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Exhibitions - December 2012

The National Library of the CR will be closed during Christmas and New Year Holidays, 24 – 26 December, and 29 December – 1 January. Only the exhibition Czech Historical Nativity Scenes in the Klementinum Gallery Exhibition Hall will be open to the public every day including Holidays, from 9 am to 6 pm, on 24 December from 9 am to 3 pm.

Czech historical nativity scenes
16 November 2012 – 13 January 2013


The exhibition features a collecrtion of historical nativity scenes from the 18th century up to the beginning of the 20th century. They are on loan from the Museum of Nativity Scenes in Karlštejn. The dispayed exhibits are made of both traditional and less usual materials, such as wood, paper, glass, gingerbread, sugar, bread etc.

The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Daily: 9 am – 6 pm
Entrance fee: adults 50 CZK; seniors, students, children 5-16 30 CZK; children up to 5 years free

Zuzana Kadlecová: Hebrew variations
9 November 2012 – 19 January 2013


The display of paintings by Zuzana Kadlecová, a painter who was inspired by Hebrew stories and Jewish script, is complemented by artistic copies of Hebrew manuscripts from the historical collections of the National Library of the CR. Image and text meet each other in the common space to tell together a story. One of the immediate stimuli of the author´s interest in Jewish issue was the case of the Saraval Collection, monitored by media, which was one of many that were marked by the terrible consequences of the World War II.

Exhibition corridor, groundfloor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm

František Václav Mareš (1922 - 1994).
Story of life a Czech and Austrian Slavicist.
15 November 2012 – 4 January 2013

The exhibition is organised by the Slavonic Library, the Masaryk Institute and Archive of the Academy of Sciences of the CR, Public research Institute, and the Slavonic Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the CR, Public research Institute. Its authors are Hana Klínková and Milada K. Nedvědová.

Exhibition spaces of the Slavonic Library, 3rd floor: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 7 pm; Saturday : 9 am – 2 pm

Nature in pictures
20 November 2012 – 31 January 2013

Best photographs of the Wikipedia Commons Project.

Quiet zone, ground floor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm

Feb 28, 2013
Opening hours and entrance fee

Exhibitions in the NL
Moday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm
Fee: 5,- CZK (free for registered users of the NL)

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


National Library of the CR
Exhibitions department
Klementinum 190
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Telephone: +420-221663332

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