Art Today Association
Art Today Association was established in 1997 as a nongovernmental organization registered in public favor. The Association’s aim is to present alternative and experimental forms of contemporary art; to work for their study and documentation; to build an informational data base presenting contemporary authors; to prepare periodical and unique print materials for art; to create a multimedia laboratory and residence program; to implement training programs for young people; to organize seminars, discussions, workshops; to popularize its activity among wide range of people, giving priority to pupils, students and young people.
Since its establishment Art Today Association works for the building of the Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv. The association won the right to situate the Center in the Ancient Rome Bath premises, rebuild in the period of the Turkish Empire. The building belongs to the Municipality and is a unique monument of culture from the 16th century with a specific interior.
On 1st January 2004 started a three-year of Art Today Association supported by the Swiss Cultural Program in Bulgaria. The project helped for the structuring of the Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv and supported financially its activity during this period. The project had three modules:
- Artistic exhibition activity
- Multimedia laboratory
- Residence program