first_imgMuseum Night 2017 will be held today (Friday, January 27, 2017) from 18.00:200 pm to one hour after midnight in more than 100 museums, galleries and cultural institutions in XNUMX Croatian cities.The main theme of the 11th Museum Night is “Music and music greats and their impact on society” and through numerous program events the importance of collecting, preserving and presenting tangible and intangible musical heritage that museums and other heritage institutions preserve in their collections will be emphasized. as well as the importance of music and its creators in history and in contemporary society.Thus, Museum Night 2017 is expected to present a collection of collections and thematic exhibitions dedicated to music and musicians – composers, conductors, pedagogues, performers and other creators, as well as pointing out the influences of individual musicians on social events in history and modernity.This year the 11th Nići Museum and an interesting initiative – the opening of the Museum of Music. As the organizers point out, despite the rich musical heritage and certain incentives, the Museum of Music has not yet come to life in Croatia. Thus, the initiative is underlined through the theme of Museum Night 2017 “Music and musical greats and their impact on society” and is a kind of contribution to such commendable efforts.In 2016, Museum Night was visited by 340.000 visitorsBy the way, in Museum Night 2016 there were a record 340.000 visitors in 100 cities and 216 institutions with programs at more than 250 locations! More than 145.000 visitors were recorded in Zagreb, more than 47.000 in Split, 21.400 in Zadar, 18.000 in Rijeka, more than 15.000 in Pula, more than 10.000 in Dubrovnik, more than 8.000 in Osijek…The Croatian Museum Society has been organizing the Museum Night event in Croatia since 2005. The initiators of the Night of Museums in Croatia event, the authors of the program concept and the project leader are Vesna Jurić Bulatović and M.Sc. Dubravka Osrečki Jakelić, who in December 2005. launched the action as a city pilot project with six Zagreb museums. Since 2007, Museum Night has grown into a national event involving more and more museums and cities, and the number of visitors exceeds the number of 70, which is growing from year to year.Admission to all museums is free, and for a list of all museums that are open today from 18.00 pm to 01.00 am as part of Museum Night, see herelast_img