Above Br 4 bln will be spent for reconstruction of Byalynitski-Birulya museum in Mogilev (the branch of the National Arts Museum) in 2013. The information was provided by the head of Mogilev region executive committee’s culture department Anatoly Sinkovets.
The museum will see general overhaul and renovation of the current exposition. The construction includes replacing the roofing, reconstructing the façade, improving the neighbourhood. Besides, a number of cafes, several mini-concert halls for holding chamber concerts and out-of-doors expositions will be set up.
The ground floor of the museum will be used for temporary expositions, and equipped with interactive multimedia facilities. After the reconstruction, the memorial department that is now situated on the ground floor, will occupy the first floor, and the attic floor will house the exposition of Byalynitski-Birulya’s works.
Specialists have already examined the building, and started working out construction documents. The reconstructed museum will open in 2014; till then its collections will be sent to the National Arts Museum. “It will become an up-to-date cultural establishment offering good opportunities for scientific and creative activities; we hope at attracting a large number of visitors”, Anatoly Sinkovets stressed.
The Museum as founded in 1982. This is the republic’s first memorial museum dedicated to the life and creative activities of Vitiold Kaetanovich Byalynitski-Birulya. The museum’s funds consists of about the artist’s 500 works of art. Besides, it has a lot of documents, photos and personal belongings of V.K. Byalynitski-Birulya.