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 featured in The Guardian

We’re super excited to have been featured by the daily UK newspaper The Guardian! MUZA has been listed in their choice of top fifteen must-see new galleries and museums opening this year. We’re in good company with The National Museum of Sweden, the Museum of......

Valletta, the focus of an exhibition at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Maps and cartographic views from the MUŻA collection shall be a major attraction in the Sala dei Gigli at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. The exhibition is an international joint initiative between Heritage Malta and Comune di Firenze under the distinguished patronage of the Office of the Prime......

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......