Ljubljana
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City Museum of Ljubljana
In focus
From Vatican Museums to the City Museum of Ljubljana
Plečnik and the Sacred. Jože Plečnik, Slovenian Architect and Designer
26. 9. 2019–24. 11. 2019
Jože Plečnik was not just a master of monumental architecture; he was also an exceptional designer of sacred objects. After an exceptional response from visitors at Vatican Museums, the exhibition with 33 selected objects of the Plečnik liturgical vessels will be exclusively presented also at the City Museum of Ljubljana as part of the celebration of the European Cultural Heritage days.
Jakopič Gallery
Jaka Babnik: Pygmalion
22. 10. 2019–26. 1. 2020
Each of the objects or their photographic images exhibited has a very specific symbolic value that can only be recognised within the context it has been taken from: Tacitus’ Germania, an ex-voto figure from the Church of the Mother of God at Mount Brinjeva gora, Tina Maze’s Olympic gold medal, a silicone breast implant, a voting box from the 1990 referendum or a tiny fragment of the Berlin Wall, to mention just a few.
Bezigrad Gallery 2
In focus
Drawings, paintings, graphics and sculptures
Prešeren Award Recipients from Slovenian Istria Zvest Apollonio, Aleksij Kobal, Janez Lenassi, Živko Marušič in Andraž Šalamun
2. 10. 2019–13. 11. 2019
Selected works by the Prešeren awards recipients originating from Slovenian Istria, coming from the collections of the Piran Coastal Galleries and the Prešeren Award Winners of Fine Arts Gallery Kranj. Drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures by Zvest Apollonio, Aleksij Kobal, Janez Lenassi, Žviko Marušič and Andraž Šalamun will all be exhibited.  Opening: Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 7 pm
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
Saeborg: Slaughterhouse 17
12. 11. 2019–12. 1. 2020
The artist Saeborg (a coinage of the name Saeko and the word cyborg) sees the process of creating inflatable latex characters, which might at first glance invoke excess and fetish, as a means of achieving gender freedom and freedom of sexuality in the widest sense.
Bezigrad Gallery 1
Živko Kladnik (1948 - 2017) In the Midst of the World 1971-2016
13. 11. 2019–24. 12. 2019
The memorial exhibition of poetry and a retrospective of traditional, visual, and concrete poetry, art interventions and performances of Živko Kladnik from 1970 to 2016. It is the 28rd edition of the cycle of presentations of visual and concrete poetry at the Bežigrad Gallery.
Tobacco 001 Cultural Centre
Yane Calovski & Hristina Ivanoska Wayside (A performance yet to happen)
24. 10. 2019–22. 11. 2019
Envisioned as a choreographed installation, the project refers to a number of sources including Hansen’s Open Form theory, the composition ‘Novara’ (1962) by American composer Earle Brown and the recreation of clothing left behind in a sketchbook of Antoinette van Eyck, a young student of tailoring in Maastricht in 1935.
City Museum of Ljubljana
Archaeological park Emona
27. 4. 2019–31. 10. 2019
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
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!
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.

News

Honouring the bearers of the units Bobbin lace-making in Slovenia and the Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniques, which were both inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

4. September 2019
City Museum of Ljubljana

On Saturday 27 July, a new supplement began to be published in the Primorski dnevnik newspaper, namely the 'Memories and dreams of Kristina B., Ljubljana 1941–1945'. The graphic novel was created by Blaž Vurnik, PhD, historian and curator of modern ...

31. July 2019
City Museum of Ljubljana

Exhibition venue: Jakopič Gallery, Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Submission fee: none

19. July 2019
Jakopič Gallery

Being familiar with the culture of others enriches our own cultural space.

19. July 2019
City Museum of Ljubljana

The exhibition, which presents 33 liturgical vessels by the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik to more than 20,000 daily visitors of the Vatican Museums has already been extensively reported on in Slovenian and foreign media. However, a few days ago an ...

12. July 2019
Plečnik House

The façade of the National and University Library (NUK), a graceful vignette and the door handle in the form of a dove are three of Plečnik’s works that were inspirational to the students of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and ...

10. July 2019
Plečnik House