The showrooms at the Platoneum building were renovated during the reconstruction of the building in 1989. The first exhibition titled ‘Paintings and Tempera Painting 1963-1987’ of Milan Konjović was organized on 14 December 1989, at VANU; followed by the exhibitions of Milić of Mačva’s works in 1992, and Milan Kečić’s works in 1993, while fully organized work started in 1994 with the exhibition of Zoran Stošič Vranjski.
Since the establishment of the SASA Branch, exhibitions have been frequent and mainly paintings and sculptural works have been on display, with a few exceptions (numismatics, archaeology, archival material).
Over the past several years, significant exhibitions were organized, such as: ‘La Tauromaquia ‘ by Francisco Goya, ‘Woodcut Prints’ by Albrecht Dürer, ‘Monuments and Memorials’ by Tome Serafimovski, etc.
The Commission of the Gallery of the SASA Branch in Novi Sad takes care of the Annual Exhibition Plan and comprises Academician Vojislav Marić, President, Academician Miro Vuksanović and Corresponding Member Milan Marić. The Plan proposal is provided by the Council of the SASA Branch Gallery, consisting of Academician Teodor Atanacković, SASA Branch Secretary and President of the Council, Dr Tijana Palkovljević Bugarski, Director of the Gallery of Matica Srpska, Dr Dubravka Lazić, full professor of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad and Bosiljka Zirojević Lečić, MA and full professor of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. The Commission and the Council of the Gallery make a selection of exhibitors based on the art contest call issued every year on the Branch’s website.
Our eminent art critics, art historians, renowned artists and/or prominent writers talk about the artists and their works at the opening of the exhibition.
Each exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue. Most of the artists-exhibitors presented the Branch with some of their exhibits thus composing a collection of around a hundred works of art.