Opening hours and admission fees

Grad Tivoli and Švicarija are open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00–18.00. On 24 and 31 December, open from 10.00 to 14.00.
Closed on Mondays, 25 December and 1 January.

Tickets can be purchased at the Info Point until 5.30 pm.

To make viewing of the exhibitions safe and fun, please follow safety precautions to prevent the spread of infection.

We are aware that the current situation only allows for the local population to visit the exhibition and we hope to have some better news about this soon.

Group bookings are organised by prior arrangement. Visits can be made from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, and on Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.
 

Entrance Fee

Adults 5,00 €
Youth from 12 to 18 years of age 3,00 €
High school pupils, students and senior citizens * 2,50 €
Group of adults ** 3,50 €
Group of high school pupils, students and senior citizens 2,00 €
Families *** 9,00 €

•Prices may be subject to change during the Biennial of Graphic Arts in accordance to the marketing plan of the public institution. Visitors are informed about this through its website and notice at the box office.

•The public institution offers free tickets for ICOM, SMD, AICA and Urbana tourist card holders, Friends of the Biennial, children up to the age of 12, journalists, unemployed, visitors with special needs and students of partner art schools.

•Guided tours are included in the price of admission and take place in accordance with the timetable of the public institution, published on its website.

*Pupils, students and senior citizens are obliged to Ticket submit relevant and credible proof of their status.

**For the purposes of these provisions, a group consists of 5 people or more.

***A family consists of at least one adult and two children aged 12 to 18 years, or two adults and one child aged 12 to 18 years.
 

The World’s Attractions at Home!

Opportunity to see famous and selected artworks and museum pieces at an affordable price:

8 € single and 16 € family ticket.

Participating: National Gallery of Slovenia, National Museum of Slovenia, Natural History Museum of Slovenia, National Museum of Contemporary History, Slovenian Theatre Institute, Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, Slovenian School Museum, Ljubljana City Museum and Galleries, Museum of Modern Art and Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Museum of Architecture and Design, International Centre of Graphic Arts.
Tickets can be purchased at all of these institutions.

The special offer is valid from 1 July till 30 August 2020.
 

Ljubljana Castles

Adults 11,00 €
Students, high school pupils, senior citizens, a group consists of 15 people or more 5 €
 

Breakfast with art

Only during exhibition time.

On Sundays from 10 am until 12 pm (noon) eat a coffee, natural juice with a croissant ot toast at Caffe Bienale and visit the MGLC Ljubljana current exhibitions.

Price (breakfast and entrance): € 6, children € 2,5.


Photo by Jasna Zabel

Four-legged friends are also welcome

For security reasons, please make sure the animal is on a leash and has a muzzle (with the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs of the disabled). The animal owner is responsible for the animal and its actions, and must clean up any excrements that may occur.
 

Doors Open Days

Švicarija Day, 8 February and 4 October
Slovenian Cultural Holiday, 8 February
International Museum Day, 18 May
Summer Museum Night, third Saturday in June
Summer in Tivoli, Tuesdays and Thursdays in July
European Cultural Heritage Days, end of September and beginning of October
This Happy Day of Culture, 3 December
 

For visitors with special needs

We carry out adapted guided tours of exhibitions, guided tours with sign language interpreters and 2-hour poster workshops using the subjects of the temporary exhibitions as starting points, conducted by painter Janez Goršek.

Accessibility:

Entry to the ground floor of the MGLC 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.

Švicarija has a lift to facilitate access to all floors. Toilets are located on the ground floor. A blind and visually impaired audio and audio guide is available from March.

There is no admission fee for visitors with special needs and their companions.

For assistance please call +386 1 2413 800.

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This Happy Day of Culture at Švicarija

Anja Jerčič Jakob: Fragile Balance

3. 12. 2021–13. 2. 2022

The exhibition will be opened on This Happy Day of Culture, 3 December, at 6 pm.

Painter and pedagogue Anja Jerčič Jakob has been working at the MGLC Švicarija residential and creative centre since 2017. In the exhibition Fragile Balance, she presents herself with two painting cycles, Field Residues (2020–2021) and Weeds (2021).

All visitors to events that will be open to the public at Tivoli Mansion and MGLC Švicarija are asked to comply with the PCT (recovered-vaccinated-tested) requirements.

 

 

 

 

At the end of the biennale

The 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts, Iskra Delta, came to a successful close on Sunday. In 72 days, 22 events took place, 4 prizes were awarded, and 57 artists and a great number of speakers participated in imagining the future. We extend our sincere thanks to all participants, curators, organisers, supporters and visitors.

The Biennale, which we launched at the beginning of the pandemic, was originally conceived as a production, presentation and theory platform for cross-genre creators of the Millennial and Zoomer generation, who are finding their way in the subterrain of the cyber world. The splitting of reality and the dissolution of linear causal temporality through the internet and rapid technological progress have opened up the possibility of receiving messages from other worlds and timelines, which artists, musicians, curators, writers, designers and other agents have woven into a world-building mission, creating scenarios for the future and reimagining the present.

The award recipients of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts

The International Jury consisting of Lovro Japundžić, Jen Kratochvil, Sam Lackey and Poka-Yio decided that the Grand Prix of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts goes to Johannes Paul Raether.
The Jury presented the Research Residency Award to Mario Mu, who also received the Audience Award, and a Special Mention from the Jury went to the BCAA System collective.

Congratulations to all the prize winners of the 34th Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts!