Giorgio Preca ta’ Malta |

Giorgio Preca

Exhibition |

03 December 2021 - 27 February 2022

This exhibition shall present works from the family’s collection which were exhibited internationally. These includes works selected for the 29th Edition of Venice Biennale of 1958, works from ‘The inhabitants of the moon’ series which were exhibited twice in Rome in 1952 and at the Commonwealth Institute Art Gallery London in 1966; together with a set of Still Lifes and Abstract paintings which were exhibited both in Rome and London.


Extended opening hours of the exhibition ‘Giorgio Preca ta’ Malta’ and guided walk-throughs.

Every Friday during the month of February MUŻA will be extending its visiting hours for the exhibition ‘Giorgio Preca ta’ Malta. An International Artist with a Modern Spirit’ between the hours of 18:00 and 21:00.

Admission for the highly interactive exhibition is €5 per person. Want to add an extra bonus to your visit? We are also offering a guided walk-through of the exhibition to start at 20:00 every Friday at the cost of €10 per person instead of €5.

Want to really make a night out of it? Book a table at the MUŻA Restaurant, show a €10 guided walk-through ticket and get a €10 discount off your total bill (1 €10 ticket per table/booking). Art and dine, it’s a win-win situation! Since there are limited places reserved for each walk-through, pre-booking (on a first-come, first-served basis) is necessary. CLICK HERE to book 👉


Guided walk-through for the hearing impaired.

We’re hosting a guided walk-through of the exhibition ‘Giorgio Preca (1909-1984) ta’ Malta’ for the hearing impaired. On Saturday 19th February at 10:00AM, a sign language interpreter will be present along with the MUŻA coordinator. Tickets are at €5 including free admission of 1 accompanying adult.

You may purchase your tickets from any Heritage Malta museum or site, or online on


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Giorgio Preca

Giorgio Preca (1909-1984) was an outstanding Maltese artist who spent a good part of his life in Rome and attracted attention from international entities. Throughout his career he was ready to take risks and present his individual artistic language even if the public in Malta was many a time not ready for such innovation.

While living in Malta, his contemporaries looked up to him as a leading figure who pushed forward a new Modernist spirit. The drive for modernism persisted during his sojourn in Italy, as confirmed by the long list of solo and collective exhibitions he took part in, and the ensuing international reviews. He engaged with the Roman artistic scene, both as a foreigner living there as well as an international artist.

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