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Slovakia: video shows innovative way that funds were raised to restore modernist synagogue in Žilina, Slovakia — the promise of immortality

A video posted by the Art Directors Club of Europe showcases an innovative way that the Truc Spherique NGO raised funds to restore the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia — by promising donors a form of audible … continue reading →

Slovakia: Online exhibit on Nová Synagóga in Žilina

A new online exhibition about the history of the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia is now viewable — it is the digital version of a permanent exhibition now under preparation that will be installed in the … continue reading →

Slovakia: Žilina & Bardejov synagogue restorations receive Slovak architecture awards

  The recently completed restorations of the synagogues in Bardejov and Žilina have been awarded the CE-ZA-AR. prize for architecture in Slovakia, presented by the Slovak Chamber of Architects. Mazel tov! The restoration of the modernist New Synagogue  (Nová Synagóga) in … continue reading →

Renovated modernist synagogue in Žilina, Slovakia to open

  After six years of painstaking restoration work, the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia is to formally open to the public as a contemporary arts center, with a dedication event May 12 that will feature a … continue reading →

Update on Nová Synagóga restoration project in Žilina, Slovakia

  Work is progressing on the renovation of the important modernist synagogue in Žilina, Slovakia, with the aim of transforming it into a contemporary arts center. Designed by the German architect Peter Behrens and built in 1928-31, the synagogue was long used … continue reading →