Museum of African Art was established in 1977 and it is the first and only museum in Serbia dedicated to the culture and art of the African continent.
The museum was founded thanks to a valuable collection, which, during their long stay in Africa, collected Veda and Dr Zdravko Pečar.
The collection is enriched through acquisitions and donations, not just individual item, but also the entire collections. The museum holds 1700 authentic objects of art from the countries of West Africa: Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, Cameroon and Congo.
The museum is conceived as a dynamic scientific and educational institution which through various forms of museological and educational activities presents works of African arts, customs, traditions and history of the African Continent. The Museum exhibits the representative objects that belong to the artistic heritage of the peoples of: Bambara, Dogon, Kisi, Baga, Malinka, Bobo, Gere, Guro, Senufo, Ashanti, Baule, Fon, Yoruba, and Bamileke.
The collection consists of religious, decorative and household items made of wood, bronze, textiles, stone, ceramics, such as masks, sculptures in bronze and wood, fabric, jewelry, musical instruments and a miniature plastic bronze that is represented by 450 weights for measurement of gold from Ghana.
The Museum of African Art is located on Topčider hill (Topčidersko brdo), the residential area of Belgrade. The no. 44 bus sets of at Dunav stanica, with stops along Kneza Milosa St. and a bus stop upon reaching Topčidersko brdo very near the Museum (first bus stop after the Topčider roundabout).