FAMILIES WELCOME

 

Contact person: Lili Šturm, Museum Counsellor, +386 (0)1 2413 818, lili.sturm@mglc-lj.si

Educational programmes and activities are carried out by the gallery pedagogues: Tina Boc and Petja Kolenko.

 

PROGRAMME

 

Photo: Urška Boljkovac. Arhiv: MGLC.

BOBRI

During the Ljubljana festival of culture and art education in January and February, we invite children from 3 to 10 years of age to join our workshops and see the current exhibitions. 

 

ANIMATION WORKSHOP

The three-hour workshops are tied to the subject matters of the temporary exhibitions at MGLC. The messages from the exhibitions are transferred to the medium of animated film. The workshops are conducted by the SLON Society and are intended for children from 9 years of age. In the autumn, these take place in cooperation with the Bravo Society – Society for Helping Children and Adolescents with Specific Learning Difficulties. Free of charge.

 

PovezujeM/Tivoli Creative Circle

Holiday workshops for primary school children which are organised together by the museums within Tivoli Park, including the International Centre of Graphic Arts, National Museum of Contemporary History, National Gallery of Slovenia, Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of Slovenia. The programme takes place in a different museum every day.

Monday–Friday, 8.–12. 7. and 26.–30. 8., 8.00–16.00

€ 120

 

Saturday Workshops

Saturday and Sunday workshops are a joint programme by RogLab, MGLC, Stripburger, Rampa Laboratorij and Zavod Trajekt. Children and families are invited to join us at Tivoli Park to take part in some artistic pursuits. In 2019, these take place in the autumn to accompany the exhibition by Victor Vasarely. Topic: colour labyrinths. Free of charge.

 

Doors Open Days

With their lively goings-on, these can be a great starting point for interesting conversations between children and parents.

Families, do make time for:

Slovenian Day of Culture, 8 February
International Museum Day, 18 May
Summer Museum Night, 15 June, from 18.00 till midnight
This Happy Day of Culture, 3 December

 

For visitors with special needs

We carry out adapted guided tours of exhibitions, guided tours with sign language interpreters and 2-hour poster workshops using the subjects of the temporary exhibitions as starting points, conducted by painter Janez Goršek.

Accessibility:

Entry to the ground floor of the MGLC building for people with mobility impairments is only possible with assistance. Toilets are located on the ground floor. The blind and visually impaired can orient themselves in the building with the help of a touch map.

Švicarija has a lift to facilitate access to all floors. Toilets are located on the ground floor. A blind and visually impaired audio and audio guide is available from March.

There is no admission fee for visitors with special needs and their companions.

For assistance please call +386 1 2413 800.

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MGLC ŠVICARIJA: OPEN CALL FOR CRITIC-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMME 2022

MGLC Švicarija, a creative and residential centre, in collaboration with the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory invites art critics and cultural journalists from international milieu to apply for a fully funded, one-month residency in Ljubljana during October 2022.

Our aim is to host an art critic or cultural journalist active in writing and publishing reviews and/or other forms of art writing in the international context, and who is interested in Ljubljana’s vibrant art scene and will produce at least 1 piece of writing (review, interview, column or essay) on selected artist(s), art exhibition(s) or art event(s) in Ljubljana over the course of the residency. The text should be published in the English language in a relevant periodical (printed or online), radio, television or personal blog. The selection will also take into account whether the applicant already has an agreement or confirmation for the publication in relevant media of the text to be produced during the one-month residency.

We invite to apply art critics and cultural journalist from international milieu (applicants from Slovenia are not eligible).

Deadline for applications: 10 January 2022.

The period of the residency: 1–31 October 2022.

More information


Photo: Urška Boljkovac. MGLC Archive.

The award recipients of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts

The International Jury consisting of Lovro Japundžić, Jen Kratochvil, Sam Lackey and Poka-Yio decided that the Grand Prix of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts goes to Johannes Paul Raether.
The Jury presented the Research Residency Award to Mario Mu, who also received the Audience Award, and a Special Mention from the Jury went to the BCAA System collective.

Congratulations to all the prize winners of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts!

This Happy Day of Culture at Švicarija

Anja Jerčič Jakob: Fragile Balance

3. 12. 2021–13. 2. 2022

The exhibition will be opened on This Happy Day of Culture, 3 December, at 6 pm.

Painter and pedagogue Anja Jerčič Jakob has been working at the MGLC Švicarija residential and creative centre since 2017. In the exhibition Fragile Balance, she presents herself with two painting cycles, Field Residues (2020–2021) and Weeds (2021).

All visitors to events that will be open to the public at Tivoli Mansion and MGLC Švicarija are asked to comply with the PCT (recovered-vaccinated-tested) requirements.