What is the avant-garde in Slovenia concerned with today? The question sounds simple, almost banal, but it brings two subjects back into the realm of debate – the existence of the avant-garde and contemporaneity. First of all, let’s ask whether the avant-garde in Slovenia is alive or dead. What the curator has found in his field research is that it is both – it is alive and dead at the same time.
Sonica 2019 Festival in collaboration with Moderna galerija presents a workshop on DIY analogue electronic instrument entitled Sentinel of the Arctic. The workshop will be conducted by Staška Guček, a member of Kikimore band.
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.
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-...
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.
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.