Maja SmrekarOptical Disturbance
24. 12. 2020–12. 3. 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. ...

Polona Tratnik
Polona Tratnik Égalité
11. 3. 2021–14. 4. 2021

In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, some countries found themselves in the situation of their medical workers having to face the question of how to justly or appropriately distribute medical resources. To provide orientation for the practice of medical workers in the circumstances of crisis medical care, triage principles and crisis care criteria were formed.

When gesture becomes event
group exhibition
When gesture becomes event
22. 4. 2021–20. 6. 2021

Artists presented at the exhibition: Anna Artaker, Nika Autor, Renate Bertlmann, Katharina Cibulka, Lana Čmajčanin, Magdalena Frey, Anna Jermolaewa, Roberta Lima, Polonca Lovšin, Dorit Margreiter, Ursula Mayer, Marjetica Potrč, Constanze Ruhm, Maruša Sagadin, Maja Smrekar, The Golden Pixel Cooperative.

Polonca Lovšin
Polonca Lovšin Movement for Public Speech
24. 6. 2021–22. 7. 2021

The project is part of a series of solo presentations of Slovenian artists. In a documentary form and with an extensive catalogue, Polonca Lovšin will present a series of projects entitled Movement for Public Speech, which she carried out in recent years in several cities: Maribor, Strasbourg, Feldbach, Kočevje and Ljubljana (in the framework of the programme announcing the future Cukrarna Gallery).

Saša Spačal
Saša Spačal MycoMythologies
21. 10. 2021–3. 12. 2021

The project is part of a series of solo presentations of Slovenian artists. MycoMythologies is a series of ontogenetic mythological stories, video essays and machines with which the artist examines the planetary metabolism and, specifically, the question of how mushrooms can help humans think about the possibilities of cooperation and connection.


Tobačna Gallery Presents Its Programme for 2021

In 2021, Tobačna Gallery will continue its look at smaller projects by important artists of the middle and younger generations that, by employing experimentation and new production approaches, importantly contribute to the vitality of Slovenian and international creativity. The year will begin with Maja Smrekar’s exhibition, which will be followed by the presentations of Polonca Lovšin, Polona Tratnik, Danilo Milovanović and Saša Spačal.

28. December 2020
Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
Playful art alluding to the state administrative apparatus

Tobačna Gallery is presenting works of Viktor Bernik at the exhibition "HA, HA, HA!". Bernik takes on contemporary society with playfulness and humour, shifting back and forth between the fields of painting and those of drawing, video, graphics as well as spatial installation, intervention and events.

3. June 2020
Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
You can adopt an axolotl

As lots of axolotls spend most of their lives as model organisms in scientific laboratories, the axolotls that were hatched at Sarah's aquarium are descendants from axolotls that had been lucky to leave the scientific laboratories. As they have been reproducing very successfully Sarah has now quite a few baby axolotls and she would be glad to give some of them for adoption.

9. January 2020
Cultural Centre Tobačna 001

Cultural Centre Tobačna 001

CC Tobačna 001 is a new cultural centre that includes an art gallery, a museum collection and an apartment intended for artists in residence. It is the first historical building within Ljubljana’s old Tobacco Factory premises to be renewed. It was opened on 19 March 2011. It is the city’s new focal point for visual and cultural activities situated in a quarter that is increasingly becoming a prime ambient for contemporary multicultural attributes.

Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
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