MDC News


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



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.

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

Museum News


INFuture2019: Knowledge in the Digital Age

The 7th in a series of INFuture conferences focusing on digital heritage, repositories and libraries, information systems design and security, e-government etc, will be held in Zagreb, 21-22 November 2019. more


International conference “Digital Art History – Methods, Practices, Epistemologies” returns for its 2nd edition (4 - 6 November 2019). Paper proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 15 June, 2019. 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

…and the Award goes to the Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding

Betina Museum for Wooden Shipbuilding dedicated to safeguarding this local tradition is the winner of of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019 in the category Education, Training and Awareness-raising. 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

Here you can find texts, overviews and statistics about Croatian museums. They were created through various research and data analysis with the aim of gaining insight into the condition and trends in different segments of museum activity and museums in general. 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


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

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A Histroy of Museology

ICOFOM's ‘A History of Museology - Key authors of museological theory’ presents 18 key authors of museological theory among which are 2 Croatian museologists: Ivo Maroević, and Tomislav Šola who was the director of the MDC. more

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Rebel with a Vision

A bilingual Croatian/English catalogue of the exhibition contains fifteen extensive texts by architectural theorists, art historians and other professionals who have over the years researched Richter’s work in the fields of architecture and visual arts. more