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Art museum of Montenegro

Arts museum of Montenegro was founded in 1919, originally as the Arts Gallery of Montenegro, but in 1919 it was changed into Arts Museum. It is placed in the Government House. Its parent part, National Gallery, is composed of five collections: collection of arts of Yugoslav peoples, collection of icons, collection of Montenegrin visual art, memorial collection of Milica Sarić Vukmanović and collection of fresco copies.

The collection of arts of Yugoslav peoples and nationalities is a glimpse into the arts of XIX and XIX centuries and following Serbian and Croatian romantic and realism style painters are displayed: Đura Jakšić, Đorđe Krstić, Novak Radonjić, Stevan Aleksić, Vlaho Bukovac, Celestin Medovićc, Uroš Predić, Paja Jovanović and others, then the works of Serbian and Slovenian impressionists Milan Milovanović, Nadežda Petrović, Ivan Grohar, Matija Jama, Matija Sternen, Rihard Jakopic. Among the works of expressionists the prominent ones are works of jovan Bjelica, Petar Dobrovic, Yora Petrović, Milan Konjovic and others. Poetic realism is represented in the works of Marko Celebonovic, Neđeljko Gvozdenović, Peđa Milosavljavić, Ivan Tabaković, whereas post war arts is depicted in the works of Aleksa Celebonović, Rudolf Sabljiac, Miodrag B. Protić, Marij Pregelj, Nikola Martinoski and others.

The collection of Montenegrin visual arts begins wit the works of baroque painter Tirpo Kokolja, and continues with works of representatives of romantic style, realism and impressionism (Anastas i Spiro Bocarić, Milo Vrbica, Ilija Sobajić, Đoko Popović, Pero Poček, Kosta Milićević, sculptor Marko Brezanin and others).

The other unit consists of works of cezannism, ost-cubism, modern classicism, expressionism, and poetic realism (Milo Milunović, Mato Đuranoc, Milos VuskoviĆ, Mirko Kujačić, Mihailo Vukotić, Petar Lubarda, Jovan Zonjić, Milan Božović, and sculptor Risto Stijepović).

In plentiful post-war collection there are numerous works of painters and sculptors: Niko Djurović, Mirko Kujačić, Savo Vujović, Veliša Leković, Vuko Radović, Gojko Berkuljan, Aleksandar Prijić, Branko Filipović, Dado Đurić, Uroš Tosković, Vojo Stanić, Đorđe Pravilović, Nikola Vujošević, Miloš Sobajić, Dimitrije Popović,Slobodan Slovinić, Đeljoš* Đokaj, Marko Borozan, Luka Tomanović, Stevan Luketić, Ante Gržetić, Drago Đurović and many other contemporary painters and sculptors.
Memorial collection of Milica Sarić Vukmanović as a legacy of Svetozar Vukmanović-Tempo and his wife, contains, among other things, a small collection of foreign artists: Renoir, Picasso, Chagall, Salvador Dali, Rivera, Renato Guttuso, Decko Uzunov.

The collection of icons catches attention with works of icon painting school from Boka Kotorska and several icons of foreign provenance, whereas collection of fresco copies contains copies of the most valuable achievements of fresco painting in Montenegro.

Ticket price:

–            4 € (individuals)

–            4€ (legal entities)

–            2€ (children and students)

–            10€ (Group ticket for all museums)

Working time :

–            09-17h (in season)

–            09-16h (out of season)