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The Gold-Topped Jewel of Art Noveau – Secession Vienna

Secession Vienna

You’re probably thinking about classical music, horse carriages and pastries, but did you know that Vienna was also crucial in the development of modern art and Art Noveau in particular? In 1897, a group of artists founded the Vienna Secession, so they could have a place to work and exhibit at, exactly how they wanted.

The most famous of these artists is, of course, Gustav Klimt, and his famous Beethoven Frieze is the main reason to not only admire the Secession building from the outside but to also have a look inside.

But let’s start at the beginning…

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Why You Must Visit Rovinj in September

Rovinj (Rovigno in Italian) is one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia and Istria’s star coastal attraction. If you like Italy, well this is real Italy inside Croatia and you would love it. With its charming piazzas, Venetian-style houses and super delicious Mediterranean food, Rovinj is a must on every Italian&Croatian lover bucket list! Let’s see why you must visit Rovinj in September…

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HT Award for Croatian Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb and Hrvatski Telekom (Croatian Telecom) – HT have been organizing the HT Award for Croatian Contemporary Art for the eleventh year in a row, which is the largest and, at the same time, oneof the most important awards for contemporary visual creativity in Croatia.

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Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb

Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb is a home to more than 5,000 contemporary works and is the biggest and most modern museum in Croatia. Art works of many modern painters, architects, and sculptors can be found there, and besides its rich fundus, the museum also houses a library, a multimedia hall, a bookstore, cafe and a restaurant.

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Wander into the Zagreb Museum of Arts and Crafts’ Permanent Exhibition

There is a building in Zagreb, gorgeous and mysterious, extravagant and beautiful. You can discover hidden treasures there, treasures which would unravel the beauty of human progress. This magnificent historicist palace wrapped in velvet of Germaine renaissance was designed by German architect Herman Bolle and built in 1888. It is today part of one of the most beautiful squares of Zagreb, completing it and at the same time enriching the landscape of the whole city. It is also a home to the Museum of Arts and Crafts.

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Ludwig Museum Budapest

Ludwig Museum Budapest is a home to Hungary’s most important collection of international contemporary art and in the same time is a major hub for contemporary art in Central and Eastern Europe.  It was founded by the German couple Peter and Irene Ludwig who donated many invaluable art works, with intention to bring East and West closer through art.

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Šibenik City Museum

If you are in Šibenik, do not miss to know its history! Šibenik is a historic city in Croatia and one of the best cultural places, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea and is, in fact, one of the oldest Adriatic towns. Šibenik City Museum is a vital point on the map for you to get an insight into this magnificent city’s history.

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Madame Tussauds Museum Vienna at your Glance

In case you are planning a visit to Vienna, you probably researched some of the things you can see in the Austrian capital. But, in a way hidden from Stephansdom, Shonbrun and other well-known attractions, lies Madame Tussauds Museum in Vienna. This amusing waxworks museum has more than 80 wax figures of some of the most famous celebrities from around the world and truly stands for one of the most famous cultural places.

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“The Sixties in Croatia – Myth and Reality” Exhibition

The Sixties in Croatia – Myth and Reality is a temporary exhibition that is opened from 26 April to 30 September 2018. It is the central exhibition of the Museum of Arts and Crafts in 2018, offering an overview of the key periods of the recent Croatian history from 1958 to 1971. The exhibition is a very complex one, it took around 200 people and four years to be completed. You can find the brand new, very useful and entirely free audio guide in our Cultural places app for your pure enjoyment of the exhibition.

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Museum of Arts and Crafts – Permanent Exhibition

There is a building in Zagreb, gorgeous and mysterious, extravagant and beautiful. You can discover hidden treasures there, treasures which would unravel the beauty of human progress. This magnificent historicist palace wrapped in velvet of Germaine renaissance was designed by German architect Herman Bolle and built in 1888. It is today part of one of the most beautiful squares of Zagreb, completing it and at the same time enriching the landscape of the whole city. It is also a home to the Museum of Arts and Crafts.

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