ArtCoMe is an international project addressing strong and unique experience of individuals with artwork by means of common artistic creation of general public and professionals. The aim is to breach borders between the non-professional and professional art.  

The project includes the international educational programme for students and their mentors, travelling exhibition ‘Years of Disarray. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe’, publication and national educational programmes. The project starts with the international scientific conference ‘The Birth of the Modern Central European Citizen’. Thus ArtCoMe represent a part and one of perspectives of a larger project focusing on social, political and cultural changes covering the final decade of existence of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the first decade of its successor states celebrating the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018.

Project Partners

Olomouc Museum of Art (CZE)

Since Olomouc Museum of Art was established in 1951, it has been one of the most important memory institutions in the Czech Republic. The Museum is housed in three buildings along with its collections of old, modern, and contemporary art. It administers nearly 200 000 exhibits of the Olomouc Archbishopric and of own collection items.

International Cultural Centre Cracow (PLN)

The International Cultural Centre was founded in 1991. Our mission is to support cultural integration in Europe and to protect its cultural heritage. The institution focuses on the areas of cultural heritage theory, philosophy and management, remembrance, identity, the cultural space, art and heritage of Central Europe, dialogues between cultures, the city as a mirror of civilisation, cultural policy and culture economics.

Bratislava City Gallery (SVK)

Bratislava City Gallery is, after the Slovak National Gallery, the second largest gallery in Slovakia. It was established in 1959. Administers more than 35 000 works of art. The gallery displays its collections in two historical buildings located in the historical centre of Bratislava. Exhibitions of modern art are realised at exhibition halls of the Mirbach Palace and Pálffy Palace.

Janus Pannonius Museum Pécs (HUN)

The largest regional museum in Hungary was established more than 100 years ago. It administrates group of specialized institutions. Between them also Gallery of Modern Hungarian Art, which permanent exhibition is located in a renovated historical monument building with contemporary architectural extensions. The Janus Pannonius Museum preserves the second largest collection of 20th century Hungarian Art in the country (behind the National Gallery).