Dear collaborators and friends of the Museum of Applied Art,
It is my great pleasure to inform you that the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade has won two awards of the National Committee of ICOM Serbia in 2008/2009 which we received at the ceremony in the Gallery of Frescoes on the 21st of May 2009.
- Olja Vasić, chairperson
- Branislava Jordanović
- Dr Nenad Radić
unanimously voted that the award in the Project of the Year category should be given to the Museum of Applied Art for the Autobiographic retrospective exhibition of Dušan Petričić. The exhibition curator was Slobodan Jovanović. The award for the curator of the year was given to Dušan Milovanović, museum advisor at the Museum of Applied Art for the representative exhibition Treasures of Chilandar Monastery with a supporting two-volume publication.
The exhibition Autobiographic of Dušan Petričić enjoyed widest publicity and certain journalists and experts deemed it was the cultural event of 2008. The author was given the April Award of the City of Belgrade.