EXHIBITION | 20th Century. Continuities and Ruptures

A selection of works from the national collection of Moderna galerija.
The 20th Century. Continuities and Ruptures exhibition breaks with traditional linearity by introducing the topics of the 20th century avant-gardes and of the art of the Partisan resistance, bringing them into the national history of art on an equal footing with more familiar trends and, as a consequence, casting new light on the latter.

EXHIBITION FROM THE COLLECTIONS | Points in time 1889–1991

On display from 16 December 2016
In the Museum of Modern Art (MG+), a new exhibition is now on view: a circular timeline with a selection of works that are an addition to and continuation of the permanent exhibition 20th Century. Continuities and Ruptures and a guide to same.

EXHIBITION | The Lives of Monuments

17 June 2017 — 31 December 2018
The documentary exhibition about monuments related to World War II and erected in Slovenia at the time of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was developed at the seminar “Art for Community Use” at the Department of Art History of the University of Ljubljana, in cooperation with the Moderna galerija. The title of the seminar should be indicative – it should guide students towards the art placed in public space, intended for the broader public and common use, and created in complex co-authorship.

SELECTION FROM THE COLLECTIONS | Arteast 2000+ and National Collections

On view from 5 February 2018
The current exhibition gives prominence to works showing how artists drew attention to their repressive environments by torturing or disciplining their bodies, particularly in the 1960s and 1970s. The other section explores the topic of living conditions, more specifically, dwellings. A part of the exhibition is also the special project The Lives of Monuments.

The Temporary Slovenian Dance Archives, Rok Vevar

Temporary artwork, open for public every Friday | 10.00—18.00
Rok Vevar, the founder of the Temporary Slovene Dance Archive (2012) has dedicated a great deal of time and effort to creating an historical overview of the development of dance in Slovenia, in the process compiling his own documentary and audiovisual archive. Most of the material concerns contemporary scenic arts, dance and theater of the non-institutional scene over the past 20 years.

DOCUMENTARY EXHIBITION | 70+7: What's in a Number? A Chronicle of Exhibitions at Moderna galerija

On view from 24 April 2018
This year, Moderna galerija is celebrating its 70th anniversary and the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, a part of Moderna galerija, its 7th anniversary.

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.

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.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | September 2018

01 September 2018 — 30 September 2018
Programme of 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.

EXHIBITION PROGRAM | Heavenly Beings: Neither Human Nor Animal

10 July 2018 — 04 November 2018
A program of performances, guided tours, lectures, workshops and discussions following Heavenly Beings: Neither Human Nor Animal.