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City Museum of Ljubljana
Ljubljana. History. City.
Find your own favourite period in Ljubljana’s history!
Ljubljana. History. City. Discover the Spirit of the City!
Permanent exhibition

How well do you know the rich history of Slovenian capital? Pile-dwellers, Emona, Middle and New Ages, the 20th and 21st centuries… what is the history of Ljubljana? Get to know Ljubljana's past - see the chronological presentation of Ljubljana’s millennia of heritage with precious authentic artefacts, like the world's oldest wooden wheel with an axle!

Match Gallery
Out of Range – Ephemeral Effect
Fuoriscala Video installation in the display windows of the gallery can be viewed each day from 16:00 to 8:00.
19. 12. 2020–7. 2. 2021

Athropocene is the era in which we live, and the data we collected show that things are already out of range. Things are out of control, they are "fuoriscala".

City Art Gallery Ljubljana
Dragica Čadež
Overview Exhibition
Dragica Čadež A Story of Wood and Clay
19. 11. 2020–9. 2. 2021

Academically trained sculptress Dragica Čadež marks the Slovenian artistic or cultural space with great creative energy. Through her distinct artistic language, she has created an extensive opus of various series, cycles and individual works, both public (she is the author of many important public sculptures) and private sculptures, so she certainly deserves an extensive exhibition presentation.

Plečnik House
Finžgar and Plečnik
There should be no barriers between good friends!
Finžgar and Plečnik Exhibition about friendship
16. 10. 2020–7. 3. 2021

Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871–1962) served as the priest for the parish of Trnovo from 1918 to 1936. A deep friendship developed between him and Plečnik.

City Museum of Ljubljana
Late Antique gravestone from Gosposvetska Street
A monument erected by devoted parents
Late Antique gravestone from Gosposvetska Street From Museum Treasury
21. 12. 2020–28. 3. 2021

From the first third of the 4th century CE to the early part of the 5th, there was a cemetery beneath present-day Gosposvetska Street, to the west of the main northern approach road to the Roman Emona. The cemetery had grown up around a structure that contained a number of graves and that had been built there in the second half of the 3rd century. The oldest of these graves, which are probably early Christian, was of a woman and contained a blue glass bowl.

City Museum of Ljubljana
Baroque painter Janez Andrej Herrlein (1738–1817)
Just opened
Baroque painter Janez Andrej Herrlein (1738–1817) Nove spletne vsebine
19. 12. 2020–28. 2. 2021

In the 18th century, in central Slovenia, with Ljubljana as the focal point, Baroque art flourished in all the fields of the arts and crafts. It was particularly strongly expressed in fine art, which was by far the most creative and stylistically distinguishable. 

Jakopič Gallery
Vision 20/20: Community. Contemporary Indonesian Engaged Photography
Vision 20/20: Community. Contemporary Indonesian Engaged Photography
23. 10. 2020–31. 12. 2020

After being with us for more than seven months, we have now said goodbye to the incredible exhibition, which was realised in extraordinary times. The exhibition of contemporary Indonesian engaged photography, which inspired us, moved us deeply, and led us to look beyond the horizon of stereotypes is still virtually accessible – through the photographs and virtual tours.

Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
Maja Smrekar
Maja Smrekar Optical Disturbance
24. 12. 2020–21. 1. 2021

Many natural history museums around the globe are facing the dilemma of how to adjust the presentation of their collections in line with new trends. It is not a coincidence that while the public is witnessing a clash between the advocates and opponents of dioramas – with the former finding them as much under threat as animals and ecosystems exhibited, and the latter regarding them as an obsolete propaganda tool used by imperialist forces – Maja Smrekar is seeking to bring the diorama back to life in her project Optical Disturbance.


In the Jakopič Gallery in mid-January, we are announcing the opening of the exhibition "On the Other Side", which has taken an interdisciplinary approach, assessing photojournalism through the lenses of media studies, art history and photographic theory. The scientific and ...

6. January 2021
Jakopič Gallery

The exhibition entitled ‘From Sketch to Puppet’ presents the authors of presents puppet sketch, puppet, scenic elements and pfotographs they made for the performances at the Mini Theatre Ljubljana. These are: Iva-Matija Bitanga  for the performance Hlapič and Ana Viktorova ...

5. January 2021
Bezigrad Gallery 1

The programme in 2021 begins with an exhibition focusing on the topics of newspaper photography archives. We will present the Romanian Minerva Archive and creatively show a historical archive as an example of good practice and a commentary through the ...

5. January 2021
Match Gallery
On Tuesday 10 November, curator Marija Skočir and head of the Jakopič Gallery presented our latest large project. Centred on the topic of Slovenian photoreportage, it is a collaboration with the Social Communication Research Centre at the Faculty of Social ...
17. November 2020
Jakopič Gallery

Let your research work become a good story!

23. September 2020
City Museum of Ljubljana

Take part in the digital mapping of Jože Plečnik’s heritage.

20. August 2020
Plečnik House

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