Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade

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Museum of Applied Art
Музеј примењене уметности / Muzej primenjene umetnosti
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Established 6 November 1950
Location 18 Vuka Karadžića St., Belgrade, Serbia
Coordinates 44°49′01″N 20°27′16″E / 44.816944°N 20.454444°E / 44.816944; 20.454444
Type Art Museum
Collection size 37,000
Director Ljiljana Miletić Abramović
Curator Milica Cukić
Mila Gajić
Marija Bujić
Draginja Maskareli
Jelena Perać
Biljana Crvenković
Bojana Popović
Biljana Vukotić
Slobodan Jovanović
Dejan Sandić
Andrijana Ristić
Jelena Popović
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.[1]

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.[2] [3]

Departments[edit]

The museum is divided into seven departments with collections:[4]

  • Metal and Jewelry Department
  • Textile and Costume Department
  • Period Furniture and Wood Department
  • Photography and Print Room Department
  • Ceramics, Porcelain and Glass Department
  • Contemporary Applied Art Department
  • Architecture, Urbanism and Architectural Design Department

The museum also has five specialized departments:[5]

  • Central Documentation Department
  • Conservation Department
  • Education Department
  • Communication Department
  • Library

Gallery[edit]

Notable collections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Museum". Museum of Applied Art Belgrade. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "About the Museum". Museum of Applied Art Belgrade. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Museums". Belgradian. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Departments with Collections". Museum of Applied Art Belgrade. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Organizational Structure". Museum of Applied Art Belgrade. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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