On Saturday, 10 June 2017, we set off on the fourth Vurnik Trail, which each year leads us to the places where architect Ivan Vurnik and painter Helena Kottler Vurnik left their mark. This year, we visited the Vurnik’s Workers’ Colony in Maribor and other interesting architectural works from various periods to contemporaneity. First [...]
On 30 May, the elderly at nursing home Dom dr. Janka Benedika baked Vurnik’s cookies, which were then offered to guests attending the opening of the exhibition at the Šivec House Gallery.
On Saturday, 11 June, we prepared the third Vurnik Trail, an exceptionally interesting journey through the legacy of Ivan Vurnik and Helena Kottler Vurnik and architect Maks Fabiani – in 2015 we celebrated the 150th anniversary of his birth. The journey took us from Radovljica to Trieste and Štanjel, where we visited their most famous [...]
Ljubljana 8 March 2016 On the International Day of Women, March 8, 2016, the European project MoMoWo organised its first open-door day in studios of female architects, civil engineers, and designers, which took place in Lisbon, Oviedo, Paris, Slovenia, and Torino (in partner countries of the MoMoWo project). The day was an opportunity for the [...]
During the project preparation we looked into the Vurniks’ everyday and holiday habits and obtained information from the Vurniks’ housekeeper, who still lives in a retirement home in Radovljica. In preparing the menu, chef Uroš Štefelin brought his own take on the dishes that the couple liked the most. At Vila Podvin restaurant in Mošnje [...]
On Saturday, May 31, 2014, the art historian and critic, Dr. Peter Krečič, offered a guided tour of architectural works called VURNIK’S TRAIL 2014 (the Sokolski dom Hall at Tabor, Cooperative Commercial Bank, St. Peter's Church, Institute of Anatomy in Ljubljana; the Mary Help of Christians basilica and the Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi [...]