A sketch of the Japanese Dharuma figure in the margins of Alma Karlin's unpublished manuscript on religious beliefs and practices in the Far East. Alma Karlin Estate, Manuscript Collection, National and University Library, MS 1872.
Smiling Buddha, Qing Dynasty, Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Ivan Skušek and his wife to be Tsuneko Kondō Kawase in Beijing, between 1918–1920. (The photo is kept in the library of the Slovene Ethnographic Museum, the original is kept by Skušek's great-nephew Janez Lombergar.)
The Metelkova mesto Autonomous Cultural Zone joins many urban cultural activities and is a stop on numerous tours. Photo: Žiga Kranjec, 2008
Posters announcing the Speculum Artium Festival in Trbovlje, 2011.
The main hall auditorium of the Španski borci Culture Centre.
Popular at home and abroad, musician and singer Magnifico has become a widely-known Slovenian music export.
Lendava-Lendva Cultural Centre, performance in the main theatre hall, 2006.
Delo's archives, the content from recent years can be browsed online (Delo online version) but the archive on Dunajska street, Ljubljana, is also open for visits by appointment
The guided cycling tour along the Podzemlje Pece, Tourist Mine and Museum in Mežica.
Late night work hours at Delo Newspaper, Delo [Labour] is a central Slovene national daily newspaper that appeared in May 1959 with the merging of the two dailies Slovenski poročevalec and Ljudska pravica
The entrance hall of the Španski borci Culture Centre.
Archive image from Laibach Occupied Europe NATO Tour 1994–95.
The Austro-Hungarian Embassy in Beijing in the early-20th century. Photo album from the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
An antique postcard depicting Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in Port Said, Egypt, the stopping point for nearly every ship that sailed through the Suez Canal. Ivan Koršič Postcard Collection, Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, Piran.
Postcards like this one from Shanghai's Yu Garden were a common way for navy personnel to share their travels with those back home. Ivan Koršič Postcard Collection, Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, Piran.
Artifacts in the permanent exhibition of the Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Shadow puppets featured in the permanent exhibition Between Nature and Culture, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Exquisite wooden carving detail on a piece of 19th-century Chinese furniture in the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Sleeve detail of the Emperor's Dragon Robe, 19th century, Qing dynasty, from the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Sleeve details of the Emperor's Dragon Robe, 19th century, Qing dynasty, from the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Embroidery detail on the cuff of the Emperor's Dragon Robe, 19th century, Qing dynasty, from the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Detail of a piece of carved wooden furniture from China, Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
This Japanese bronze elephant pagoda incense burner is one of the many items featured in the online East Asian Collections in Slovenia. Collection of Objects from Asia and South America, Celje Regional Museum, A7.
Korean Fan, Alma Karlin Collection, Celje Regional Museum, K 80.
A 19th-century Ukiyo-e woodcut/postcard by Andō Hiroshige, Alma Karlin Collection, Celje Regional Museum, K 825.
Stunning Chinese wooden furniture exhibited in the Skušek Collection at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
19th-century Chinese artifacts from the Skušek Collection featured in the permanent exhibition Between Nature and Culture, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Shadow puppets in the permanent exhibition Between Nature and Culture, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Part of the permanent exhibition at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
An exquisitely-carved Chinese wooden chair in the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
A Chinese wooden mirror in the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
An exquisite Chinese wooden cabinet, one of the artifacts exhibited at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum in the Skušek Collection, the largest collection of Chinese objects in Slovenia.
A shadow puppet featured in the permanent exhibition Between Nature and Culture, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
Detail of a 19th-century, Qing Dynasty wooden chair in the Skušek Collection, Slovene Ethnographic Museum.
The building of today's Nova Gorica railway station, a postcard from the early 1920s. (Photo from the regional library portal Kamra.si.)
Josip Pelikan Photographic Studio, preserved studio the famous Slovene photographer Josip Pelikan (1885 - 1977), established as a museum in 1989, Celje. The museum display presents a special collection containing historic photographic equipment
World War I trenches, found in the Monfalcone Theme Park of the Great War, which is also a part of the Walk of Peace.
Artwork alongside the album LAIBACHKUNSTDERFUGE BWV 1080 (Dallas Records/Mute Records, 2008), Laibach's interpretation of Johann Sebastian Bach's famous work The Art of Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge).
Completed in September 1938, inaugurated by Benito Mussolini, the Italian ossuary contains the mortal remains of 7014 identified and unknown Italian soldiers who fell on the Soča Front. Part of the Kobarid Museum's outdoor museum tour.
Animated Kulturnik.si logo, 2015
Animated Kulturnik.si favicon, black & white, 2015
Animated Kulturnik.si banner, 300 x 100 px, 2015
Animated Kulturnik.si banner, 300 x 300 px, 2015
Recreating Middle Ages troubadour lyrics, the French trio Sirventes performed at the yard of the Bled Castle in 2016
Each year, a part of the Okarina Festival takes place on the shores of lake Bled
Animateka animation workshop, over the period of 20 hours young people created an animated film, 2009
Portrait of Špela Čadež, 2017.
Premiere of the Ionosphere 2, an interactive stage project by Celje Dance Forum and Aperion music group, at the Stadthalle in Singen, Germany, 2009
Dancers of the Celje Dance Forum (in white) at the opening ceremony of the International Children Festival of Performing Arts in New Delhi, India, 2006
Performance at the 35th anniversary Let na krilih plesa of the Celje Dance Forum, 2011
Group bow at the end of the Ionosphere 2 premiere, an interactive stage project by Celje Dance Forum and Aperion music group, at the Stadthalle in Singen, Germany, 2009
Performance at the 35th anniversary of the Celje Dance Forum, 2011
The famed Croatian singer Josipa Lisac performing at the big stage of the Okarina Festival in 2015
The 24 Hour Party People Festival 2014
Slovene Impressionists and their Time 1890–1920 exhibition at the National Gallery of Slovenia, 2008–2009
Panorama of Štanjel
Spacesuits, part of the permanent exhibition entitled Herman Potočnik Noordung: 100 Monumental Influences at the Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (KSEVT), 2012
The Sonica International Festival of Transitory Art concluded in the peaceful surroundings of the Tivoli park with soundwalk Walking the Aphelion by Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman, 2016.
Between the Two of Us by Leja Jurišić and Teja Reba, produced by Exodos Institute, 2009
The independent club Klub Baza (established in 2015) is stationed at the former premises of the Student Club Ajdovščina.
A closer look at the entrance of the independent club Klub Baza.
An amphitheater at Kromberk Castle.
The front door of the 13th-century fortress, now accommodating the Goriška Museum with its rich collection of paintings, cultural and historical artefacts, and rooms for occasional exhibitions and symposia.
The entrance to Beletrina Bookshop.
The home library of book blogger Alenka Štrukelj boasts a hearty collection of children’s picture books.
Mosaic, at the entrance to the Gorica Cultural Centre.
A closer look at the mosaic, at the entrance to the Gorica Cultural Centre.
Entrance to Gorica Cultural Centre, an important center and crossroads of Slovenian, Italian and Friulian culture in the Goriška region.
The main entrance to Museum of Modern Art.
A closer look at the main entrance to Museum of Modern Art.
Closer look at the entrance to RogLab.
The exterior of RogLab, a cultural facility, serving as an interdisciplinary space for education, research and production.
Teja Milavec's poster "These Boots are Made for Walkin" was an entry in the 2019 competition Cities for Pedestrians!. The poster was later selected to represent Ljubljana in the EU Mobility Week of the same year.
DobraVaga is an exhibition and project space, a sales gallery and an open studio of various art languages, styles and contents.
A closeup of the entrance to DobraVaga.
The City Art Gallery Ljubljana is one of the central spaces for the presentation of exhibition projects in the field of contemporary art.
The front door of the independent club Klub Baza, a venue which hosts various cultural activities.
RogLab is a cultural facility, serving as an interdisciplinary space for education, research and production.
Equipment at RogLab.
The entrance of the Franciscan Monastery Kostanjevica in Nova Gorica.
A discussion with bloggers at the Slovene Book Fair, 2019.
Members of the Reading Badge of Slovenia Association meet online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children's picture books on display at the children's bookshop "Pod gradom" run by Kres Publishing House.
The e-book borrowing service of Biblos.si.
The Sejem na Zraku (Fair in the Fresh Air) organised by the Slovene Writers’ Association, May 2020.
Museum of Modern Art is the central museum and gallery of the Slovenian art works from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Gorica Cultural Centre has been operating since 1981 and today is an important center and crossroads of Slovenian, Italian and Friulian culture in the Goriška region.
View from the entrance of DobraVaga to its interior.
A closeup of the entrance to the City Art Gallery Ljubljana.
Steel engraving of Idrija, 1840
The project Reflecting the Wish by the KUD C3 Society for Culture and Arts on the Prešeren Square in Ljubljana, 2008
The international jury of the Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) in 2019: Labina Mitevska, Sonja Prosenc, and Alexander Horwath
The staging of Nekje drugje (Somewhee else), a 'puppet' play for children that deals with the delicate subject of war, directed by Tim Grabnar, 2016
Floating rocks and water bubbles in the terraced garden located at the end of a small town set within the old pine forest. Designed by Landscape studio, Domžale next to Ljubljana, 2007
A romantic country garden in an open, rural landscape, set up by Landscape studio, Ljubljana surroundings, 2009
The mobile library service of the Maribor Public Library, 2006
A view from the gallery, Lavrič Library, Ajdovščina, 2013
A still frame from the Kulturnik.si promo video featuring grafitti in Ljubljana, 2013
A still frame from Kulturnik.si promo video featuring The Tartini Square in the city of Piran, named after Giuseppe Tartini born in Piran in 1692. 2013
Cabinet in the Louis Adamič Memorial Room in Praproče, the collection consists of copies of his books, and other important publications including a political bulletin published by Adamič in NYC in the 1940s, as well as some personal belongings
Slovene Impressionists and their Time 1890â1920 exhibition at the main gallery hall of the National Gallery of Slovenia in Ljubljana, 2008â2009.
The restored Robba Fountain by Baroque sculptor Francesco Robba was installed in the National Gallery of Slovenia entrance hall in 2006.
The old set up of the European Paintings, permanent collection of the National Gallery of Slovenia in 2008.
National Gallery of Slovenia is housed in a historical building (Narodni dom built at the end of 19th Century) which was later on renovated and enlarged. Ljubljana, 2006.
The old set up of the Middle Ages and the 16th Century part of the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Slovenia in 2005. The collection was set up anew in 2013 and 2016.
Birthplace of France Prešeren (pr' Ribču) located in the village of Vrba in the Municipality of Žirovnica. The house where the Slovene poet France Prešeren was born in 1800.
Black kitchen (Črna kuhinja) with an open fireplace and bread oven, Birthplace of France Prešeren, 2013
Main living area at Birthplace of France Prešeren, biggest room of the house containing the tiled stove and the benches for older children to sleep on. This table was used only at special occasions, 2013
The only bedroom in the house, where France Prešeren's parents slept with the youngest child of the family, who slept in a crib, Birthplace of France Prešeren, 2013
Typical Slovenian tiled stove for heating in Birthplace of France Prešeren with benches around it for sitting on, often the central area of the house, 2013
Main entrance of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, 2013
Plaque at the Louis Adamič Memorial Room commemorating Adamič [1899-1951]a noted Slovenian author journalist and political activist, who became an American citizen in 1918. The most important collection of his work is held by Princeton University
BigSEE Awards, 2019.