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Exhibitions - May 2019

100 Years of the Národ Lodge
Freemasonry Through the Eyes of Freemasons
March 30 – May 19, 2019

Invitation - Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The exhibition, presenting the origins and history of Freemasonry in the Czech lands, features mainly the Národ Lodge that was founded about half a year after the establishment of Czechoslovakia. Freemasons themselves reveal the fortunes of the Národ Lodge and its personalities.

The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tuesday - Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Admission: adults CZK 50; senior citizens and students CZK 40; group of 10+ persons CZK 40 per 1 person; children 6-15 years CZK 20; children under 6 years free.


The Evacuation of Historical Collections of The Land and University Library at the Close of World War II
April 4 – June 22, 2019

Invitation - Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The exhibition commemorates the 110th birth anniversary of PhDr. Emma Urbánková (1909–1992), an eminent Czech bibliologist and longtime head of the NL Manuscript Department. The display focuses on one special period, when she in 1943-1944 provided for the evacuation of the most precious documents from the Klementinum to Karlštejn Castle. Displayed is also a series of unique photographs discovered recently in the NL Archives.

Ground floor – gate A
Open: Mon–Sat, 9 am – 7 pm
Admission CZK 10 (free for the NL registered readers)


Spring Kyoto
April 25 – June 22, 2019

Invitation - Opening ceremony

David Paroulek presents a selection of photographs from his repeated journeys to the Land of the Rising Sun.

Ground floor – gate A
Open: Mon–Sat, 9 am – 7 pm
Admission CZK 10 (free for the NL registered readers)


 

Cartography in Times between Hermitages and a Horsecar
May 29 – July 4, 2019

Invitation

The exhibition, commemorating the 260th birthday anniversary of F. J. J. Kreibich (1759–1833), presents the life and work of the most important representative of Czech cartography of the first third of the19th century. Exhibited are thirty maps, both printed and manuscript, including sketches, trigonometric networks and copies of period maps. In them, we can see closed hermitages that had not served their purpose after the reforms of ecclesiastical administration issued by Joseph II, as well as transport projects demonstrating the development of industrialization.

The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tuesday - Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Admission: adults CZK 50; senior citizens and students CZK 40; group of 10+ persons CZK 40 per 1 person; children 6-15 years CZK 20; children under 6 years free.



May 20, 2019
Opening hours and entrance fee

Exhibitions in the NL
Monday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm
Admission 10 CZK, the NL readers free

The Klementinum Gallery - Exhibition Hall
(entrance from Marianské Sq., entrance B2)
Tuesday - Sunday 10.30 am - 6 pm
Fee: mentioned by the exhibitions

Contacts

National Library of the CR
Exhibitions department
Klementinum 190
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Telephone: +420-221663332
exhibition@omega.nkp.cz

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