Deputy Mayor of Sarajevo Milan Trivić welcomed the Italian Deputy Minister of Culture Antimo Cesaro. Deputy Mayor Trivić stressed that this city administration will continue the rich and successful cooperation with Italian cities and that the project Ars Aevi will be one of its priorities during the four-year term of office.
„The Ars Aevi Collection does not just have an exceptional artistic value, it is also a symbol of peace“, said Trivić adding that this is a great moment and a chance for starting the activities that would lead to the building of museum of contemporary art in the city of Sarajevo according to the design by world famous Renzo Piano. On this occasion the Deputy Mayor thanked the Italian government and the Embassy of Italy on the support they have shown to the project Ars Aevi to date, which consists of one of the most valuable collection in South East Europe.
Italian Deputy Minister of Culture Antimo Cesaro expressed his pleasure with the fact that there is a will to launch concrete activities in further implementation of this project. It was agreed that Sarajevo City Administration will deliver a proposal which would animate Italy: “We shall embrace it wholeheartedly in order to apply jointly to the European Union and try to secure funds for building a museum of contemporary art in Sarajevo”, said Cesaro who went on a tour of the City Hall with Deputy Mayor Trivić after the meeting.