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Christian Arts Standing Exhibition in Sliven

The Orthodox traditions in Sliven region (Central Bulgaria) have centuries-old history. The Christian Arts Standing Exhibition is formed is the past four decades, with the cooperation of the Arts Gallery and the Sliven Bishopric. Valuable works of one great art, having protected the Christian religion in centuries, are collected here. After a careful restoration work these pieces of art are kept and popularized in the institution having the statute of museum. The collection presents the different processes, developed in the Christian arts in the Sliven region during the period started in the end of 17th century and lasted until the second half of 19th century. The earliest icon here is the one of John the Baptist, dated to 17th century and worked out by unknown master of the Holy Mountain.

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