Through the exhibition, civil society organisations — members of the Civic Museum Council — talk about the ongoing challenges of today through the prism of visible and invisible borders.
D’Annunzio’s Martyr - L'olocausta di A’Annunzio
The exhibition thematises the centenary of D’Annunzio’s occupation of Rijeka from the perspective of the women who lived in Rijeka and became his victims, just as the city itself became a victim of the extreme nationalism of that time - predominately Italian.
Violin Above Borders / Stradivari in Rijeka - Kresnik and Cremona
This exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr Franjo Kresnik, a citizen of Europe, a man above borders, one of the greatest experts of Cremona lutherie (violin making). In his honour, Stradivarius and Guarneri violins are on display.
With a grand ceremony in the renovated baroque palace of the former sugar factory administrative building, the permanent display opens of the City Museum of Rijeka which covers the economic and social history of Rijeka from the 18th to the 21st centuries.
After the Great War. A New Europe 1918 - 1923
A touring exhibition showcasing more than 200 pieces of archive and multimedia material, such as photographs, maps and films about a changed Europe after World War I, will open on 20 October 2020 at the 111th Brigada Hrvatske Vojske Square in Rijeka.
Borders – Between Order and Chaos
Starting from Rijeka and the borders which have drawn and redrawn it throughout history, the exhibition induces visitors to reflect upon borders as personal, social, political and also economic, which are imposed on us or which we set ourselves; how and how much they affect our everyday life and how they are reflected in personal freedom and human rights.
An exhibition about the echoes of social changes and turmoil in Eastern European countries in the 1990s.
3rd Industrial Art Biennial – Ride into the Sun
Apparatuses of power. Antiquity. Idleness. Deindustrialisation. Social imagination. Aesthetics. Feminism. Film. Industry. Collapse. Inaction. Post-work. Solidarity. Tourism. Utopia. Through contemporary art.
The Permanent exhibition of the Galeb ship
The former military training ship, which gained worldview fame as the floating residence of the Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito during his state trips, is undergoing a thorough reconstruction and becoming the first Croatian ship-museum.
Meeting points: Documents in the Making – Sanja Iveković (HR)
A current and critical reading of Sanja Iveković's work in the context of wider artistic and social events.