Families welcome

The International Centre of Graphic Arts understands a family as the categories including from one adult with one child, to two adults with three or more children. Admission is payable only by the accompanying adult(s). A cheaper family ticket is available during the Biennial of Graphic Arts.

Bobri
The Ljubljana Festival of Culture and Art Education takes place on the last week of January and first week of February. MGLC prepares tours of exhibitions and workshops. Admission free.

Slovene Cultural Holiday
Guided tours and workshops for families, 8 February. Admission free.

Familiy Day
In May, during Families Week, the Centre organizes a day of free of charge activities for parents and children – adapted exhibition tours, workshops as well as other activities.

Summer Museum Night
The Night at the Museum event is run on every third Saturday in June, just before the schools break up for the summer. An evening of art, events and social gathering takes place from 6 pm till midnight. Admission free.

PovezujeM/THE TIVOLI CREATIVE CIRCLE
Week-long workshops for primary school children during the school holidays. Organized by the following museum institutions: the International Centre of Graphic Arts, National Museum of Contemporary History, National Gallery of Slovenia, Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of Slovenia.
Admission: € 110/person (lunch as well as day care included)
Duration: 1 week, holiday time (every day from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm)
Dates: 9–13 July 2018 and 27–31 August 2018

Through Play to Heritage
October, during Children's Week, sees the now traditional campaign run by Slovenian museums when children and their parents and grandparents are invited to visit and join in the numerous activities without any charge.

New Year festive performance
Each year, during the Christmas holidays, we organise a festive performance and workshop as a gift to children and adults. This year, it will be The White Chrysanthemum or the Artist in Motion, on the programme on 28 December.

Saturday workshops
Saturday workshops are a joint programme by RogLab, MGLC, Stripburger, Rampa Laboratorij and Zavod Trajekt. Children and families are invited to join us in Tivoli Park to take part in creative pursuits and visual games. Saturday workshops are run occasionally, follow the MGLC Facebook page.

SOCREA workshop
We SOcialise and CREAte. Art print workshop for families with a product at the end – in the form of a small fine art print.
Admission: € 5/adults, children free
Duration: 180 min

The Stories of the Mansions and Castles of Ljubljana
Viewing of four stately buildings: Tivoli Mansion (International Centre of Graphic Arts ), Cekin Mansion (National Museum of Contemporary History ), Fužine Castle (Museum of Architecture and Design) and Ljubljana Castle. They are marked by rich history, cultural heritage and contemporary art.

Admission: € 11/person, children under 7 years of age accompanied by parents free of charge
Duration: 3 days

For families with children with special needs
Entry to the ground floor of the building for people with mobility impairments is only possible with assistance, toilets are located on the ground floor. The blind and visually impaired can orient themselves in the building with the help of a touch map. The MGLC at Hand multimedia guide is also available. There is no entrance fee for visitors with special needs and their companions. For assistance please call +386 (0)1 2413 800.

Birthday parties with catering and printmaking workshops at Tivoli Mansion

OPTION 1
Light chocolate cake or light fruit cake, or cake pop or “Ježek” cookie crumb ball

OPTION 2
Toast, light chocolate cake or light fruit cake, or cake pop or “Ježek” cookie crumb ball
Beverages: kids cocktail or a glass of apple or orange juice.

PRINTMAKING WORKSHOPS OF CHOICE:
THE TIVOLI TEE
Print your own motif on a T-shirt that you bring with you.
ZINE BOOKLET
Make your own art booklet, which can be a keepsake for the birthday girl or boy.
MONOTYPE
All the objects we find in Tivoli Mansion become part of our creations.

The workshop is conducted for at least 5 and no more than 20 children. Duration from 90 to 120 minutes.
Contact and further details: Marko Cerjan, Caffe Bienale, bienale@kaval-group.si

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature Project

Tivoli – Art with Nature, lecture
Olga Paulič: Tivoli Architecture

TIVOLI ARCHITECTURE
Thursday, 18 October, at 6 pm
admission: 2 eur

The beginning of the architectural design of Tivoli Park is represented by the stately architecture of Tivoli Mansion and Leopoldsruhe Mansion (the Cekin Mansion of today). Later, buildings intended for leisure activities started to appear, especially sports and recreational facilities, as well as entertainment facilities. We must also not forget the important cultural buildings on the edge of Tivoli, which are, unfortunately, cut off from the rest of the park because of the railway line.


Tivoli Mansion.
Photo: Matevža Paternoster. MGLC Archive.

The Secret Life of Books,
literary panel discussions
Nature, Society, People

Wednesday, 24 October, at 6 pm
free of charge

Book: James Lovelock, A Rough Ride to the Future

How are nature and society connected? Do people also create and build nature? What are the links between the environment and social change? How does nature affect an individual? The starting point for the discussion is drawn from the ideas of the Švicarija: Community, Art and Nature project.

Guests: Janez MarkešMitja Pucer and Ajda Pistotnik, led by Nika Kovač.

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US IN THE CHILDREN'S STUDIO IN THE ŠVICARIJA CREATIVE CENTRE!

Creative workshops, animations and guided tours of the building are held for children every Friday. The studio operates free of charge every Friday from May to November, from 10 am to 1 pm. The activities are led by the gallery mentors Petra Derganc, Tina Boc, Petja Kolenko and Katja Kovše.

You may like to book your visit by writing to the following e-mail: petra.derganc@mglc-lj.si.

Matjaž Geder, Preparations for improvisations

17. 10.–11. 11. 2018

opening: Wednesday, October 17,
at 6 pm

Matjaž Geder is an art teacher at the Murska Sobota  II  Elementary School. It is precisely the pedagogical profession that has a profound influence on his creative world, which is constantly in passing from a direct and illustrative visual language to more complex conceptual and symbolically conceived images. He puts the rigid school system, which is based on a way of thinking that is both clichéd and indiscriminate, under critical comparison with the attitude towards the destigmatisation of mental illness, which come surprisingly close in his works.  A selection of works created in the recent years is on view, as well as a series of new prints, produced specifically for the exhibition.



Matjaž Geder: Step-ping, 2018, monoprint, 66 x 100 cm.

Theme-based guided tour of the retrospective exhibition by Riko Debenjak

23 October, at 6 pm, admission for exhibition

Traces on Paper, Canvas, Wall ...
Tatjana Pregl Kobe, art historian: 

Riko Debenjak, illustration for the book Nikolaj V. Gogolj: Taras Bulba, 1948.