With its collection of more than 5,000 art works by Slovenian authors from the end of the 19th century up to present, UGM is one of the main museums for modern and contemporary art in Slovenia. Painting, sculpture and prints are joined by photographs, video art, multimedia installations and interactive art projects.

Our mission is to:
- collect, preserve, present, interpret, research, document and protect Slovenian cultural heritage in the area of visual art from the beginning of the 20th century to present time;
- present, promote and interpret contemporary Slovenian and international visual art;
- educate the public about modern and contemporary visual art.

With its collection and programme of 20 special exhibitions a year – ranging from retrospective reviews of works by Slovenian authors to international festivals of contemporary art as well as architecture and design exhibitions – UGM importantly shapes both the art scene in Slovenia and internationally. Well structured education programme joins different generations, ethnic groups and educational institutions. UGM is the place for every one!