Museum working hours are daily (7 days a week) from 10 am to 6 pm for individual visitors who are able to view the permanent display and the thematic exhibition “Hunting culture – the Donso in Bamanа tradition”.
Visitors are asked to comply with safety measures: masks are compulsory and the maximum number of visitors in the exhibiting space is 10.
ArtFRIKA – The MAA's Creative Competition for Children and Youth
We invite all primary and secondary school children to join us this summer by participating in the Museum of African Art's creative competition – ArtFRIKA.
At a time when we are facing a serious epidemiological situation in the country, a large number of children and teenagers are not able to move freely, be carefree, learn and create, while parents and guardians need more than a little inspiration to animate them in an interesting and safe way.
Make these summer days fun: look back at some of your memories, open old boxes where memories are kept and take a photo, drawing or write a poem/song about one of them. Take a walk through the Museum of African Art or listen to stories about our objects through our audio guide and let us learn about your experience of Africa. Think about it, you may have recently heard or seen some pictures, stories, news related to Africa. If so, we invite you to take part in the MAA's creative competition; because a selection of works will be presented in a virtual exhibition and we have also prepared special prizes for selected works in each category (younger elementary school classes/older elementary school classes/high school students).
We invite children and teenagers to submit one artwork in the form of drawing, letter, song/poem, story, comic, photograph, meme, video clip or any other free form, opting for one of the two topics: MUSEUM or AFRICA.
We will be accepting your applications/artworks from 1-30 August 2020 (midnight).
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The MAA at the Solidarity Spores exhibition in South Korea!
Exhibition Solidarity Spores
Asia Cultural Centre
Directed by Sungwon Kim
Curated by Bojana Piškur, Vali Mahlouji / Archaeology of the Final Decade, Seonghee Kim, Sulki and Min / Tetsuya Goto, Dongjin Seo, Sungwon Kim
Excerpt from the official Asia Cultural Centre site:
The Asia Culture Center (ACC) has been presenting a new vision for the future by examining Asia’s histories and cultures through artistic practices within the global context. With growing interest in ASEAN countries and their expanding role in the global arena alongside Korea, China and Japan, new definitions of community and new hopes of solidarity are possible for Asia in the 21st century. In this context, the Asia Culture Center presents a special international exhibition Solidarity Spores, which explores dynamic traces left by artistic practices by touching on the themes of the “Non-Aligned Movement,” “community” and “solidarity.” The exhibition sheds new light on the history of the Non-Aligned Movement and the accompanying cultural and artistic practices; in doing so, it asks how the spirit of solidarity can liberate us from division and conflict resulting from neoliberal globalization. Through visual manifestations of historical time and space that younger generations have not experienced before, artistic practices featured in the exhibition instill hopes and possibilities for a new world order, equality and communal history.
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Photo by: Bojan Džodan,
Afro Festival 2019
We regret to inform you that our annual program Afro Festival 2020 (scheduled for August 29th and 30th, 2020) is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Serbia.
We hope that you will find time to walk to the museum and use the opportunity to view the permanent display and thematic exhibition.
Free MAA catalogues now available on our website
Browse through some of the classic catalogues of the Museum of African Art.
Exhibition catalogues covering the period from 1973 to 2001 are now available in full on the Museum's website.
Publications prepared for e-publishing by Marija Miloš, MAA Senior Curator, Marijana Strubel and Dragana Ćurčin Marković, MAA interns as part of “BG Praksa” program 2019/2018 organized by the Centre for Career Development UB.
The Cultural Heritage of Topčider
A tour organized by the Museum of African Art, memorial House of King Peter and Heritage House
Since the 19th century the urban planning of Topčider (one of Belgrade's many hills) was envisioned as a city oasis, with numerous parks, picnic spots, large areas of forest and greenery. Hidden within it are numerous villas, summer houses and art studios built at the beginning of the 20th century. Through the “Cultural Heritage of Topčider” tour we will reveal different cultural institutions. During this tour, you can visit Museum of African Art, the memorial House of King Peter, Archive of Yugoslavia, Heritage House – the Legacy of Petar Lubarda, Museum Vespa Serbia, House of Olga Jančić and Public Aquarium and Tropicarium Belgrade. To get an impression about the tour, visit this link.
Walking and talking with you, are art historians Ana Knežević, Museum of African Art curator & Ivana Zatežić, Heritage House associate.
Join our trek of discovery of the cultural Heritage of Topčider Hill!
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