Departments

 

Education department

 

msu education is a collective term for the programmes of the Museum of Contemporary Art's Education Department  - we organise and conduct numerous educational actions, including creative workshops, encounters with artists, guided tours, lectures, round tables, symposia, interdisciplinary projects and EU funded projects.

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The Performance and Exhibition Department

 

The Performance and Exhibition Department places an emphasis on three main elements in its activity: multimedia theatre, production and organization of exhibitions, and related activities and publishing.

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Library

 

The Museum's library was established shortly after the foundation of MSU (then Contemporary Art Gallery) in 1954 and today is among the richest Croatian libraries in the field of modern and contemporary art. 

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Department of Experimental Research

 

The Department of Experimental Research is involved in various forms of creative research in the field of contemporary art and of new or experimental forms of artistic, exhibition-related, or curating practice. Its task is also to promote a dialogue amongst various creative disciplines, and to contribute through its research to the development of segments of contemporary art that are open to new and unknown areas where art, science, and technology often overlap. 

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Documentation and Information Department

 

The Museum of Contemporary Art houses the most extensive documentation on contemporary art in Croatia. Apart from the materials linked to events within MSU or organized by it, the Documentation Department also collects, processes, and presents the textual and audio-visual documents that are relevant for the activity of individuals, groups, and institutions in the field of contemporary art, both in Croatia and abroad. These materials are classified into several units: a scholarly archive of visual arts, a collection of newspaper clippings, a photographic collection, a video collection, and an audio collection.

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The Audio-Visual Department

 

The Audio-Visual Department was established in 1997 as a multifunctional department at MSU. Its task is to produce, document, and preserve audio-visual material from the field of visual arts, as well as to collect, process, and present audio-visual documentation linked to the activity of individuals, groups, and institutions that have been active in the field of contemporary art in Croatia and abroad.

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