Hire of premises

MGLC, Tivoli Mansion, Pod turnom 3

The mansion, its rooms and terrace, offer a wonderful environment for organising business, educational or festive events.

The natural environment, historical architecture and availability of all the key elements for a quality event, provide inspiring conditions for the organization of meetings of all sizes. The place where art and history meet offers a magnificent terrace overlooking the city. It is also well equipped with a playground, catering equipment and closed spaces to provide for events in small groups or in a closed circle of guests.

Offers for hire of premises
From Monday to Friday, 9.00–15.00

 

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Gallery

Surface area: 330 m2
Seating capacity: 250 people
Standing capacity: 500 people

The gallery, which is located on the first floor of Tivoli Mansion, serves as the MGLC exhibition venue. The gallery is the ideal place for organizing evening receptions, meetings, award ceremonies, concerts, promotional events, fashion shows, photographic and television shoots.

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Mansion Courtyard (right side)

Surface area: 170 m2
Seating capacity: 170 people
Standing capacity: 270 people

In favourable weather and during the warm months of the year, the courtyard of Tivoli Mansion makes for a perfect location for hosting a concert, reception, picnic, wedding, etc. The mansion is surrounded by a charming green backdrop of trees, from where the visitor can enjoy a wonderful view of the city. The remaining part of courtyard can also be hired in agreement with the coffee shop.

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Lecture Room

Surface area: 70 m2
Seating capacity: 50 people
Standing capacity: 110 people

The lecture room is situated on the ground floor of the mansion and is suitable for the organization of lectures, round tables, screenings, press conferences, symposia, various presentations, workshops, lectures, birthday celebrations, courses and similar events. A piano is available for music events.

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Library

Surface area: 84 m2
Seating capacity: 35 people
Standing capacity: 50 people

The library can be found in the attic of the mansion and is suitable for hosting small lectures, round tables, screenings, various presentations, workshops, courses and similar events, which are more study based and available to a limited number of people.

 

Spaces
Cost in euros
Gallery
800 / 4 hours
1200 / 8 hours
1500 / more than 8 hours
Mansion Courtyard
300 / 4 hours
600 / 8 hours
900 / more than 8 hours
Lecture Room
200 / 4 hours
300 / 8 hours
500 / more than 8 hours
Library
100 / 4 hours
150 / 8 hours
200 / more than 8 hours


All rental prices include 20% VAT.

 

Notes

  • The cost of hire includes basic cleaning.
  • If the exhibition is more complex, additional fees for the hire of a security guard are payable by the rentee.
  • The technical organisation of the event is carried out by an external technical team and is the responsibility of the rentee.

 

Further information
Petra Klučar
t: +386 1 241 38 08
f: +386 1 241 38 21
e: petra.klucar@mglc-lj.si
www.mglc-lj.si

Catering
Caffe Bienale coffee shop
The Kaval Group catering company can be hired to ensure the smooth running of your events.
t: +386 51 315 156
e: catering@kaval-group.si
www.kaval-group.si

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Švicarija, Pod turnom 4

Originally Švicarija was a wooden guest house opened in 1835, which soon became a popular excursion point for the residents and visitors of Ljubljana. The noted architect Ciril Metod Koch designed and built Tivoli Hotel on the same spot in 1909, which went on to become a well-known gathering place for artists, bohemians and workers. After the Second World War, many renowned Slovenian artists found their work spaces in the building. Today, this tradition continues. Because of its perfect location and privacy, Švicarija is unique place for your private or business event. The hall on the ground floor and the courtyard in front of the building may be hired for a variety of events.

Hall 

Surface area: 240 m2
Seating capacity: 150 people
Standing capacity: 210 people

Courtyard 

Surface area: 800 m2
Seating capacity: 350 people
Standing capacity: 600 people

Spaces
Cost in euros


1250 / 4 hours
1750 / 8 hours
2500 / more than 8 hours

All rental prices include 20% VAT.

 

Notes

The cost of hire includes basic cleaning.
If the exhibition is more complex, additional fees for the hire of a security guard are payable by the rentee.
The technical organisation of the event is carried out by an external technical team and is the responsibility of the rentee.

 

Further information
Petra Klučar
t: +3861 241 38 08
f: +386 1 241 38 21
e: petra.klucar@mglc-lj.si
www.mglc-lj.si

Catering
Bistro Švicarija
GIT projekti d.o.o.company can be hired to ensure the smooth running of your events.
Jasna Radovan
t: +386 51 350 750
e: info@bistro-svicarija.si
​www.svicarija.si

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ARCHIVE

The Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature Project

19.–22. september

The Secret Life of Books: Migrations

Wednesday, 19 September, at 6 pm

In the first autumn event of The Secret Life of Books cycle, we will discuss books dealing with migration issues. How do they appear in literary works? Can we break prejudice and spread empathy through literature? Or does literature only help to maintain the status quo? 

The focus is on the books Samira Kentrić: A Letter to Adna and Vesna Lemaić: Welcome.

Guests of the evening:
Samira Kentrić
, Vesna Lemaić, Dino Bauk, Dragan Nikčević.
The debate is led by: Nika Kovač.


Photo: Urška Boljkovac. MGLC Archive.

EUROPEAN YEAR OF CULTURAL HERITAGE 2018 AND DAYS OF EUROPEAN CULTURAL HERITAGE

Marathon of lectures on the architectural history, life in Švicarija and its renovation

Friday, 21 September, 17.00–19.00
Sobota, 22 September, 10.00–13.00

The cycle of lectures by conservators and restorers focuses on the architectural history and life in Švicarija. Also presented will be the conservation and restoration starting points for the refurbishment, with an emphasis on the renovation of the wooden architectural elements and stencil murals. The integral renovation of Švicarija took place between August 2015 and May 2017.

Lectures
Friday, September 21

17.00 TATJANA ADAMIČ:
THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY IN THE AREA OF TODAY'S ŠVICARIJA
An outline of the captivating history of the architectural activities on the plateau above Tivoli Mansion in Ljubljana's Tivoli Park from the first half of the 19th century to the construction of the Tivoli Hotel between 1908 and 1910.

18.00 ALEKSANDRA RENČELJ ŠKEDELJ:
LIFE IN ŠVICARIJA
Since its beginnings in the middle of the 19th century when a guest house was opened there up till its recent renovation, Švicarija has been a witness to a lively social and artistic life.

Saturday, September 22

10.00 MATEJ ZUPANČIČ:
CONSERVATION STARTING POINTS FOR THE RENOVATION OF ŠVICARIJA
The conservation plan serves as the starting point for a comprehensive renovation of a monument. The structure of the plan as well as the use of the results in the subsequent production of project documentation and the physical restoration of Švicarija will be shown.

11.00 JOŽE DREŠAR:
THE RESTORATION OF WOODEN ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS IN ŠVICARIJA
A special challenge in the renovation of Švicarija was to preserve as many original wooden architectural elements as possible from different types of wood for their original use.

12.00 ANKA BATIČ:
THE WALL PAINTINGS IN ŠVICARIJA
Would you like to learn more about sounding, detecting and documenting wall paintings? You are invited to the presentation of the finds that adorned some of the walls in Švicarija.

After the lecture, you can join us at the workshop for making stencil murals and take a piece of Švicarija home with you. 


Švicarija in the interwar period.
Source: SI ZAL LJU 342 Fototeka, G4-027-008.

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US IN THE CHILDREN'S STUDIO IN THE ŠVICARIJA CREATIVE CENTRE!

Creative workshops, animations and guided tours of the building are held for children every Friday. The studio operates free of charge every Friday from May to October, from 10 am to 1 pm. The activities are led by the gallery mentors Petra Derganc, Tina Boc, Petja Kolenko and Katja Kovše.

You may like to book your visit by writing to the following e-mail: petra.derganc@mglc-lj.si.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR AN ARTIST RESIDENCY IN POUGUES-LES-EAUX

MGLC/Švicarija Creative Centre and the Parc Saint Léger Contemporary Art Centre, Nievers, France, are announcing a public call for applications for an artist residency in Pougues-les Eaux in 2019. Visual and/or intermedia artists who come from Slovenia or live and work in Slovenia are invited to apply. The selected artist will attend a three-month artist residency at the Parc Saint Léger Contemporary Art Centre.

The deadline for applications is
17 September 2018!

Candidates are applying for the time frame of 1 September–30 November 2019

Additional information:
miha.colner@mglc-lj.si or
+386 (0)30 708 469.

Click here for full details of the call for applications!

Theme-based guided tour of the retrospective exhibition by Riko Debenjak and presentation of the exhibition by Alja Košar, Point

Tuesday, 18 September, at 6 pm, admission payable to view the exhibition, guided tour free of charge

The tours of both exhibitions will be conducted by mag. Boge Dimovski, Museum Councillor at MGLC.

The theme-based guided tours present Riko Debenjak as a person, his creativity, his relationship to printmaking, his place in the time and space of post-war modernism, connection to the Biennial of Graphic Arts and the Ljubljana school of graphic arts. Followed by a presentation of the exhibition by Alja Košar, Point.


Photo: Nejc Ketiš. MGLC Archive.

Alja Košar, Point

12. 9.–14. 10. 2018
opening: Wednesday, September 12, at 7 pm

Alja Košar embarks upon researching the expressive possibilities of intaglio printmaking with technical expertise, patient preparation and precise implementation. She creates a unique pictorial world of her own through the two distinctively pictorial elements of point and line, upgrading this in her more recent works by using paint. Initially, a considered colour palette appeared only in her drawings, but later this was transferred into printmaking through points and lines. The exhibition presents a selection of fine art prints produced in the last two years as well as some graphic works created in the Print Studios of the International Centre of Graphic Arts specifically for this exhibition. Curator of exhibition is Božidar Zrinski.


Alja Košar: Untitled, 2018, aquatint and etching.