The Mimara Museum

The Mimara Museum, was founded with a donation from Ante "Mimara" Topić and opened to the public in 1987.

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The museum called the "Art Collection of Ante and Wiltrud Topić Mimara" or, for short, the Mimara Museum, was founded with a donation from Ante "Mimara" Topić and opened to the public in 1987. It is located in a neo-Renaissance palace from the end of the 19th century.

The holdings comprise 3,750 works of art of various techniques and materials, and different cultures and civilizations. There are about 450 pictures and drawings of famed masters of various school (Raphael, Velasquez, Rubens, Rembrant, Goya).

Then there are about 200 sculptures from antiquity to 20th century, and archeological rarities from ancient Greece and Egypt. The collection of glass shows the developmental road from ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire to familiar Venetian and other European workshops in more than 300 exhibits.

The collection of Far Eastern artworks contains items of rare materials such as jade, lacquer and rhinoceros horn. The Museum contains an excellent art library with 5,400 titles. The permanent exhibition is given shaped through a chronological sequencing of historical and stylistic periods. Thematic and study exhibitions are regularly organized, as are expert groups and occasional educational playrooms and workshops.

Celebrities about Zagreb

The Fratellis (Jon)

The Fratellis (Jon)

Thanks to everybody who came to see us at the INmusic Festival! We're delighted by the city and hope to see you again.

Source: INmusic festival

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg (actor) spent the autumn in Zagreb in 2007: Zagreb is an incredible town. I enjoyed sightseeing the old parts of the town, and at night I went to clubs. I was thrilled that it was near Austria and Italy, so I visited Venice, Milan, Ljubljana, Graz, Split... over the weekends.

Source: www.vjesnik.com

Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly

We're enjoying this Tuesday in Zagreb. We're heading onto the main stage of the INmusic Festival soon.

Source: INmusic festival

Chris Urbanowicz

Chris Urbanowicz

I remember our performance at INmusic festival. We can hardly wait to see our fans again. I expect it to be very exciting.

Source: www.tportal.hr

Pixies

Pixies

Big thanks on behalf of the PIXIES for another wonderful day in Zagreb! This is a great festival and a wonderful audience (less rain next time, please!). See you.

Source: INmusic festival

Snoop Dog

Snoop Dog

Everything is great here, the girls are beautifull, the service is exceptional. What more can I ask from the town?

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

Eric Sardinas

Eric Sardinas

I am looking forward to Zagreb as a destination where I always feel good. It seems it has been too long since the last time I was here, although it was just a year or so. 

Source: www.muzika.hr

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Zagreb is beautiful, but the people thrilled me the most. Everybody is so kind and outgoing. I could not wish for better hosts.

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

Juliette Gréco

Juliette Gréco

I remember Zagreb as a beautiful city, and the people I met were very nice and offered me a warm welcome. The audience was wonderful as well. Really, that concert has been like a lovely souvenir.

Source: www.muzika.hr

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) wrote about Zagreb on his blog: http://bit.ly/nO3yin

Source: www.guardian.co.uk