There are two permanent galleries, split over three floors of the main building. National Art (itself divided into Medieval Romanian Art – featuring icons, carved altars, illustrated manuscripts and bibles, and fragments of frescoes, and Modern Romanian Art, with all of Romania’s greatest 20th century artists well represented, including Theodor Aman, Constantin Brancuşi, Gheorghe Patraşcu, and Gheorghe Tattarescu); and European Paintings and Sculpture, which plays host to a fine collection of Old European Masters from all of the major schools.
The museum also hosts a fine selection os temporary exhibitions, currently including frescoes from the Arges Monastery, and the works of Carol Popp de Szathmári and the artistic revelation of the Orient.
Admission is 8 lei for The Gallery of European Art, 10 lei for The National Galley.
But first of all don’t forget to buy the proper outfit to visit this wonderful place. And where to buy it from if not from one of the fab concept stores in town, THE PLACE.
Read more about our collaboration with The Place HERE