Ljubljana
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Exhibitions

Current Bezigrad Gallery 1
Monika Slemc
Razstava slik
Monika Slemc Meeting of the Worlds
18. 5. 2022–18. 6. 2022

Paintings by Monika Slemc can be observed and perceived in a single moment. That's how fleeting they are. But one may stare at them forever and still the image would be there, infinite.

Current Plečnik House
Plečnikovi neuresničeni projekti za Ljubljano
Plečnikovi neuresničeni projekti za Ljubljano gostujoča razstava v Pragi
16. 5. 2022–30. 5. 2022

V okviru projekta Open House Praha in v počastitev 150-letnice rojstva arhitekta Jožeta Plečnika v drugi polovici maja v češki prestolnici gostuje razstava Plečnikovi neuresničeni projekti za Ljubljano.

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Archaeological park Emona
Archaeological park Emona
14. 5. 2022–2. 10. 2022

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 Plečnik House
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Plečnik Year 2022
Rock, Paper, Scissors Architectural heritage in graphics
13. 5. 2022–14. 10. 2022

After five years, the Plečnik House and the DobraVaga Gallery are combining forces once again. The exhibition, opening in mid-May 2022 at the Plečnik House, will be a new opportunity for young artists.

Current Plečnik House
Plečnik’s monuments to the National Liberation Struggle
Plečnik Year 2022
Plečnik’s monuments to the National Liberation Struggle
9. 5. 2022–9. 6. 2022

The architect Jože Plečnik devoted part of his creative oeuvre to the design of monuments, the most numerous among them being commemoration plaques and monuments to the fallen in World War II. His work on them began on the initiative of Ferdo Kozak, the minister of culture at the time.

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
dr. Otmar Pirkmajer
dr. Otmar Pirkmajer Forgotten Elites
5. 5. 2022–28. 8. 2022

The unusual life story of Dr Otmar Pirkmajer, the first rector of the UNRRA University “Free Europe”, which was founded in Munich in 1946 by the United Nations and where non-German refugees and other displaced persons taught and studied in the wake of the Second World War. The life of Dr Otmar Pirkmajer, lawyer, journalist, politician and a man who had survived the Dachau concentration camp twice, is the record of a remarkable and lesser-known personal story that unfolded during the ceaseless historical twists and turns of the 20th century

Current Bezigrad Gallery 2
Marjan Skumavc (1947-2011)
Razstava slik in risb
Marjan Skumavc (1947-2011) Life From up Close
28. 4. 2022–20. 6. 2022

Exhibition of drawings and paintings

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
27. 4. 2022–30. 10. 2022

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 Art Gallery Ljubljana
Artist - Collector - Public
International group exhibition
Artist - Collector - Public The Hilger Collection
1. 3. 2022–29. 5. 2022

Artists presented at the exhibition: Ian Burns, Piero Pizzi Canella, Tony Cragg, Gunter Damisch, Jim Dine, Oliver Dorfer, Erró, Shepard Fairey, Flavio Favelli, Lucio Fontana, Ivana Franke, Vasilena Gankovska, IRWIN, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Šejla Kamerić, Peterson Kamwathi, William Kentridge, Anastasia Khoroshilova, Jiří Kolář, Joseph Kosuth, Ángel Marcos, Jacques Monory, Ivan Moudov, Hermann Nitsch, Oswald Oberhuber, Cameron Platter, Patricia Piccinini, Sara Rahbar, Arnulf Rainer, Mel Ramos, Hans Staudacher, Mladen Stilinović, Miha Štrukelj, Stinkfish, Marko Tadić, Marco Tirelli, Simón Vega, Erwin Wurm.

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Fragile riches from Emonan graves
International Year of Glass 2022
Fragile riches from Emonan graves Roman glassware from Dunajska cesta
10. 2. 2022–26. 6. 2022

The results of current archaeological research exhibited at the museum's treasury.

Current Villa Zlatica
Ivan Hribar and the Ljubljana Bourgeoisie
Poklon Ivanu Hribarju in njegovi hčerki dr. Zlatici Hribar
Ivan Hribar and the Ljubljana Bourgeoisie
Permanent exhibition

Listen to the story of Ljubljana Mayor Ivan Hribar in Villa Zlatica.

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
Corona Project
Call for local communitiy. Content mainly in Slovene language.
Corona Project When corona goes to the museum
25. 3. 2020–30. 6. 2022

Corona collection project

Current City Museum of Ljubljana
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 City Museum of Ljubljana
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.

Current Plečnik House
Plečnik House with a permanent 'Plečnik' exhibition
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
LIGHTING GUERRILLA: SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS
LIGHTING GUERRILLA: SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS
23. 5. 2022–18. 6. 2022

Match Gallery is hosting the main exhibition of the 16th edition of the Lighting Guerrilla Festival, which this year explores the topic of Shadows and Reflections. This light festival will present a number of art installations in public space, once again transforming Ljubljana’s streets and squares into a setting for the exciting play of light.

Upcoming Jakopič Gallery
LETIZIA BATTAGLIA
LETIZIA BATTAGLIA Photography as a Life Choice
24. 5. 2022–2. 10. 2022

Letizia Battaglia was a nonconformist intellectual and photoreporter but also a poetic and political photographer, a woman who was interested in people, art, literature, poetry, life and death. The exhibition Photography as a Life Choice presents 300 photographs, many of which have never been exhibited before, and which reveal the social and political context in which they were shot.

Upcoming City Art Gallery Ljubljana
Metod Frlic
Survey Exhibition
Metod Frlic Pillow, low, low, low, mud
14. 6. 2022–28. 8. 2022

This exhibition will be the most extensive presentation to date of works by the academically trained sculptor, Metod Frlic. Frlic is one of Slovenia’s foremost sculptors, seeing sculpture as an open form and using a variety of materials and sculptural techniques. Many of his works expand into the surrounding space, allowing the viewer to move physically through a world of contemporary sculpture of Frlic’s own creation.

Upcoming City Museum of Ljubljana
Plečnik 150 Years
Commemorating
Plečnik 150 Years
16. 6. 2022–12. 2. 2023

The 23rd January 2022 marked 150 years since the birth of the Slovenian architect, designer, urban planner, and professor Jože Plečnik.

Upcoming Bezigrad Gallery 1
Rajko Apollonio
Exhibition of paintings
Rajko Apollonio Drawing Closer
23. 6. 2022–20. 7. 2022

The display is presented serie of paintings, in many ways, are reminiscent of his artistic work when he just started out.

Upcoming Match Gallery
NEW TRENDS IN ITALIAN PAINTING
NEW TRENDS IN ITALIAN PAINTING
28. 6. 2022–28. 8. 2022

In collaboration with the renowned Italian art critic and independent curator Antonio Grulli, we will present a group exhibition of the younger generation of contemporary artists and the new schools of Italian painting that have emerged from the recent gatherings of painting communities across Italy.

Upcoming City Museum of Ljubljana
Milan Rijavec and donations 2011‒2022
Milan Rijavec and donations 2011‒2022 From the 20th and 21st Century Art Collection
6. 9. 2022–1. 1. 2023

We are continuing our series of exhibitions and publications dedicated to the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana’s art collection from the 20th and 21st century.

Upcoming Match Gallery
PREKMURJE
LJUBLJANA BOWS TO SLOVENIA VI
PREKMURJE
9. 9. 2022–25. 10. 2022

The sixth in a series of exhibitions under the title "Ljubljana Bows to Slovenia", which aims to link Ljubljana with current regional artistic initiatives and groups, will present the peculiarities of the Prekmurje artistic environment.

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