Painting to Remember

Exhibit by Alexander Dettmar

From 24 January to 24 March 2023

Access to the virtual exhibition:

Trieste, Gorizia, Nova Gorica and San Daniele


For the first time in Italy and Slovenia, the pictorial work with which the German artist Alexander Dettmar recalls the destroyed, looted or vandalized synagogues after the Kristallnacht of 9-10 November 1938, the violent pogrom that struck the Jewish population throughout the Third Reich .

On this occasion, some paintings are added in which the artist depicts other Jewish places of worship that suffered the same fate during the years of the Second World War, in Belarus, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, the Czech Republic and the Ukraine.

The exhibition itinerary – presented in a widespread form not only in Trieste but also in Gorizia, Nova Gorica and San Daniele del Friuli – is accompanied by interactive tools and texts in Italian, English, Slovenian and German.

It can be visited with free admission in the various locations:

TRIESTE from 24 January to 24 March 2023
“Carlo and Vera Wagner” Museum, via del Monte 5-7
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-13; Tuesday 16-19; Thursday 10-16.

GORIZIA from 26 January to 26 February 2023
with the collaboration of: Friends of Israel Association of Gorizia and Friulian Philological Society
Casa Ascoli, via Ascoli 1
From Monday to Thursday 10-12 and 16-18; Friday 10-12

NOVA GORICA from 26 January to 26 February 2023
with the collaboration of: Društvo primorskih arhitektov, Krajevna skupnost Nova Gorica e Mestna občina Nova Gorica
Dom KS Rožna Dolina /  Chapel of the Jewish Cemetery in Valdirose, Vipavska cesta 16b
Every day 15-18
Info: +386 31 711188

SAN DANIELE DEL FRIULI from 25 January to 25 March 2023
with the collaboration of: Italy-Israel Association of Friuli and Municipality of San Daniele del Friuli
Museo del Territorio, via Udine 4
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:30-12:30

With the support of the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

With the collaboration of:

ArTs Communication, Trieste

Friends of Israel Association of Gorizia

Kulturhaus Görz Cultural Association, Gorizia

Italy-Israel Association of Friuli, Udine

Italy-Israel Association of Trieste

Musica Libera Association, Trieste

Circolo della Stampa of Trieste

Društvo primorskih arhitektov / Association of architects of Primorska, Nova Gorica

CDEC Contemporary Jewish Documentation Center Foundation, Milan

Narodna in študijska knjižnica / Slovenian National and Study Library, Trieste

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