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Exhibitions

Current
From Corset to Jacket
From Corset to Jacket How the People of Ljubljana Dressed, 1850–1950
11. 4. 2024–23. 2. 2025

Join us on a journey through time with an exhibition on significant changes in the world of clothing. The exhibition will open the doors to the world of dressing as a distinct form of communication, revealing societal shifts and individual milestones that influenced the decisions of our ancestors on how to dress.

Current
Ivan Standl - a Zagreb photographer
Gostujoča razstava Muzeja mesta Zagreb
Ivan Standl - a Zagreb photographer Visiting exhibition of the Zagreb City Museum
12. 3. 2024–5. 5. 2024

The legacy of portrait and field photography of the city of Zagreb in the 19th century.

Current
The silver beaker from a castle table setting
The silver beaker from a castle table setting Treasure from the medival castle on top of Jeterbenk
1. 2. 2024–19. 5. 2024

The Silver Beaker was found on the northern slope of Jeterbenk Hill, not far from the remains of the towered castle of the Spanheim ministerials, the Hertenbergers.

Current
TURN INTO THE WALL
TURN INTO THE WALL New mural on the museum inner facade
Permanent exhibition

A tribute to the museum as a place of encounter and dialogue.

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!

Upcoming
CHALLENGE: TOMORROW'S YESTERDAY
CHALLENGE: TOMORROW'S YESTERDAY The Secondary School of Design and Photography Ljubljana
17. 4. 2024–23. 2. 2025

The central theme of the final assignment was Challenge: Tomorrow’s Yesterday, developed in collaboration with the City Museum of Ljubljana. Each student set off on a journey exploring paintings, portraits and objects exhibited in the museum. Next, they immersed into the theme and searched for inspiration, which culminated in the prodigious diversity of collections thus developed.

Upcoming
LJBLJNČN/BLACK
LJBLJNČN/BLACK The Faculty of Design
17. 4. 2024–23. 2. 2025

In developing their design concept, 1st and 2nd year students in the Faculty of Design’s Fashion and Textiles track drew on the City Museum of Ljubljana’s permanent collection.

Upcoming
Prostori gibanja LGBT  skupnosti v Ljubljani
40 let LGBT gibanja v Sloveniji
Prostori gibanja LGBT skupnosti v Ljubljani
24. 10. 2024–25. 2. 2025

O prostorih za združevanje, podporo in organizirano zagovorništvo gibanja LGBT, ki že 40 let sooblikujejo urbano kulturo in družabno življenje prestolnice. 

Past exhibitions

Priložnostna razstava kolažev in besedil ob razstavi Slovenske umetnice v obdobju 1850–1950
Priložnostna razstava kolažev in besedil ob razstavi Slovenske umetnice v obdobju 1850–1950
7. 2. 2024–25. 2. 2024
Razmišljanje in likovno ustvarjanje dijakinj in dijakov 1. letnikov Gimnazije Poljane po ogledu razstave Slovenske umetnice v Mestnem muzeju Ljubljana.
View from the Other Side
View from the Other SideExperts United to Preserve Our Common Cultural Heritage
26. 10. 2023–18. 2. 2024
Visitors looking at the objects on display and delving into their stories rarely think about how much effort and knowledge has gone into preserving them. How and who preserved these items which, due to age and other circumstances, should have perished long ago?
Slovenian women artists 1850–1950
What the girls should have known?
Slovenian women artists 1850–1950Painters, sculptors.
12. 10. 2023–25. 2. 2024
The exhibition focuses on women painters and sculptors who presented themselves to the public during the selected period and who, despite the social conventions of the time, established themselves in the public space.
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. 
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.
Odkrijmo umetnost, razkrijmo lepoto!
Odkrijmo umetnost, razkrijmo lepoto!Komunikacijska akcija podprta s priložnostno razstavo
25. 4. 2023–20. 8. 2023
Muzeji smo včasih nepričakovano deležni medijske pozornosti globalnih razsežnosti. In to ne nujno zaradi razstave, ki jo odpiramo. Včasih se delu javnosti naše zbirke ali to, kako jih interpretiramo, zdi kontroverzno in tako se znajdemo v središču zanimanja medijev in splošne javnosti. 

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