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Exhibitions - October 2016

Famous Buildings by František Maxmilián Kaňka
October 5 – December 10, 2016

Opening ceremony - Photogallery

A panel exhibition on the occasion of the 250th death anniversary of the first native Czech Baroque architect is held by Kotěrovo centrum architektury o.p.s in association with the FOIBOS BOOKS publishing house.
The panels show a representative set of twenty five buildings selected from the extensive work of architect F. M. Kaňka, who is considered the most productive and most popular with Czech aristocracy. He became the most outstanding personality of Czech Baroque architecture next to Santini and the Dientzenhofers.

Křižovnická corridor (gate A)
Monday to Saturday:  9 am – 7 pm, except of October 28-29 and November 17-19, 2016
Admission 10 CZK (the NL readers free)

The Art of the Armenian Book through the Ages.
They who imbibed the effusions of the Spirit
October 12 – 25, 2016

Invitation - Accompanying programme - Opening ceremony - Lecture (18th October 2016)

The exhibition features written historical documents of Armenia from the earliest times up to the Modern Era and emphasizes Czech and Armenian cultural relations. It is organised within the framework of cooperation between the National Library of the Czech Republic and the National Library of Armenia to commemorate the 350th anniversary of publishing the first Bible in Armenian, printed in Amsterdam. The display includes more than twenty unique early printed books on loan from the National Library of Armenia, which are complemented with documents from the collections of the Czech National Library.

The Klementinum Gallery
Tuesday to Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Admission free

Books are difficult to display: Zdenek Seydl

September 14 – October 27 2016

Opening ceremony - Photogallery

An open cycle of exhibitions Books are Difficult to Display is focused on book design. This time curator Martin Tvrdý in association with the Archive of Visual Arts and Elpida o.p.s. decided to draw attention to the work of a leading Czech artist and graphic designer Zdenek Seydl. The display, prepared  as an overview of his work, features his distinct graphic style, known to many Czech readers for instance from children´s books. Presented is also a new book Zdenek Seydl a knihy [Zdenek Seydl and Books]. Admission fee 10 Kč (free for the NL registered readers).

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

Admission 10 CZK (the NL readers free)

Oct 19, 2016
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)
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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