Moderna galerija
Cankarjeva 15, Ljubljana
OPEN: Tuesday — Sunday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Muzej sodobne umetnosti Metelkova
Maistrova 3, Ljubljana
OPEN: Tuesday — Sunday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.

EXHIBITION | Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal

10 July 2018 — 04 November 2018
The exhibition opposes any form of essentialism, any reference to the pure nature of humans or animals, and it 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.

DURATIONAL PERFORMANS: Maja Smrekar: Opus et domus, 2018

Tuesday—Friday: 11—13 July 2018 & 17—20 July 2018 | 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
During the first two weeks of the Heavenly Beings: Neither Human nor Animal exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, the artist and her nonhuman companion will be producing yarn from dog and human hair.

EXHIBITION | Monument – Drago Tršar

15 June 2018 — 30 September 2018
Following Tršar’s survey exhibition in the Gallery of the Prešeren Awards Winners for Fine Arts in Kranj (2017) and the exhibition of works on Japanese paper in the Gallery Murska Sobota (2018), the interinstitutional project MONUMENT – DRAGO TRŠAR continues with a survey exhibition of Drago Tršar’s monumental sculpture at the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana. The subtitle of the exhibition is Monumentality and Multitude.

LIBRARY | New Aquisitions

List of new arrivals at the MG+MSUM library, the largest specialised museum library for modern and contemporary art in Slovenia at +MSUM groundfloor.


The purpose of education programmes is to broaden the narrative created by our exhibitions and the works from our collections. The programmes promote the development of critical thought in conjunction with modern and contemporary art, society and self-reflection of museum as an institution.

COLLECTIONS: Museum of Modern Art

Moderna galerija houses the national collection of 20th century Slovene art (paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings as well as photography, video and electronic media collections) and a collection of works from the former Yugoslavia. Collections overview is available on this link zbirke.mg-lj.s...


List of news and announcements of the MG+MSUM.


List of posts containing video materials from the past two years: lectures, panel discussions, performances.

MG Bookstore

The MG BOOKSTORE offers a variety of publications related to the museum's exhibitions programme and focusing on modern and contemporary art, art monographs and catalogues of past and current exhibitions.

The +MSUM Bookstore

The +MSUM BOOKSTORE is an alternative to typical museum shops and fits in with the MG+ bookstore and the concept of +MSUM and its evolution as the new museum unit of Moderna galerija in Ljubljana.


The systematic and continuous work of the department that focuses on the archives and press clipping collection of Slovenian visual artists and exhibition grounds includes the Raz_Ume computer database that was created in 1989 and compiles the events in the field of visual arts of the 20th and 21st centuries in Slovenia.