Arts and Culture in Makarska

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 Antun Gojak City Gallery  Makarska City Museum  Gallery Dragicevic  Gallery Srzic

what to see in Makarska - arts and culture


Antun Gojak City's Gallery - The Gallery with around 400 art works, mostly paintings, is housed in the "Old school" building. The Gallery organizes around 12 exhibitions a year.

Vepric Shrine - with the cave containing the statue of Holy Mary, along with the chapel and an outdoor altar, was founded in 1908 and dedicated to the Mother of God of Lourdes.

This inevitable destination for many pilgrims from all over the world is situated in a harmonic natural scenery, at the foot of a wooden hill, near Makarska.

Malacological Museum - in The Franciscan Monastery you can see very popular collection of shells from all over the world.


 Makarska - Vepric Shrine  Vepric Shrine - the cave  Franciscan Monastery  Malacological Museum - in the Franciscan Monastery


 Makarska Cultural Summer - classical and modern music, plays, exhibitions  Makarska Summer Masquerade Ball  Makarska Summer Events - on the shore - off the shore  Fishermans Evenings - allured fragrances, delicious flavors

cultural and artistic events in Makarska


Makarska Cultural Summer - The manifestation takes place during July and August and includes plays, various exhibitions, Fisherman's Evenings, concerts of classical and modern music, Klapa ceremonies (Klapa is a kind of an authentic, traditional Dalmatian choir) and many other cultural events.

Get acquainted with the town's cultural identity, taste local foods and, after all, relax and have fun until the early morning hours.

Fisherman's Evenings - One of events held during the Cultural Summer manifestation. Book Friday night for the Fisherman's Evening and enjoy lots of fun, music and delicious fish dishes.

The entertainment programme includes some amusing activities, such as throwing the stone over the shoulder, pulling the rope, donky races or running in the bags.
The night usually ends with a fireworks.

MaFest - A comic book festival that is held at the end of May and usually lasts for a week. Visit exhibitions and lectures on a history of comics, and meet some special guests, renown in the world of the ninth art.

Echo Fest - The three-day dance and electronic music festival takes place in late June on the popular Buba beach. Join the party and dance to the sounds of funk, disco, hip hop and house music from dusk till dawn

Dalmatia Wine Expo - The festival of wine, local gastronomic specialities and high spirits takes place usually on the last weekend in April.


 Fishermans nights - filling station  MaFest - a comic book festival, international guests  Echo Fest - dance and electronic music festival  Wine Expo - festival of wine, local gastronomy and spirits