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The memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca
22.6.2022 - 11.9.2022

The Slovene Museum of Christianity and the Tolmin Museum cordially invite you to the opening of an occasional exhibition

            Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca - "Basilica of Peace".

The exhibition will be presented and led by the author, Mag. Damjana Fortunat Černilogar, director of the Tolmin Museum.

Join us on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 6 p.m.

The exhibition will be on view until September 11, 2022.

Exhibition of the Tolmin Museum Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca - "Basilica of Peace" shows an exceptional sacral monument with a deep message, which is still very relevant today. The "Basilica of Peace" preserves the collective memory of the solidarity and unifying power of joint artistic creation during the First World War. Since 2017, she has been the holder of the prestigious European Heritage Label.

At the exhibition of the Tolmin Museum, the author mag. Damjana Fortunat Černilogar presents the exceptional story of the Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit in Javorca, its builders and architectural and art-historical peculiarities. The exhibition was created in 2016, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the construction of the "Basilica of Peace", and the Tolmin Museum has also toured it in Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic, and Croatia.