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. latest



Muzeologija 56

Muzeologija 56 is dedicated to digitization and meeting the challenges of the e-Culture project by gaining insight into existing projects and good practices, and encouraging greater activity in digitization, collaboration and transfer of knowledge and experience. Abstracts in English included.

Informatica Museologica 50

The topic of the issue is How to shape a future based on tradition with contributions on the Ethnographic Museum in Zagreb, which in 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of its work. There are also other contributions by authors analyzing museological projects relevant to the national museum community and profession. content

Museum News


getting across - An Exhibition On Borders

The exhibition, which is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Split until 8 March 2020, deals with the issue of migration and borders, presenting photography that documents real events. more

IF I FORGET YOU... The Holocaust in Croatia 1941-1945

The exhibition focuses on the suffering of Croatian Jews during World War II, with a special emphasis on the fates of Jews deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. more

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, referring to the identity of Rijeka as the largest Croatian port. more

Zemlja Association of Artists - exhibition

The exhibition with the title “Don’t Art and Life Are One: Association of Artist 1929 – 1935”, taking place at the Klovićevi Dvori Gallery in Zagreb, is dedicated to the history and influence 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 analysis of data from the Register of Museums, galleries, and collections in Croatia about 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 in collections. more

To See


From Imagination to Animation: six decades of Zagreb Film

The Museum of Contemporary Art has put together the most extensive exhibition on the Zagreb and Croatian animation to date, presenting more than 200 animated films, many original drawings, archival materials, and objects. 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