MDC News



MDC is proud to host Professor David Fleming from Liverpool Hope University who will give a talk about very complex subject and how thin the line is between memorialisation and propaganda. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 at 11 am local time. more


MDC participated at the annual plenary meeting of the European Group for Museum Statistics (EGMUS) held at the National Institute for Cultural Research and Training in Bucharest to discuss, among other things, the use of big data in museum statistics. more

New challenges facing museums

The President of ICOM, Suay Aksoy will deliver a keynote speech at the panel discussion “International Museum Day - New challenges facing museums” taking place at Mimara Museum (Zagreb) on Monday, 20 May 2019, 11:00 CEST. more

Lectures in 2018 @MDC

In 2018 we organized 6 interesting and well attended lectures, hosting museum experts from abroad who shared their experiences and knowledge on variety of topics with the Croatian museum community. more


MUVI: museums - video – film, a biannual festival of Croatian museums’ film and video production, including MUVI LAB aimed at promoting the development and use of new technologies in museums. MUVI 07 took place 6-7 December 2018. more



MDC Newsletter

MDC’s newsletter the "News from the Museum World" informs museum professionals and the general public, creates new users of museum and heritage related content and develops co-operation between professionals from Croatia, region of SEE and the world. more



Informatica Museologica 49

The latest issue of Informatica Museologica features papers presented at the symposium ‘The Photographic Heritage in Croatian Museums’ organized by the MDC in 2017. It is published in Croatian with summaries in English. content

Muzeologija 55

The current issue of Muzeologija is dedicated to the topic of museum storage facilities. Some of the published works were presented at the conference ‘Hommage a Ivo Maroević’ held in 2017 at the MDC. It is published in Croatian with summaries in English.

Museum News


Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture

In 2020, during the Croatian EU Presidency, Rijeka will be the European Capital of Culture. The cultural and artistic program is defined by three themes: water, work and migration, all connected to the identity of Rijeka as the largest Croatian port. more

City Iconography II: 1950-2000+, City Visions

The city is subject of more than 500 works featured in the exhibition which is currently on display at the Modern Gallery in Zagreb. The exhibition runs until 23 February, 2020. more

Zemlja Association of Artists - exhibition

The exhibition entitled “Don’t Art and Life Are One: Association of Artist 1929 – 1935”, on view at the Klovićevi dvori Gallery in Zagreb, covers the history and impact of Zemlja Association of Artists on Croatian modern art. more


Northeast Document Conservation Center (US) and the Croatian State Archives organized a professional development symposium on the conservation of photographs in Eastern and Central Europe (Zagreb, Croatian State Archives, May 22 – 24, 2019) more

Digitalne izložbe

Culturespaces, francuska tvrtka osnovana 1990., stoji iza dva projekta koja su pravi primjer korištenja digitalizirane umjetničke građe na način koji je zasigurno zanimljiv i osobama koje nisu sklone posjećivati muzeje. više

Museum statistics


Croatian museum statistics 2018

Croatian Museum Statistics overview for 2018 was produced after analyzing data from the Register of Museums, galleries and collections in Croatia pertaining to 160 legally established and registered museums. more



Croatian museums and collections

Our online database contains around 300 museums, collections, permanent exhibitions and over 170 sacral collections housed in monasteries and churches. Search through museums and collections according to towns and according to the type of material they hold or exhibit. more

To See


Reflections of Bauhaus: the Academy of Applied Arts in Zagreb

Klovićevi dvori Gallery is hosting exhibition about the short-lived Academy of Applied Arts in Zagreb (1949-1955) that inaugurated experimentation with materials and new technologies spurring two generation of artists. more

To See


Andrea Schiavone at the Museum of Arts and Crafts

King Saul being greeted in triumph after David's defeat of Goliath by Renaissance painter and etcher Andrea Schiavone is on display at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb until 2027. more

To Read


The Sixties in Croatia

The monograph The Sixties in Croatia – Myth and Reality follows the exhibition held in 2018 at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. Find out more about this exciting decade in Croatian art and culture. more