Working Hours During the Holidays
In the coming days, during the Easter holidays and Labour Day, the Museum of African Art will be closed on Friday 29 April and Sunday 1 May 2016.
On Saturday 30 April, Monday 2 May and Tuesday 3 May 2016, the permanent display and theme exhibition are open for viewing (10-18h).
AFRO FESTIVAL 2016 :: 3-5 JUNE
The Afro festival is one of the most visited events of the MAA. It is organised once a year when int the course of three days visitors are offered "the best of the best" of Museum programs. Since its founding in 1997 this event has become a household-name as a distinctively cosmopolitan celebration - unique in our city (and wider!).
More information on the program - soon!
SWAHILI • spring language workshops
The Museum of African Art organizes the Spring Swahili Language Workshops, on April and May. The workshops are intended for beginners. At the end of the Spring Swahili Languge Workshops, each participant will be qualified for basic communication in Swahili.
Spring Workshops begin on Saturday April 2nd 2016 and runs until Saturday May 28th 2016. Classes will be held once a week , on Saturdays, duration - one hour and 30 minutes.
Registration is open from March 17th to March 25th 2016.
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Guided Tours and Workshops in May
8th, 15th, 22nd May from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (on Sundays)
GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE EXHIBITION
„Ibedji - twice born“
+ CREATIVE WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
„Art and myths of the Yoruba“ (age 4 to 12)
Free admission for twins of all ages who come to the Sunday program together!
The latest thematic exhibition „Ibeji: Twice Born“ will be presented by the author, Aleksandra Prodanović Bojović, curator of the Museum of African Art, on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibition showcases twin sculptures from the Pavlić collection, gathered at the end of the 1970s in Nigeria, that attest to the exceptional artistic tradition, as well as the beliefs and customs, of the Yoruba people. Museum visitors can also view black and white photographs – double portraits from West Africa, which illustrate the preserved beliefs and notions of twins transposed into new media. This multimedia exhibition includes an interview on twin beliefs with a priest of the traditional Yoruba religion - made by the exhibition author, as well as a selection of short films related to the exhibition topic.
Simultaneously to the guided tour intended for adults, we offer creative workshops for children , 4-12 years of age, themed „Art and Myths of the Yoruba“.
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