Museum & Sightseeing Group - Ethnographic Museum

April 2021.

Museum & Sightseeing Group - Ethnographic Museum

On April 28th a rather big group of our members visited the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the Balkans.  We had a very qualified guide who took us through the permanent excibition in the Museum. We learned something about the history of the region, movement of slavic people, specially serbian tribes, and how their way of life changed through the centuries.The focus was on ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition of the Work of Photographer Goranka Matić

April 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition of the Work of Photographer Goranka Matić

Wednesday, April 21st, IWC was invited to join a group visiting an exhibit of the famous Serbian photographer Goranka Matić. Matić was gifted, prolific, and at times controversial. Her subject matter included society, politics, portraiture, rock and roll bands, landscapes, experimental art, and more. Una, our English-speaking guide, gave us colorful details about the author's work and life. After the museum ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Tito's Blue Train (Plavi voz)

April 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Tito's Blue Train (Plavi voz)

On April 9th, the IWC had the pleasure of visiting an exhibit of Tito's Blue Train (Plavi Voz). It was amazing to see the luxury, engineering mastery, and history represented by these fascinating railway cars and all the accessories and photos.A big thank you goes to Milena, our English-speaking guide for her interesting tour explanations. 

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition "Reflections"

March 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition "Reflections"

On Friday March 26th, nine IWC members attended a combined group event with ladies from several clubs, including Belgrade Accueil, the French-speaking group. We visited the exhibition "Reflections", the life works of multi-dimensional artist Mira Brtka. Brtka was a painter, sculptor, film-maker, and fashion designer whose works are extremely varied and rich, full of passion and creativity. Our English-speaking guide gave us a tour that ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences

February 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences

The Museums & Sightseeing group met at the Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences Friday, February 12th for a visit to the exhibition of Vlaho Bukovac, named The Art of Timeless Beauty. Five of us enjoyed our excellent English-speaking guide and learned a great deal about the various phases of the artist's life and his subjects and subject matter. The spacious exhibit hall was an excellent venue for ...

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 Home of Jevrem Grujić - Museums & Sightseeing Group

June 2020.

Home of Jevrem Grujić - Museums & Sightseeing Group

The Museums & Sightseeing group met Friday, June 19th at the preserved home of Jevrem Grujić, which now serves as a museum. Our guide was an ancestor of Grujić and had many interesting stories to tell. We learned about Grujić's life and family and saw a lot of memorabilia, clothing from that era, and other items of historical significance. After the tour, we were treated to tea and a style of chocolate cake that is ...

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The IWC Museum loving members visited the Jovan Cvijić Museum

March 2020.

The IWC Museum loving members visited the Jovan Cvijić Museum

Our group of Museum-lovers visited the Jovan Cvijić Museum on the 5th of March. The museum is located in the house where this great Serbian geographer and ethnologist spent his life with his spouse. It was inspiring to see how modest this great scientist was in his life.

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Sightseeing & Museums - Exhibition by Marina Abramović: "Čistač" (The Cleaner)

January 2020.

Sightseeing & Museums - Exhibition by Marina Abramović: "Čistač" (The Cleaner)

On January 8 th , 2020 IWC members visited the exhibition by Marina Abramović, named "Čistač" (The Cleaner) at the Museum of Modern Art. Marina Abramović is a world-renown performance artist. Very divisive, people either love her or hate her. She started her artistic career in Belgrade but left her home city 40 years ago and become famous in the west.  Her performances are mostly testing the ...

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Sightseeing & Museums - Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church

December 2019.

Sightseeing & Museums - Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church

On Dec 5th IWC members visited an ongoing exhibition in The Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.  Within the central celebration of the jubilee of the eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, a monumental exhibition “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church” was opened in the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 9 October ...

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Sightseeing & Museums - Visit to the Historical Museum of Serbia, exhibition "Princess Elizabeth - A Long Journey Home"

November 2019.

Sightseeing & Museums - Visit to the Historical Museum of Serbia, exhibition "Princess Elizabeth - A Long Journey Home"

The exhibition Princess Elizabeth – A Long Journey Home is a kind of homage to Princess Elizabeth Karađorđević, Prince Paul and Princess Olga’s daughter, the only girl and the last member of the ruling house of Karađorđević born in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in 1936, a few years before the dynasty was expelled from the country in 1941. It has been realized in cooperation with ...

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Sightseeing & Museums - Visit to the Museum of Yugoslavia

October 2019.

Sightseeing & Museums - Visit to the Museum of Yugoslavia

On October 23rd, 13 of us visited the Museum of Yugoslavia. It was a fascinating trip through an important time in the history of our region, including much memorabilia and media from the time of Tito and Communism. Our guide was outstanding -- there was no question she didn't know the answer to! We look forward to our next museum outing!

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Visit to the Museum Ljubice Obrenovic

November 2018.

Visit to the Museum Ljubice Obrenovic

We had a lovely afternoon at the museum. Our guide introduced us to Serbian history, customs, design, fashion of the late 19th century.

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Visit to the Contemporary Art Museum

October 2018.

Visit to the Contemporary Art Museum

We were greeted by dr. Zoran Eric who gave a fantastic presentation of the history of the museum, the park, architecture and the refurbishment of this amazing building. Designed by lady architect Ivanka Raspopovic and prof. Antic. and then for about two hours, Dr.Eric escorted and shared his wealth of knowledge with our small, but very artistic group, through the permanent exhibitions as well as the current set up by Ilija Soskic, who has been creating in ...

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