Art collection: Impressions of time
With artworks by famous Slovenian artists, the National Assembly represents the Slovene national identity. In addition to the fresco and mosaics adorning the interior of the parliament building and the symbolic composition on the portal, the National Assembly also owns a significant collection of works drawn from Slovenia's fine art heritage.
The collection comprises 12 statues, 95 graphics and 200 paintings, chiefly by Slovenian artists from contemporary and past periods. The sculptures are by Boris Kalin, Tine Kos, France Kralj, Frančišek Smerdu, Ivan Zajec and others. The graphics are by Riko Debenjak, France Mihelič, Veno Pilon, Božidar Jakac, Bogdan Borčič, Miha Maleš, Dora Klemenčič, Marij Pregelj, Andrej Jemec, Klavdij Palčič, Metka Krašovec, Floris Oblak.
The fine art collection also includes paintings by impressionists Rihard Jakopič and Matija Jama, as well as works by Emerik Bernard, France Gruden, Edo Deržaj, Dora Plestenjak, Irwinov, Ljubo Babić, Ivana Kobilca, Anton Gojmir Kos, France Kralj, France Mihelič, Nikolaj Omersa, France Slana, Matej Sternen, Ferdo Vesel, Valentin Hodnik, Lojze Perko, Žiga Kariša, Lojze Spacal.
Artworks that are generally not accessible to the public are exhibited on special occasions (e.g. the Summer Museum Night).
In the lobby of the Great Hall, visitors can see the mural of the history of the Slovene nation since settlement, the exhibition of the history of Slovenian Parliamentarism and the Wrestling Boys sculpture.
Public Relations Office of the National Assembly
Gordana Vrabec, phone: + 386 1 478 9788, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BOOKING A TOUR
Tours must be booked in advance.
The National Assembly's activities have priority over other events.
Calendar of events in the National Assembly.
Visitors must undergo a security check upon entering the building.
Photography is allowed during the visit, except when parliament is in session.
A meeting with the chosen deputy is to be arranged by groups themselves.
Information for persons with disabilities.
Parking in front of the National Assembly is not allowed.
Take a virtual tour of the National Assembly's building before the visit.