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The Naive is a concept just like the concepts of Expressionism, Cubism, Dadaism, Abstractionism, and the Surreal and so on that we use to interrelate some of the separate worlds of modern artistic creativity.

 

Croatian Museums & Galleries
Historical destiny of all beautiful countries has always been a destiny of repeated wars. Through the ages countries and their peoples have been victims of enemy raids and plunders; their goods taken away and their culture ruined. Even so, it seems that the culture of any nation survives with its people. Croatian culture survived and is offered today to visitors for pleasure and delight.
THE WORLD's LARGEST NEANDERTHAL FINDING SITE
The collection of the remains of the Krapina proto-human is a part of the world's scientific heritage, and it represents one of the largest collections of remains of the fossil man found ever in one spot.
The Krapina proto-human, scientifically known as Homo sapiens neanderthalensis was discovered in 1899, at the time of geological and panteological explorations at the Husnjak hill in Krapina.
 
Krapina Neanderthals
Neanderthal from Krapina
Neanderthal from Krapina
Museums
Museum Documentation Centre - The first Croatian public museum was established in 1750 in Split. Operating in Croatia today are 194 museums, galleries, museum collections, about seventy church collections as well as a large number of private collections which hold more than five million objects in 1351 different museum collections. There are over 650 professional workers, curators, conservators and restorers who keep, scientifically process and present museum objects.
Croatian Natural History Museum
Croatian History Museum
Museum of Arts and Crafts Croatia, Zagreb
The Archeological Museum in Zagreb
The Croatian Museum of Naive Art
The Croatian School Museum - The Museum holds collections of teaching aids, teaching materials and school equipment, students' and teachers' writings, textbooks and handbooks, school regulations, an archival collection of documents, a collection of photographs and a record file on schools.
Zagreb City Museum - The permanent exhibition gives a portrait of the city in all of its aspects, showing it in the light of politics, the church, history, economics and business, town-planning and architecture, the history of art and literature, entertainment, and everyday life. The building the Museum occupies was once the Convent of the Poor Clares (1650), and is itself a historical monument of great importance.
Museum "Staro Selo" Kumrovec - The Staro Selo (Old Village) Museum is the only open-air museum in Croatia with birth-place of Josip Broz Tito as its most significant sight. The experts of the Zagreb Museum of Arts and Crafts restored the house to its original condition.
Regional Museums of Hrvatsko Zagorje - Veliki Tabor Castle
Museum Sisak - Tradition of antique collection in Sisak has existed for more than 150 years, but the museum as an institution was established only in 1951.
Museum Vinkovci
Other Museums on the Net - Index from Museum Documentation Centre
Jasenovac Memorial Area - The Jasenovac Memorial Area, with the Memorial Museum, was founded in 1968 on the initiative of the War Veterans’ Federation of the Socialist Republic of Croatia, and covered the area of the former Concentration Camp III – Ciglana (Brickworks) in Jasenovac (1941-1945), with the aim “of preserving the memory of the victims of Fascist terror and of those who fought in the War of National Liberation and who lost their lives in the concentration camps of Jasenovac and Stara Gradiška
Galleries
THE MIMARA MUSEUM - ZAGREB
The museum received its name from the art collector Ante Topic Mimara (1898-1987), who donated his collection to his homeland and the Croatian people. 
The collection consists of more than 3,750 pieces  from various periods and regions. The archaeological section consists of almost 200 pieces dating from prehistoric times, Crete, Greece, Egypt, Etruria, Mesopotamia, Persia, Pre-Columbian America, Rome and early medieval Europe.
The Mimara Museum
Strossmayer Gallery - HAZU
Ivan Mestrovic Foundation & Atelijer - Famous Croatian and international sculptor (1883-1962). Some of his monuments were built outside Croatia, for example his monument to Indians (two equestrian sculptures), erected in the Central Grant Park in Chicago in 1928.
Gallery of Fine Arts Split - The Gallery of Fine Arts has specific holdings that provide an exceptionally interesting cross-section of art in this region from the 14th century to the present day. 
Art Gallery Dubrovnik
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Istrian town Pula is famous for its Arena which dates back to the 1st century A.D. and was the second biggest in the Roman Empire
CROATIAN CASTLES
Castle of Pejacevic Family -

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