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Museums in Belgrade

The Legacy of Petar Lubarda

The Legacy of Petar Lubarda The Inheritance of a Man Who Changed the Fate of Yugoslav Painting in the Second Half of the 20th Century and Who Used to Defeated Dali and Picasso at Biennale Competitions! The legacy of Petar Lubarda is a representative collection that the artist bequeathed to the city of Belgrade. It is located in Iliciceva Street…

The National Museum in Belgrade

The Oldest Museum Institution in the Country and One of the Most Important Cultural Organizations in Serbia: The National Museum in Belgrade National Museum in Belgrade was founded in 1844, thanks to the initiative of the Head of the Ministry of Education and “the father of Serbian drama” Jovan Sterija Popovic. It was built on the Republic Square on the…

The Residence of Prince Milos

The Residence of Prince Milos The Location Where the First Collection of Paintings in Serbia Was Situated! Prince Milos Obrenovic (1780-1860), the founder of a modern Serbian state, built a residence on the estate in Topcider in 1831. The chief architect of his time, Hadzi-Nikola Zivkovic, was engaged in the project. The prince spent his last days in this residence,…

The Museum of Yugoslavia

The Museum of Yugoslavia Relay Baton as a Symbol of the Former State and the Cult of One Man:The Museum of History of Yugoslavia was built in Dedinje in 1996 by merging two institutions: the Memorial Center “Josip Broz Tito” and the Museum of the Revolution of Yugoslav Nations and Ethnic Minorities. The institution had the same name until the…

The Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art The First Museum Built on Purpose in Belgrade and the Most Representative Collection of Domestic Art of the 20th Century:The idea to display the majority of Yugoslav art of the 20th century in the same place was born in 1958, and it was implemented by the decision to establish the Modern Gallery. The following year,…

Sekulic Icons Collection

Sekulic Icons Collection: The Most Precious Collection of Icons on the Territory of Serbia! Passionate art lovers and collectors, architect Milan Sekulic (1895-1970) and his wife Pava bequeathed a collection of icons to the city of Belgrade in 1970, and today it represents the largest collection of its kind in Serbia. The assortment is the property of the Belgrade City…

The Residence of Princess Ljubica

One of the Most Representative Examples of Civil Architecture of the First Half of the 19th Century in Belgrade.

House of Jevrem Grujic

House of Jevrem Grujic The First Private Home Declared a Cultural Heritage Monument of the City of Belgrade and the Place Where the Serbian Mona Lisa Resides. Svetogorska Street number 17 in Belgrade preserves the home of the extraordinary artistic value of the famous Serbian statesman and diplomat Jevrem Grujic (1826-1895). Grujic was the initiator of Serbian liberalism and a…

The Royal Compound in Dedinje

The Royal Compound in Dedinje: Residence of the Royal Family Karadjordjevic As a great lover of art and architecture, HM King Alexander I, with his private funds, built the Royal Complex, a jewel of the historical heritage of Serbia, it consists of two Palaces – the Royal Palace and the White Palace, which are different in style and concept, as…

The Museum of Applied Arts

The Museum of Applied Arts The Most Complex Collection of Period Furniture of the 19th Century in Serbia and a Unique Collection of Sundials: The building in Toplicin venac, which houses the Museum of Applied Arts, was built between 1927 and 1929 in the academic style. Stevan Belic created an architectural project, and the facade was made according to the…

Paja Jovanovic Museum

Paja Jovanovic Museum A Man Whose Reproductions Were Inevitable in Serbian Households at the End of the 19th Century. Pavle Paja Jovanovic (1859-1957) was a Serbian painter, a member of several prestigious institutions, including the Serbian Royal Academy, and one of the most prominent domestic artists in history. The opus of the great representative of Serbian academic realism includes over…