Museum of the contemporary art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje

The Museum of Contemporary Art –was founded in 1964 on the initiative of several renown artists, art historians, international associations and societies, museums and galleries from all over the world. The immediate occasion for this initiative was the earthquake that in 1963 destroyed Skopje, which was followed by a worldwide action for renovation. One side of that action of international solidarity and its actual symbol was the collection founded in the Museum of Contemporary Art. The international collection, created by way of donations, includes the works of Picasso, Hartung, Vasarely, Calder...

It houses a precious international collection and provides a representative insight into modern Macedonian art. In addition to its collection, the Museum organizes major exhibitions and events of Macedonian and foreign art, discussions with artists, panels, film and video presentations, lectures and a variety of other activities.

The collection is made up of two segments; international and national. The international segment of the collections reflects the modern art from almost all parts of the world. The larger part of the collection marks the art movements of the 1950s, 1960's and 1970s, although it contains also around a hundred works of the early modern art.

Short information:

Address :  Samoilova bb, POBox 482,  1000 Skopje

Phone:  389 2 311 77 34


Working hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00; Sunday: 09:00 - 13:00; Monday closed

Price: free entry