Municipality of Ptuj
The Department of Non-commercial Public Services and Administrative Procedures is responsible for education, health and social care, youth and culture. It prepares development programmes, allocates funding, undertakes related governance tasks and co-operates with other agencies as well as with non-governmental organisations.
The local branches of the Union of Cultural Societies of Slovenia (ZKDS) and the Public Fund for Cultural Activities of the Republic of Slovenia facilitate the activities of local cultural organisations and act as mediators in respect of state and municipal funding.
Culture in Ptuj
Much of Ptuj's cultural heritage is preserved in Ptuj – Ormož Regional Museum and its branches and in the state funded Historical Archives Ptuj. The private Minorite St Petrus and Paulus Monastery Archives and Library, Ptuj is another important cultural institution in the town. Ptuj has 14 active cultural associations, which co-organise traditional annual events such as Katarina's Fair (November), Kurentovanje Mardi Gras celebration (February), the Ptuj Festival of Folk Music (Summer), the Cultural Marathon (Summer), Ptuj Summer Nights (Summer) and numerous amateur theatrical and amateur choral meetings.
Museums, monuments & sites
- Ptuj – Ormož Regional Museum
- Dominican Monastery at Ptuj
- Mithras Shrine I in Spodnja Hajdina
- Mithras Shrine III in Zgornji Breg
- Orpheus Monument, Ptuj
- Povoden Museum, Ptuj
- Mihelič Gallery, Ptuj
Libraries and archives
- Minorite St Petrus and Paulus Monastery Archives and Library, Ptuj
- Ivan Potrč Library Ptuj
- Historical Archives Ptuj
- List of urban municipalities