Gallery of Fine Arts

Price guide: Budget

Kralja Tomislava 15, Split, 21000

Price guide: Budget

Late 20th- century painting and sculpture
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By Jane Foster, your Split expert

#5 of 7
expert-rated things to do in Split
Expert overall rating:4.5 out of 5
Value for money:
Recommended for:
Couples, Culture vultures, Families with teenagers, Mature travellers, Singles, Art, Design and architecture, History

Expert review of Gallery of Fine Arts

Modern art gallery on the edge of Split's old town.

Modern art lovers should head here – one of my favorite galleries in Croatia. The permanent exhibition includes icons, old masters, and modern and contemporary paintings and sculpture. Works by notable Croatian artists include portraits of 19th-century European aristocrats by Vlaho Bukovac, hazy Dalmatian seascapes by Emanuel Vidović, and bronze nude sculptures by Ivan Meštrović. You can also see some works by well-known European artists, including Paolo Veneziano and Egon Schiele. The gallery lies just outside Diocletian’s Palace, close to the Golden Gate.

Price advice: 

20 kunas.

Expert tips: 
Avoid the midday summer heat by coming here in the early afternoon - it's wonderfully cool, light and airy.

More information on Gallery of Fine Arts:

Price guide:
Art gallery
Kralja Tomislava 15, Split, 21000
021 350112
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
May-Sep Tue-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 10am-1pm. Oct-Apr Tue-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-1pm.

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