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Exhibitions

Current
When in Doubt, Go to a Museum
For art lovers and art collectors!
When in Doubt, Go to a Museum The exhibition is extended
26. 1. 2021–16. 5. 2021

When in Doubt, Go to a Museum is an exhibition highlighting the important role played by art collectors. It has been put together by a team from the City Museum of Ljubljana, with Tevž Logar as guest curator.

Current
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
1. 5. 2021–24. 10. 2021

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.

Current
Ljubljana during the War for Slovenia in 1991
The 30th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia
Ljubljana during the War for Slovenia in 1991
26. 3. 2021–27. 6. 2021

The exhibition, prepared to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Republic of Slovenia, is a reminiscence of the events in the Slovenian capital at the time.

Current
Late Antique gravestone from Gosposvetska Street
A monument erected by devoted parents
Late Antique gravestone from Gosposvetska Street From Museum Treasury
21. 12. 2020–27. 6. 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.

Current
Corona Project
Call for local communitiy. Content mainly in Slovene language.
Corona Project When corona goes to the museum
30. 3. 2020–30. 6. 2021

Corona collection project

Current
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!

Current
Tobacco Museum
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.

Upcoming
Archaeological park Emona
Archaeological park Emona
15. 5. 2021–30. 9. 2021

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. 

Upcoming
The 1821 Congress of Ljubljana
Ob 200-letnici ljubljanskega kongresa
The 1821 Congress of Ljubljana An exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Congress of Ljubljana
17. 6. 2021–2. 1. 2022

In 2021, during the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the exhibition will associate Ljubljana and Slovenia with their historical and current roles in the European international relations.

Past exhibitions

Robertina Šebjanič: Co_sonic 1884 km2
Robertina Šebjanič: Co_sonic 1884 km2
24. 3. 2021–24. 3. 2021
The audio-visual installation by Robertina Šebjanič, which will be on view on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Ambrožev trg square park, is the third in a series of projects taking place in the run-up to the opening of Cukrarna.
Baroque painter Andrej Herrlein (1738–1817)
Just opened
Baroque painter 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. 
OLD PATTERNS, NEW LACES
Virtual exhibition
OLD PATTERNS, NEW LACESPatterns of the DOZ Ljubljana
23. 9. 2020–19. 12. 2020
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Festival INDIGO: Now is Too late
Festival INDIGO: Now is Too late
8. 9. 2020–11. 9. 2020
The fifth edition of the Indigo Festival will take place under the title "Now is Too Late" and under the circumstances set by our new reality. Freedom of culture and thought thus now carries that much more weight to prevent us succumbing to the lethargy and powerlessness injected by the current sociopolitical situation.
1 ticket to 11 museums
1 ticket to 11 museumsLjubljana museums’ collective special offer for the summer
1. 7. 2020–30. 8. 2020
This is the time to see the treasures of Slovene heritage!

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