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  • Our little big sea - interactive exhibition

    Our little big sea - interactive exhibition

    Although it is small, the Slovenian sea is an important part of our natural heritage. It is part of a major global sea. It created a life that has straggled incredible diversity in millions of years.

    Slovenian Museum of Natural History

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  • The Lives of Monuments - Student documentary exhibition

    The Lives of Monuments - Student documentary exhibition

    The documentary exhibition about monuments related to World War II and erected in Slovenia at the time of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was developed at the seminar “Art for Collective Use” at the Department of Art History of the University of Ljubljana, in cooperation with the Moderna galerija.

    Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM)

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  • Švicarija: community, art and nature

    Švicarija: community, art and nature

    The Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature project encompasses a multifaceted exhibition and a year-long programme of events linking the past with the new vision of the Švicarija Creative Centre.

    Švicarija Creative Centre, Pod turnom 3

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  • Knowledge without Frontiers

    Knowledge without Frontiers

    The exhibition presents successful innovators and scientist from the filed of science and techology, who migrated to or from Slovenia from the 16th sentury to present days.

    Bistra Castle: Technical Museum of Slovenia

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  • When an Idea Becomes Property: Peter Florjančič and intellectual property

    When an Idea Becomes Property: Peter Florjančič and intellectual property

    Exhibition presents key works from Petr Florjančič and concentrates on his work related to inovations. 

    Bistra Castle: Technical Museum of Slovenia

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  • The Dragon of All Dragons

    The Dragon of All Dragons

    Exhibition about the Ljubljana Dragon, Dragons in the Slovenian Lands, and Dragons of the World

    Dragons are the most loyal companions of human civilisation. No historical period has passed without their presence. They continue to be among us and will follow us until the last breath of humanity.

    Ljubljana Castle

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  • Portraits of Ivan Cankar from the collections of the National Museum of Slovenia

    Portraits of Ivan Cankar from the collections of the National Museum of Slovenia

    National Museum of Slovenia

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  • Martin Sever, Father of the First Slovenian Van

    Martin Sever, Father of the First Slovenian Van

    Martin Sever was the designer of the first mass-produced van in Slovenia and also responsible for the the first IMV caravans, produced in Novo mesto. 

    Bistra Castle: Technical Museum of Slovenia

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  • Library under Treetops

    Library under Treetops

    Library under Treetops (Knjižnica pod krošnjami) is a project aimed at adding variety to the range of Ljubljana's leisure activities. It offers visitors an opportunity to borrow books, comic books, magazines and newspapers in different languages free of charge.

    Various venues

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  • Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal

    Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal

    The exhibition reminds us that both people and animals are the product of a long history of various kinds of resistance and attempts to escape the given circumstances.

    Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM)

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  • Where The Bees Are At Home

    Where The Bees Are At Home

    Slovenia has a rich beekeeping heritage and associated values that have been passed down from generation to generation for centuries. 

    Slovene Ethnographic Museum

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  • Museum (R)evoution 1948-2018

    Museum (R)evoution 1948-2018

    The 70th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia

    This year, the National Museum of Contemporary History celebrates the 70th anniversary of its opening. In celebration, the Museum has prepared a grand exhibition: Museum (R)evolution 1948-2018, focusing on the four periods in the museum’s evolution and showcasing select objects significant for the 20th-century national history of Slovenia.

    Cekin Mansion: National Museum of Contemporary History

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  • Ivan Cankar

    Ivan Cankar

    Temporary exhibition

    2018 is Cankar’s Year with which we are commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the death of our greatest writer, and his rich body of work.

    City Museum of Ljubljana - MGML

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  • Ivana Kobilca (1861-1926): »But of course, painting is something beautiful!«

    Ivana Kobilca (1861-1926): »But of course, painting is something beautiful!«

    This exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of the National Gallery of Slovenia, will be presenting the life and work of Ivana Kobilca, one of the most renowned Slovenian artists of all times.

    National Gallery

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  • In Search of Freedom: 1968-2018

    In Search of Freedom: 1968-2018

    Has searching for freedom changed in the last 50 years? The international exhibition In Search of Freedom: 1968-2018 offers an answer to this question and through the examination of the images of student protests across Europe, paints an image the world as it then was, juxtaposing it with the imagery...

    Cekin Mansion: National Museum of Contemporary History

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  • Dust Jackets from the Museum of Architecture and Design

    Dust Jackets from the Museum of Architecture and Design

    A book's dust jacket is, in essence, its "poster", a visual image carrying the book's message. As we look at books, read them and buy them, they become our possessions and objects we care about, and that makes their physical appearance an especially important factor.

    Fužine Castle: Museum of Architecture and Design

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  • Let's Celebrate Together. Hundred Years of the National Gallery of Slovenia

    Let's Celebrate Together. Hundred Years of the National Gallery of Slovenia

    On the 18th of September, 1918, the National Gallery Society was founded – having neither art holdings or exhibition space nor financial assets, but furnished with a lot of zeal. The palace of Narodni Dom became its home in 1925, and since 1933 an extensive permanent art collection has been...

    The Tivoli Park | Jakopič Promenade

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  • Riko Debenjak

    Riko Debenjak

    Retrospective Exhibition

    Riko Debenjak (1908–1987) established himself as a leading representative of contemporary colour experimental printmaking.

    Tivoli Mansion: International Centre of Graphic Arts

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  • The Gold of Chinese Emperors

    The Gold of Chinese Emperors

    Royal Gold Wares of Wanli Period, Ming Dynasty – Dong Bo Zhai Collection

    The exhibition presents 145 gold items from the Dong Bo Zhai collection from Wanli period (1573-1620) of the Ming dynasty, which illuminate the knowledge of imperial gold crafts.

    National Museum of Slovenia

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  • From s Sketch to a Puppet

    From s Sketch to a Puppet

    Animals

    The exhibition entitled ‘From Sketch to Puppet’ presents the authors of sketches for puppet, scene and costume designs they made for the performances at the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre from the end of the 20th century to 2012.

    Bežigrajska galerija 1

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  • Seeing Eye Awareness

    Seeing Eye Awareness

    The exhibition "Seeing Eye Awareness" celebrates the artist as cultural clairvoyant, as someone having a third eye opened unto the secrets of society, as someone we invite to reveal mystical truths. The exhibition is part of the programme of the Indigo festival.

    Vžigalica Gallery - MGML

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  • The sea – our life, unveiled memories of a fisherman’s family

    The sea – our life, unveiled memories of a fisherman’s family

    Discover the treasure trove of memories, of the Cahari family from Nabrežina near Trieste, explore the largest private family collection of fishing gear in the Trieste region.

    Slovene Ethnographic Museum

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  • Tadej Pogačar CODE:RED

    Tadej Pogačar CODE:RED

    Overview exhibition

    The exhibition is an overview of a long-term and still on-going project CODE:RED by the Slovenian artist Tadej Pogačar. He has been researching selected segments of prostitution, exploitation of workers, and sex work as a specific kind of grey economy, a world parallel to ours.

    City Art Gallery - MGML

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  • Tomaž Lavrič: Young Yeshua’s Gang

    Tomaž Lavrič: Young Yeshua’s Gang

    Exhibition of comic strip

    Tomaž Lavrič was born in Ljubljana in 1964. He studied painting at the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and is a professional artist who creates illustrations, political cartoons and comic strips. Since 1987, he has been an illustrator for the magazine Mladina.

    Ljubljana Castle

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  • Bogdan Borčić: From shell to dots

    Bogdan Borčić: From shell to dots

    Drawings, paintings, graphics and objects from 1970 to 2014

    A memorial exhibition of drawings, paintings and graphics by one of the main Slovenian painters and graphic artists, as well as a representative of non-metallic fine arts from the period from 1970 to 2014, when the author's works, at least for the most part, are completely unethical.

    Bežigrajska galerija 2

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  • Elza Kastl Obereigner (1884–1973), Sculptor and Painter

    Elza Kastl Obereigner (1884–1973), Sculptor and Painter

    Elza Kastl Obereigner was once known as "slovenian last miniaturist". Now we are presenting her oeuvre in sculpture.

    City Museum of Ljubljana - MGML

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  • Robert Žvokelj: Visual Vommunications

    Robert Žvokelj: Visual Vommunications

    Solo exhibition by Robert Žvokelj, award-winning designer renowned for a delicate, content-centered approach to visual communications. The solo exhibition, entitled Visual Communications, showcases various facets of the award-winning designer’s internationally acclaimed portfolio.

    Galerija Kresija

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  • Plečnik and the Sacred

    Plečnik and the Sacred

    Exhibition

    On the basis of original written records, sketches and correspondences, as well as completed projects at home and abroad, the Plečnik and the Sacred exhibition will strive to present Plečnik's idea of what is sacred. 

    Plečnik House

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  • Tanja Devetak: LJubaNit

    Tanja Devetak: LJubaNit

    Exhibition

    The Kranj Institute of Artistic Weaving was established in 1898, and with its weaving projects participated at the Paris World Exposition (1900) and at the exhibition of the Austrian Museum of Crafts and Industry in Vienna (1901).

    Town Hall

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  • Slovenes, new times are beginning ... (1918-1920)

    Slovenes, new times are beginning ... (1918-1920)

    Exhibition in honour of the 120th anniversary of the Ljubljana Historical Archive

    The Ljubljana Historical Archive celebrates 120 years of its activity this year.

    Town Hall

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  • Month of Design

    Month of Design

    The events organized as part of Month of Design, intended for both the expert and general public, showcases the achievements of Slovenian and southeastern Europe design, the country's best designers and the companies pursuing the most interesting and innovative design strategies. 

    City of Design, Dunajska cesta street 123

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  • Beer. Barbecue. Band. The fête will be grand!

    Beer. Barbecue. Band. The fête will be grand!

    Firemen's fêtes through Voran Vogel’s camera

    In urban environments, firemen's fêtes evoke a similar response as Slovene television soap operas: no one claims to follow them but everyone, in turn, criticizes them. 

    Cekin Mansion: National Museum of Contemporary History

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  • Matjaž Geder: Preparations for an Improvisation

    Matjaž Geder: Preparations for an Improvisation

    Matjaž Geder is an art teacher, but teaching art is more than just a job to him.

    Tivoli Mansion: International Centre of Graphic Arts

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  • Joel Sartore's »Photo Ark«

    Joel Sartore's »Photo Ark«

    National Geographic's photographic exhibition

    In 2006, instead of taking pictures of animals in their natural environment as he usually does, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore decided to create some formal portraits of animals living in captivity.

    Ljubljana Castle

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  • Jurij Dobrila & Vit Rozman: Interference

    Jurij Dobrila & Vit Rozman: Interference

    Installation

    Sculptors Jurij Dobrila and Vit Rozman represent a joint project, which was designed specifically for the glass atrium of the Ljubljana City Hall.

    Town Hall

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  • Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra

    Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra

    Under the baton of British conductor James Judd, the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra will perform works of Antonín Dvořák and Franz Schubert.


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    Cankarjev dom (cultural and congress centre)

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