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Art and Ethnography Museum

Museum code7032700
NameArt and Ethnography Museum
CountyDolj
LocalityCALAFAT
AddressStr. 22 Decembrie nr. 6
Postal code205200
Telephone0251.232.521; 0251/232.884
E-MAIL addressmuzartcalafat@yahoo.com
Time tableTuesday - Friday: 9:00 - 15:00; 9:00 - 13:00 on weekends
DirectorAlexandru Pârvan
Collection(s)The museum contains works of contemporary Romanian art paintings and graphics made by artists from Dolj county, paintings by Nicolae Grigorescu, Henri Catargi, T. Pallady, sculptures by Ion Irimescu, Nicu Enea, George Demetrescu, G. Mirea. The folk art collection includes costumes, knitted work, tools, and household items. The building is a historic monument built between 1907 and 1914 by architect Constantin Rogalsky. It was a private residence known under the name Marincu Palace. Since 1927 it has housed various public institutions. The last restorations took place in 1983. The building has a surface of 8,333 sq.m. and was designed by the Italian Adotti. It is an impressive piece of architecture, with well balanced façades, with two columns each on both sides of the access stairs ornamented by two lions, representing the neoclassical style of early 20th century.
CategoryMuzeu municipal/ orăşenesc
General profileEthnography
Main profileEthnogaphy
Founded1969
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