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Exhibitions

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Archaeological park Emona
1. 7. 2020–30. 8. 2020

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. 

Current City Art Gallery Ljubljana
group exhibition
Free sun
11. 6. 2020–9. 8. 2020

Artists presented at the exhibition: Viktor Bernik, Špela Čadež, Olja Grubić, Duša Jesih, Žiga Kariž, Gorazd Krnc, Arjan Pregl, Simona Semenič (in collaboration with Nada Žgank), Maja Smrekar, Miha Štrukelj, Sašo Vrabič

Current Plečnik House
Plečnik's Market The Treasure of Hidden Details
6. 6. 2020–11. 10. 2020

As World War I came to its end, the architect Jože Plečnik returned to Ljubljana from Prague with an idea on how to organise the area from the Kresija Palace to the Dragon Bridge.

Current Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
Viktor Bernik HA, HA, HA!
3. 6. 2020–31. 7. 2020

Viktor Bernik’s creative output is endowed with two distinctive features: referencing social reality and the use of various formal solutions. 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.

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
16. 5. 2020–18. 10. 2020

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 City Museum of Ljubljana
Koronaprojekt Čim prej korono v muzej!
30. 3. 2020–31. 8. 2020

Mestni muzej Ljubljana prosi za vtise, fotografije, posnetke in predmete iz vašega novega vsakdanjika v času korona pandemije in #ostanidoma evforije.

Current Jakopič Gallery
Vision 20/20: Community. Contemporary Indonesian Engaged Photography
17. 3. 2020–4. 10. 2020

Vision 20/20 is part of a broader vision of Jakopič Gallery, which is to learn and give opportunities for learning. Learning about others, about them, but through them and through photography – about ourselves. 

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Reopened: A major exhibition about the achievements of the Early Modern Period in Ljubljana
BOOK. KNOWLEDGE. REASON. From Protestantism to Enlightenment (1500–1800)
14. 11. 2019–31. 10. 2020

Our annual exhibition Book. Knowledge. Reason. presents the processes and events that encouraged and fostered the cultural and spiritual development in Ljubljana from the end of the 15th to the beginning of the 19th century – from humanism and Protestantism to the Enlightenment.

Current 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!

Current 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.

Current 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.

Upcoming Match Gallery
Is it working?
14. 7. 2020–29. 8. 2020

The exhibition presents recent productions of the ZKM | Hertz-Lab, a transdisciplinary research and development platform. The participating artists and researchers focus on the possibility of creation and design in the era of accelerated technological progress and digitalisation. 

Upcoming City Art Gallery Ljubljana
Group exhibition
Live object
1. 9. 2020–1. 11. 2020

Artists presented at the exhibition: Špela Petrič, Maja Smrekar, Saša Spačal, Robertina Šebjanič, Polona Tratnik. A number of artists in Slovenia are successfully working at the intersection of art, science and technology.

Upcoming Match Gallery
Tony Oursler: experimentum crucis
9. 9. 2020–25. 10. 2020

As part of the Indigo Festival, we are presenting an exhibition of Oursler's works in collaboration with Lara Pan, New York-based curator.

Upcoming City Museum of Ljubljana
Stari vzorci, nove čipke
22. 9. 2020–9. 11. 2020

Z razstavo in objavo vzorcev in čipk DOZ Ljubljana predstavljamo tradicijo klekljane čipke v Ljubljani in populariziramo zbirko Mestnega muzeja.

Upcoming Cultural Centre Tobačna 001
Arjan Pregl
24. 9. 2020–6. 11. 2020

Arjan Pregl is a representative of the generation of Slovenian painters born in the first half of the 1970s, who began to be active in the Slovenian art milieu after graduating in the late 1990s. Pregl graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1998 under the mentorship of Metka Krašovec and Bojan Gorenc, and continued his education by enrolling in two postgraduate studies – painting (2001, under the supervision of Bojan Gorenc) and graphic design (2004, under the supervision of Lojze Logar).

Upcoming Plečnik House
Exhibition about friendship
Finžgar and Plečnik
16. 10. 2020–24. 1. 2021

Fran Saleški Finžgar (1871–1962) served as the priest for the parish of Trnovo from 1918 to 1936. A deep friendship developed between him and Plečnik.

Upcoming Match Gallery
Leave it
10. 11. 2020–10. 1. 2021

An exhibition of archive photographs on the topic of censorship in press photography covering a wide array of themes.

Upcoming City Art Gallery Ljubljana
solo exhibition
Dragica Čadež
19. 11. 2020–10. 1. 2021

Academic sculptor Dragica Čadež is one of the first Slovenian artists to see sculpture as an open form, a form expanding into space, enabling viewers to not only journey along the sculpture but also through it. After the year 2000, she has focused her aesthetic exploration on works in clay.

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