Museum Of Contemporary Art Zagreb



Reading Palestine, decolonial and transnational solidarities

03.05.2024. - 03.05.2024. / MSU, Baunet cafe

The next few reading circles will be dedicated to the discussion of "The Hundred Years' War on Palestine" by the Palestinian-American historian Rashid Khalidi.

The upcoming circle on the 3rd of April covers the second (The Second Declaration of War, 1947–1948 ) and the third chapter (The Third Declaration of War, 1967) of the book.  

We will send you a digital .pdf version of the book to your e-mail address after you register. 


Cinemas of Resistance: Milica Rakić – Red, If You Didn’t Exist…

16.05.2024. - 23.06.2024. / MSU, Black Box

A revolutionary of the code name Red is the central protagonist of Milica Rakić’s experimental film Red, If You Didn’t Exist, We Would Have to Invent You. She is a thwarted fighter and activist, a woman transitioning between two times and two worlds, trapped between non-freedom and a possibility of a new revolution.   



16.05.2024. - 18.05.2024. / Dvorana Gorgona

Cosmos Ottinger is the title of the programme by which the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, in collaboration with the Subversive Film Festival and the Museum of Contemporary Art, presents the film director and multimedia artist Ulrike Ottinger as part of the series Landscapes of Simultaneous Times: On Memory Practices in Contemporary Art. On the occasion of her guest appearance in Zagreb, the Subversive Film Festival will honour her with the lifetime achievement award The Wild Dreamer.



24.05.2024. - 29.05.2024. / Zagreb i Ljubljana

School of Common Knowledge (SCK) is an educational program initiated by MSU Zagreb, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, MG+MSUM Ljubljana, ZRC SAZU Ljubljana and L’Internationale, which takes place in Zagreb and Ljubljana, May 24–29, 2024. SCK draws on the network, knowledge and experience of the L’Internationale museum confederation, and in particular on the  Glossary of Common Knowledge and its co-learning methodology. Its ambition is to be both nomadic and situated, looking at specific cultural and geopolitical situations while exploring their relations and interdependencies with the rest of the world.

Participants selected on the Open call attend the whole program. Keynote lectures are open to the public.


IZBLIZA / UP CLOSE Preservation, Protection, and Conservation-Restoration of Contemporary Artworks

28.05.2024. - 25.08.2024. / MSU, 3. kat

The exhibition Up Close offers a new approach to modern and contemporary heritage. It presents visitors with a “behind-the-scenes” look at the processes of research, protection, and conservation-restoration of selected works from the holdings of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (MSU), the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana (MG+MSUM), the Božidar Jakac Gallery in Kostanjevica na Krki, and the Vasko Lipovac Atelier in Split.


Katarina Zdjelar: Pogled je most [The Gaze Is a Bridge], dedication to Nasta Rojc and the painting Self-Portrait with a Rifle (1912)

28.05.2024. - 28.05.2024. / Dvorana Gorgona

We cordially invite you to the screening of artist Katarina Zdjelar’s recent film, Gaze Is a Bridge (Pogled je most, 2023), on Tuesday, 28 May 2024 at 7 p.m., at Gorgona Hall of the Museum of Contemporary Art. 
The talk with Katarina Zdjelar, Ana Opalić, Leonida Kovač and Jelena Vesić, moderated by Martina Munivrana, will be held after the screening.  


George: The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus - film screening and a conversation with the director

29.05.2024. - 29.05.2024. / Dvorana Gorgona

May 27 2024, 8.00 p.m. – Split, Kinoteka Zlatna vrata, Dioklecijanova 7
May 29 2024, 7.00 p.m. – Zagreb, MSU, Dvorana Gorgona, Av. Dubrovnik 17
June 3 2024, 9.00 p.m. – Pula, Pulska filmska tvornica, Alfreda Stiglicha 12

George: The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus, 2018.
Director and screenwriter, producer: Jeffrey Perkins; 123′, USA
* the film is shown in English

Editor + motion graphics: Jessie Stead
Executive producer: Josef Bogdanovic
Associate Producers: Jonas Mekas, Cassidy Petrazzi
Production manager and assistant director: Liz Dautzenberg

Jeffrey Perkins will be present at all screenings.

Conversation moderated by: Zorko Sirotić and Janka Vukmir