Art and Culture in Ljubljana
Zala Art Gallery Ljubljana
Zala gallery is a sales and exhibition gallery, housing works of art from Slovenia's leading artists. While these names may not be familiar to you, people such as Kobilica, Kregar, Vesel, Pregelj, Cernigoj, Spacal or Marusic will attract the attention of those who follow Slovenian or European art. Impressionists like Jama, Jakopic and Sternen should also be noted. Statues, paintings and graphic art can be admired and bought and Zala gallery also takes part in charity auctions. For listing of events and exhibitions please check their web page. Zala art gallery is positioned right by the University building and is open 10-13 and 17-19, Saturdays 10-12.
This art exhibition and sales gallery, was created out of love for Fine art within the familly bussines Studio Cerne. During the 30year of activities and with perseverance and a respectful attitude towards paintings, graphics, photography, sculpture and other art media we have developed a comprehensive contemporary collection well worth visiting. Gallery Cerne also represents the first virtual art gallery in Slovenia where art exhibitions are now staged for all lovers of art in new medias allowing an easy approach to pre-visiting art exhibitions.
Phone: +386 (0) 1 541 72 10
If you are fond of photography then visit Galerija Fotografija, located in the very centre of the city. Artworks from both Slovene and foreign photographers are exhibited and everything is available for sale. You can also find books and magazines about photography, beautiful shots of Ljubljana to hang on the wall at home or postcards of the city. The rooms of the gallery can also be rented for outside events. Every month a new exhibition is supported by lectures or presentations. For more details about their activities, events and exhibitions, see their web page
Atelje Galerija helps create the cultural pulse in the attractive, historical part of the city core of Ljubljana and links contemporary artists and designers in various fields of creativity. Its work comprises a mosaic of the current creative scene of authors of visual art – painters, sculptors, photographers and designers in metal, wood, glass, leather, textiles and other natural and artificial materials. Atelje Galerija is a sales and virtual gallery, dedicated to presenting authors and informing the interested public and, at the same time, its mission is also to help young original creators get established. A place to get artwork or unique gift. For more details about the events and exhibitions please check the web site.
Address: Gallusovo nabrezje 29, 1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386(0)1 421 34 500
Feniks Gallery Ljubljana
Feniks Gallery is offering interior furniture, decorative items, lamps and fine art from all periods. The stress is placed on secession, art deco, 40s and 50s, modern classics and imaginative jewellery. Their own brand - Design Linija Feniks - by the author Karin Kosak Arzensek completes the experience with furniture, decorative pillows and lamps of various shapes, colours and patterns bringing a distinguished and classy collection. Interior design advice is also on offer.
Address: Galerija Feniks, Tavcarjeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386(0) 31 673 272
Galerija Hest is a rich gallery in the very city centre, mostly displaying art works by Slovenian artists in paint and sculpture. A sister gallery "Galerija Hest 35" is situated a few houses further and displays pieces by young artists.
Address: Galerija Hest, Zidovska ulica 8, Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (0)1 422 00 00
Address: Slovenska cesta 9, 1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (0)1 241 25 00
Ljubljana regularly holds many annual cultural events.