The large exhibition project reflects the bright regional and local features of folk costume from six ethnographic regions in Belarus (Western Paliessie, Eastern Paliessie, Padzvinnie, Padniaproŭje, Paniamónnie and Central Belarus). It demonstrates the latest achievements in the study of this issue on the example of reconstructions of clothing items and ways of wearing numerous women’s headdresses.
The exhibition displays the works of traditional Belarusian weaving from the collection of decorative, applied and folk art, as well as Belarusian original graphics and printed graphics, Belarusian paintings from the collection of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus. The exhibition is supplemented by unique items from the funds of the Old Belarusian History Museum of the Center for Research of Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Lifestyle, the Museum Complex of History and Culture of Orshanshchyna, the Grodna State Historical and Archeological Museum, the Vitebsk Regional History Museum, the Vitebsk Regional Methodological Center of Folk Art, the Senno House of Crafts, the Garadok House of Crafts and Folklore, as well as Mikhas Ramaniuk’s expedition photos from the private collection of Dzianis Ramaniuk.
The exhibition curators are Victoryja Prakoshyna and Natallia Ravutskaja, scientific employees from the Scientific Fund Department of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus
The exhibition runs until December 11, 2023