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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 …

Naqsam il-MUŻA: a participant and her choice …

Naqsam il-MUŻA (en. Sharing MUŻA) is the leading outreach interface for the MUŻA project. Participants from select communities in Malta are invited to choose art works, present them to their friends during a public event and showcase them in their community in a place of......

MUŻA Project – Site conservation works in full swing …

We are delighted to share these pictures of the extensive conservation works currently ongoing at the site of the new museum. The building is being restored following intensive research which is still ongoing.  Previously blocked doors and apertures are being unblocked. Structural works are also......

MUŻA at Galleria Nazionale Palazzo Barberini in Rome

It’s Rome now! The MUŻA project and its methodolody have been presented at Galleria Nazionale di palazzo Barberini in Rome. The one hour presentation was delivered in the prestigious Sala dei marmi to coincide with a major revamp of the galleries being planned by Palazzo......

MUŻA Project: Works on site moving forward as planned …

  We’re delighted to share the very first images of works on site at the Auberge d’Italie; the historic building to house MUŻA  by 2018.  Historic walls are being painstakingly cleaned from thick layers of paint, doors unblocked and recently-built brick walls removed to recreate......

MUŻA at Università degli Studi di Salerno in Italy

The MUŻA project has once again been presented at international academic fora as it continues to attract attention. The latest presentation happened at the Dipartimento di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale at the Università degli Studi di Salerno. The two-hour presentation was delivered to PhD students......