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Branko Uršič, Bamboo Armchair, 1977

Objavljeno: 30.11.2022
The Bamboo armchair, designed by the Slovenian designer Branko Uršič for the Stol Kamnik factory, is made of beech wood and bamboo mesh. The design and prototype of the armchair were made in 1977, and the Stol Kamnik factory started producing it regularly from 1980. The use of round bars made ...

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Reliquaries, 18th century

Objavljeno: 25.11.2022
Reliquary (medieval Latin reliquarium from reliquiae = remains) in Christianity, a chest for storing and displaying (worshiping) the remains of St. cross, remains of martyrs, saints, their clothing, etc. The existence of reliquaries has been attested in Christianity since the 4th century. ...

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Figurines Lady and cavalier, porcelain, ca. 1770

Objavljeno: 25.11.2022
A pair of porcelain figurines consisting of two: lady from the time of King Louis XVI of France (1770-1780) and a cavalier from the copf style period (ca. 1770-1780). They are both dressed in the typical dress of the upper class of the 1770s. Kamnik’s private collector Josip Nikolaj Sadnikar ...

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WE ANNOUNCE: new exhibitions in the month of November - JAKOB SAVINŠEK – 100 and MYSTERIOUS WAYS OF HELMETS

Objavljeno: 18.10.2022
JAKOB SAVINŠEK – ONE HUNDRED YEARS Miha Maleš Gallery, Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 6 p.m Few people know that the Slovenian sculptor Jakob Savinšek (1922-1961) was born in Kamnik. In 2022, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Savinšek's extensive legacy consists ...

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A few more interesting things about the ancient Roman world

Objavljeno: 30.08.2022
During bacchanalia (celebrations in honour of the god Bacchus or riotous revelry), men lay down, while women generally sat on chairs. Traces of ancient Roman cuisine can still be found in our country, and even more so in Dalmatia. The Romans prepared food in a room they called "culina", ...

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Time for Roman recipes

Objavljeno: 16.08.2022
Summer and holidays are ideal for experimentation. We are attaching some recipes of dishes prepared by the ancient Romans. Good appetite!  

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Information for visitors

Objavljeno: 08.07.2022
On Saturday, July 9, 2022, the Intermunicipal Museum at Zaprice Castle in Kamnik will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.

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Czechs and Moravians in Kamnik

Objavljeno: 07.07.2022
You know that Kamnik's folk song: Zika, Fikar, Nerima, Panek, Rihtar, Kučera, these are "Pemci" tra - la - la... Here, the term "Pemci" can be explained most easily with the words of Jan Lego, a well-known Czech cultural figure who lived in Kamnik in the 1860s and 1870s and wrote to ...

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Bloody sign in Podgorje near Kamnik, 1510

Objavljeno: 26.04.2022
Right now, the bloody sign from 1510, which stands by the road at the beginning of Podgorje, where the road crosses the railway, is being cleaned and preserved. Along with the conservation and restoration carried out by Matej Turnšek, pieces of paint or former paintings have been found. And ...

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Plate, stoneware, Wedgwood, 19th century

Objavljeno: 11.02.2022
Plate, edible, shallow, from food service, stoneware dishes. At the bottom of the Wedgwood brand. The motif of a cargo ship with sails in front of the port is recognizable, with floral ornaments in blue on the edge of the plate. The most important type of ceramics from the end of the 18th ...

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