SCREENING OF TWO FILMS | White Mountain and Making of Earths

19 December 2020 — 20 December 2020
The main programme of the 26th IFCA - Infrastructure Complex: Altered Earth, curated by Tjaša Pogačar, will conclude this weekend with the presentation of two films. White Mountain by Emma Charles and Making of Earths by Geocinema collective will be on view in the auditorium of Moderna galerija Ljubljana during the museum's opening hours.



Tuesday, 15 December 2020 | 17.00—18.00
If each form is an expression of a purely utilitarian perfection, then the Suprematist form is nothing else but a sign of the definite utilitarian power of the coming concrete world.

Link to a live stream on 15 December 2020 at 5 p.m.


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | The Entire World as Our World

3−4 December 2020 | 3−5 p.m. CET
The conference reconsiders the questions that concern both human society and the entire planet, thus, all of nature, and are, in this sense, universal. Youtube Channel or Facebook Live.


Guided tours online
Video guided tours of the 20th Century. Continuities and Ruptures exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art and Jasmina Cibic: The Foundation of Endeavour and Lewis Trondheim and Drunk Bunnies at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova.

CONVERSATION | Where are we going? Degrowth and arts ecosystem

Wednesday, 4 November 2020 | 3 p.m. (CET) on Zoom
The event is a prologue of the coming issue of L’Internationale Online, confronting the two seemingly incompatible terms Degrowth and Progress. A conversation between artist Monica Narula and curator Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez will follow the thread of these ambiguous notions inspecting institutional cultural landscape to reveal several issues raised in their practice addressing political movements such as distribution and wealth, struggles for the commons, feminisms, ecology and sustainability.

PROGRAM | Jasmina Cibic: The Foundation of Endeavour

01 September 2020 — 29 November 2020
  Thursday, 3. september 2020, ob  17:00 Guided tour by the artist Jasmina Cibic.   Thursday, 17. september 2020, ob 17:00 ...

1 ticket to 11 museums

16 August 2020 — 30 August 2020
Several Ljubljana museums have joined forces to give you a special welcome: until 30 August 2020 you can visit 13 venues with a single ticket!” says the promotional brochure.


2 July 2020 — 27 August 2020
On every summer Thursday in July and August, the Museum of Modern Art plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova will be open for public till 8 p.m. You are cordially invited to join us in our summer special from 6 to 8 p.m.

CONVERSATION | Zdenka Badovinac: My Post-Catastrophic Glossary

29 June 2020 | 19:00
An experimental essay and collaboration with the artist Nika von Ham, published as the last chapter of Zdenka Badovinac’s Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-Socialist Europe, “My Post-Catastrophic Glossary” is written as a semi-fictional glossary.


PUBLIC EVENT | 22 June 2020 | 6 p.m. | LINK to live streaming, password: 798039
The Glossary of Common Knowledge is a project of the European confederation of museums L’Internationale initiated by Moderna galerija in 2014 and organised cross-sectionally from working seminars and public conferences. The goal of the project is to compile a glossary of art terminology that differs substantially from what is found in the existing literature on art. For safety reasons related to the prevention of the spread of Covid-19 the seminar will take place online.


20 June 2020 | 18:00
The Summer Museum Night taking place every third Saturday in June, is the largest national promotional campaign for Slovenian museums and galleries. We invite you to visit our current exhibitions, guided tours, workshops, a conversation with Jošt Franko as part of his solo exhibition of the Draught Series, a performance by Boštjan Čadež and Tatiana Kocmur as part of the Lighting Guerrilla. Both bookstores are preparing a special discount, while Kavarna Moderna and Kantina +MSUM are preparing a musical programme. We also invite you to view the guided tours and the exhibition online.

LIGHTING GUERRILLA | Boštjan Čadež & Tatiana Kocmur: Quintessence

20 June 2020 — 24 June 2020
Quintessence is an audio-visual performance that combines the intermedia practice of Boštjan Čadež with the performative body of Tatiana Kocmur. The body of the performer is covered with LED lights that respond to her movement: her moves are captured by the sensors as picture and sound. Her choreography thus creates an animated image that is supported by a video projection.


From 17 March 2020 —
During our work from home, Moderna galerija is presenting ARTEMIC – a series of thoughts, views and impressions about selected works from the Moderna galerija collections that MG staff will share with you.

GLOSSARY | Love in the Time of COVID-19

From 17 March 2020 —
"Plagues are like imponderable dangers that surprise people. They seem to have a quality of destiny. What I find curious is that the great plagues have always produced great excesses. They make people want to live more. It's that almost metaphysical dimension that interests me."


01 March 2020 — 31 March 2020
Programme of the Museum of Modern Art plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova for the current month with guided tours, round table debates, discursive programme, talks, workshops and lectures.

EVENT CALENDAR | February 2020

01 February 2020 — 29 February 2020
Programme of the Museum of Modern Art plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova for the current month with guided tours, round table debates, discursive programme, talks, workshops and lectures.

PERFORMANCE | Mette Ingvartsen, 69 positions (Part 1: Unplugged)

Wednesday, 22 January 2019 | 20.00 | MG+ ||| Thursday, 23 January 2019 | 19.00 | SMG
69 Positions (Part 1: Unplugged) is an extract of the original version of the piece 69 Positions. It leads visitors through a space with texts, films and images, where memories of performances are brought alive to create a link between public and private space.

SYMPOSIUM | Automate all the Things!

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 | 5 p.m.
Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, presents the 8th edition of conference series Tactics & Practice: Automate all the Things! In the framework of Hyperemployment, the symposium Automate all the Things! wants to explore a contradiction implicit in the increasing automation of work.

U3| PRESENTATION OF A DONATION | Nika Autor, Andrej Šprah, Nace Zavrl

Friday, 10 January 2020 | 18:00
Nika Autor is one of the artists invited to participate in the 9th edition of the Triennial of Contemporary Art U3. The Newsreel Front’s intervention consists in the purchase and donation of the above mentioned Chris Marker’s two films to Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, for inclusion in its collection.

U3 | GUIDED TOUR by the triennial curator Vit Havránek and artist Peter Rauch

Wednesday, 8 January 2020 | 5 p.m.
You are kindly invited to a guided tour and conversation between curator of 9th Triennial of Contemporary Art U3 | Dead and Alive, Vit Havránek and artist Peter Rauch. The tour at Moderna galerija will be in English.

U3 | DISCUSSION | Collective Skin

Tuesday, 7 january 2020, 6 p.m.
The closing panel debate of U3 will try to find concrete solutions to respond to the material dying of the avant-gardes. The material living conditions of – especially but not exclusively – younger artists are deteriorating year after year.

U3 | PERFORMANCE | Ryuzo Fukuhara, A Dance for You

Tuesday, 7 January 2020 | 13:00 — 15:00
Performance of a Japanese butoh dancer in the context of U3 Triennial of Contemporary Art – Dead and Alive who is acting through the words of choreographer Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of a Butoh genre: »Butoh is a corpse standing straight up in a desperate bid for life.«

EVENT CALENDAR | January 2020

01 January 2020 — 31 January 2020
Programme of the Museum of Modern Art plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova for the current month with guided tours, round table debates, discursive programme, talks, workshops and lectures.
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