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National Gallery - Kvadrat 500

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Address
St.Aleksander Nevsky Sq.
Location
42.696209,23.33415
Description
Kvadrat 500 museum is a branch of the National Gallery. It opened in May 2015. It has a collection of selected works from the National Gallery. Besides works by famous Bulgarian masters, Kvadrat 500 exhibits works by foreign authors as well – from Europe, Asia, America and Africa. The museum is located in the center of Sofia, behind St Aleskander Nevsky Cathedral. Each month, the team of the National Gallery selects one work from the fund – Accent of the Month – and exhibits it for visitors in the lobby of Kvadrat 500.
Historical Information
The National Gallery is the biggest art museum in Bulgaria. Its collection has over 42 000 art works from Bulgaria, Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Its branches are: Kvadrat 500 (luxury exposition), The Palace (temporary exhibitions), Museum of Christian Art, in the Crypt of the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (thematic expositions), Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art (temporary exhibitions), Museum of Socialist Art (thematic expositions), the House Museums of Nikola Tanev and Vera Nedkova.

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St.Aleksander Nevsky Sq.

Galleries and exhibition halls

Square 500 is the only gallery in Sofia that has a special exhibition for the blind called “Touch the art”. As for accessibility the gallery has an elevator and a ramp by the entrance as well as tactile signs in a few places.

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