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Exhibitions - November 2015

The Depiction of Biblical Stories in Renaissance Manuscripts
November 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Closed: 24th and 31st December 2015

Invitation - Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The exhibition features selected music manuscripts, hymn books and graduals from the collections of the National Library of the CR. These manuscripts were used for singing on the choirs of town  churches in the 16th centuries. They were made to order of wealthy and educated burgers, craft guilds as well as representatives of higher and lower nobility, who had sometimes their portraits, coat-of-arrms or guild signs depicted on individual folios.
The display is intended to show different illuminations of choral manuscripts from the point of view of countless number of iconographic motifs, which themselves represent a sampler of biblical iconography.

The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tue - Sun: 10.30 am – 6 pm. 
Entrance fee: adults 50 Kč, senior citizens and students 40 Kč; group of 10 + persons 40 Kč/person; children 6-15 years 20 Kč, children under 6 years free; school teacher free with a group of students.


The Strenght of Civil Society: The Fate of Jews in Bulgaria during Holocaust
October 23, 2015 - January 9, 2016


An exhibition, organised under the auspicies of Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Daniel Herman and in association with the Embassy of Bulgaria in Prague, presents to the public the fate and rescue of Bulgarian Jews on the background of historical events of World War II.

Exhibition corridor, ground floor, Monday to Saturday:  9 am – 7 pm
Entrance free

Imprints of Dharma

November 13 – December 5, 2015

Opening ceremony

Frottages from stone steles with Buddhist text from the Ningzhai Studio´s collection. A unique publication of fourteen volumes, issued by philantropist Mr. Qian Shilio in 2014 under the collector´s pseudonym Ningzhai, includes reproductions of frottages of all most important stone steles from the rock temples of northern and central China. The frottages, being themselves really valuable collectible and historical material, come mostly from the period of the Ming Dynasty.

Exhibition corridor, ground floor, Monday to Saturday:  9 am – 7 pm
Entrance free

Nov 20, 2015
Opening hours and entrance fee

Exhibitions in the NL
Moday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm
Entrance free

The Klementinum Gallery - Exhibition Hall
(entrance from Marianské Sq., entrance B2)
Tue-Sun 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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