Krka Gallery


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Galerija Krka
Šmarješka cesta 6, SI-8000 Novo mesto
Phone386 (0) 7 331 2111
Fax386 (0) 7 332 1537
Founded byKrka d. d.
Managed byKulturno-umetniško društvo Krka
Mitja Pelko, President
Elvira Medved, Public Relations
Phone386 (0) 7 332 1002
Fax386 (0) 7 331 2032

Established in the early 1980s in Ljubljana and in 1977 in Novo mesto, Krka Gallery hosts a regular programme of exhibitions and is a lively venue for contemporary visual arts, where painters, sculptors, designers, photographers, and, occasionally, poets present their work. The programme is managed by the Art and Culture Association, founded by the employees of the Krka pharmaceutical company.

In Novo mesto Krka Gallery bridged the cultural gap created due to the distance of Novo mesto from major Slovenian cultural centers. In 1977, the lobby of the Krka company building became a permanent exhibition space for exhibitions of painters, sculptors, designers, cartoonists and photographers. Krka company also organizes painting colony called the Krkina srečanja slikarjev (Krka's Painters Meetings). Events of Krka Gasllery also take place at the company's premises in Otočec and Ljutomer, as well as at the spa towns of Dolenjske toplice and Šmarješke toplice.

Krka Gallery in Ljubljana made its way in the Slovenian art world in last years. With almost 200 exhibitions, it is positioned among the more prominent exhibition spaces in Slovenia.

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