Exhibitions - March 2013
The National Library of the CR will be closed during Easter Holidays from March 30 to April 1.
The Medieval Book at your Fingertips
March 13 – 24, 2013
This unique exhibition features the work of the Tempus Libri company to the wide public. The company is specialised in producing artistic copies of rare historical originals, the so-called facsimiles. The edition of such facsimiles is low, usually less than 200 copies. The quality of workmanship, choice of materials and corresponding compliance with the original is supervised by its owners or professional managers, who provided reproduction rights to make a facsimile.
Thanks to the exhibited facsimiles, the visitors have a unique opportunity to become familiar with rare manuscripts and incunabula otherwise inaccessible, they will even be allowed to have a look at them and browse through.
The Klementinum Gallery – Exhibition Hall (entrance from the Mariánské Square, Gate B2)
Tuesday to Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Saint Wenceslas in Medieval Comics
March 7 – April 13, 2013
The exhibition was prepared by the National Library of the CR and the ADEVA Publishers, Austria. It is focused on the iconography of St. Wenceslas in mediaeval illuminations, thus it features facsimiles and artistic copies on this theme, mainly from the collections of the National Library of the CR. Presented will also be the facsimile of The Life of St. Wenceslas by Matyáš Hutský of Křivoklát, which is published by the ADEVA Publishers in the facsimile edition.
The exhibition is organised under the auspices of Mag. Natascha Grilj, Cultural Counsellor of the Embassy of Austria and Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague.
Exhibition corridor, groundfloor, Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
Orest Zilynskyj and his Contribution to the Development of Czech Ukrainian Studies (on the occasion of the 90th birthday anniversary)
March 21 – May 3, 2013
The exhibition is organised by 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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