fortresses of St. Michael and the Baron, representatives of the organizers of the Public Institution Fortress of Culture Šibenik presented the publication “Šibenik: Fortress City” and thus announced the beginning of a rich three-day program conducted under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, and held from September 20-22, 2018.Fortress of Culture has joined the initiative to mark the European Fortress Day, launched by the European Network of Fortified Cities and Defense Fortifications EFFORTS, within which the Institution is a member. Launched on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the initiative in its first edition aims to present fortifications across Europe as a place to promote the diversity of cultural heritage to the general public.The publication “Šibenik: City of Fortress”, published by the Fortress of Culture Šibenik, was explained in more detail by Josip Pavić, expert associate of the Department of Cultural and Historical Heritage, emphasizing that it is a guide for the general public. early modern age.”In the last few years, for obvious reasons, fortresses have been in focus again, and as a result, a lot of archaeological, historical and conservation research has been carried out, not only in Šibenik but also in its surroundings. This short edition summarizes what we currently know, but does not represent the final point because we will, of course, continue our research intensively. ” said Josip Pavic.The central part of the program, International Conference “Audience Development and Cultural Management: New Concepts for New Models”, will be held on Friday, September 21 at the Fortress of St. Mihovila. The importance of the topic of audience development, cultural management and contemporary trends was emphasized by the director of the Fortress of Culture, Gorana Barišić Bačelić, with an emphasis on the Club of Friends of Šibenik Fortress as an example of good practice.”We are extremely pleased to have joined the initiative to mark the European Fortress Day, which includes an International Conference with a significant number of registered participants. Audience development, as one of the most current topics of management in culture,  one of our long-term goals by which we want to continue to develop professional and public dialogue on the development of cultural audiences by organizing similar public gatherings, programs and projects. This is just one step in everything we plan in the coming years.”Pointed out Gorana Barišić BačelićExperts in the field of cultural management, museology and communication, including EFFORTS board member Andrea Bonifacio, will present contemporary trends in audience development and best practices for incorporating monumental heritage into the daily lives of local communities. After the presentation, participants and exhibitors will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive panel discussion.Program of the International Conference “Audience Development and Cultural Management: New Concepts for New Models”last_img

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