The Museum In Cres
is located in the "Arsan" building
- the house in which the Renaissance philosopher and writer Frane
Petric (Franciscus Patritious 1521 - 1567) was born.
There is as large collection of amphorae from
the 2nd and 3rd century BC and collection of stone monuments on
the ground floor. The first floor displays small archeological
objects from various periods and a collection of books.
The Museum in Osor is
located in the former Town Hall building. On the ground floor
(loggia) there is a collection of stone monuments from the Roman,
Old Christian and Middle Ages.
The collection of silver coins of the republic
is valuable. Here also we find the model of the former and present
day Osor which, picturesquely, enables us to stroll thorough the
history of this once important insular town.
1. The sacred collection in Beli is situated
in the small chapel of St. Mary's. The special point of interest
in this collection are the numerous crosses from the 13rh and
14th century which were carried in processions. To see the collection
you must look up the parish priest in Beli.
2. Collection of sacred sculptures and paintings
in the Franciscan monastery in Cres.
3. Osor's sacred collection - in it are the
canonical robes, evangelical gospel books, and many other sacred
objects from the life of Osor's bygone bishopric.
4. The collection of paintings in the parish
church of Veli Losinj is one of the larger collections of paintings
of sacred character in the region. As in the case of most of the
other sacred collections, it is possible to visit them with the
permission of the parish priest.
1. The Gallery - Atelier "Solis"
2. The Gallery - "Art" at Hotel Punta in Veli Losinj
3. The Gallery "Levinger" in Veli Losinj
In addition to the mentioned art galleries,
various expositions are held at the Adult Education Center of
Mali Losinj during the entire year, from works of sculpture to
exhibits of photography and the like
The Musical evenings of Osor - this manifestation
certainly presents the most significant traditional cultural manifestation
on these islands and elsewhere. It has been held in continuation
since 1976. The period in which it takes place is approximately
from 15th July - 15th August. Along with the works of classical
music by world famous authors, the works of Croatian componers
are also performed. If you are a lover of classical music, you
will experience wonderful moments in the pleasant atmosphere of
Osor's cathedral during the Musical Evenings of Osor.
Besides Osor's Musical Evenings, there are
also other cultural manifestations held such as "The Days
of Music" in Mali Losinj, "Lubenice Evenings",
guest performances of theatrical groups from Mali Losinj and Rijeka,
and occasional independent concerts by Croatian interpreters of