On December 18, 2019 the Balkan Heritage Foundation solidified its partnership with the Regional History Museum Sofia with a framework agreement that outlines research, conservation, heritage management, and documentation projects. It envisions joint programs for the study and preservation of the archaeological heritage of the micro-region of Balsha and Dobroslavtsi, near Sofia, Bulgaria, including the medieval and late medieval churches in the area. This agreement is a natural continuation of the successful partnership on past projects between the two organizations. An example for such a previous joint project is the digitization of cultural property through Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) – more about the technique and project here.
The most recent collaboration was on December 5, 2019 when the Balkan Heritage Foundation and the Museum co-coordinated the opening of the exhibition “Preserving the Past, Looking to the Future” hosted at the museum. The event was the third in a series of exhibitions whose aim is to put a spotlight on artifacts from seven different Balkan Heritage Field School projects. You can learn more about it and browse through a photo gallery of the opening here.
Find out more about the museum on their website.