Ljubljana
MGML
City Art Gallery Ljubljana
Jurij Kalan
Overview painting exhibition
Jurij Kalan Fractions
7. 9. 2023–12. 11. 2023

While this will be the first presentation of the works by the academy-trained painter Jurij Kalan at the City Art Gallery Ljubljana, it will also be his most comprehensive presentation to date. The artist represents a very high artistic level in contemporary fine art, with a very extensive oeuvre that mainly focuses on figurative art.

Bezigrad Gallery 2
Žiga Kariž
Drawings and paintings
Žiga Kariž Nose and Bill
5. 9. 2023–6. 10. 2023

Kariž is a Slovenian visual artist working at the intersection of painting, conceptual art and new media. This retrospective exhibition of drawings and paintings revolves around the motifs of the human nose and animal beak. Some of the works featuring human and animal bodies have been updated in the course of the artist's career (from 1994 to the present day), with new shapes and flurries of strokes over the motifs to obscure them.

Jakopič Gallery
SUSAN MEISELAS
SUSAN MEISELAS Mediations
20. 6. 2023–22. 10. 2023

Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer based in New York and a member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She creates works that raises provocative questions about documentary practice and the relationship between the photographer and the subject. The exhibition Mediations highlights her unique working method, which combines photography, video, sound and installation to explore different time scales and conflicts, from the personal to the geopolitical.

Bezigrad Gallery 1
From Sketch to Puppet : The Nutcracker
Puppets, sketches, scenic elements, photos
From Sketch to Puppet : The Nutcracker Aleksander Januškévič in Ljudmila Skitovič
17. 8. 2023–7. 10. 2023

The exhibition From Sketch to Puppet, arranged jointly by Bežigrad Gallery 1 and Mini Teater Ljubljana, revolves around the art of puppetry in The Nutcracker, a puppet show based on the story written by Prussian author E.T.A. Hoffmann.

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!

Plečnik House
Plečnik House with a permanent 'Plečnik' exhibition
a pearl of Slovenian cultural heritage of 20th century
Plečnik House with a permanent 'Plečnik' exhibition
Permanent exhibition

“A tower, a mule, me and the garden” – that is how Jože Plečnik imagined his life when he didn’t know yet that after Vienna and Prague his native Ljubljana would be his lifetime’s environment for his creative work.

Plečnik House
Vlasto Kopač
Vlasto Kopač The Unwavering Humanist
16. 6. 2023–8. 10. 2023

On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the birth of architect Vlasto Kopač, Plečnik's student and collaborator, which is being celebrated this year, the exhibition highlights the versatility of this too often overlooked architect's work in many fields, from architecture to monument conservation, from mountaineering to graphic design.

City Museum of Ljubljana
Archaeological park Emona
Archaeological park Emona
6. 5. 2023–8. 10. 2023

A special place in Ljubljana's history is reserved for Roman Emona, the traces of which have been preserved in the very centre of the city.

Welcome to a trail tracing the 2000-year-old heritage of Emona. A walk through modern Ljubljana can take you further than you think! It takes you to the time of Emona, a city brimming with life between the first century and early sixth century. 

City Museum of Ljubljana
Ancient walls for modern people
Ancient walls for modern people 10 years of adventures in the Archaeological Park Emona
6. 4. 2023–1. 10. 2023

The Emona Archaeological Park, with its 2000-year-old remains of the Roman colony of Emona, forms part of Ljubljana city centre. Development of the park began in the 1930s. During the most recent restoration work, 10 years ago, we decided to protect and revitalise the Emonan remains by creating an exciting programme and encouraging the public to visit. Today, where ancient walls once stood, we now create, learn and amuse ourselves.

City Museum of Ljubljana
A mysterious grave without a body
A mysterious grave without a body Two Emonan burials in Argentina Park
8. 2. 2023–14. 1. 2024

In July and August 2022, during renovation of the hot water supply system in Argentina Park, archaeological research was carried out in the area between Štefanova ulica and Puharjeva ulica. The excavations uncovered part of Roman Emona’s northern cemetery. At one time, this would have extended along the road leading to Celeia (today’s Celje).

City Museum of Ljubljana
Oton Župančič: Drawings
Oton Župančič: Drawings “Pinxi me ergo sum” / “I have painted myself, therefore I am"
30. 3. 2023–1. 10. 2023

 The exhibition presents 158 artworks from seven sketchbooks and folders with individual drawings, which could be often distinguished by the same impulses we encounter in his poetry.

City Museum of Ljubljana
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
27. 4. 2023–29. 10. 2023

Ivan Cankar, a Slovenian author, playwright and essayist born in 1876 in Vrhnika, spent a few years of his life in Ljubljana. Having returned from Vienna to Ljubljana, he established himself on Rožnik Hill which today forms part of the Tivoli, Rožnik and Šišenski hrib landscape park.

News

The five-member jury of the Open Call Turn into the Wall consulted the 136 proposals submitted to the international call for proposals for a mural and announced the German street artist Krashkid as the winner.

22. September 2023
Match Gallery

The five-member jury of the Open Call Turn into the Wall consulted the 136 proposals submitted to the international call for proposals for a mural and announced the German street artist Krashkid from Hamburg as the winner.

22. September 2023
City Museum of Ljubljana

At Jakopič Gallery, our commitment to enhancing accessibility and welcoming diverse audiences is unwavering, as we strive to offer the broadest possible spectrum of art experiences, expanding our perception of the world. That's why we are excited to embrace the ...

18. September 2023
Jakopič Gallery

From 4 to 7 September 2023, the Plečnik House will host the partners of the European project Open Atelier in Ljubljana. The project aims to develop new innovative formats for active audience participation and interaction with cultural heritage within European ...

1. September 2023
Plečnik House

Invited by the Croatian Association of Visual Artists (HULU) and in cooperation with the Jakopič Gallery (Ljubljana), the Slovenian photographer DK will present his photographic opus Scotoma for the third time in its entirety in Split's Salon Galić gallery from ...

28. August 2023
Jakopič Gallery

Visiting the Museum is even more accessible.

17. July 2023
City Museum of Ljubljana

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