The wall installation Zgodboprejke ("Storyweavers") was created at a workshop of the Breja preja knitting community. During the spring months, a group of women who had moved to Škofja Loka from various parts of the world got to know different textile techniques and learned from each other.
At the lecture, we will get to know Ivan Tavčar as a politician and mayor of the city of Ljubljana during the turbulent years of the First World War. The writer, lawyer and politician, born in Poljane near Škofja Loka, rose to the top of the leadership of the capital of Carniola with his ability, commitment and work.
We will start the event with a tour of a textile exhibition designed by migrants and women who have lived here for a long time. A plant printing workshop will follow, where each participant will search for their own expression, their own message.
At the Biennial BIEN 2023, the students of the Department of Art Pedagogy of UL PEF are collaborating with the Carbonization project. It will be rounded off with a conversation about the different aspects of Mihelič's works through students' artworks, geotextiles as a carrier of the painting image, materials in art and the challenges of conserving and restoring paintings.
On a guided tour of the BIEN 2023 exhibitions in Škofja Loka, you will learn about the work of Finnish environmental and textile artist Kaarina Kellomäki, an exhibition of abstract textile paintings by Varka Kozlović, a Slovenian artist living in Denmark, and the textile work of Turkish artist Gözda Ju.
The multimedia retrospective exhibition of the oeuvre of Marjan Žitnik, one of Slovenia’s most prolific industrial designers, will be a retrospective and a critical evaluation of the oeuvre of an extremely prolific and versatile designer, and thus also offer an insight into industrial design.
Join us for a Castle Matinee! Every last Saturday of the month, you can take a guided tour of our permanent collections and get to know the rich natural and cultural heritage of the Škofja Loka area, and afterwards have a cup of coffee (with a coupon) at the Škofja Loka Castle Cafe while enjoying an excellent view of the medieval town.