Opening hours and admission fees

MGLC is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00–18.00. On 24 and 31 December, open from 10.00 to 14.00.
Closed on Mondays, 25 December and 1 January.

Group bookings are organised by prior arrangement.
Visits can be made from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, and on Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.

Entrance Fee

Adults 5,00 €
Youth from 12 to 18 years of age 3,00€
High school pupils, students and senior citizens * 2,50 €
Group of adults ** 3,50 €
Group of high school pupils, students and senior citizens 2,00 €
Families *** 9,00 €

•Prices may be subject to change during the Biennial of Graphic Arts in accordance to the marketing plan of the public institution. Visitors are informed about this through its website and notice at the box office.

•The public institution offers free tickets for ICOM, SMD, AICA and Urbana tourist card holders, Friends of the Biennial, children up to the age of 12, journalists, unemployed, visitors with special needs and students of partner art schools.

•Guided tours are included in the price of admission and take place in accordance with the timetable of the public institution, published on its website.

*Pupils, students and senior citizens are obliged to Ticket submit relevant and credible proof of their status.

**For the purposes of these provisions, a group consists of 5 people or more.

***A family consists of at least one adult and two children aged 12 to 18 years, or two adults and one child aged 12 to 18 years.

 

BREAKFAST WITH ART

On Sundays from 10 am until 12 pm (noon) eat a coffee with a croissant at Caffe Bienale and visit the MGLC Ljubljana current exhibitions.

Four-legged friends are also welcome!*

Breakfast + Entrance= 5€


Photo by Jasna Zabel

*For security reasons, please make sure the animal is on a leash and has a muzzle (with the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs of the disabled). The animal owner is responsible for the animal and its actions, and must clean up any excrements that may occur.

LJUBLJANA CASTLES

Adults 11,00 €
Students, high school pupils, senior citizens, a group consists of 15 people or more 5 

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The Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature Project

Tivoli – Art with Nature, lecture
Olga Paulič: Tivoli Architecture

TIVOLI ARCHITECTURE
Thursday, 18 October, at 6 pm
admission: 2 eur

The beginning of the architectural design of Tivoli Park is represented by the stately architecture of Tivoli Mansion and Leopoldsruhe Mansion (the Cekin Mansion of today). Later, buildings intended for leisure activities started to appear, especially sports and recreational facilities, as well as entertainment facilities. We must also not forget the important cultural buildings on the edge of Tivoli, which are, unfortunately, cut off from the rest of the park because of the railway line.


Tivoli Mansion.
Photo: Matevža Paternoster. MGLC Archive.

The Secret Life of Books,
literary panel discussions
Nature, Society, People

Wednesday, 24 October, at 6 pm
free of charge

Book: James Lovelock, A Rough Ride to the Future

How are nature and society connected? Do people also create and build nature? What are the links between the environment and social change? How does nature affect an individual? The starting point for the discussion is drawn from the ideas of the Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature project.

Guests: Janez MarkešMitja Pucer and Ajda Pistotnik, led by Nika Kovač.

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 November, 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.

ARTISTS ON A VISIT!

TODAY

Talk: Marie Lukačeva (Prague) and Fokus Grupa (Rijeka)

Tuesday, 16 October, at 6 pm
Tobacco 001 Cultural Centre, free of charge

The talk presents the artists visiting Ljubljana, who are staying at the residency centres of Švicarija Creative Centre (MGLC) and Tobačna 001 Cultural Centre (MGML). Currently resident and working at the Švicarija Creative Centre is artist Marie Lukačeva from Prague, whereas the Fokus Grupa duo from Rijeka is having its residential stay at Tobačna 001 Cultural Centre. We will talk with the guests about creative practice, the emerging work as part of the residency stay and other related issues.

Marie Lukačeva is a participant of the two-month residency programme at the Švicarija Creative Centre, which is taking place as part of an inter-institutional exchange between the Futura Project, Prague and MGLC, Ljubljana.

Fokus Grupa is a duo that is being hosted as part of the residency programme of the Museum and Galleries of the City of Ljubljana and will present itself with an exhibition project at Tobačna 001 Cultural Centre at the end of its stay on the 24 October of this year.

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Photo: Fokus Grupa.

Theme-based guided tour of the retrospective exhibition by Riko Debenjak

TODAY

16 October, at 6 pm, admission for exhibition
The Karst World of Riko Debenjak and Zoran Mušič
dr. Nataša Ivanović, art historian


Photo: Jaka Babnik. MGLC Archive.

NEW EXHIBITION

Matjaž Geder
Preparations for Improvisation

17. 10.–11. 11. 2018
opening: Wednesday, October 17,
at 6 pm

Matjaž Geder is an art teacher at the Murska Sobota  II  Elementary School. It is precisely the pedagogical profession that has a profound influence on his creative world, which is constantly in passing from a direct and illustrative visual language to more complex conceptual and symbolically conceived images. He puts the rigid school system, which is based on a way of thinking that is both clichéd and indiscriminate, under critical comparison with the attitude towards the destigmatisation of mental illness, which come surprisingly close in his works.  A selection of works created in the recent years is on view, as well as a series of new prints, produced specifically for the exhibition.


Matjaž Gedr: Step-ping, 2018, monoprint, 66 x 100 cm.