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 FROM THE COLLECTIONS | Low Budget Utopias – Second Recycling

08 February 2017 — 18 February 2018
The exhibition Low-Budget Utopias presents works that come largely from the Moderna galerija’s Arteast 2000+ Collection. This is the eighth installation of the collection in which we develop the notion of the collection as a tool. In the present exhibition we explain the collection and the museum as tools that help to sustain a utopian consciousness.


25 April 2017 — Autumn 2018
Unquestionably one of the main and most prolific representatives of modernism in Slovenia, Drago Tršar is celebrating his 90th birthday on 27 April this year. In collaboration with six other public institutions, Moderna galerija has conceived a project in the form of a series of retrospective and themed survey exhibitions across Slovenia, between April 2017 and mid-2018.

NIKA AUTOR | The News Belongs to Us! | Newsreel 63 – The Train of Shadows

13 May 2017 — 26 November 2017; Opening 10 May 2017 at 4.30 p.m. at Arsenale, Artiglierie
At the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Slovenia will be represented by the artist Nika Autor and the curator Andreja Hribernik.

NIKA AUTOR | Slovenian Pavilion | 57th Venice Biennale

13 May 2017 — 26 November 2017
We are pleased to announce that Nika Autor will represent Slovenia at the 57th Venice Biennale, the international art exhibition staged between May 13 and November 26, 2017. The Pavilion of the Republic of Slovenia continues to be located in the Arsenale, the central exhibition space of the Biennial.


01 January 2017 — 31 December 2017

EXHIBITION | The Lives of Monuments

17 June 2017 — 18 February 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.

EXHIBITION IN MADRID | NSK from Kapital to Capital

28 June 2017 — 08 January 2018 | Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid
The exhibition is now traveling to one of the most prominent art museums in the world, the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, where it will run from 28 June 2017 through 8 January 2018. It is being opened on 27 June 2017 by the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and by His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain.

DRAUGHT | Peter Rauch: Pavilion

19 September 2017 — 19 November 2017
In Pavilion, Peter Rauch continues to follow the method developed in his series Objects and Community, basing his approach on his understanding of the correlation between an object and its function, or the meaning of an object and the situations and contents produced by or related to it. The constructed object-space is a temporary pavilion with an added auditory dimension, part of the process of event-making.

EXHIBITION | Dušan Tršar: A Retrospective

28 September 2017 — 26 November 2017
Partial transfer of Dušan Tršar's retrospective, prepared by the Božidar Jakac Art Museum in Kostanjevica na Krki. The retrospective will also travel to the Gallery of Murska Sobota. Dušan Tršar's retrospective exhibition, which was prepared by the the Božidar Jakac Art Museum in Kostanjevica na Krki on the occasion of the artist's life jubilee, presented the most important works from his oeuvre, which has been created over more than sixty years. Moderna galerija offers a selection of his works from the period between 1966 and 1984.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | November 2017

1 — 31 November 2017


18 October 2017 — 18 February 2018

EXHIBITION | Janez Janša®

18 October 2017 — 18 February 2018
In 2007, three Slovenian artists joined the conservative Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and officially changed their names to that of the leader of the party, the Prime Minister of Slovenia at the time, Janez Janša. While they renamed themselves for personal reasons, the boundaries between their lives and their art began to blur in numerous and unforeseen ways.