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An Eye on Prague Exhibition Centres

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Prague, a lively city, is a well-known destination for art aficionados, historians and archaeologists. Being a coffer of unbelievable artefacts, collectibles, paintings and masterpieces, the city is acclaimed in the world because of its hidden beauty. One must visit Prague and explore the artistic world of the city.

The city boasts numerous exhibition centers, museums and art galleries and many exhibition centers in the city. Below list can help you select a center of your choice.

Mucha Museum
Dedicated to the life of the internationally renowned Czech ART NOUVEAU artist, Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), is the world’s first Mucha Museum. Situated in the heart of Prague, the museum is housed in the Baroque Kaunický Palace. Mucha Museum consists of a selection of over 100 exhibits that comprise paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, lithographs and personal memorabilia. Get a chance to accolade famous posters of Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siècle Paris.

Jaroslav Fragner Gallery
Being a symbol of Prague, Jaroslav Fragner Gallery is a famous place for exhibiting architecture. It is located next to the famous Bethlehem Chapel that was rebuilt according to a project by Jaroslav Fragner during the years 1949 -1953. It focuses on works of major individuals and groups who contributed to the development of architecture. One can also get attracted by its bookshop that offers a range of books on architecture, design, advertising, fine art and many other fields.

Dox - Centre for Contemporary Art
The idea for establishing a landmark, Dox- Centre for Contemporary Art was initiated by Leoš Válka in 2002. It was later followed by other co-partners named as Robert Aafjes, Richard Fuxa and Václav Dejčmar. Dox wants to serve many people by its living art centre as well hope to provide a podium for exhibiting Czech and contemporary art. Through the aim of exhibiting works of art, the centre proves as a medium for social interaction too.

House of the Black Madonna - Exhibition of Czech Cubism
The building is designed by Josef Gočár, Pavel Janák and Josef Chochol. The House of the Black Madonna includes a comprehensive collection of Czech Cubism. The exhibition displays works of art that belong to the period from 1910 – 1919.

 

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