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Most historic sights at the Prague Castle are handicapped accessible.
Prague Castle – the residence of Czech dukes and kings from the end of the 9th century, has been
evolving for the past eleven centuries. Currently, it is the seat of the president of the Czech Republic
and plays host to state events, concerts and exhibitions.
Prague Castle Information Centres: 2nd Courtyard, tel. 224 372 415, in the Picture Gallery box
office at tel. 224 373 531, e–mail: Open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Guides: tel. 224 373 208, 224 373 584, Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., email: – in
Czech: CZK 50, foreign languages: CZK 100 per person per hour.
Prague Castle grounds: winter tourist season (1 Nov. – 31 March) 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Areas open to public with a valid ticket: (St. Vitus Cathedral, the main Cathedral tower, Old Royal
Palace, St. George's Basilica, Mihulka Powder Tower, Dalibor Tower, Roţmberg Palace): 9 a.m. – 4
South Tower of St. Vitus Cathedral – daily 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., general admission: CZK 100.
Prague Castle Gardens: The Prague Castle Gardens and the Deer Moat are closed during the winter
season, including the tourist path, except for the On the Bastion Garden (6 a.m. – 11 p.m.).
The Golden Lane will be closed as of 1 May 2010 due to extensive repairs. The closure is expected
to be in effect for one year.
Admission to Prague Castle premises:
Full ticket/reduced ticket*/family ticket
Prague Castle – grand tour: Old Royal Palace, The Story of the Prague Castle exhibition, St.
George's Basilica, Convent of St. George – National Gallery, The Prague Castle Picture Gallery, The
Powder Tower, St. Vitus Cathedral, Roţmberg Palace – CZK 350/175/700
Prague Castle – small tour: Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, St. Vitus Cathedral, Roţmberg
Palace – CZK 250/125/500
The Prague Castle Picture Gallery (Obrazárna Praţského hradu) CZK 150/80/300.
The Story of Prague Castle: CZK 140/70/280.
Powder Tower (Prašná věţ): CZK 70/40/140.
Grand South Tower of St. Vitus Cathedral: CZK 100.
The Prague Castle map: CZK 5.
* Discounts:
– children 6 – 16 years of age
– secondary and university students up to 26 years of age
– families (1 – 5 children up to 16 years of age and up to 2 adults)
– seniors over 65 years of age
Free admission:
– preschool and kindergarten children with teachers
– children under 6
– ZTP certificate holders
– ZTP–P certificate holders including 1 accompanying person
– licensed guides accompanying clients with valid tickets
Tickets are valid for 2 days. Marked tickets may not be returned. Discounts will be provided upon
presentation of valid personal ID or student ID. Admission for short-term exhibits, lectures, concerts
and special events is set separately.
Photographing inside the castle – license: Flash and tripods are prohibited. Cameras are not
allowed in the Story of Prague Castle and the Prague Castle Picture Gallery. Price: CZK 50.

Permanent exhibitions:
Old Royal Palace – Gothic Floor
Info: http://www.pribeh– or at tel. 224 373 102.
Handicap accessible.
Open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Story of Prague Castle. Presenting the history of Prague Castle. On display: original items from
the Prague Castle collections and individual castle construction stages. The exhibition will celebrate its
5th year this year. New: Anna Svídnicka’s funeral robe (one of Charles IV’s wives). Program for
children: "Playing Castle", film projection, interactive programs.
Newly restored artefacts in the Story of Prague Castle exhibit. To commemorate the fifth
anniversary of this grand exhibition project focused on the 1000-year history of the place where Czech
history was shaped, two newly restored important artefacts will be introduced: the St. Wenceslas
helmet and a sample of Roman funeral textile. Each of these items documents the top-notch care
and restoration methods used with sensitive and non-durable materials such as metal and fabric.
The Story of the Prague Castle:
Funeral exhibit of Ladislaus the Posthumous. Son of Albert II, King of Germany, and Elizabeth,
daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund, Ladislaus the Posthumous (* 22 Feb. 1440 - † 23
Nov. 1457) died 550 years ago while preparing for his marriage to Magdalena, daughter of Charles VII
of France. The Black Death was thought to be the cause of the sudden death of the last Luxembourg
dynasty descendant on the Czech throne. Not until recently however, did anthropological research of
Prof. Vlček reveal the true reason – leukaemia. The young king was buried in the royal tomb in a
festive royal gown and shoes. Due to the reconstruction of the tomb, the funeral exhibit was extracted
in 1928 and restored.

Old Royal Palace – Gothic Floor, the room housing the Old State Records
The Story of Prague Castle:
Jewels from the castle elite – never before exhibited – dating back to the 10th and 11th
centuries. A collection of jewels, found during the research of a medieval settlement in the Lumbe
Garden which took place in the 1970s, has recently been restored. These jewels are unique artefacts
documenting the lives of the castle residents from the 10th and 11th centuries. Their shape,
decoration and manufacturing technique are close to those of the Great Moravian Empire, found
mostly in the village of Mikulčice and elsewhere in Moravia. A collection of decorations including
golden earrings and buttons shown to the public for the first time.
The Story of the Prague Castle: The Coronation Story
Coronations at the Prague Castle The history of coronations in Europe dating back to antiquity.
Czech rulers obtained the royal title for the first time in 1085 (the actual coronation took place in 1086).
The royal title became hereditary starting in 1158 (definitively in 1212). Since the first coronation until
the last in 1836, a total of 26 Czech kings and 28 queens were crowned in St. Vitus Cathedral at the
Prague castle, accompanied by special masses.
This new exhibit thoroughly depicts the coronations at the Prague Castle: The visitors will be able to
learn the history of this official ceremony, see the list of Czech kings and queens as well as coronation
insignias and the coronation text written by Charles IV. Also on exhibit: a copy of the St. Wenceslas
crown and sword, coronation engravings, coins and medals, a coronation chair and containers used to
transport the coronation insignias.
Small exhibit: The Luxembourg Dynasty on the Czech Throne. On Sept. 1, 1310 the 14 year-old
son of the Roman King Henry VII of Luxembourg, John, married the 18 year-old heiress of the Czech
kingdom, Elisabeth Přemyslid in Speyer. The Luxembourg dynasty, which comprised the Czech king
and Roman emperor Charles IV, held the Czech throne for the next 147 years. This exhibition,
commemorating the 700th anniversary of this event, takes place in several areas of the Prague Castle.
In addition to the text, visitors will see copies of the John of Luxembourg and Elisabeth Premyslid
busts displayed in St. Vitus Cathedral. Also on display: an installation entitled The Story of Burial
devoted to Czech queens, the wives of Charles IV. In addition to dress fragments, possibly the burial
dress of Anna of Bavaria, a unique burial veil with frills, belonging to one of the Czech queens will be
exhibited. This type of veil is known from icons, the only one that has been preserved is at the Prague

The Prague Castle Picture Gallery (Obrazárna Praţského hradu)
2nd courtyard
More information at
Open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Permanent exhibition:
The Prague Castle Picture Gallery is the oldest continual collection of paintings in the Czech Republic.
In this former stable built in the renaissance style, visitors may view selected works of royal artists, old
German and Dutch renaissance masters, works of Italian renaissance and mannerism, as well as
Central European and Dutch baroque artists.
New exhibition from the Picture Gallery under a Magnifying Glass series:
Joseph Heintz: Maria Magdalena. Another short term exhibition organized in conjunction with the
Picture Gallery’s permanent exhibition, this time focusing on Joseph Heintz Sr., a royal painter in
Rudolf II’s court. Josef Heintz Sr., born in Switzerland, spent many years in Italy, was greatly
influenced not only by his Scandinavian colleagues residing in Rome but older and contemporary
Italian masters. In 1591 he became Rudolf II’s painter. The Penitent Mary Magdalene painting, likely
one of the artist’s later works, will be exhibited for the first time and will be accompanied by new
findings from its restoration. Until 6 Dec.
New exhibition from the "Newly Restored Monuments" series:
Geertgen tot Sint Jans' triptych "Adoration of the Kings”. On display: the strenuously restored
gothic three-piece altar from this leading Dutch 15th century master as well as a recently identified
fragment of the left wing.

Powder Tower (Prašná věţ):
Open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Castle Guards – permanent exhibition. Exhibition mapping out the development of the royal cohort
up to the current presidential guards. The exhibition, prepared by the Prague Castle Administration,
Castle Guards and the Military History Institute, opened in December 2008 to commemorate the 90th
anniversary of the Castle Guards.

Roţmberk Palace (Roţmberský palác)
Entrance from Jiřska Street 2.
For the first time in the history of the Prague Castle, the former Roţmberk Palace will be permanently
open to the public. During the 18th century, the Palace was converted into the Institute of
Gentlewomen, founded by Queen Maria Theresa. Thanks to a sensitive and costly reconstruction,
visitors will have an opportunity to view the restored renaissance hall, baroque chapel with ceiling
frescos and several historically decorated rooms. These evoke the level of style and accommodation
aristocrats lived in at the time, featuring Biedermeier, Rococo and Historicism. Showcasing over 70
items (furniture, paintings, glass and porcelain). The majority of the paintings come from the Prague
Castle depositories and collections. The authenticity of the exhibition is underlined by figurines in
historical clothes.

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The Prague Castle Riding School (Jízdárna Praţského hradu)
Open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Karel Škréta (1610–1674): His Times and Work. This is the largest comprehensive exhibition of
works from the founder of baroque art in the Czech lands. In addition to Škréta’s paintings, works from
his son Karel Škréta jr., Škréta’s students and co-workers will be shown. Also on display, selected
works from other artists Karel Škréta met during his stay in Germany and Italy, along with paintings in
which he found his inspiration. More information at Until 10 April 2011.

Vladislav Hall
Open daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
St. Maurus Reliquary at the Prague Castle St. Maurus Reliquary is made of gold-plated silver and
gold-plated copper. Decorated with 200 jewels, it demonstrates goldsmithry methods from the 13th
century. The size of a child’s sarcophagus, this is the largest Romanesque reliquary and the only
house-style burial casket of this size in the Czech Republic. The exhibition commemorates the 25th
anniversary of the reliquary’s discovery. Until 27 Feb. 2011.

Tickets available at: Prague Castle Information Centre, 2nd Courtyard, tel. 224 372 415, 224 372
419. Also at the following outlets: Bohemia Ticket, tel. 224 227 832, TicketStream, tel. 224 263 049,, TicketPortal, tel. 224 091 439,, TicketPro, tel.
234 704 234,

Jazz at the Prague Castle:
15 Wed. Didier Lockwood: Tribute to Stephan Grappelli – this is Lockwood’s tribute to the
legendary jazz violinist Grappelli, in conjunction with the Jazz at the Prague Castle festival. More info
at – Spanish Hall – 8 p.m.

Christmas at the Prague Castle:
17 Fri. Chorea Bohemica – music and dance ensemble performing traditional folk art, this time
focusing on traditional folk Christmas – Spanish Hall – 7 p.m.
18 and 19. Chorea Bohemica – Spanish Hall – 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
20 Mon. Schola Gregoriana – concert – an overview of Advent gospels – Basilica of St. George – 7


Prague 1, Staroměstské nám. 12,
All permanent National Gallery exhibitions are open daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The last
tour of permanent and short term exhibits is at 5.30 p.m.
Note: St. George’s Covent is open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. including Mondays.
Partial closure of the Schwarzenberg Palace: 2nd floor will be closed to the public 25 Oct. – 7 Dec.
Holiday opening hours: 24 Dec. – closed; 25 and 26 Dec. – open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; 31 Dec. – open
10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 1 Jan. 2011 open 12 noon – 6 p.m. (excluding St. Agnes of Bohemia Convent).
Note: St. Agnes of Bohemia Monastery Churches will be closed 1 Jan. 2010.

The Czech Cubist Museum (Muzeum českého kubismu)
Prague 1, Ovocný trh 19, tel. 224 211 746
Handicap accessible.
Directions: metro A, B to Můstek st. or Náměstí Republiky st.
Admission: full CZK 100, reduced CZK 50, family CZK 150.
Czech Cubism – exhibition mapping out Czech cubist art since its beginnings to the mid 50’s of the
20th century (E. Filla, J. Čapek, B. Kubišta).
More information at

The National Gallery old art collection
Prague 1, U Milosrdných 17, tel. 221 879 111, 224 810 628, 221 879 216, 221 879 225
Directions: metro A to Staroměstská st., metro B to Náměstí Republiky st., tram 5, 8, 14, 26 to Dlouhá
třída, tram 17 to Právnická fakulta st., bus No. 133, Dlouhá třída, Na Františku Hospital.
Admission: full CZK 150, reduced CZK 80, family CZK 200.
Medieval Art in Bohemia and Central Europe. Czech Gothic art (Master of the Vyšší Brod Altar,
Master of the Michle Madonna, Master Theodoric, Master of the Třeboň Altar, works of beautiful style,
Master of the Altar of the Knights of the Cross, Master of the Litoměřice Altar, Master IP), German and
Austrian art (Master of Winkler’s Epitaph, A. Altdorfer, Lucas Cranach sr.), medieval arts and crafts.
Tactile exhibition of 13 – 15th century Czech medieval sculpture casts. North wing of the Cross
Corridor in the convent.

19th Century Art Collection
Prague 1 – The Prague Castle, nám. U svatého Jiří 33, tel. 257 531 644, 257 530 543, 257 535
Directions: metro A to Malostranská st., tram 12, 18, 20, 22 to tram 22 to Prague Castle st.
Admission: full CZK 150, reduced CZK 80, family CZK 200.
19th Century Art. New 19th Century Art exhibition featuring painting, sculpture and applied arts. The
show is designed to present an overview of all important art genres and their respective
representatives (J. Navrátil, the Mánes family, A. Kosárek, K. Purkyně, M. Aleš, J. Schikaneder, V.
Levý, J. V. Myslbek...).
19th century artist profiles – exhibition space:
Vojtěch Bartoněk (1859–1908)
Graphic Art Cabinet:
Slavonic Orient. Balkan themes in 19th century drawings and graphic art. Until 23 Jan. 2011.
More information at

Old Word Art exhibit
Prague 1, Staroměstské nám. 12, tel. 224 810 758
Handicap accessible.
Directions: metro A – Staroměstská St.
Ancient Art and Mediterranean Art from the National Gallery and National Museum’s
collections. From 17 Dec.
1st floor: Asian Art: Ancient Chinese art, Chinese graveyard art, Chinese Buddhist art, Tibetan
Buddhist art.
2nd floor: Ancient Mediterranean Art: Ancient cultures in the Nile valley, civilizations in the Ancient
Near East, cultures in the Aegean area and Cyprus
Korean Art
Japanese Sculpture and Korean Ceramics – tactile exhibition.

The National Gallery old art collection
Prague 1, Hradčanské nám. 2
Handicap accessible.
Directions: metro A to Malostranská st., tram 12, 18, 20, 22 to tram 22 to Prague Castle st.
Admission: full CZK 150, reduced CZK 80, family CZK 200.
Note: Partial closure of the Schwarzenberg Palace: 2nd floor will be closed to the public 25 Oct. – 7
Baroque in the Czech Lands. Art during the Reign of Rudolph II (H. von Aachen, B. Spranger, A. de
Vries)/Baroque Scuplture (J. J. Bendl, M. B. Braun, F. M. Brokof)/Baroque Painting (K. Škréta, M. L.
Willmann, P. Brandl, J. Kupecký, V. V. Reiner, N. Grund.)/Baroque fine crafts from the museum’s
collections (basement).
Basement: Archeological exhibition and tactile exhibition entitled Touchable Baroque.
Roelandt Savery – painter from the court of Rudolf II. Organized by the National Gallery in Prague
in cooperation with Broelmuseum in Kortrijk. Graphic Art Cabinet: 8 Dec. 2010 – 20 March 2011.
Reservations at tel. 220 514 598, e-mail:
For groups of up to 25 people, in several languages. Must be scheduled two weeks prior.

The National Gallery old art collection
Prague 1, Hradčanské nám. 15, tel. 233 090 570
Directions: metro A to Malostranská st., tram 12, 18, 20, 22 to tram 22 to Prague Castle st.
Admission: full CZK 150, reduced CZK 80, family CZK 200.
European Art from Antiquity to the End of Baroque. Exhibition was installed following the
reconstruction of ceiling frescos. Icons; 15th – 18th century German and Austrian painting; 14th – 18th
century Italian art; 15th – 16th century Dutch art; 16th – 18th century Spanish art, 17th – 18th century
French; 16th – 18th century Flemish art. Exhibition also includes paintings by A. Bronzino, G. B.
Tiepolo, El Greco, F. Goya, P. P. Rubens, H. Holbein sr. and A. Dürer.
Works of masters from the Kolowrat Picture Gallery in Rychnov nad Kněţnou. Until 31 Dec.
Antonín Birckardt’s Allegoric Tributes. Until 9 Jan. 2011.
More information at
National Gallery exhibition space
Prague 1 – Malá Strana, Valdštejnská 3, tel. 257 073 136
Handicap accessible.
Directions: metro A to Malostranská st., tram 12, 18, 20, 22 to Malostranská st.
Admission: full CZK 200, reduced CZK 100, family CZK 300.
Note: The Karel Škréta exhibition takes place in two buildings: The Prague Castle Riding School and
the Wallenstein Riding School. One ticket is good for both exhibitions.
Karel Škréta (1610–1674): His Times and Work. From 26 Nov.
For groups of up to 25 people, in several languages. Must be submitted at least two weeks prior at tel.
233 081 720, 233 081 721, e–mail:

Modern and Contemporary Art Collection of the National Gallery
Prague 7, Dukelských hrdinů 47, tel. 224 301 111
Handicap accessible.
Directions: tram 12, 14, 15 and 17 to Veletrţní st.
Admission: full CZK 250, reduced CZK 120, family CZK 350.
Each ticket is valid for multiple entry and can be used throughout the day.
Internet Café and restaurant are located on the ground floor.
20th and 21st century art. Interdisciplinary exhibition of 20th century fine art featuring leading Czech
masters in the form of monographic profiles or selections of their key artworks.
Also on exhibit: 19 and 20th Century French Art collection as well as the International Art
permanent exhibition.
New exhibitions: Czech Art 1890–1930 – Trade Fair Palace, 3rd and 4th floor.
Respirium on the 1st floor:
Monet – Warhol/Masterworks from the Albertina Museum and Batliner’s collection. Until 7 Jan.
3rd floor – Graphic Art Cabinet:
Jan Štursa. Until 27 March 2011.
Respirium on the 5th floor:
Finalists – 4th annual NG 333 and ČEZ Group Award.
More information at

All exhibitions are closed Mondays. Updated information at
The Troja Chateau
Prague 7, U Trojského zámku 1, tel. 283 851 614
The chateau will be closed during winter.
The Bílek Villa (Bílkova vila)
Prague 6 – Hradčany, Mickiewiczova 1, tel. 224 322 021
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Featuring: František Bílek’s studio and an exhibition of early works, as well as a collection of his
published works. The basement now houses the newly opened Bílek Centre with archive materials
relating to his life.
Bílek House in Chýnov
391 55 Chýnov u Tábora, Údolní 133, tel. 381 297 624
Opening hours: Please call to make an appointment.
Admission: full – CZK 50, reduced – CZK 30.
Sculptor František Bílek built his first studio villa in Chýnov in 1898 which is an original piece of
architecture and a unique document of this Art Nouveau artist’s effort to create the ideal elegant
environment for his work and family life.
The House of the Stone Bell (Dům U Kamenného zvonu)
Prague 1, Staroměstské nám. 13, tel. 222 327 851
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission: full – CZK 120, reduced – CZK 60, student (a group of min. 10 students plus teacher) –
CZK 20.
The Royal Marriage – Elisabeth of Bohemia and John of Luxembourg – 1310. Exhibition
commemorating the 700 anniversary of King John of Luxembourg’s marriage to the Czech princess
Elisabeth Přemyslid and his ascension to the Czech throne (1 Sept. 1310 in Speyer, the husband and
wife were crowned 7 Feb. 1311 in Prague). It took place in the originally Gothic town palace with a
corner tower which is considered a part of the town royal residence, adapted for the young royal
couple shortly after their arrival to Prague. Also on exhibit: artefacts featuring minting, illuminated
manuscripts and documents from the archives. The highlight of the exhibit: the Czech Royal Treasure
discovered in Silesia with its main feature – the marital crown. Until 6 Feb. 2011.
The House of the Golden Ring (Dům U Zlatého prstenu)
Prague 1 – Ungelt, Týnská 6, tel. 224 827 022
Handicap accessible.
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: full – CZK 120, reduced – CZK 60, student (a group of min. 10 students plus teacher) –
CZK 20.
After the Velvet/Contemporary Czech Art influenced by the past. Long-term exhibit showcasing
artists who are generations apart. Artists who founded their own schools within the past 20 years are
now educating new artists. The exhibition will feature 20th century art legends whose work dates back
to before 1989.
A new Prague City Gallery series focused on young and emerging artists.
Admission free.
Kryštof Pešek: Code. Kryštof Pešek (*1986, Prague) is an audiovisual arts student at FAMU. He
researches moving images created using generative basis. Moving images undergo constant
changes, their only permanency lies in the certain principle they are based on. This principle consists
of code, a set of instructions entered into a machine by an artist. The thematic departure point is the
polarity of the human as creator and audience on one hand, and technologies on the other. For the
Start-up Project in the House of the Golden Ring, Kryštof Pešek prepared an exhibition entitled Code,
where he will introduce the work with live generated images (Babel, 2010, Waltz of Determinism,
2008) as well as traditional video (Phased Pigeons, 2007). 2 Dec. 2010 – 2 Jan. 2011.
Municipal Library (Městská knihovna ) – 2nd floor
Prague 1, Mariánské nám. 1 (entrance from Valentinská street), tel. 222 310 489
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: full ticket – CZK 120, reduced ticket – CZK 60.
Václav Boštík. The exhibition is the first comprehensive retrospective of works from Boštík (1913–
2005). It is a result of extensive research into his work and legacy. Boštík is among the late 20.
century Czech painters. Until 9 Jan. 2011.
Old Town Hall (Staroměstská radnice) – 2nd floor
Prague 1, Staroměstské nám. 1, tel. 224 482 751
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: full – CZK 40, reduced – CZK 20.
Miroslav Tichý: Shapes of Truth. This photographic project for the first time introduces work from
Tichy, who has been overlooked for a long time. He is regarded as the enfant terrible of Czech
photography, who has became quite famous abroad over the past few years. The exhibition will
feature photographs from the collections of Gianfranco Sanguinetti, Juli Susin and Maxim Fedorovsky.
A special catalogue with Tichy’s photographs and Gianfranco Sanguinetti’s essays was printed in the
Kant publishing house. 15 Dec. 2010 – 6 March 2011.

Prague 1, Malostranské nám. 12, Hartig Palace,,
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: Closed on 24-26 and 31 Dec. 2010 and 2 Jan. 2011.
Origin, Place, Landscape. The theme of space in the works of Czech-Israeli photographers.
Works from the following photographers: Rudi Weissenstein (1910–1992), Tomás Ungar
(1946–1997) and Jan Tichy (1974). Opening 14 Dec. at 5 p.m. Duration: 15 Dec. 2010 – 21
Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Národní 37 (entrance from Uhelný trh 11 – at the back of Platyz), tel. 739 440 740
(gallery), tel. 603 720 983 (private), e-mail, http://www.galerie–
Opening hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. (except holidays) Note: Also
Sundays 12 noon – 6 p.m., closed from 24 Dec.
Permanent sales exhibition of paintings; graphic works; sculpture; porcelain; ceramics;
marionettes; textile and wooden toys; art-design; mixed media art; metal, textile, porcelain and
ceramic jewellery; tapestries, lace work and glass.

Prague 1, Perlová 370/3, tel. 773 088 448, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Tue. – Sat. 11.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
Note: closed 23 Dec. 2010 – 1 Jan. 2011.
Sales exhibit.
Introducing the best of photography from its origins to the best contemporary works.
Also offering works from the following artists: V. Bromová, F. Drtikol, E. Fuka, J. Funke, V. Chochola,
M. Havránková, M. Luskačová, P. Mára, S. Pastor, J. Rössler, F. Skála, J. Sudek, J. Šibík, J. Štreit, P.
Ţupník and unique collections of original daguerrotypes from the mid 19th century Czech painters.
Jan Švankmajer: Collages from this outstanding film producer’s new film. 1 Dec. 2010 – 8 Jan. 2011.

Gallery – Antiques – Design
Prague 1, Betlémské nám. 8, tel. 222 220 689, e–mail:
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Selection. Selection of works from the gallery’s depository: Born, Boštík, Grygar, Kolář, Kolíbal,
Kučerová, Lada, Lhoták, Malich, Sýkora, Trnka, Váchal, Zrzavý, etc. Until 5 Dec.
C+C. David Cajthaml/Michal Cihlář. 8 Dec. 2010 – 16 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Spálená 14, tel. 224 054 368,
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Martin Kuriš: NAVARANA. Latest paintings within the Landscapes and Figures in Contemporary
Czech Art series. Until 12 Dec.
Jakub Švéda. Latest paintings within the Landscapes and Figures in Contemporary Czech Art series.
17 Dec. 2010 – 6 Feb. 2011.

Prague 7, Poupětova 1, tel. 224 930 927, 774 145 434, e–mail:,
Directions: metro C to Holešovice Train Station, bus 5, 12, 15 to Ortenovo nám. St.
Opening hours: Sat. – Mon. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wed. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., closed on Tuesdays.
Note: Closed on 22 – 26 Dec. and 31 Dec. 2010 – 1 Jan. 2011.
Admission: full ticket – CZK 180, reduced ticket – CZK 90.
New multi-function spaces for presentation of contemporary international art, architecture and design
in Holešovice. In addition to exhibition spaces, there is also a cafe, terrace, bookshop and store with
Artworks donated to the 16th annual humanitarian auction. Until 12 Dec.
Planet Eden – Tomorrow’s World In Socialist Czechoslovakia in 1948–1978. Exhibition
introducing visions of the future in Czechoslovak post-war art and pop culture. On display: original
artefacts plus explanations provided using contemporary exhibition means. Exhibition extended until
13 Dec.
Metropolis – Cryptic 257, Masker, Pasta, Point, Skarf, Tron. Exhibition featuring leading Czech
street art and graffiti artists (the exhibition has just returned from the Expo 2010 in Shanghai). Masker,
Pasta, Tron, Skarf, Cryptic 257 and Point will introduce their monumental installations specifically for
the spaces of the DOX Centre. Until 31 Dec.
Gilbert & George: Roads 1972–1992. The exhibition introduces the renowned artistic duo Gilbert and
George to the Czech public by presenting six of their works from the period of 1972 to 1992. Both
artists became famous in the early 1070s thanks to their specific type of performance called "live
statues". Presently, they are renowned for their hand-coloured photographs combined with geometric
designs into large formats overlaid with grids. Their works greatly influenced the 1980s-1990s
generation of artists. The Rudolfinum Gallery features a parallel international exhibit entitled
Decadence NOW! where Gilbert and George’s works will be put in this perspective. Until 2 Jan. 2011
2010 Jindřich Chalupecky Award. Featuring the finalists nominated for 2010 (Vasil Artamonov and
Alexey Klyuykov, Václav Magid, Jakub Matuška, Alice Nikitinová and David Böhm, Jiří Franta). The
2010 finalist will be selected during the exhibit and the special prize award ceremony will take place 23
Nov. 2010. There will be a parallel exhibition of all finalists from 1990–2009 featuring works from 20
artists who had been awarded this prize. Also featuring a related exhibit – History – Remembering
Jindřich Chalupecky. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Chalupecký’s birth and this past June
marked the 20th anniversary of his death. Until 17 Jan. 2011.
Accompanying programs every Monday and Thursday. More at

Staroměstské nám. 15, Prague 1, tel. 222 313 909
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Gift shop.
Salvador Dalí – graphic works, sculpture.

Prague 1, Celetná 9, tel. 222 313 064, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Permanent exhibition:
The best works from this world famous photographer.

Prague 1, Újezd 30, tel. 251 510 760, e–mail:, http://www.sudek–
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Organized and owned by PPF Art.
Václav Jirásek: UPSYCH 316a. Latest photographs. Until 12 Dec.
Jitka Horázná: Sunday Afternoon. Latest photographs. 22 Dec. 2010 – 6 Feb. 2011

Prague 1, Klementinum 190, tel. 221 663 111
The National Library will be closed 24 – 26 Dec. and 31 Dec. 2010 – 2 Jan. 2011.
Admission: CZK 5 (National Library readers free of charge), unless listed otherwise.
Exhibition corridor – ground floor:
Opening hours: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The Best Estonian Books of 2009. Introducing 25 best Estonian books and 5 children’s books of
2009. Until 29 Jan. 2011.
Slavonic Library exhibition spaces – 3rd floor:
Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Adolf Zábransky's Slavonic Images. Slavonic themes in the works of this Czech painter, graphic
artist and illustrator (1909–1981). Until 8 Jan. 2011.
Prague 1, Křiţovnická 190
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: adults: CZK 60; seniors, students and children 10-15 years of age: CZK 40; groups of 10
or more people: CZK 40 per person; children under 10 free of charge. More information at
The Klementinum in Dates and Pictures. Klementinum, the precious Baroque hall in the centre of
Prague has established a link with the National Library. The exhibition introduces the historic and
artistic development of this building, the former Jesuit College, and to show its cultural and social
importance. Until 19 Dec.

Prague 5 – Mala Strana, Vítězná 11, tel. 251 512 728, 602 327 669, fax 251 512 726, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Permanent sales exhibition:
Works of 19th and 20th century Czech painters.

Prague 1, Biskupský dvůr 6, tel. 737 200 127, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Tue. – Fri. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
KusKovu showcases art objects, decorative art and jewellery made utilizing metal and other
materials in combination with it. KusKovu introduces works mostly from Czech artists,
blacksmiths and jewellers, both experienced and new. It focuses on creativity and quality. The
gallery frequently exhibits the works of metal artists.
11 Sat. Amelia Market. Sales exhibit of jewellery, fashion, design and cosmetics. Sale and sampling
of Moravian wines from family vineyards. Fund-raiser for Amelia Centre Prague 8 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Prague 1, Bílkova ul. 2 (across from the Intercontinental Hotel), tel./fax 224 812 656, e-mail:,
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 6 (7) p.m.
Christmas mix – the best of the La Femme Gallery works. Paintings, sculptures and graphic works
from Czech, mainly contemporary, artists: J. Šerých, L. Klusáček, M. Rittstein, M. Chabera, B. Jirků, T.
Hřivnáč, E. Mansfeldová, J. Koblasa, J. Hendrych, J. Anderle, O. Zoubek, D. Perrier–Pešáková, Tylek,
R. Kočí, D. Krejbich, V. Brunton, K. Pobříslo, J. Másler, J. Mocek, M. Pošvic, H. Purkrábková, L.
Přibyl, I. Kitzberger, M. Gabriel, etc. 1 – 31 Dec.

Prague 1, Vodičkova 37, tel. 222 929 333, fax 222 929 336, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
LANGHANS PRAHA / From 1880 / One Name, One Place, One Theme. The exhibition will introduce
selected photographs from the Eminent People Archives, as well as the principles and work of the
Langhans Studio and its branches, its innovative conception of the advertising and graphic works and
the significant architectural changes after 2000.
Pawel Jaszczuk (*1978). Until 2 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Národní 22, 1st mezzanine
Opening hours: daily 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Eroticon. From the Tendence chapter in Fotograf magazine. Group exhibit. Until 31 Dec.
Prague 1, Masarykovo nábřeţí 250,, http://www.orbis–
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: full – CZK 150; children 3–15 years, students up to 26 years, seniors and ZTP card
holders – CZK 90 (limited access for wheel chairs).
PLAY. World premiere of this new interactive exhibition which will be housed in the Mánes exhibition
hall for the next three months. This is a continuation of the successful project entitled Orbis pictus
Or…, designed by Petr Nikl. For the first time it is accompanied by the PLAY International Festival with
workshops, music and theatre performances and film screenings. The PLAY Festival offers an
outstanding program. Until 31 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Strahovské nádvoří 1/132, tel. 233 354 066, fax 233 354 075, e–mail:,,
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Richard Jordan (USA): Notes of My Thoughts. Until 4 Dec.
Dream and Reality. Nicole Bianchet (*1975) USA, Marianna Gartner (*1963) Canada, Till Rabus
(*1975) Switzerland, Diana Rattray (*1947) UK, Pia Stadtäumer (*1959) Germany, Dimitris
Tzamouranis (*1967) Greece, René Wirths (*1967) Germany, etc. 8 Dec. 2010 – 26 Feb. 2011.

Prague 1, Voršilská 3, tel. 224 930 255, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: 24 – 26 Dec. – closed; 31 Dec. open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; closed 1 Jan. 2011.
Britt Boutros Ghali: Paintings. Exhibition of paintings from this Norwegian painter living in Egypt.
Ghali is an abstract expressionist painter. Until 12 Dec.
Štefan Prukner–Bartůšek: Small Formats (1950s – 1990s). Štefan Prukner’s (*1931) expressive
paintings draw from the basic traditions of 1920—1930s Slovak art. 15 Dec. 2010 – 2 Jan. 2010.

Prague 1, nám. Republiky 5, tel. 222 002 101, fax 222 001 100, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: 24 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 31 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
St. Wenceslas's Crown. Jiří Urban is the author of the exhibited copy of this coronation jewel.
Ondřej Kavan – Prague with Love. Photographic exhibition. 3 – 30 Dec.
Note: 24 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 31 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Amedeo Modigliani. Exhibition of works from this early 20 century Italian artist prepared by the
Vernon Gallery in cooperation with the Italian curator Serena Baccaglini. On display: paintings and
drawings as well as his life story. More at, 9 Dec. 2010 – 28 Feb. 2011.

Prague 1, Staroměstské nám. 1
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Czech Press Photo 2010. Until 31 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Stříbrná 2, tel. 603 186 470, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission by donation.
Erwin Staeheli: Passage. Long spaces leading to other spaces. Exhibited images display empty
rooms and landscapes in France, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Erwin Staeheli (*1955, Basil)
has exhibited his images in 11 photographic exhibitions in Switzerland, Frand, Czech Republic, Japan
and USA. More at Until 4 Dec.
Evţen Sobek: Blue Life. Who are the owners of houses made out of recycled materials? What has
motivated the people to build their second homes in an environment whose magic is depleted after
several stays? Evţen Sobek (*1967) is a Czech photographer, member of Choice Images. He studied
in the Czech Republic, Austria, Israel and Japan. More at 6 Dec. 2010 –
2 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Jilská 7A, tel. 725 435 455 (box office), e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Opening hours: Until 30 Nov. Wed. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 4.30 p.m., from 1 Dec. Tue. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 4.30
Note: 22 – 24 Dec. – closed; 25 Dec. open 1 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.; 26 and 27 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 4.30
Admission: exhibition and program for children – full: CZK 80; students (16–25 years), seniors from 65
– CZK 50; family ticket (2 adults and 1–3 children) – CZK 120; children 6–15 years – CZK 20; children
under 6 years, teachers, ZTP and ZTP/P ID holders – free; admission to accompanying events – by
Hic Sunt (Domini) Canes. Out in the Open Yet Hidden/An Island of History in the Ocean of City.
Nine centuries of rich history of this Dominican monastery. This almost unknown island in the heart of
the Old Town will for the first time open its gates and offer visitors a new view of significant events,
saints and personalities related to the medieval collegiate chapter, as well as the later, still functioning,
Order of Preachers. The contemporary life of this order is documented by a series of black and white
photographs from Jan Diviš entitled Dominicans 2010.

Prague 1 – Nové Město, Spálená 4, entrance: the corner of Lazarska and M. Rettigova, tel. 224
930 324
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Note: closed 24 – 26 Dec.
Josef Gočár/Otakar Novotný. Commemorating the 130th anniversary of the births of these two
leading Czech architects. Opening 1 Dec. at 6 p.m. Duration: 2 – 30 Dec.

Prague 1, Myslíkova 9, tel. 222 210 860, 608 238 402, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Wed. – Sat. 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Note: Closed on 24 and 25 Dec. 2010 and 1 Jan. 2011.
Pavel Brázda: Exhibition of new digital images and a small collection of works from the 1950s-1990s.
8 Dec. 2010 – 15 Jan. 2011.

The Pellé Villa public benefit company
Prague 6, Pelléova 10, (approx. 150 m from metro A – Hradčanská st.), tel. 224 326 189, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily except Mondays and holidays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
African Primary Art Collection
Jiří Anderle – selection of works
Graphic art cabinet:
Jiří Anderle: New drawings from 2010. Duration: 3 Dec. 2010 – 30 Jan. 2011.
In Camera:
Miroslav Štolfa: Paintings. 3 Dec. 2010 – 30 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Břehová 4, tel./fax 222 311 060, 222 311 065, http://www.galerie–
Opening hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Gallery, Cafe, Wine Bar, Design Shop.
Sales and exhibition gallery of painting, sculpture, graphic art, photography and interior
Permanent exhibition:
V. Preclík, J. Anderle, R. Augustin, P. Mandl, A. Ciarollo, V. Odstrčil, J. Husáriková, M. Martinec, I.
Minařík, H. Hurtová, L. Horváth, V. Chaloupková, R. Mejsnar, M. Oberreiterová, R. Brančovský, J.
Ulrich, B. Uţdilová, L. M. Wagner, B. I. Wagnerová, V. Zeman, J. Vacek, E. Jilemnická, L. and J.
Moravec, E. Tomková–Towenová, I. Hasilová, J. Volf, L. Kuklík, K. Demel, O. Janeček, P. Bergr,
M. Lesařová–Roubíčková, H. Storchová, K. Šafář, J. Paleček, P. Růţičková, J. Karel, S. Bém, I.
Vranáková, P. Koník, M. Krajíček, J. Štohanzl, V. Klein, I. Markovičová, V. Klein, Květná Glass
Works, etc.

Prague 1, Lazarská 7, tel. 222 523 739
Opening hours: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m.
– 4 p.m.
20th century Czech art. F. Tichý, O. Janeček, L. Jiřincová, J. Trnka, J. Šlitr, etc. 29 Nov. – 31

Prague 1 – Hradčany, Černínská 5, tel. 220 514 527
Opening hours: March – October: Wed. – Sun. 12 noon – 5.30 p.m., November – February: Sat., Sun.
12 noon – 5.30 p.m.
Surrealism, Alchemy, L’art Brut, Media, Tactilism.

Prague 1, Betlémské nám. 5a, tel. 222 222 157, e–mail:,
Opening hours: daily except Mondays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Hamburg in Prague. Exhibition introducing contemporary architecture in Hamburg: the Berlin star
Jürgen Mayer H. and sustainable architecture from Behnisch Architekten. Exhibition extended until 12
Věra and Vladimír Machonin 1960s-1970s. Introducing works from this leading Czech architectural
pair whose works include Kotva Department Store, Thermal Hotel, DBK and the Czech Embassy in
Berlin. 20 Dec. 2010 – 20 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, ul. 17. listopadu 2, tel. 251 093 111, fax 251 093 296, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Wed. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tue. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Note: 24 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 25 Dec. open 12 noon – 6 p.m., 31 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.,
1 Jan. 2011 open 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Admission: permanent and short term exhibit: full CZK 120, reduced CZK 70, family CZK 200; short-
term exhibit only: full CZK 80, reduced CZK 40, family CZK 150.
Free admission to the main building every Tue. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Stories of Materials – a large selection of artwork from the Museum of Decorative Arts’ collections
dating from late Antiquity to the present.
The Story of Fibre – exhibition of textiles and fashion
Printing and Image – exhibition of applied graphic and photographic work
The Art of Fire – exhibition of glass and ceramics
Jewel Case – exhibition of metal and miscellaneous material
Time Machines – exhibition of clocks and watches
Exhibited item of the month:
Room No. 13. In conjunction with the Decadence Now! exhibition. Visions of Excess – Rudolfinum
Gallery – Excess of Beauty: In conjunction with Decadence Now!
Visions of Excess (located in the Rudolfinum) introducing an installation entitled Room No. 13 in the
Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. It focuses on a wide spectrum of decadence manifestations in
contemporary fashion and design. Josef Bolf, David Černý, Jiří Černický, Christian Humboldt,
Zbigniew Libera, Niba, Erwin Olaf, Comenius Roethlisberger, Maciej Toporowicz. Until 2 Jan. 2011.
UPM Cafe: Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 7.30 p.m., Sat. + Sun. 10.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Museum shop: in the entrance hall. Exhibition catalogues, books on decorative arts, posters and
replicas of art works. Opening hours: Tue. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Wed. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Prague 1, U Staré školy 3 (back part of the Spanish Synagogue)
Opening hours: daily except Sat. and Jewish holidays, winter season 9 a.m. – 4.30 p.m., summer
season 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: full – CZK 40, children under 6 free of charge, children 6-15 and students – CZK 20.
Transports of Czech Jews to Belorussia 1941–1942. Exhibition documenting the stories of
thousands of Czech Jews who were dragged to almost unknown ghettos and concentration camps in
occupied eastern territories. The final part focuses on deportations to occupied Belarus. Ghetto Minsk,
the concentration camp in Maly Trostinec and the Baranovic Train Station have become places where
thousands of Czech Jews were murdered. Until 30 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Alšovo nábřeţí 12, tel. 227 059 205, fax 227 319 293, e–mail:,
Handicap accessible.
Opening hours: From 30 Sept. Tue. and Wed. and Fri. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8
The Rudolfinum Gallery is a part of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.
Decadence Now! Visions of Excess. Exhibitions introducing decadent contemporary art works
provoke public scandals but are equally accepted in society. It becomes apparent that a theme which
is seemingly obsolete and out-of-date, such as censorship, once again makes an appearance on the
scene in the context of the new political correctness. This exhibition presents contemporary artists and
their works in the fields of painting, sculpture, photography, and videos in five main areas, including
Pop, extended by an independent installation, ―Room No. 13,‖ in the Museum of Decorative Arts in
Prague, which indicates current trends in fashion or design.
Excess of Self: Pain (Damien Hirst, David Wojnarowicz, Gilbert and George, Cindy
Sherman…)/Excess of the Body: Sex (Jeff Koonse, Joel Peter Witkin, Géza Szöllösi, Jake and Dinos
Chapman…)/Excess of Beauty: Pop (David LaChapelle, Erwin Olaf, Pierre et Gilles, Paul
McCarthy…)/Excess of the Mind: Madness (Matthew Barney, Gottfried Helnwein, Josef Bolf, Jürgen
Klauke…)/Excess of the Life: Death (Keith Haring, Ivan Pinkava, Steven Gregory, Robert
Mapplethorpe…). Curator: Otto M. Urban. Until 2 Jan. 2011.
In conjunction with the Decadence Now! exhibition. Extensive accompanying program: film and theatre
performances, music festivals and concerts, lectures, discussions, publications.
More information can be found at

Prague 1, Národní 30,
Opening hours: daily 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Jiří Skála: You Are the Object, I Am the Stimulant. Exhibition featuring the Jindřich Chalupecky
2009 Award finalist. Until 2 Jan. 2011.
Prague 1, Betlémská 10, tel. 222 221 561, 222 222 079, fax 222 220 560,
Opening hours: Mon. Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (except holidays).
Permanent sales exhibit of graphic works, drawings and paintings.

Prague 1, Národní 9, 1st floor,
Opening hours: Mon., Thurs., Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tue., Wed. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Two Fifteen – Young Artists from Dresden and Prague. Anne Boese, Nikolás Dupont, Tony Franz,
Nina Holzweg, Matěj Lipavský, Eugenia Mora, David Pešat, Petra Polifková, Adam Štech, Falk
Toepfer, Benedikt Tolar. 7 Dec. 2010 – 7 Jan. 2011.

Prague 2, Resslova 6, tel./fax/answering machine. 224 916 650, e–mail:,
Opening hours: Mon. – Fri. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: closed 23 – 31 Dec.
Michael Rittstein. Animal Monster. 7 Dec. 2010 – 28 Jan. 2011.

Prague 1, Masarykovo nábř. 36, tel. 224 933 960, fax 224 934 608, e–mail: info@galerie–, http://www.galerie–
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. – 12 noon, 1.30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Note: 24 Dec. open 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., closed 25 and 1 Dec 2010 and 1 Jan. 2011.
Admission by donation.
Reynek, Rouault, Florian: Exhibition featuring Bohuslav Reynek, Czech graphic artist and poet and
the internationally acclaimed French graphic artist and painter George Rouault. Opening 12 Dec at 6
p.m. Duration: 8 – 31 Dec.

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