Exhibitions - December 2013
900 Years of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem
November 15 – January 5, 2013
On the occasion of a jubilee anniversary, the National Library of the CR and the Sovereign Order of Malta – The Grand Priory of Bohemia organise an exhibition, which presents history of the order and its position and role in the society during centuries. The display features artefacts from the possession of the order, such as paintings, liturgical objects, and typical handicraft parts of clothes.
The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tuesday to Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Entrance fee: adults 50 CZK; seniors, students, groups over 10 persons 40 CZK, children 6-16 years 20 CZK; children up to 6 years free.
Under the Vault of the Mathematical Hall / 90 Years of Work of the Music Department of the National Library of the CR
November 21 – January 31, 2013
The exhibition commemorates the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the National Library´s Music Department, which has its reading room located at the Old Mathematical Hall of the Klementinum. The display presents the work of the department as a music library, and its methodical and educational activities from the beginnings up to the present. Featured are also items from its varied music collections.
Exhibition corridor, groundfloor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
Czech Church Slavonic Literature – The Heritage of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Bohemia
November 11 – January 31, 2013
The display features the second period of the work of Saints Cyril and Mathodius in the Czech environment of the 10th and 11th centuries, that is less known to the wide public. Presented are samples od manuscripts and other documents from the collections of the Slavonic Institute, the Academy of Sciences of the CR, which organises the exhibition in association with the National Library of the CR.
Foyer of the General Reading Room, Ground floor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
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