SWAHILI • autumn language workshops

Free PROMOTIONAL workshop

On Saturday, October 10th 2015, 11 am – 12 noon, a free PROMOTIONAL workshop is going to be held at the MAA. The participants will have the opportunity to meet teachers, working method and learn first words in Swahili.

The number of participants in the workshop is limited and therefore it is necessary to send an application form with the following information:

  • Name and surname
  • Year of birth
  • Phone number and e-mail address
  • Why do you want to learn Swahili? (briefly, up to 100 words)
  • How did you find out for Swahili workshop at the MAA?

The application form for the workshop should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until October 6th (midnight), with the subject FOR SWAHILI WORKSHOP.

The workshop is for adults (15 years and up).



an exhibition about migrations and identities

September 11th - December 1st 2015.

“The Border is Closed” is the collaborative project of the Museum of African Art and the NGO – Group 484 with Belgrade-based artists: Snežana Skоkо, Luka Knеžеvić Strika, the art collective „ШКАРТ” and theatre and radio director Ivana Bogićević-Lеkо.

Working with migrants in the asylum protection centres in Serbia over the course of several years, the artists have created mixed-media artworks such as “migrant maps”, written and illustrated works on textiles and an interactive application. The exhibition is complemented with authentic audio recordings – stories/statements/testimonies of asylum seekers, capturing the female side of migrations as well. Also part of the exhibition is a unique board-game created by asylum seekers in one of the camps. Its name – The Border is Closed, inspired the making of this exhibition.


TRAVELING MAA: Kikinda, Bor, Novi Pazar

The month the Museum of African Art is a guest in three cities in Serbia!

On Saturday, September 12th, The Museum of African Art took part in THE MAMUT FEST, The National Museum Kikinda, with the "Mini models for African Murals" workshop for children, conducted by Marija Ličina and Milica Josimov.

On Thursday, September 17th, The Museum of African Art will be a guest in National Library Bor, where two lectures will be held by Ivana Vojt and Emilia Epštajn, the MAA curators, on topic: “Mask dance: ritual dances of the Dogon people " and "Knowledge is power : Griots, koras and the art of storytelling."

On Friday and Saturday, September 18th and 19th, MANCALOMANIA programme will be held in Novi Pazar, the Museum Ras. Within this two-days program, visitors will learn about the history and rules of the mancala board game, and children will have the opportunity to create their own mancala board in the creative workshop!


The Museum of African Art is introducing a special program for the elderly

The Museum of African Art in collaboration with the Faculty for Culture and Media and the Gerontological Society of Serbia has developed the socially engaged project: “MAA for all, all to the MAA: special program for the elderly” in order to support the integration and active participation of the older generations in cultural programs. The project is supported by the Balkan Museum Network, Cultural Heritage without Borders and the Government of Sweden.

The programs of the Museum are intended for different age and other status groups. In order to make the contents of the Museum accessible to our elderly citizens and so as to aid their movement through the exhibition space, the MAA is in the process of implementing special handrails and wheelchair ramps. In the coming period, curators of the Museum and student-volunteers will visit homes for the elderly held by the Gerontological Center in Belgrade, where they will present the programs of the Museum and hold special clay sculpture workshops. With the finalization of the project, free visits and programs for the elderly will be implemented in the Museum’s offer on a regular basis.

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