Through a variety of themes and narratives, the exhibitions convey a variety of messages from artworks and educate us about art, as well as their creators.

Uroš Predić
A Life Dedicated to Beauty and Art

In the year of marking a significant jubilee – 175 years since the foundation of the Gallery of Matica Srpska, we are realizing a large monographic exhibition dedicated to the work of one of the most outstanding national painters, Uroš Predić. Exhibition Uroš Predić. A Life Dedicated to Beauty and Art, through the story of the life and work of this great personality of Serbian culture and art, simultaneously points to the fundamental values of the Gallery of Matica Srpska: endowment, dedication to the common good and national values, as well as the importance of this painter for the history of Serbian art.

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Opening date:
October, 7th 2022

Closing date:
January, 31st 2023

Venue:
Exhibition Rooms “Milivoj Nikolajevic” and Great Hall “Sava Tekelija”, Gallery of Matica Srpska

Collection as a Mirror
Modernism in artworks from the Gallery of Matica srpska

The Gallery of Matica Srpska and the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Republic of Srpska present to the Banja Luka audience an exhibition COLLECTION AS A MIRROR. Modernism in artworks from the Gallery of Matica srpska. The exhibition displays 86 artworks – 75 paintings, 7 sculptures and 4 graphic prints – and illustrates not only the modernisms of the first half of the 20th century, but also their predecessors and role models, found in the work of painters who were creating art during last decades of the 19th century.

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Opening date:
September, 22th 2022

Closing date:
December, 22th 2022

Venue:
Museum of Contemporary Art of the Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka

Mornar na molu

Sava Šumanović and Realisms in Europe Between the Two World Wars

Almost the entire painting of Sava Šumanović (1896–1942) belongs to the period between the two world wars. Building a more comprehensive picture of Šumanović’s realisms and their relations with international art tendencies was the starting point in the approach to this exhibition held in The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection, The Gallery of Matica Srpska and the Art Gallery “Sava Šumanović” in Šid.

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Opening date:
September, 24th 2022

Closing date:
December, 4th 2022

Venue:
Exhibition Hall of the 20th century art, 2nd floor, Gallery of Matica Srpska

Novi Sad Citizens Choose

Starting from the fact that the city is shaped by citizens, their origins, heritage, habits and orientations, and that the museum is a place of collective memory that collects and preserves different life stories of individuals, we decided to open our collection and offer it to fellow citizens through works of art – in our space they tell the story of themselves and their city. We wanted to intertwine personal and general, individual and city, work of art and the possible message it conveys at the present time, and as a result of that friendship, the exhibition Novi Sad Citizens Choose was conceived.

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Opening date:
December 17th 2021

Closing date:
December 31st 2022

Venue:
Permanent Exhibition on the 2nd floor, Gallery of Matica Srpska