Named for noted Slovene impressionist painter Rihard Jakopič and designed by Jože Plečnik disciple and acclaimed 20th century architect, Edvard Ravnikar, the Jakopič Gallery has been one of Ljubljana's most important contemporary art spaces since it first opened in 1988. Its exhibitions cover a diverse fields, from visual arts, design and architecture to performance and media art, but in recent years has especially focussed on photography, presenting must-see exhibitions from Lee Miller, Josef Koudelka and Sebastião Salgado among others. Located in the city centre on the site of the Roman Forum, the unique subterranean exhibition space includes reconstructed ancient ruins and is an attraction in its own right.
Open 10:00-18:00. Closed Mon.