Ethnography

Department of Ethnography and Folk Art

  • Tel. 0339401262
  • Temporarily closed for restoration


BRAILA MUSEUM

Traditional interior Braila area


BRAILA MUSEUM

Aromanian ornaments sec. XIX


BRAILA MUSEUM

Painted eggs from different regions of the country

 

The Collections belonging to the Ethnography and Folk Art Section are structured according to the following specialties:

Rural Architecture (decorative fragments, pillars, etc.)
  • Folk Art
    Household Wools
    National Costume
    Adornment Objects
  • Cultural Life
    Rite Objects
    Wooden or Glass-Painted Icons
  • Customs Linked to Man’s Life
  • Customs during the Year, Agricultural Rites and Rituals
    ‘Maria and Nicolae Zahacinschi’ Collection of Folk Art
  • Traditional Occupations
    Agriculture (viticulture, fruit growing, vegetable farming)

    Fishing
    Grazing and Breeding

    Hunting
    Beekeeping
  • Household Goods
  • Crafts
    Woodworking
    Ironworking
    Stone carving
    Cottage Industry
    Field Industries

    Hemp processing

Temporary exhibitions:

‘Romanian Folk Art Treasures’, ‘Pretexts for Christian Reflections’, ‘Metamorphoses’ (in collaboration with the museums of: Buzau, Bacau, Slobozia, Ploiesti, Ramnicu-Sarat), ‘Farmer, Sheperd and Fisherman’s Eating Habits’, ‘The North-Bulgarian National Costume’ (in collaboration with Plevna History Museum), ‘The House of the Bread’ (Romania Agricultural Museum), ‘Adornment Objects from the Past’ (Romania Agricultural Museum), ‘Mexican Folk Art. Amate Tree in the Mexican Art’ (in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexic in Romania), Icon exhibitions, etc.

Other events:

  • Agriculture National Fair, Bread Fair, etc.

Specialist Staff:

Gabriela Cloşcă - specialist in museography, Section Head, e-mail: gabriela.closca@yahoo.com

Ilie Oana Brânduşa - specialist in museography, e-mail: brandusa_just4u@yahoo.co.uk

Gabriela Surdeanu - conservationist

Ioana Brânză - textile restorer, e-mail: bryoana@yahoo.com


BRAILA MUSEUM

Crucifixion. Icon of the old, sec. XIX


BRAILA MUSEUM

St. Nicholas and St. John the Baptist, 1846.


BRAILA MUSEUM

Stone Cross (yard section Ethnography and Folk Art)