The Icon Museum, Bardejov

The Icon museum in Bardejov is usually refered to “Šariš Museum.” (Šariš is the traditional name of a region situated in northeastern Slovakia.) The Šariš Museum is located on Radničné námestie (City Hall square).

The Saris Museum Bardejov

The Saris Museum Bardejov

The art historical and scientific collections of the Museum are among the most valuable in the Slovakia. The Museum has a unique exhibition about the iconographic works of the Eastern Church ceremony. The exhibition presents icons – paintings on wood originating from the 16th century up to the middle of the 19th century.

Interior of the Museum

Interior of the Museum

Visitors can observe the development of creation of the icon of Carpathians. Other exhibits include more icons on canvas with the theme of the last judgment, handmade liturgical vestments and Church furnishings.
Jdlinka Iconostasis

Jedlinka Iconostasis

Jedlinka is a village and small municipality in Bardejov District in the Prešov Region of north-east Slovakia.

Icon of the Šariš Museum

Icon of the Šariš Museum

Christ Pantocrator, Good’s Mother, St. John the Baptist, 1540 -1560, tempera, wood – central picture Deisis.

Icons of the Šariš Museum

Icons of the Šariš Museum

St. Archangel Michael, St. Poul the Apostle, St. Mark the Evangelist, St. Basil the Great, St. Demetrius. 1540 – 1560, tempera, wood – right side of Deisis.

Icons of the Šariš Museum

Icons of the Šariš Museum

St. george, St. John Chrisostom, St. Luke the Evangelist, St. Peter the Apostle, St. Achangel Gabriel. 1540 -1560, wood-left side of Deisis.

Icon of the

Icon of the Šariš Museum; St. Paraskeva

The holy and glorious Virgin-Martyr Saint Paraskevi (also Paraskeva) was arrested during the reign of the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius (r. A.D. 138-161) under the penalty of refusing to worship idols and adhering to the state pagan religion. After enduring many tortures, she was eventually released by the emperor, continuing to profess Christ. She was eventually tortured and beheaded by the Roman governor Tarasius in the year 180. The Church commemorates her on July 26.

The Šariš Museum was very interesting, but unfortunately there were no visiters other than me.

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