Cluj inhabitants are invited to spend a white night in the company of contemporary art

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Through the ECCA (European Centre for Contemporary Art) project, the Cluj Cultural Centre organises the Cluj edition of the White Night of Art Galleries on Friday, October 11, a contemporary art program that takes place in Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest and 12 other cities in the country.

In Cluj, the public is invited to spend a white evening/night in the company of contemporary art, starting at 19:00. The nocturnal cultural route comprises 14 locations that joined the project and it is made possible thanks to the participation of several art galleries, cultural institutions, alternative spaces and artist workshops.

The public will have the chance to discover works of art belonging to different genres and artistic expressions, from painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, photography and film, to installations, multimedia art and multisensory design.


Casa Matei Gallery / Young Artists – International Ceramics Biennale, 4th edition; Exhibition of the teachers from the Painting department within the Cluj-Napoca University of Art and Design; Exhibition of photographs taken by Constantin Brâncuși of his works (Str. Matei Corvin nr. 6; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 03:00)

Reflex Gallery/ Compositions Form and concept; Artists: Martin Andrei Beretchi, Anikó Csiki, Roxana Csucsak, Tamás Kurjatkó, Vlad Alexandru Marcu, Mihály Máthé, Alexandru Smuczer, Cezar Stanciu, Roxana Elena Suciu, Ivan Todorov (Str. Iuliu Maniu nr. 3; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 01:00)

La Cave – Cluj-Napoca French Institute / Raku Challenge – within the International Ceramics Biennale; Artist: Mana Bucur (Str. I.C. Brătianu 22; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 00:00)

Lateral ArtSpace / BLIND DATE #3; Artists: undisclosed (Fabrica de Pensule, Str. Henri Barbusse 59-61; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 22:00)

Quadro 21 Gallery / The End of Caresses. Taurus; Artist: Enric Fort Ballester (Str. Samuil Micu nr. 7; WNAG schedule: 20:00 – 12:00)

White Cuib / Ugly Drawings; Artist: George Roșu (Str. Roosevelt 2/1; WNAG schedule 19:00 – 01:00)

Alternative spaces:

Invitro / Madragoa Gallery presents: Yuli Yamagata. Microwave your friends; Artist: Yuli Yamagata (Str. Franklin D. Roosevelt, nr. 4; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 03:00) 

MATCA artspace / Blackwhite; Artist: Norbert Filep; Curator: Alexandra Mocan (Str. Calea Turzii, nr. 21; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 03:00)

Palatul Urania / Cluj Design Days. The Exhibition (Urania Palace, Str. Horea, nr. 4; WNAG schedule: 18:00 – 01:00)

Pilot / Collective Gaze: Samples from something that concerns us all; Curators: Răzvan Anton, Mihai Iepure-Górski; Participants: Raluca Voinea, Matei Bejenaru, Monotremu, Ágnes-Evelin Kispál and Attila Kispál, Tim Nădășan, Alina Șerban and Ștefania Ferchedău, Könczei Csilla, Cristina Bogdan.  (Fabrica de Pensule, Str. Henri Barbusse 59-61; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 00:00)

Uzinaj / Integrated antisystem; Artists: Olimpia Bera, Gagyi Botond, Mihai Guleș, Alexandra Mureșan, Ioan Sbârciu, Ioana Maria Sisea, Ligia Smarandache, Székely Sevan, Christine Widsgowski; Curator: Horea Avram (Energom, Str. Luncii 5 A; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 03:00)

Creation workshops:

Incorect / Artists: Sabina Elena Dragomir, Teodora Bogdan, Andrada Feșnic, Oana Damian (Str. Memorandumului nr. 8; WNAG schedule: 19:01 – 00:03)

UAU – Tiny Studio / Artists: Vanessa Singenzia, Oltean Tudor; Curator: Vanessa Singenzia (Bulevardul Eroilor nr. 32; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 23:30)

UNIREA Open Studios / Artists: Roxana Ajder, Vladimir Bălan, Oana Fărcaș, Camilia Filipov, Alexandru Muraru, Oana Năstăsache, Mihai Teodorescu, Andrea Tivadar, Matei Toșa, Leonardo Silaghi (Str. 1 Mai, nr. 1-2; WNAG schedule: 19:00 – 03:00)

Details about the artists and the full schedule can be found at the following link:

The White Night of Art Galleries/WNAG is a cultural event organized in Cluj by the Cluj Cultural Centre, through the ECCA – European Centre for Contemporary Art project. Identified as a priority project of the city, both in the candidacy for the title of European Capital of Culture and in the Cultural Strategy of Cluj-Napoca 2014-2020, the ECCA project is coordinated in collaboration with the University of Art and Design, Fabrica de Pensule, Centrul de Interes, the Union of Plastic Artists and the Faculty of Theatre and Television of Babeş-Bolyai University. Until the identification and establishment of its headquarters, ECCA carries out a series of nomadic actions meant to support the development of contemporary art in Cluj-Napoca.

ECCA – European Centre for Contemporary Art contributes to the research of Eastern-European art, to establishing a significant relationship between contemporary art and the public, and tests new models of curation, cultural programming and assuming an active role of art in society.

The Cluj Cultural Centre is a non-governmental organisation of culture and urban development, whose mission is to mobilise culture in partnership with other sectors to contribute to social transformation and local and regional development. The 95 members of the Cluj Cultural Centre are local cultural organisations and institutions, Cluj universities, business clubs, civil society associations, local and regional administration.

The activity of the Cluj Cultural Centre is supported by the Cluj-Napoca City Hall and the Cluj County Council. Partners: Banca Transilvania, URSUS, Evozon, Radio Cluj.



White Night of Art Galleries/WNAG is a cultural event initiated and developed nationally by the Ephemair Association with the support of BRD Groupe Société Générale.


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