The Gallery throughout Time
From a Museum to a Gallery, from Pest to Novi Sad, from a treasury of money to a treasury of artworks.
The Gallery of Matica Srpska was founded in 1847 in Pest (today’s Budapest, Hungary) under the auspices of Matica Srpska, the oldest Serbian literary, cultural and scientific institution. Over time, the Gallery grew into a unique national museum establishment, a treasury of national art that was created and developed in a wider geographical area where Serbian citizens lived from the late 16th century to the present. That area was spread out to the borders of the former Austrian and Ottoman Empires.Read more