Branka Sikimić

Branka Sikimić, Senior Curator – Ethnologist, graduated from the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. She started her professional career with an internship in 2011 at the National Museum in Zrenjanin before going on to acquire the title of Curator in 2012 with the treatise “Collection of Slovak Women’s Folk Costumes of the Ethnological Department of the National Museum Zrenjanin.” Since 2013, she has worked at the National Museum in Zrenjanin. Branka Sikimić is a member of the Museum Society of Serbia, the Ethnological Society, the Ethnological-Anthropological Society of Serbia, and ICOM Serbia. In 2015, she served as one of the representatives of the National Museum of Zrenjanin at the European Museum of the Year award ceremony, held in Glasgow.

Contact

Тelephone: 023/561-841

E-mail: etnobranka@gmail.com

Exhibitions

2019. “Zoomorphic Ornament in the Traditional Culture of Banat – on the Example of the Collection of the Ethnological Department” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author)

2019. “Grinding Down – the Story of the Mortar and Pestle” – Ethnographic Museum, Museum of Science and Technology and Faculty of Pharmacy, National Museum Zrenjanin (competent curator)

2018. “Children,There Will Be Meat, Grandma Desa is retiring!” – ethnological exhibition of masonry within the manifestation Night of Museums, National Museum Zrenjanin (co-author)

2018. “Farms – Between the Idealized and the Real” – Museum of the City of Novi Sad, National Museum Zrenjanin, (competent curator)

2017. “Blessed Are We children Being so Small – Childhood in Traditional Families” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author)

2016-2017. “Hat Fashion” – National Museum Šabac, National Museum Zrenjanin (competent curator)

2016. “Old and Vanished Fruits of Serbia” (Natural History Museum), National Museum Zrenjanin (associate)

2015. “Where Everyone Is Silent They Speak – Gusle of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade and the Guslar Society Petar Perunović Perun from Zrenjanin” – National Museum Zrenjanin, competent (curator and co-author)

2014. “European Coffee Route” – National Museum Zrenjanin (co-author)

2014. “Heart in a Mold” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author)

2014. “Let This Winter Fulfill Everyone’s Wishes” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author)

2013. “Folk Embroidery, Tradition as Inspiration” – National Museum Zrenjanin (associate)

2011. “Sparkling Passion: Beer Glasses, Bottles, and Labels” – National Museum Zrenjanin (associate)

 

Bibliography

 

2020. Zoomorphic Ornament and their Symbolism in Textile Furniture, Fibula, Yearbook of the City Museum of Vrbas 1

2020. Stories from the Sleeping City: Made in ZR, Zrenjanin, Zrenjanin, 2020, group of authors (chapter: Hat Factory)

2019. Collection of Woven Bags from the Collection of Textile Furniture of the Ethnological Department of the National Museum Zrenjanin, Rad Muzeja Vojvodine, No. 61

2019. Review of the Exhibition “One Hundred Years Since the Arrival of the First Colonists in Banat (1919-2019) Identity Preserved in Image and Memory,” Glasnik Muzeja Banata 21

2019. Zoomorphic Ornament in the Traditional culture of Banat – on the Example of the Collection of the Ethnological Department, exhibition catalog

2018. The Connection of the Local Community with the Work of NMZ: an Example of the Exhibition “Blessed Are We Children Being So Small – Childhood in Traditional Families,” Glasnik muzeja Banata no. 20

2018. Childhood and the Child in the Past of Vojvodina, Bela Crkva and Banat, collection of texts on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of Bela Crkva as a modern city, National Library of Bela Crkva

2017. Blessed Are We Children Being So Small – Childhood in Traditional Families, exhibition catalog, National Museum Zrenjanin

2016. Agricultural Museum in Zrenjanin, from Idea to Realization, Rad Muzeja Vojvodine, No. 58

2015. European Coffee Route, ICOM Serbia magazine

2015. National Museum Zrenjanin, Nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015, Glasnik muzeja Banata no. 17

2014. Collection of Slovak Women’s Folk Costumes of the Ethnological Department of the National Museum Zrenjanin, Glasnik muzeja Banata no. 16

2014. European Coffee Route, exhibition catalog

 

Organization

2016. “Banat Evening – Rogalj in the Museum” – National Museum Zrenjanin (organizer)

2016. “Prelo in the Museum” – National Museum Zrenjanin (organizer)

2015. Promotion of the book Gusle in the Verses of Serbian Poets, by Dejan Tomić, (moderator)

2015. Ethnological Film Festival, National Museum Zrenjanin, (organizer)

2014. Ethnological Film Festival, National Museum Zrenjanin, (organizer)

2013. “Evening of Banat Music” (presentation of traditional music of Serbs, Slovaks, Hungarians and Romanians living in Banat) – National Museum Zrenjanin, (organizer)

 

Workshops

2014. Creative workshop “Heart in a mold” – as part of the Night of Museums event, National Museum Zrenjanin (author and manager)

2014. Educational and creative workshops “Let this Winter Fulfill Everyone’s Wishes” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author and manager)

2019. Educational workshops with the school NPTŠ Uroš Predić School in the National Museum Zrenjanin (lecturer)

2019. Creative workshop for children during the exhibition “Zoomorphic Ornament in the Traditional Culture of Banat: A Rooster Came, Fluttering Its Wings” – National Museum Zrenjanin (author)

 

Additional activities

2015. Presentation of the National Museum Zrenjanin at the European Museum of the Year award ceremony in Glasgow (Scotland)

2015. Presentation of the nomination of the National Museum Zrenjanin for the European Museum Award 2015 at the program “Vojvodina Recommended” – Timisoara (Romania)

2015. Presentation of the nomination of the National Museum Zrenjanin for the European Museum Award 2015, National Museum Zrenjanin

2019. Promotion of the book by Bora Otić, From the Shore On Wednesdays Two Rows, National Museum Zrenjanin, (participant)

2019. Promotion of the book Traditional recipes of domestic Serbian cuisine, Serbian Cultural Center, Vienna, (participant)

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