|About the museum:
Valuable collections of art works by Istrian artists and artists from the territory of former Yugoslavia have been created as a result of the organized exhibition activities in the city of Pula since 1970.
In 2006 the Art Collection of the City of Pula was enriched by a donation of works by Antun Motika (1902-1992), the most eminent painter in Pula and Istria, as well as one of the most significant Croatian painters of the 20th century. The collection of Antun Motika contains works of a documentary nature from his pre-academic period and pieces belonging to his mature opus: watercolours, gouaches, temperas, and oils created in the period between 1929 and 1940, and later, larger drawings, the majority of which are sketches and models for sculptures in glass and ceramics. The donation also consisted of four sculptures, bronze medals, aluminum foils, and 50 painting experiments. A special segment of the Collection has 20 albums with drawings, photo collages, photo experiments, and two illustrated stories created during the time he attended the Pazin High School.