The Vorvoreni Palace – the current residence of the Metropolis of Oltenia is an impressive looking palace, executed by the plans of architect D. Maimarolu; it exhibits the late influence of the French Renaissance, characterized by gable roofs, a multitude of decorations and stuccowork, and also interiors decorated abundantly.
The Art Museum, the building that hosts the museum was erected in 1896 by the plans of French architect Paul Gottereau. One of the key interest points of the museum is the gallery exhibiting some of the operas by Constantin Brâncuși. The works exhibited here are representative for the artist’s initial creation period; Constantin Brâncuși studied at the School for Arts and Crafts in Craiova. In the two halls of museum designated for the exhibition of Constantin Brâncuși’s art there are six works exhibited: “The Kiss” – made in stone in 1907, “Vitellius” – the sculptor’s oldest work, made in plaster in 1898, “Woman torso” – marble made in 1909,”The Ego” – made in 1905, “Bust of a boy” – made in 1906, “Miss Pogany”, “Chair” and “Ecorche” – made in plaster in 1902.