Exhibitions - July/August 2013
During summer holidays, the National Library of the CR will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays, on July 5-6, and from July 22 to August 4, 2013.
Museum publication of the year
As time went on in the National competition Gloria musaealis
July 1 – August 20, 2013
The exhibition features winning publications from the former ten years of the competition Gloria Musealis and all registered publications of the XIth year. In addition to the Museum Publication of the Year, the competition has two other categories: Museum Exhibition of the Year and Museum Event of the Year. The purpose of the competition is to increase the prestige of museum institutions, to enhance the general understanding of their existence and to increase media coverage of the issue of Czech museums.The exhibition is organised by the National Library of the CR and the Czech Association of Museums and Galleries.
Exhibition corridor, groundfloor, Monday to Friday: 9 am – 7 pm
The heritage of Saints Cyril and Methodius
May 20 – September 30, 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, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am – 2 pm, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 am – 7 pm
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