Bishkek Museum of Fine Arts to host Night at the Museum

Bishkek Museum of Fine Arts to host Night at the Museum
Ala Too square in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek (Image: Gilad Rom under a CC licence)

11 May 2016

Bishkek's Museum of Fine Arts will host “Night at the Museum” on Saturday.

The event will see the museum open from 8pm — 2 am, with free admission for all visitors.

“Night at the Museum includes a special programme: an interactive tour with the stars, art classes by well-known artists, sculptors, more than 20 kinds of master classes, quests, a show programme [...] performances by Manas narrators, national games and competitions, prizes from sponsors [...],” reads a statement by the culture ministry.

The museum's permanent collection showcases a range of Kyrgyz paintings and drawings, including work from the Soviet period and more contemporary artists, as well as collections of Kyrgyz embroidery and felt rugs.

Source: Kabar