Exhibition
from 20.05.2021 to 01.09.2021
Thirty years is a period during which the contemporary becomes tradition, the present becomes heritage, tomorrow becomes yesterday. The independent Slovenia was born thirty years ago, when for many,...
Five Yōkai Monsters, scroll, Edo period (1615 – 1868)
from 22.04.2021 to 13.06.2021
The Japan Foundation traveling exhibition. The exhibition Yōkai Parade: Supernatural Monsters from Japan introduces Japan's yōkai culture that has been depicted in pictures scrolls and nishiki - e,...
One house to another leads across meadows and through woodlands. Photo: Blaž Verbič, 2020.
from 08.02.2021 to 28.02.2021
For the third year in a row, the Slovene Ethnographic Museum presents carnival characters whose masks and outfits the museum bought last year for its collection. This year, the carnival ploughmen...
Penine
from 20.01.2021 to 14.02.2021
Slovenia has a rich tradition of high-quality sparkling wines.
Arkan Al Nawas slika v svojem slikarskem ateljeju, 2009.
from 20.06.2020 to 06.09.2020
personal exhibition
Personal exhibition of Arkan Al Nawas is part of exhibition narratives My Life, My World, an accompanying program of the permanent exhibition I, We and Others: Images of My World in the Slovene...
That merry carnival time!: A photographic exhibition by Primož Hieng
from 08.02.2020 to 01.03.2020
That merry carnival time!, is a photographic exhibition by a photographer and journalist, Primož Hieng. During his planned research and photographic documenting of the Slovenian Shrovetide customs,...
Ravenski pust. Photo: Voranc Vogel
from 08.02.2020 to 01.03.2020
The Slovene Ethnographic Museum will mark this year’s carnival period with Ravenski pustovi Shrovetide figures that appear in three villages beneath the mountain Krn. The presentation of Shrovetide...
Train
from 20.02.2020 to 04.10.2020
On the occasion of the Croatian presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia have...
Banner
from 06.12.2019 to 01.08.2021
The exhibition is dedicated to the coexistence of feet and footwear, their variable shapes and meanings over geographical and temporal dimensions, and their roles in the organization of individual...
Photo from the exhibition
from 22.06.2019 to 19.08.2019
Photographic exhibition, Japan
Within the Seto naikai sea there are more than 3000 islands, know for their withe sand beaches surrounded by pine threes. The nice views embedded themselves with their beauty in the minds of the...
Žene čistijo pšenico, čopič / tuš. Peštani, 8. 8. 1955 (AgM8)
from 12.06.2019 to 08.09.2019
The year 2019 marks the centenary of the birth of the academy trained painter Alenka Gerlovič. Her works are kept by numerous institutions, while six of them are part of the year-long project The...
Flyer
from 17.04.2019 to 20.10.2019
Russian Museum of Ethnography, Saint Petersburg
The exhibition Shamanism of the Peoples of Siberia, from the Russian Museum of Ethnography, Saint Petersburg, reveals a unique phenomenon in world civilisation – the mythological worldview of the...
Photo: Matjaž Krivic
from 01.03.2019 to 31.05.2019
Photographic exhibition
Following the tracks of a game changing mineral Batteries are catalysts of massive changes in our time, both industrial and social. The boom of battery driven cars, phones and robots is causing the...
Untitled. Photo: František Topič
from 14.03.2019 to 26.05.2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina photographed by František Topič 1885-1919
Guest photographic exhibition
Ragman
from 08.02.2019 to 10.03.2019
Škoromatija is a carnival tradition on the southern edge of the Brkini. On Carnival Saturday škoromati in village Hrušica go around the houses collecting gifts and on Ash Wednesday they bury or burn...
Jakob Krbavčič
from 18.12.2018 to 28.09.2021
Krbavčič’s candle making and gingerbread workshop and store from Ljubljana
The exhibition presents the old gingerbread and the candle-making workshop and a shop, which used to be at Trubarjeva street in Ljubljana as well as their activities linked to the life story of the...
Heksagon
from 27.09.2018 to 02.12.2018
Spatial installation
Spatial installation Heksagon, where bees are at home, is the result of a PKP (Creative path to knowledge) project called Beekeeping as a challenge for modern design (BeeKul). The installation was...
from 15.09.2018 to 14.02.2019
Discover the treasure trove of memories, of the Cahari family from Nabrežina near Trieste, explore the largest private family collection of fishing gear in the Trieste region. The objects, coloured...
from 14.06.2018 to 16.06.2019
Slovenia is home to excellent beekeepers and the autochthonous Carniolan bee. There are over 11,000 beekeepers and the landscape is adorned by over 13,000 apiaries, containing around 180,000 hives...
from 17.05.2018 to 30.09.2018
Visiting Polish exhibition, incorporated among personal exhibitions of SEM
The exhibition People from the Porcelain Factory is curated by the anthropologist, Ewa Klekot, and the ceramist, Arkadiusz Szwed. Presented in the exhibition The Human Trace tableware set, has been...
from 15.03.2018 to 08.04.2018
Guest exhibition
The Prekmurje Hungarians have preserved a rich heritage of Easter customs, with decorated eggs – that small treasure of Prekmurje folk art – as an important element. In this ethnically mixed area, a...
Hungarian decorated eggs from Prekmurje
from 20.03.2018 to 08.04.2018
The Prekmurje Hungarians have preserved a rich heritage of Easter customs, with decorated eggs – that small treasure of Prekmurje folk art – as an important element. In this ethnically mixed area, a...
Max Zimani toy (photo: Aleš Verbič).
from 30.11.2017 to 31.03.2018
This experimental exhibition is part of the SWICH project activities, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. Experimental exhibition »Africa and Slovenia. A web of people...
Is This the End?
from 01.06.2017 to 30.06.2017
Endless Questions of the Young
The exhibition titled Je konec? (Is This the End?) offers self-reflection of second-year students of the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology and their thoughts on an endless loop of...
Manual technologies
from 30.05.2017 to 15.09.2017
Exhibition of the chair of textile and fashion design
In the current academic year, students of textile and fashion design were faced with the task of reflecting on the methods and meanings of creating a synergy of manual techniques and modern...
Masterpieces of Spanish Arts and Crafts
from 16.06.2017 to 03.09.2017
10 years of National Craft Awards
The National Craft Awards are given by the Spanish Government through the School of Industrial Organization (EOI) and its chair Fundesarte, which aims to give the highest institutional recognition...
Gorazd Vilhar: In the spirit of Japanese tradition
from 17.05.2017 to 08.09.2017
Matsuri - Japanese Traditional Festivals
Matsuri, as a Japanese popular word for traditional festivals, literally means entertainment principally for indigenous Shinto gods and occasionally honouring Buddhist deities as well. They consist...

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