Maribor Art Gallery

Maribor Art Gallery

Museum of modern and contemporary art

A place for everyone!

With its collection of more than 7,000 art works by Slovene artists from the end of the 19th century up to present, UGM | Maribor Art Gallery is one of the main museums for modern and contemporary art in Slovenia. Painting, sculpture and prints are joined by photographic and video art, multimedia installations and interactive art projects. With its establishment in 1954, Maribor received the first professional institution engaged in museum and gallery activity in the field of modern art. By settling in the building on the corner of Strossmayerjeva and Orožnova Streets, UGM acquired about 800 m2 of exhibition space, rounded up by the representative Great and Pillar HallsThe central exhibition grounds are located in the former bourgeois palace from the first half of the 19th century and in the former church of a celestial monastery from the second half of the 18th century. The 19th century painted ceiling in the Great Hall is one of the most impressive parts of the premises, with the images mainly picturing historical events; the central motif is an exact copy of a Raffaelo's fresco in the Vatican.
    
A the UGM one can - besides major names of Slovene visual art in the last hundred years - follow influential developments of international art scene, get acquainted with the rising stars of modern art and explore current themes in visual arts. With its collection and programme of around 12 special exhibitions a year – ranging from retrospective reviews of works by Slovenian authors to international festivals of contemporary art as well as architecture and design exhibitions – UGM importantly shapes both the art scene in Slovenia and internationally. Well-structured education programme joins different generations, ethnic groups and educational institutions.
   
UGM is a place for everyone!

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Working hours

  • Tuesday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Friday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 > 18:00
  • Closed on Mondays and holidays (1 January, Easter, 1 May, 1 November, 25 December) and during exhibition preparations

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  • Entrance fee: 3.00€