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About Us

Public Institution Fortress of Culture Šibenik is founded in June 2016. It originated from the Department for Management of Fortification System Facilities of Šibenik City Museum, which was established in 2014. 

The institution today manages two revitalized Šibenik's Fortresess, St. Michael's and Barone Fortress, and their contents developed during the revitalization projects. Fortress of Culture is also a partner on the Revitalization project of St. John's Fortress area, and will manage the site after project ending. 

Fortress of Culture also manages City Point, the information centre of Šibenik fortresses which promotes the activities and programes held on fortresses, and serves as fortresses sales desk in the Šibenik city centre.

 

VISION

Fortress of Culture is synonym for excellence in cultural heritage management and in cultural events organization. 

 

MISSION

Fortress of Culture takes care of Šibenik's fortification system heritage and manages its sustainable use by organizing cultural events for citizens and visitors of Šibenik.

 

ACTIVITIES

  • Cultural heritage management using contemporary and innovative approaches, including financial sustainability.
  • Strengthening the perception of Šibenik's Fortresses as a platform for the promotion of cultural and creative industries through the organization of cultural events.
  • Providing attractive cultural and entertainment contents - whether educational, musical or gastronomic programs; film, dance or others.
  • Cultural audience development and its education.
  • Active promotion and dissemination of interest for cultural and historical heritage, its contents and programs in public.

 

LEGAL INFORMATION

Public Cultural Institution Fortress of Culture Šibenik

Vodička 4, 22000 Šibenik

+385 (0)91 497 55 47

info@tvrdjava-kulture.hr

www.tvrdjava-kulture.hr

PIN: 09301205081

SWIFT: ESBCHR22

Director: Gorana Barišić Bačelić

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

10/2014 Cultural Attraction of the Year - St. Michael’s Fortress (Croatian National Tourist Board)

02/2015 Grand PRiX: Best Communication Project in Public Sector in 2014 (Croatian Public Relations Association)

02/2016 MIXX Award: Inovative Use of technology – Barone Fortress: Storytelling in AR (Communication Days, Rovinj)

09/2016 Best Croatian movie – documentary film Barone (Zagreb Tourfilm Festival, Zagreb Tourist Board)

10/2016 Cultural Attraction of the Year - Barone Fortress (Croatian National Tourist Board)

12/2016 Zlatna Buola – Barone Fortress, Cultural Attraction of the Year (Šibenik-knin county Tourist Bord, Šibenik)

02/2017 Grand PRiX Best Communication Project in Public Sector in 2016 (Croatian Public Relations Association)

03/2017 Golden Plautilla Award – Quality and innovation in historical cities management; Bronze Plautilla Award – Barone Fortress (International Congress of Ancient Cities, Solin)

03/2017 Editors Choice - St. Michael's Fortress signage system  (authors: Karlo Kazinoti, Mišo Komenda, Iris Klarić)

(IIID Awards, Intern. Institute of Information Technology, Vienna)

05/2017 Silver MIXX Award Virtual and Augumented Reality – Barone Fortress: Storytelling in AR (MIXX Europe Awards, Amsterdam)

03/2018 Economía Creativa recognition - Cultural Heritage: Innovative Audience Development Best Practices - Šibenik Fortresses Friends Club  

11/2018 EFFORTS award for the best European Fortress Day programme (EFFORTS general assembly, Venice)

12/2018 Zlatna Buola – Fortress of Culture Šibenik (Šibenik-knin county Tourist Bord, Šibenik)

 

Dear visitors, on December 7th Barone Fortress will have OPEN DOORS DAY as the 20th Šibenik Cruiser Regatta takes place. The fortresses will be open from 9 AM to 4 PM, without admission.

Enjoy your visit!

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Dragi posjetitelji, 7. prosinca ulaz na Tvrđavu Barone slobodan je svim posjetiteljima kako bi s vrha grada popratili 20. šibensku regatu krstaša.

Uživajte u posjetu!