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Museum attendance in 2019

MDC conducted the annual museum visitor survey collecting data form 134 museums in Croatia. The analysis of data and the table with the summed number of visitors to Croatian museums in 2019 are published on our website. more

MUVI08 2020:Call for Applications

We proudly announce the 8th edition of MUVI Biennial: Museums-Video Film and MUVI Lab, and invite museums, directors, producers, and IT professionals to submit their applications to participate. more


MDC is proud to host Professor David Fleming from Liverpool Hope University who will give a talk about a 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



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, the 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 texts 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

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How to prevent wasting of resources in difficult times

INTERCOM and ICOM SEE in cooperation with the national committees of ICOM in the region of South East Europe are offering a webinar on 20th May in recognition of International Museum Day. more.

Learning from disasters and pandemics

ICCROM is organizing an online workshop for museum professionals in Croatia in cooperation with UNESCO, INTERCOM, ICOM Croatia, the Ethnographic Museum (Croatia), and with the support of MDC. For more details and registration click here.

2020 Zagreb Earthquake

On Sunday March 22, Zagreb was hit by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake causing great damage to many museums. The MDC put together first damage report on the basis of information provided by the museums. 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

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ICOM is calling for support to Croatian museums

ICOM urges municipalities, the Croatian Ministry of Culture and international organizations to come together to help the Croatian population and museum professionals, gathering human, financial and technical resources. more

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

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When double disaster hits

Museum Documentation Center's director Maja Kocijan has written an article for The Art Newspaper on the state of museums in Zagreb post-earthquake and during coronavirus pandemic. To read the article, click here.

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NEMO survey on the impact of COVID-19

Following the closure of museums worldwide, NEMO has been surveying museums in Europe on the impact of the COVID-19. The initial report presents data from over 650 museums from 41 countries more

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The Croatian Conservation Institute has published an anthology of Croatian natural and cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible. Rich history, tradition and natural beauty are presented on over 200 pages. more