EXHIBITIONS / CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CALENDAR OF THE EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC EVENTS
TO BE HELD BY THE MUSEUM HOUSE OF HUMOUR AND SATIRE (MHHS)

in 2017



JANUARY
12.01. In the Wake of the Words - meeting with Gabrovo satirist Yordan Hadzhiev and presentation of his latest book
20-22.01. Gabrovo Game Jam - Gabrovo will partake in the greatest game development hackathon in the world
20.01. The Festivals of the Bulgarian People - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of paintings from its art collection at Goerge Papazov Art Gallery, Yambol
27.01. Closing of The Iron Donkey exhibition from the art plein air in the village of Dolen at 6.30 p.m.
FEBRUARY
02.02. Real Unrealities - guest exhibition of photographs by Roman Montesinos, Spain
09.02 ...and the Eyes of Fish Fill with Tears - exhibition of East Asia cartoons, graphic works, posters and sculpture from the art collection of the House of Humour and Satire
13.02. The 'Hot Peppers' Case - presentation of Assoc.Prof. Plamen Doynov's book and discussion
14.02. The Soul Has the Shape of a Heart - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of photographs from its art collection at Bozhentsi Reserve of Architecture and History
25.02. A Gift for My Purring Friend - children's workshop celebrating the International Cat Day
MARCH
02.03. Case 113 - cartoon exhibition featuring the Uncivil Cartoonists Society in Bulgaria(Opening: 5.30 p.m.)
02.03. The Golden Century of American film comedy: Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush (film lecture series under the heading The Film Comedy - Traditions, Styles, Representatives) Beginning: 6.30 p.m.
09.03. Madcap - guest exhibition featuring some Bulgarian high schools specialized in applied arts
16.03. Stand-up comedy evening with DIMI (Beginning: 7.00 p.m.)
18.03. Let's Play - day of table games
28.03. The Funny Books of the House of Humour and Satire - presentation of the Museum's publications at Chudomir Museum-House in Kazanlak (within the Chudomir Festivities 2017)
30.03 A Factory for Humour and Satire - an exhibition focused on the history of the building of the House of Humour and Satire
31.03 Gagarin's Smile - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of cartoons at Vidima Gallery, Sevlievo
APRIL
01.04. 10.00 a.m.-18.00 p.m. - Doors Open Day
45 years since the foundation of the Museum House of Humour and Satire
41 years since the discovery of Gabrovo planet
01.04. Gabrovo Profit - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of works from its art collection at the Regional History Museum in Shumen
07.04 Dying of Laughter - presentation of the International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art and educational programme (within the framework of a project under Culture programme of Gabrovo Municipality) at TAM bar and art space in Veliko Tarnovo
08.04. A Factory for Humour - architecture workshop for children aged 6-12 (Beginning: 10.00 a.m.)
A Factory for Humour - panel discussion with Tsvetomit Tsenkov, Architect, and experts (Beginning: 2.00 a.m.)
11.04 How the Foundations of the House of Humour and Satire Were Laid - meeting and discussion with Bogomil Gerasimov, honorary citizen of Gabrovo, diplomat and author, dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the Museum (Beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
12.04 Gagarin on Gabrovo Planet - awarding of the winners fom the competition for the best essay celebrating the Cosmonautics Day and workshop (jointly with Viva Gabrovo Russian Speakers Society) Beginning: 4.00 p.m.
13.04 The Golden Century of American film comedy: Buster Keaton in The General (film lecture series under the heading The Film Comedy - Traditions, Styles, Representatives (Beginning: 6.30 p.m.)
21.04 Stand-up comedy evening with Nema kvo group (under Art on the Move Programme (Beginning: 7.00 p.m.)
MAY
17.05. Real Unrealities - the House of Humour and Satire shows a solo photography exhibition of Roman Montesinos (Spain) at Rafael Mihaylov Halls, Veliko Tarnovo
18.05. Close to Nature - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of paintings from its art collection at the Siryakovata kashta art gallery in Troyan
19.05 Opening of the 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017.
21.05. 17th Blagolazh National Meeting of Joke- and Storytellers
JUNE
06. 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017
- Contemporary art - competition exhibition
- Cartoons - competition exhibition
-To Die out Laughing - exhibition curated by Marko Stamenkovic (Serbia)
- Paintings from My Studio - solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Nikolay Angelov-GARI, winner of the Golden Aesop Grand Prix at the 22nd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo 2015
- Educational programmes addressed to different publics
01.06 7.00 p.m. Theatre performance based on texts by Alan Ball (best known for writing American Beauty, Six Feet Under and True Blood); director: Veselin Dimov; actors: Silvia Stanoeva and Bozhidar Popchev
10.06. 11.00 a.m.- 5.00 p.m. - Day of Table Games
20.06 7.00 p.m. - 24 Hours - documentary film by Kiril Stankov
22.06. 6.30 p.m. - Literary evening
29.06. Les vacances de monsieur Hulot (France, 1953) - film lecture series under the heading The Film Comedy - Traditions, Styles, Representatives
JULY
07. 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017
- Contemporary art - competition exhibition
- Cartoons - competition exhibition
-To Die out Laughing - exhibition curated by Marko Stamenkovic (Serbia)
- Paintings from My Studio - solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Nikolay Angelov-GARI, winner of the Golden Aesop Grand Prix at the 22nd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo 2015
AUGUST
08. 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017
- Contemporary art - competition exhibition
- Cartoons - competition exhibition
-To Die out Laughing - exhibition curated by Marko Stamenkovic (Serbia)
- Paintings from My Studio - solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Nikolay Angelov-GARI, winner of the Golden Aesop Grand Prix at the 22nd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo 2015
24.08. Selected works by Boris Dimovski - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of works from its art collection in Yanko Marinov exhibition hall, Kilifarevo
27.08. The Festivals of the Bulgarian People - the House of Humour and Satire shows an exhibition of paintings from its art collection at the Green Education Centre in Shabla
SEPTEMBER
09. 23rd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017
- Contemporary art - competition exhibition
- Cartoons - competition exhibition
-To Die out Laughing - exhibition curated by Marko Stamenkovic (Serbia)
- Paintings from My Studio - solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Nikolay Angelov-GARI, winner of the Golden Aesop Grand Prix at the 22nd International Biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo 2015
01.09. Literary evening - presentation of the novel The Angel and Jacob by Georgi Ganev (beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
01.09. My Heart Is an Octopus or My Father on the Shore of the Black Sea - film by Neno Belchev (Bulgaria) (beginning: 8:30 p.m.)
27.09. Educational programme within the 23rd Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017 (beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
10.09. Let's Play! - a travelling collection of table games on show at the House of Humour and Satire (11.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.)
14.09. Northwest Trilogy - presentation of Stoyan Nikolov-Turlaka's novels and meeting with the author
21.09. Pierre Etaix's Le grand amour - film lecture series under the heading The Film Comedy - Traditions, Styles, Representatives (beginning: 7.00 p.m.)
28.09. Educational programme within the 23rd Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017 (beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
29.08. Educational programme within the 23rd Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art, Gabrovo 2017 - reporting the results and closing the Biennial (beginning: 11.00 a.m.)
OCTOBER
05.10. Cartoonists' Descent - exhibition of cartoons by Bulgarian and foreign artists and cartoon salons (Beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
- 42. National Cartoon Exhibition
- 100 Years since the October Revolution - exhibition of Arhigum Club, Ukraine
- Trump - Nine Months Later - world cartoonists presented by Daryl Cagle, USA
- Daryl Cagle. Editorial Cartoons.
- Metaphors and Propaganda. Papagal newspaper from 1939 to 1953
- Starshel and Friends - history of the newspaper and its authors and artists
- With(out) Words - solo exhibition of Margarita Yancheva
12.10. The Floating Piers through the Lens of... - exhibition of photographs of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's project of the same name (Beginning: 17.30 p.m.)
17.10. Welcome to Bulgaria - performance by the Contemporary Alternative Art and Culture Organization 36 Monkeys (Beginning: 7.30 p.m.)
27.10. Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Projects - exhibition of posters and video materials of emblematic projects (Beginning: 6.00 p.m.)
27.10. Born in Gabrovo - exhibition dedicated to the life of Christo Yavashev and his family in Gabrovo
NOVEMBER
04.11 10:30 a.m.. – Guided tour of the exhibitions Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Projects and Born in Gabrovo; film programme; (Museum admission ticket required)
11:00 a.m. – Film programme to the exhibition dedicated to Christo and Jeanne-Claude: „Art for Two - Christo and Jeanne-Claude“, made by Evgenia Atanasova-Teneva, 2010; „Christo from Bulgaria“, made by Evgenia Atanasova-Teneva, 2015
11.11 2:00 p.m.- Film programme to the exhibitions Christo and Jeanne-Claude and Born in Gabrovo: „The Road to the Gates“, made by Evgenia Atanasova-Teneva, 2005; „Wrapped Reichstag – 20 Years Later“, made by Evgenia Atanasova - Teneva, 2016; (Museum admission ticket required)
18.11 10:30 a.m. - Guided tour of the exhibitions Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Projects and Born in Gabrovo; film programme; (Museum admission ticket required)
11:00 a.m.– Film programme to the exhibitions dedicated to Christo and Jeanne-Claude: „Christo at 75“, made by Toma Tomov, 2010.
23.11 18:30 p.m."Divorce Italian Style" /"Divorzio all'italiana"/ (Italy, 1961, director: Pietro Germi; stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli; 108 minutes) - film lecture series under the heading The Film Comedy - Traditions, Styles, Representatives; (Admission charge: 3 levs)
25.11 11:00- 17:00 a.m.– Table Games Day(Admission free)
30.11 17:30 p.m.- Guided tour of the exhibitions Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Projects and Born in Gabrovo; film programme; (Museum admission ticket required)
18:00 p.m. - Film programme to the exhibitions dedicated to Christo and jeanne-Claude: „A Bridge to Christo“, made by Evgenia Atanasova-Teneva, 2016.
DECEMBER
08.12 I Have Missed This Lecture - guest exhibition of works by student artists and their teachers
14.12 Children's Art - Christmas show of fine art schools