School programs



The educational program within the Museum of Contemporary Art – Skopje expands the educational discourse with a series of lectures and workshops under the title “MSU School” under the mentorship of the artist Nikola Uzunovski.

The program starts on November 22 and will end on December 20, 2022. The lectures are organized twice a week, every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 19:30 at MSU.

Lectures are free.

Recommendation for continuous monitoring of teaching and prior registration of participants.

All those interested can register by November 21, at the e-mail address:, with first and last name, profession and announcement whether they will follow the whole course or only individual lectures.

The program aims to affirm general education, knowledge, and interest in the visual, and especially in contemporary art.

The program of “MSU School” is designed primarily for the students of the Faculty of fine art, students of History of Art and Archaeology, Faculty of Architecture, and further the students who study design, and fashion…, but also to all those who show interest in contemporary and have affinities to get sharper a picture of art.

In the series of lectures, attention will be paid to the main issues that define art today, how it is used through explicit examples, the main themes that are the focus of contemporary art, the system of production, and its interaction with the public.


Thematic lectures according to dates:


Presentation of MSU School / Tuesday, November 22 / 7:30 p.m

Introductory lecture on the concept and program of MSU School. A brief overview of everything you will was included in the program


The development of art from the beginning to today / Thursday, November 24 / 7:30 p.m

In the first lecture, the focus will be on the development of visual art through the centuries and how it was upgraded. The branching with the craft will also be explained, applied arts such as design, architecture and marketing.


Art in the 20th century/ Tuesday, November 29/ 7:30 p.m

Better acquaintance with the art of the last century, through more examples and directions. In the last century, there were great changes in art, the influence of which is still present today. (Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Joseph Kossuth, Jeff Koons, Bruce Nauman, Jenny Holzer)


The transition between the 20th and 21st centuries / Tuesday 15 November / 7.30 pm

The main artists and changes in the period in the 90s and the beginning of the 2000s. (Damien Hirst, Matthew Barney, Felix Gonzalez Torres)


Art in the 21st century/ Tuesday, November 22/ 7:30 p.m

Introduction to the main changes in art in the 21st century, presentation of the main themes, curators and selection of 20 of the most famous artists from this period. (Olafur Eliasson, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Ai Wei Wei, Maurizio Cattelan, Tania Brugueira)


Art today/ Tuesday, November 29/ 7:30 p.m

Presentation of the most current artists and works produced in the last 5 years which reflect the current issues of society today. (Tino Segal, Hito Steyerl, Forensic Architecture, Thomas Saraceno, Hiva K.)


Contemporary art in the Balkans/ Tuesday, December 6/ 7:30 p.m
Review of a selection of the most important artists from the territory of the Balkans present at the international scene. (Marina Avramović, Mladen Stilinović, N.S.K., Nemanja Cvijanovic, Dan Perjovshi, Daniel Knorr, Adrian Paci, Selman Selma)


Art in Macedonia/Tuesday, December 13/ 7:30 p.m

Presentation of some of the most important artists from Macedonia active locally or international scene. (O.P.A., Igor Tosevski, Nada Prlja, Jane Chalovski and Hristina Ivanovska, Velimir Zernovski)


Systems of Art Production in the 21st Century/Tuesday 20 December/7.30pm

Representation of culture production systems, the formal institutional and the informal system, the most important institutions, exhibitions, curators, schools. (Venice Biennale, Documenta, Manifesta, Berlin Biennale, Tate Modern, Guggenheim, Foundation Prada. Independent scene)