17. 10. 2011
Alchemists Have their own Museum
In Dům u Osla u kolébky (House of the Donkey by the Crib), where the famous alchemist Edward Kelley reputedly resided during the reign of Rudolf II, a Museum of Alchemists and Magi of Old Prague has been opened.
7. 10. 2011
Museum Celebrates with Daughters of Prague
Daughters of Prague is the name of the project that commemorates 130th year since the foundation of the Museum of Prague.
20. 9. 2011
Monumental Exhibition to Mark 800th Anniversary of Saint Agnes of Bohemia
An exhibition entitled Saint Agnes of Bohemia – Princess and Nun will open at the end of November in the Convent of Saint Agnes of Bohemia. Visitors to the exhibition will learn about St. Agnes, one of the greatest Czech personalities, who contributed to the foundation of the first network of social services in Bohemia. The exhibition will show liturgical objects, documents and period works of art with the theme of St. Agnes. The most precious exhibit will be an original head of a column with the very first representation of this prominent Czech saint.
19. 9. 2011
World Press Photo Comes to Prague
In the now traditional venue of Karolinum the best of photography from the World Press Photo competition will be on display until 9th October.
30. 8. 2011
A New Exhibition on Prague’s Funicular Railways
A new permanent exhibition on Prague’s funicular railways can be seen free of charge in the upper station on Petřín hill. Among other things it marks the 120th anniversary of the start of the funicular railways at Petřín and Letná.
8. 8. 2011
Prague Has the Most Butterflies
An exhibition entitled “The Beauty of Butterfly Wings” in the new building of the National Museum presents the world of butterflies and destroys a number of myths.
4. 7. 2011
During the Summer Holidays Why not Ride on the Historical Tram to Public Transport Museum?
This year Prague Public Transport Museum is open to the public until 17th November. Hidden deep inside the Prague tram depot of Střešovice is a unique collection of items from the history of public transport. There are, for example, more than forty historical vehicles including horse drawn vehicles from 1886, trams from the sixties to trams from Nostalgia Line n.91 which can take the summer visitors to the capital city’s centre.
26. 6. 2011
150 000th Visitor at National Technical Museum
Since the re-opening in February, there has been a steady flow of visitors to the National Technical Museum.
3. 6. 2011
Exhibition – Riga’s Art-Nouveau Architecture
An exhibition mapping Riga’s Art-Nouveau architecture is held until the beginning of July in Škoda Palace at the Prague City Development Infocentre. The exhibition displays large photographs with both whole buildings and details including interiors and ground plans of some thirty buildings built between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century in the Latvian capital.
30. 5. 2011
Czech Avant-Garde from a Different Point of View
The End of Avant-Garde? The exhibition held by the City Gallery Prague in the Municipal Library is a follow-up to such great exhibitions as the Czech Surrealism, Toyen or Czech Artists in the Times of without Freedom.