Washington - The Director of Programs for the Serbian Unity Congress Ivana Cerovic visited Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection and met with Mrs. Smiljka Soretic, Curator for Image Collections and Fieldworks Archives.
The Blago Fund Team of the Serbian Unity Congress donated three DVDs on Serbian monasteries that were created by its field team during their years of extensive work in Kosovo and Metohija.
We would like to thank Mrs. Smiljka Soretic for organizing this meeting and introducing the Blago Fund work to her colleagues at Dumbarton Oaks. We also would like to advise our readers to take some time when in Washington and visit this exquisite collection.
Dumbarton Oaks provides resources for study and publication of scholarly works in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies. Begun as a private collection by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss in 1920, and given to Harvard University in 1940, the library and collections include art objects, artifacts, manuscripts, and rare books. Its considered one of the richest collections and research libraries of Byzantine art in the world.
The Dumbarton Oaks museum will open its doors in April 2008 after renovation.