In 2020, our museums lost nearly four million visitors, indicating a 72% drop from 5.2 million in 2019 to 1,462,667 over the past year. more
The lecture of Silvija Banić attracted the attention of Croatian museum professionals who wanted to know about various aspects of work in the V&A. more
The issue features a modified and abbreviated version of Goranka Horjan's doctoral dissertation on strategic planning in museums and its impact on management in national museums in the Republic of Croatia. summary
We bring you 43 contributions, analyses, and project overviews, with a special focus on implementing sustainable models and elements of ‘green’ construction in museum and gallery spaces. Also, in 2020 we marked the 50th anniversary of Informatica Museologica. content
With over 70 presentations and a broad spectrum of topics, and emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach to the protection, rescue, and restoration of damaged material, the international three-day conference was aimed at cultural institutions and professionals working with cultural heritage. book of abstracts
Antun Miletić is one of the most known studio photographers who worked in Dubrovnik from the late 1880s until 1925. More than 400 photographs are exhibited, demonstrating how he followed the fashion of that time in the way he portrayed and furnished studios. more.
On December 29, 2020, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia. ICOM President A. Garlandini has urged the museum community to help provide humanitarian, financial, and technical support to citizens and museum professionals working to repair the damage. more.
The project is concerned with renovating two of the monuments of industrial heritage: the motor vessel Galeb and the Sugar Refinery Palace. The collaborator in the project is the City Museum of Rijeka. more.
With the theme “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”, International Museum Day 2021 invites museums to create, imagine and share new practices of (co-)creation of value, new business models for cultural institutions and innovative solutions for the social, economic and environmental challenges of the present. more
In 2021, MUSEOEUROPE will be hosting ICOM Europe annual conference, under the theme LIVING IN EUROPE. The focus will be on the living environment of both individuals and communities as expressed in cultural heritage. The symposium will take place on 14-16 October 2021 in the Knights’ Hall of Maribor Castle. more
MDC has carried out a survey on the impact of the pandemic on Croatian museums.74% of the surveyed museums recorded a drop in the number of visitors of 50 to 100%, and nearly two thirds (63%) saw a drop in revenue of more than 50%. more
A comparative survey of the museum visits in July and August 2019 and 2020 shows that the five most visited Croatian museums, which annually attract a third of all visitors to Croatia, have recorded a 79.18% drop in visitors this summer. more
The exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the French Institute in Croatia, bringing to Zagreb some of the most attractive objects from the world of fashion and comics from the Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée et de l’Image (Angoulême). more
The exhibition presents the fragments of the architectural and decorative elements of the palace of Emperor Diocletian, where he went on to live after his abdication. Over the centuries, a gradual transformation from the imperial residence into a Late Antique Christianized city transpired. more
The exhibition gives insight into the valuable collection of a Jewish lawyer from Osijek, who, amid World War II and the Holocaust, donated and stored the objects from his collection at the Museum of Slavonia in an attempt to save the lives of his family. more
The guide accompanied the exhibition organized last year, following the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. It told the story of the tragic fate of Jews deported from Croatia and killed in the largest Nazi death camp. more
The Network of European Museum Organizations (NEMO) has been monitoring the impact of the pandemic on the museums since the beginning of the crisis. Here is their final report with the results of the survey conducted between 30 October and 29 November 2020. more