Exhibitions - May 2013
The National Library of the CR will be closed on Wednesday, May 1 and May 8, 2013.
In Search of Lost Place
April 25 – June 22, 2013
The exhibition, organised by the National Library of the CR and the Pedagogical Faculty, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, is the result of the international workshop held in Bohemia. It presents the selection of author books created during the workshop. Through visual, graphic and text processing of author books by traditional and experimental techniques, it provides testimony about personal feelings in a tangle of technical and information chaos with the uncertain status of an individual in the contemporary world.
Exhibited are, for example, works of authors from Bohemia, Poland, Slovakia and France.
Exhibition corridor, groundfloor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
A place for imagination
May 16 – June 23, 2013
The exhibition presents a modern book as the place for creative imagination. It features a representative set of Czech author books as well as bibliophile editions and illustrations that originated from the 1970s to the present, including the period of significant development of this art movement. The whole set comes from the rich collections of the Museum of Czech Literature. It is organised by the National Library of the CR in association with the Museum of Czech Literature.
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.
The heritage of Saints Cyril and Methodius
May 20 – July 19, 2013
The exhibition maps reviving the tradition of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Bohemia and especially in Moravia from the 2nd. half of the 19th century, which is connected with the jubilee anniversary of the arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius to Great Moravia and the issue of Grande Munus encyclical by Pope Leo III. It documents the heyday of this tradition in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe in the 1st half of the 20th century, its decline after World War II due to the seizure of power by Bolshevik regimes in the Slavic countries and an attempt for its reviving in the late 1980s. The exposition presents monographs and periodicals focused on the theme of Saints Cyril and Methodius from the collections of the Slavonic Library.
Exhibition grounds of the Slavonic Library, third floor, Monday to Friday: 9 am – 7 pm, Saturday: 9 am – 2 pm
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