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 …

15 December … Our first ever open day!

Our first open day could not have happened on a better date. On the day we had the pleasure to welcome to MUZA well over 4,000 visitors, oftentimes queuing to walk into the galleries, many of whom also happened to be in Valletta for the......

We’re open … and you’re most welcome to visit!

2018 has been an eventful year for us and that did not just have to do with Valletta 2018 Capital of Culture Project. Our official opening happened on the 10 November with some unfortunately bad weather but that did not stop the celebrations. Following official......

Behind The Scenes: Colour Palette

Much research has gone into the choice of colour palette for MUZA. The chosen colour range complements the colour of local stone and its complementary Mediterranean environment. The colour palette includes light brown wood materials, cream coloured panels and light cream interpretation panels to complement......

Audio-visual experiences at MUŻA

Visitors at MUŻA will have an opportunity to experience various audio-visual (AV) experiences which will aid them to understand and perhaps even discover the muse of the artist as they worked on their particular art piece. This is part and parcel of the museum’s main......

NIM at Birzebbugia

Naqsam il-MUŻA (NIM) is now in Birzebbugia, in collaboration with the employees and management of Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd. The participants come from different departments within the Malta Freeport, including Human Resources, Operations, Ship Planning and Container Control, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Maintenance, Health......