Prešeren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday (Slovene: Prešernov dan, slovenski kulturni praznik), is a public holiday celebrated in Slovenia on 8 February. It is marking the anniversary of the death of the Slovene national poet France Prešeren on 8 February 1849 and is the celebration of the Slovenian culture. On this day the admission to the museum collections in Ptuj Castle is free. (Free admission applies to individual visitors, groups pay the entrance fee at current rates.)

Thursday, February 8 2018

Ptuj Castle, 9.00 – 17.00
Free entrance* to the museum collections

Ptuj Castle, 11.00
Presentation of new museum exhibition and publication “Medieval and Early Modern Period Art 1200 – 1550”

Ptuj Castle, 10.00 – 16.00
Traditional Shrovetide Decoration, workshop for families

Ormož castle’s Outhouse, 17.00
Opening of the photography exhibition Man Behind the Mask

Miheličeva galerija, Dravska 4, Ptuj, from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 19.00

Exhibition JANEZ MEŽAN 1897-1972
Free of charge.

Salon umetnosti, Prešernova 1, Ptuj, from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 16. to 19.00
Exhibition CERKLJANSKI LAUFARJI V KLEKLJANIH PODOBAH
Free of charge.

*Only for individual visitors.