Jakac House, Novo mesto
|Sokolska 1, SI-8000 Novo mesto|
|Phone||386 (0) 7 373 1131|
|Fax||386 (0) 7 373 1112|
|Managed by||Dolenjska Museum Novo mesto|
The gallery houses over 800 works, a representative cross-section of Jakac's work as a young artist. The second floor presents works from Jakac's numerous travels to America, France, Norway, Italy, England, Germany, and other countries.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1999 the museum prepared a selection of his works relating to the scenery of Dolenjska and its people. This exhibition is now installed on the ground and first floors.
Art education collection
An educational art collection, which is installed on the third floor, was founded in the second half of the 1980s on the initiative of the artist and art teacher(1919–2010). The collection comprises over hundred works by around 60 well-known Slovene artists, representing more than 30 art techniques: from drawing, several genres of painting and printmaking to various sculptural techniques. As such the collection presents a high-quality supplement visual arts teaching programme for primary and secondary schools.