TOUCH TO THE PAST. THE LECTURE IN THE MUSEUM OF THE ELBASSY LIBRARY

Today in the building of the Museum of the Elbassy library for pupilss of the school-gymnasium No. 78 was held the lecture «Decorative-applied art of Kazakhstan».

The decorative-applied art of Kazakhstan is one of the most important areas of folk art, which is closely connected with traditions, customs of nomadic way of life. Samples of decorative-applied art are not only an aesthetic heritage, but also give consetion of the world outlook, traditions, artistic taste of the people at a certain historical stage of its development.

The research officer of Scientific-applied researches service of Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy Atabaeva G.M. introduced the audience with kinds of decorative-applied arts of Kazakhstan, noted its national originality, deep artistic content.

The exhibits from the funds of Museum of Library were demonstrated during the lecture. In contrast to traditional school lessons the pupils were able to touch the museum objects, consider the details of rare exhibits by means of tactile method. The emergence legend of dombra and the stages history of its improvement has caused particular interest to children.

At the end of the lecture for students were conducted excursion around the first residence of the President in Astana.