Inspired By France Month Of Francophonie In The Gallery Of Matica Srpska

Месец Франкофоније у Галерији Матице српске

Opening: March 5th 2021
Ends: March 27th 2021
Gallery of Matica srpska

Suitable for: all ages

With the program Inspired by France, the Gallery of Matica srpska points out the decades-long unbreakable connections between French and Serbian culture and art. Through lectures, concerts, guided tours, educational program and creative workshops for children, museum audience will get acquainted with the social and artistic atmosphere in France in the late 19th  and early 20th century, with the fine art and music of that time, as well as with the importance of Paris and France for Serbian artists and the development of Serbian Art.

March 5th at 7 p.m.
Other side of Embellished Reality

Nikola Ivanović, MA, curator of the Gallery of Matica srpska

March 12th at 7 p.m.
Promotion of the book Olga Kešeljević i Mark Barbeza. Jedna sasvim (ne)obična srpsko-francuska veza

Speakers: Tijana P. Bugarski, director of GMS, reviewers prof. emeritus Irina Subotić, prof. Simona Čupić, PhD and prof. Pavle Sekeruš, PhD, as well as the author prof. Dijana Metlić, PhD

March 19th at 7 p.m.
The Charm of French Music Composed for Wind Quintet

Wind Quintet of Novi Sad: Mirko Marić – horn, Ksenija Mijatović Korom – flute, Veronika Antunović Marić – oboe, Kristijan Boroš – clarinet and Goran Marinković – bassoon

March 26th at 7 p.m.
The Paris of Sava Šumanović

Stanislava Jovanović Mindić, curator of the Gallery of Matica srpska

Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Creative Workshops for children Enchanted with the Magic of Paris
March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

Educational workshops for primary school children
My City. Art Stories of Novi Sad

* Group visits can be scheduled on 021 4899 017 or via

* Within the educational program, at Saturday the 20th of March, museum educators and professors of French language from the French Institute in Serbia – Novi Sad will present the children book Ma ville through interactive workshop, and point out its the importance in learning foreign language through art and culture. 

During the Month of francophonie, visitors can enjoy in short video stories Inspired by France, created thanks to the cooperation of French Institute in Serbia with museums and its curators. Two-minute stories present Serbian artists that lived and worked in France and whose artworks are in the collections of Serbian museums.

Moreover, the Month of francophonie will be the opportunity to publish website of the Gallery of Matica srpska in French language and to make our collection and the activities of the Gallery closer to the francophone audience. The program is realized in cooperation with the French Institute in Serbia and with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia.