What is MUŻA?

MUŻA is the chosen name for Malta’s new museum of art and flagship project for Valletta’s European Capital City of Culture Title in 2018. The project is a national-community art museum, the first of its kind, being developed in a historic site within the Capital City of Valletta; a UNESCO World Heritage Site built as a city-fortress.

It shall be green-powered, generating its energy requirements through renewable sources, and represent a best practice in retro-fitting a Maltese historic building.

The very latest …

MUŻA Welcomes Valletta 2018

MUŻA, the flagship project of Valletta 2018, proudly welcomes V18 European Capital of Culture. This evening the Capital will light up as never before in a burst of colour and events. Four major squares in Valletta shall be hosting spectacular multi-disciplinary shows along with numerous......

Paintings from the MUŻA collection in Matera

Paintings from the MUŻA collection have been on tour ever since the National Museum of Fine Arts on South street was permanently closed in October 2016. Over the past months, some of the crown jewels of the collection have been on display or featured in......

Architectural Digest features MUŻA among top 15 most noteworthy museums

Excited ! We’ve been flagged as one of the fifteen most noteworthy museums opening this year by Architecture Digest, the international design authority magazine. We’re in good company along with Victoria & Albert Museum (Scotland), Museum of Contemporary Art (Toronto) and others mentioned here. We’re......

Naqsam il-MUŻA on campus

Naqsam il-MUŻA, our leading outreach project that shares the community’s choice of artefacts from the national collection in localities around Malta and Gozo, has made its way to the University of Malta. For the first time ever Naqsam il-MUŻA has collaborated with a working community......

New Naqsam il-MUŻA Page

We’re happy to present the new Naqsam il-MUŻA webspace where one can discover the idea behind the project and explore the outcomes of the different exercises conducted through the showcase section.   Click on the button above to go to the new Naqsam il-MUŻA page....

NEMO is coming to Malta

MUŻA is proud to announce that the annual conference of the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) is coming to Malta between the 15th and 18th November 2018. Delegates from across Europe shall be with us in Valletta to discuss the museums’s present and future. We’ve......