Construction of a building of an Art University and Museum is starting in Ohrid next year, according to official announcements reported by Ohrid News. The announcement was made by the renowned Italian artist, Vincenzo Bianchi on the Day of the Patron of Ohrid (8 th Dec.), St. Kliment Ohridski. According to Bianchi, the University will be named after the founder of Ohrid, Kadmo.
Bianchi has supported the initiative to construct a museum that will display significant works by artists from the country and the world. Bianchi is one of the most prominent sculptors in the world who opened the First Academy of Sculpture in Florence. He has around 600 works exhibited throughout the world and is the owned of 12 museums of art in European cities.