City Museum of Ljubljana
In focus
Find your own favourite period in Ljubljana’s history!
Ljubljana. History. 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
In focus
temporary exhibition
Plečnik and the Sacred
12. 10. 2018–20. 1. 2019
On the basis of original written records, sketches and correspondences, as well as completed projects at home and abroad, the Plečnik and the Sacred exhibition will strive to present Plečnik's idea of what is sacred. Plečnik's concept of "sacred" is not only linked with his religious beliefs, as it also encompasses ideas of morality, rectitude, righteousness and, after all, architecture itself.
City Art Gallery of Ljubljana
Coming soon
Overview Exhibition
Drago Tršar Erotic Sculpture
22. 11. 2018–20. 1. 2019
Academic sculptor and academician Drago Tršar has for many decades marked the Slovenian artistic space with a great creative energy and author's recognizable artistic language.
City Museum of Ljubljana
2018 is Cankar’s Year
Ivan Cankar
19. 6. 2018–7. 4. 2019
2018 is Cankar’s Year with which we are commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the death of our greatest writer, and his rich body of work. The central exhibition project of the jubilee are two simultaneous exhibitions dedicated to Cankar, one at the Cankarjev dom and the other at the City Museum of Ljubljana.
Plečnik House
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.
Match Gallery
Saša Spačal: Earthlink
6. 11. 2018–6. 1. 2019
The exhibition by Saša Saša Spačal, an artist working at the intersection of intermedia art, exploration of living systems and audio frequencies, links Earth to the post-human present, that includes both a seed of the future as well as a shadow of the past.
City Museum of Ljubljana
Oton Župančič Memorial Collection
Permanent exhibition
The atmosphere of Župančič's rooms, his artistic work, and the objects accompanying him tell a story of both the artist and his time. Župančič’s literary oeuvre, in whose framework his last collection of poems Zimzelen pod snegom (The Evergreen beneath the Snow, 1945) is specially emphasised, encourages visitors to read the artist’s poems.
City Museum of Ljubljana
Tobacco Museum
Permanent exhibition
The Tobacco Museum – a collection of the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana and Tobačna Ljubljana – emerged 20 years ago from close co-operation between the tobacco factory and the City Museum of Ljubljana.
Match Gallery
Teja Miholič: Accidental Internet Artefacts TAM-TAM’s Street Gallery
6. 11. 2018–10. 12. 2018
At the fourth exhibition of the "Takle mamo … / So it has come to this…" cycle Teja Miholič is presenting the "Accidental Internet Artefacts" triptych.
Tobacco 001 Cultural Centre
Solo exhibition
Fokus Grupa Invisible Matter
7. 11. 2018–7. 12. 2018
The Rijeka-based art collective Focus Grupa is presenting itself to Ljubljana’s audience with an exhibition that wraps up its two-month residency at the Cultural Centre Tobacco 001. In the recent years, Iva Kovač and Elvis Krstulović, the two members of the collective founded in 2012, have been looking into power relations within the contemporary art field, which is firmly embedded in economic, social and, not least, political reality.


The exhibition is on view in the frame of the Month of Photography Festival in Bratislava till 20 November 2018.

1. November 2018
Jakopič Gallery

On 6 November at the Match Gallery we are opening the Earthlink exhibition by Saša Spačal, an artist working at the intersection of intermedia art, exploration of living systems and audio frequencies.

26. October 2018
Match Gallery

Amazing, interesting, stunning, wonderful, beautiful, magnificent, conscious… are the common adjectives our visitors used to describe their impressions after viewing the "Marc Riboud: Conscious Traveller. Concerned Photographer." exhibition.

3. October 2018
Jakopič Gallery

Having opened at the end of June in the Norbertov Centre, Prague, the exhibition ‘Plečnik House. The Architect’s Experimental Hotbed’ has been received so warmly that it remains on view in the Czech capital until Sunday 21 October 2018.

27. September 2018
Plečnik House

Recent archaeological excavations at Gosposvetska cesta comprised approximately 1360 hours of fieldwork. Around 1150 visitors were taken through the site in 66 guided tours.

12. July 2018
City Museum of Ljubljana

On Monday 18 June, two separate exhibitions on Ivan Cankar opened at different venues, one mainly literary, the other biographical. This relates nicely to the “urban legend” on Ivan Cankar and two carriages.

20. June 2018
City Museum of Ljubljana