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Exhibitions - October 2020

The National Library is closed as a precautionary measure related to spreading coronavirus disease COVID-19. Since October 22, 2020, cultural events in the NL, Mirror Chapel of the Klementinum, the Klementinum Gallery and regular guided tours for tourists in historical premises have been cancelled. Thank you for understanding.

Lenka Jasanská to Children

8 September – 30 October, 2020

Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The work of Lenka Jasanská is as diverse as the books she has illustrated. Merry stories by Miloš Kratochvíl, Swedish and Croation folk tales, or serious stories from the history of our country – each topic approached differently. Lenka Jasanská uses in her work, from the very beginning, her original profession of graphic designer to think about the book as a whole. Himalayan tales, in addition to "embroidered" illustrations, were given a special bond of five colored threads (in the colors of Tibetan prayer flags), the Jewish fairy Benefactor Baruch were decorated in a sober blue-black combination, and reportage fairy tales by Michaela Vetešková were illustrated in an informative nature style. The exhibition presents a selection of titles from recent years, intended for children readers. The books, illustrated by her, are regularly included in the catalogue of The Best Books for Children. She was nominated for the Golden Ribbon Award and the Himalayan Fairy Tales won the Golden Ribbon Award for Publishing Achievement.

Ground floor (gate A)
Monday to Saturday: 9 am-7 pm except for Bank Holidays and Summer Closures
Admission fee 10 CZK (free for the NL readers)


Along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The Czechoslovak Legion In Russia as Literary Inspiration
16 September – 7 November, 2020

Invitation - Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the Czechoslovak Legion´s campaign in Russia and the return of the last troops to the newly established Czechoslovakia. It features literary works (professional books, belles-lettres, memoires, graphic art, as well as periodicals), which reflect the phenomenon of the Czechoslovak Legion as well as three-dimensional exhibits and period photographs. The display also commemorates main authors, some of them remembered and published to this day, most of them, unfortunately, forgotten.
Accompanying panels inform about history of the campaing of Czechs and Slovaks in Russia between  1914 and 1918 and during the following period.
The exhibition has been organised by the Slavonic Library and the Czechoslovak Legionnaire Community.

Ground floor (gate A)
Monday to Saturday: 9 am-7 pm except for Bank Holidays and Summer Closures
Admission fee 10 CZK (free for the NL readers)


CODEX 1085 – Manuscript Detailed View
POSTPONED until further notice due to covid-19

The exhibition, held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of establishing the Graphic School in Prague features works of its students of conservation and restoration. Displayed are copies of folios of the Codex of Vyšehrad, a very rare manuscript related to Czech history, kept in the collections of the National Library of the CR. There will be a facsimile copy of the codex available for browsing through it.

The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tuesday - Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Admission: adults CZK 50; senior citizens and students CZK 40; group of 10+ persons CZK 40 per 1 person; children 6-15 years CZK 20; children under 6 years free.



Oct 30, 2020
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)
Tuesday - Sunday 10.30 am - 6 pm
Fee: mentioned by the exhibitions

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Contacts

National Library of the CR
Exhibitions department
Klementinum 190
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Telephone: +420-221663332
exhibition@omega.nkp.cz

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