The Friends of Museum is unformal association, founded by the private persons, organizations, and professional associations. They help Sombor’s Museum mostly by collecting donations, making suggestions or being, in some other way, present in activities of this Institution.
Through many years this longstanding friends of Sombor’s Museum cooperate with museum custidians, whatever if they are members, or not, in this unformal association. When Museum proclaims one for a Friend, it is considered as a special way of gratefulness. In that sence, this initiative wich came from Town Museum of Sombor has a pozitive attention toward spreading museum activity on exterior collaborators too.
Some of conveniences for the Friends of Museum are possibillties to visite the Permanent display of the Town Museum, the Gallery of the Contemporary Yugoslav art and all other exibitions for free, and to take two visitors by using a membership card. By using its possibilities, Museum will organize regular meeting of Friends of Museum and inform them about all occasional programs.
Currently, Museum proclaims its friends. Among them are Irina Ivančević, Miroslava Dimitrijević, Dušica i Aleksandar Kaić, Katarina Kupusarević Osvald, Milan Opačić, Bogdanka Konjović, Karlo Lanji, Ištvan Astaloš, Stevan Božić, Nandor Major, Slavomir Dedić, Ana i Vladimir Nedeljković, Antal Bodor, Radmila Savčić, Angelika Hager, Boško Crnogorac, Jovanka Burnać, Zorka Maširević — Daskalović, Marija (Petković) Astaloš, Dušan Škorić, Jolanta Bošnjak Virag, Pavle Blesić, Hadži Dušan Mašić, Zoran Stošić Vranjski, Barbara i Sava Stojkov, Endre Kovač, Irina Subotić, Milena Jeftić Ničeva Kostić, Slobodan Sanader, Miloš Arsić, Lazar Jovanović, Branimir Pletl, Katarina Vuković, Laura Kalmar, Randall Tift, Michael Miller, Slavica Periškić, Duška Radanović, Aleksandar Živanović, Zorica Rašković, Branko Kurilić, Branislava Rajković, Tereza Kočiš, Aleksandar Čulić, Milan Marinković Cile, Rudolf Cirkl, Radoslav Petić etc.
The legacy of Zoran Stošić Vranjski
Agreement on the legacy of Zoran Stošić Vranjski concluded on 15th January 1992 (between then director, Antal Bodor and the painter), in which the donor pledged to donate 3 artworks to the Museum each year.
So far, Zoran Stošić Vranjski donated over a hundred exhibits.
Ministry of Culture of Serbia, Institute for the Study of Cultural Development, Provincial Secretariat of Culture of Vojvodina, “Milan Konjović” Gallery in Sombor, Town Library “Karlo Bijelicki“, Cultural Centre “Laza Kostić”, National Theatre Sombor.
World Museum Network, International Council of Museums, Museum of Vojvodina, National Museum in Belgrade, Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Historical Museum of Serbia, Museum Association of Serbia (MDS), Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Applied Arts, The Natural History Museum, Museum of Science and Technology, Yugoslav Film Archive, Museum of Yugoslav History.