Museum of Naive and Marginal Art - the most important information
The Museum of Naive and Marginal Art in Jagodina is the only one of its kind in Serbia. In it you can see paintings, sculptures, graphics and drawings from the beginning of the XX century until today, from artists from about 40 countries. The museum collects, systematizes, studies, exhibits and publishes works of naive and marginal art.
History of the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art
The building in which the museum is located is a villa that was built in 1929 in the Art Nouveau style and which is under the protection of the Republic Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments. The Museum itself was founded in 1960 as a Gallery of self-taught artists. In 1985, it changed its name to the Museum of Naive Art, and in 2007 to the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art.
Since 2000, the Museum has been publishing electronic editions of monographs, collections, graphic maps and calendars, and the site was set up in 1998.
Exhibition of the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art
The permanent exhibition of the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art includes the most significant works from its collection. It also organizes numerous solo, retrospective, group, thematic, study and international exhibitions. In addition to exhibitions in Jagodina, it also organized several representative exhibitions in European cities. If you are doing research work on the topic of these arts, you can find a rich documentary fund in the Museum that can be a significant basis for your work.
Apart from the Museum in Jagodina, you can see works of naive and marginal art in:
- Salon of the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art in Belgrade - in addition to the permanent exhibition, workshops, seminars, scientific gatherings, as well as various exhibitions are organized in it.
- Salon Oto Bihalji-Merin in Belgrade - is a small institute for study and a meeting place for artists and collectors.
How to get to the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art?
The museum is located just outside the city center, near the City Park. You can reach it by public transport, as well as by taxi - we recommend Maxi Taxi 035/242111 and Akt Taxi 0800/035035.