Zavod za turizem in kulturo Kranj
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The International Festival of Fine Arts

26 September – 3 November 2019 | Various venues in the old town




8th International Festival of Fine Arts Kranj – ZDSLU 

BLACK AND WHITE – current relevance of an eternal opposition

The 8th International Festival of Fine Arts BLACK AND WHITE will present 126 artists from 25 countries. The central venues are all the galleries in the old town, where 70 selected international authors will be exhibited. These include Janez Bernik, Dali, Picasso, Vasarely, Rauschenberg, Dado and many other outstanding artists. The galleries in the centre of Kranj will also feature photographers, designers, architects, comics authors and video artists.

The official opening of the festival will be on 1 October at 5pm.  

The prize of the ZDSLU artists' association for his life's work in the field of black and white art will be awarded to Prof. Črtomir Frelih.


From 3 to 29 October 2019, guided tours, art workshops and readings will take place in the galleries.


Openings before the festival:


  • Thursday, 26 September, 2019, 5:30pm

Gallery on the Spot (TAM TAM posters in front of the library) | Town Library Kranj

Selection of artists participating at the festival


  • Friday, 27 September, 2019, 10:30pm

Press Conference (presentation of the festival) Khislstein 12.56 Café


  • Friday, 27 September, 2019, 7pm

Jugovic exhibition pavilion (in cooperation with Carinthia, Austria) | Spodnje Bitnje


Main Opening:


  • Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 5pm

Walk through the galleries in the old town and award of prizes in the gallery of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia | Main Square