The exhibition will be opened by Mirjana Dragaš, Director of “Dositej Obradović” Endowment
Music programme will be performed by Children’s Choir of the Radio Television of Serbia, conducted by Snežana Despotović
Thursday, October 6, at 7 pm, Jade Gallery of the Museum of Applied Art
Džoja Ratković Gavela, illustrator and Timothy Byford, director and creator for children will speak at the opening ceremony to the exhibition «Illustrations from the Select Fables of Dositej Obradović Edition» by Predrag Todorović
Curator to the exhibition: Angelina Folgić Kurjak, museum advisor
Curator cooperator: Jelena Knežević
This year the Children’s Salon will be dedicated to life, work and achievements of Dositej Obradović as was proposed by the “Dositej Obradović” Endowment. The year 2011 is observed as the Year of Knowledge and it also marks 200 years since great Dositej had been appointed minister of education and 200 years since his death. There will be 277 works rendered by children representing the epoch Dositej lived in, his journeys, enlightenment activities, portraits and most of all the fables he edited. Works executed in various techniques have been done by children aged 5 to 15.