Museum of Applied Arts (Belgrade)

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Museum of Applied Art
Muzej primenjene umetnosti
Established 6 November 1950
Location 18 Vuka Karadžića St., Belgrade, Serbia
Type Art Museum
Collection size 37,000
Director Ivanka Zorić
Website www.mpu.rs

The Museum of Applied Art (Serbian: Музеј примењене уметности / Muzej primenjene umetnosti) is an art museum in Belgrade, Serbia.

The museum contains over 37,000 works of applied art, which reflect the development of applied art over a 2,400 year span. The oldest artifacts of the museum are Ancient Greek coins from the 4th century BC.

History[edit]

The Museum of Applied Art was founded on 1950 . In the first years of the existence of the museum, the museum bought a collection of over 3,000 artifacts from Ljuba Ivanović, an artist.

Departments[edit]

The museum is divided into seven departments:

  • Metal and Jewellery Department
  • Textile and Costume Department
  • Furniture Department
  • Department of Photography and Applied Graphic Art
  • Ceramics, Glass and Porcelain Department
  • Department of Contemporary Applied Art
  • Department for Architecture, Urbanism and Architectural Design

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Coordinates: 44°49′01″N 20°27′16″E / 44.81694°N 20.45444°E / 44.81694; 20.45444