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|Blaž Peršin, Director|
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|Marija Skočir, Head|
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- 8 May 2018
The opening of the exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by the Slovenian painter Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia Skopje and Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union, at in , more (1924-2015), curated by and (Jakopič Gallery), supported by the
The Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana public institute co-produced many exhibition projects exclusively for the Jakopič Gallery, covering mainly visual arts, but also paying significant attention to performance and multimedia projects. Besides contemporary art production, it highlighted historical authors and phenomena with the aim to serve as a bridge between contemporary art practices and the mission of museums.
The exhibitions which gained significant attention include Two Spanish Masters in Ljubljana, introducing Pablo Picasso's prints in the City Museum of Ljubljana and Antoni Clavé's works from 1934 to 2002 in the Jakopič Gallery; followed by the travelling exhibition Bauhaus Twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy – Photographs by Gordon Watkinson, which marked the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus and was co-produced by Foto+Synthesis, the National Gallery of Slovenia and Goethe-Institut Ljubljana.
Focus on Photography
Staging several exhibitions by a number of Slovenian and globally acclaimed photographers through the years, the programme of Jakopič Gallery gradually became centred on photography exclusively, ranging from photojournalism to art photography. In recent years, extensive exhibitions have been held by photographers such as Lee Miller, Josef Koudelka, Marc Riboud, Sebastião Salgado, and Lucien Hervé, as well as by important Slovenian photographers such asand .
Educational programmes and other events
Jakopič Gallery holds year-long education programmes for adults, as well as programmes for children and students, attempting to expand their understanding of photography. Lectures, concerts, round tables and other presentations are also organised.
Several projects directed by Muzeum Institute have been presented in the venue, including the contemporary dance-theatre performances The Repository WUST (2009) and Desire Caught by the Tail (2014) and an exhibition for the institute's 20th anniversary Time Folding – Muzeum Theatre – 20 Years (2015).and produced by
Reading room and mediatheque
In 2010, the Gallery cooperated with MoTA Museum of Transitory Art in establishing a reading room and mediatheque on contemporary arts, architecture, and design. It is dedicated to the memory of the architect and writer (1963–2008), whose books form the core of this collection.
- Jakopič Gallery web page
- Rihard Jakopič (1869–1943) on Wikipedia
- Tomaž Brate (1963–2008) on Wikipedija (in Slovenian)