Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova

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Moderna galerija / Muzej moderne umetnosti Ljubljana plus Muzej sodobne umetnosti Metelkova
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Zdenka Badovinac, Director
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Andreja Bruss, Public Relations Officer
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  • 13 May to 26 November 2017
    Newsreel 63, a project by Nika Autor, curated by Andreja Hribernik, produced by Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, and supported by the Ministry of Culture at Arsenale in Venice, Italy
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  • 27 June 2017 to 8 January 2018
    NSK: From Kapital to Capital, an exhibition of the Slovenian art collective Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK), organised in cooperation with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain
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Past Events
  • 6 August to 10 August 2017
    Screenings of Good Luck, Orlo!, directed by Sara Kern (Cvinger Film), Newsreel 63, a project by Nika Autor, curated by Andreja Hribernik, produced by Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, and supported by the Ministry of Culture, and Every Good Story Is a Love Story, a documentary directed by Rajko Grlić and Matjaž Ivanišin and produced by Vertigo and NP 7 in cooperation with NuFrame and Sinhro Studio 100, in Prizren, Kosovo
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  • 17 February 2017
    Memorial Landscape and Slovenian Post-Truth Historiography, a lecture by Oto Luthar (Scientific Research Centre (ZRC SAZU), Slovene Academy of Science and Arts), at the international conference War, Revolution and Memory, in partnership with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Mimara Museum in Zagreb, Croatia
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  • 30 September to 9 December 2016
    NSK: From Kapital to Capital, an exhibition of the Slovenian art collective Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK), organised in cooperation with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia
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  • 16 April to 25 September 2016
    The 1980s: Today’s Beginnings?, an exhibition featuring NSK – An Event in the Final Decade of Yugoslavia, curated by Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), at Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven, Netherlands
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  • 9 October 2015 to 3 January 2016
    The exhibition Ludwig Goes Pop + The East Side Story featuring works from the collection of Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova at Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art in Budapest, Hungary
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  • 21 March 2015
    Where is the line between us, Garage 3rd International Conference, related to the Grammar of Freedom - Five Lessons exhibition of the Arteast 2000+ Collection, among speakers also Zdenka Badovinac and Rastko Močnik, in collaboration with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Garage Education Center and Library in Moscow, Russia
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  • 6 February to 19 April 2015
    Grammar of Freedom - Five Lessons, an exhibition of works from the Artefast 2000+ collection of the MSUM in Ljubljana, featuring a number Slovene artists, curated by Zdenka Badovinac, Snejana Krasteva and Bojana Piškur, organised in collaboration with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia
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  • 6 February 2015
    United Through Adversity panel discussion in the scope of the Grammar of Freedom - Five Lessons exhibition, among speakers also Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piškur, Igor Španjol and the artists Borut Vogelnik and Roman Uranjek (Irwin group), in collaboration with Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Garage Education Center and Library in Moscow, Russia
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  • 18 December 2014
    Education in Art as a Possibility of Political Participation, a lecture by Bojana Piškur (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) in the framework of the exhibition Really Useful Knowledge at Gallery Nova in Zagreb, Croatia
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  • 29 October 2014 to 9 February 2015
    Really Useful Knowledge, an exhibition also featuring a selection of works from the 20th-century national collection of the Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain
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  • 12 September to 13 September 2014
    Room & Road, a dance performance choreographed by Mateja Bučar, produced by the DUM Association of Artists and co-produced by Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia London, at The Laurie Grove Studio Theatre (Trinity Laban Conservatory of Music and Dance) in London, United Kingdom
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  • 1 May to 25 May 2014
    The exhibition Handle with Care: Conservation and Temporality of Contemporary Artworks featuring projects by up-and-coming Slovene and Italian artists, supported by the Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, at Galleria di piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy
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  • 27 February to 1 March 2014
    Zdenka Badovinac and Bojana Piškur (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) speaking at the conference The new abduction of Europe: debt, war, democratic revolutions at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain
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  • 19 February to 23 February 2014
    P74 Centre and Gallery, Gregor Podnar Gallery, and Zdenka Badovinac, the director of the Moderna galerija, at the Contemporary Art Fair ARCO Madrid in Madrid, Spain
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  • 9 January to 8 May 2014
    The joint exhibition Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond also featuring Slovene artists Vesna Bukovec, Ana Čigon and the trio Dunja Zupančič/Miha Turšič/Dragan Živadinov (Delak Institute), and Zdenka Badovinac, the director of the Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, as advisor to curators, at Istanbul Modern in Istanbul, Turkey
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  • 11 December 2013
    Adela Železnik (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) participates in the panel discussion Život u Kvartu at Društvo Arhitekata Zagreba in Zagreb, Croatia
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  • 10 December 2013
    Nada Madžarac and Igor Španjol (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) talk at the symposium Handle with Care: Conservation and Temporality of Contemporary Artworks at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa in Venice, Italy
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  • 3 December 2013
    Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) gives a talk at the discussion panel Art Museums and the Public Sphere in Europe within the framework of the international seminar The Art Museum in the Public Sphere - A Tribute to Walter Zanini at Museu De Arte Contemporanea in São Paulo, Brazil
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  • 4 October to 6 October 2013
    Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) and Marina Gržinić (Art Video Institute Ljubljana) participating in the conference Liaisons dangereuses: Seeking emancipatory alternatives in trembling times at the Steirischer herbst in Graz, Austria
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  • 29 September to 8 December 2013
    A reconfiguration of the Dear Art exhibition, first produced by the Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, also featuring Slovene artists Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša (Aksioma Institute), and Vuk Ćosić at Calvert 22 Gallery in London, United Kingdom
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  • 24 September to 27 September 2013
    Eastern Boys and Western Girls, a lecture by Igor Španjol, (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), at the Congress of The International Association of Art Critics in Bratislava, Košice, Slovakia
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  • 18 September 2013
    The panel discussion History is not given, please help to construct it also featuring Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), Miran Mohar (Irwin), and Borut Vogelnik (Irwin) at Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany
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  • 12 August to 14 August 2013
    Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) leads the conference CIMAM 2013: New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance at MAM Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • 24 May to 25 May 2013
    Bojana Piškur (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) participates in the seminar The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced in Accra, Ghana
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  • 13 May to 16 May 2013
    Timing Diagrams, a multimedia performance by Marko Batista and Boštjan Čadež (Aksioma Institute), and a presentation of The Museum in the Streets, the first large-scale public art exhibition in Slovenia, by [Bojana Piškur]] (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova), at Spajalica at Kobler Square, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Zone in Rijeka, Croatia
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  • 8 May to 30 June 2013
    A projection of films and videos from the Moderna galerija's collection - Arteast 2000+ (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) accompanied by a talk by Martina Vovk on the collection at the 15th Media Art Biennale WRO 2013 at WRO Art Center in Wrocław, Poland
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  • 28 April 2013
    Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) participates in the panel of curators on the meaning of constructing institutional networks titled Shifting Targets Approaches to Art and Multitude in Asia at Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China
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  • 7 March to 12 March 2013
    Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) delivers the lecture The Curatorial Intensive - Contemporary Curatorial Practice within the ICI’s short-term training programme at Bag Factory Artists’ Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • 9 January 2013
    The lecture Wenn ein Museum Stellung bezieht by Zdenka Badovinac (Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova) at Akademie der Künste der Welt in Cologne, Germany
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  • 21 January to 29 April 2012
    Spirits of Internationalism. 6 European collections, 1956 - 1986, including a selection from the Museum of Modern Art Arteast 2000+ collection at M KHA/Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Netherlands
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  • 14 May to 2 October 2011
    Museum of Parallel Narratives. In the framework of L’Internationale, a selection of the works from the Museum of Modern Art Arteast 2000+ international collection at MACBA / Museu de 'Art Contemporani in Barcelona, Spain
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Up to 2011 the Moderna galerija (MG), established in 1948 in Ljubljana, has been the central national institution for modern and contemporary art. Since November 2011 the national institution consists of two venues - Moderna galerija (MG) and the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM) that opened in a new space in the cultural quarter at Metelkova. The Moderna galerija / Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana plus Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova has also an abbreviated form MG+MSUM standing for Moderna galerija plus Muzej sodobne umetnosti.

All information about the background and the current activities of the Moderna galerija (MG) and the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM) respectively, are available in the articles about individual museums.

In the righ-column you can see the list of the international projects supported by the EU Culture Programme in which the MG+MSUM have participated, and the list of the worldwide events: lectures or exhibitions done in cooperation with museum institutions and galleries abroad.

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