Institute of Art Studies – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Sofia, Bulgaria

The mission of the Institute of Art Studies is to study the problems of the arts, architecture and culture in a regional, European and global context; to study and make sense of cultural heritage and national identity. The Institute studies the history, theory and development of the arts, architecture and culture; archival funds are collected, described, systematized, analyzed and stored; conditions are created for their effective use for scientific and cultural purposes and for their presentation to the public.