See what’s coming up on on the BCSA’s Events Calendar.
This Prague exhibition in the Tancici dum (Dancing House) gallery commemorates 130 years since the birth of the Czech artist, Josef Lada, and 60 years since his death. About 400 of his works are on display, some for the first time since 1957.Find out more »
Another Prague exhibition covers the history of selected residential complexes in the Czech Republic and the circumstances around their construction. There is also a brief summary of later attempts at 'humanising' prefabricated buildings and reflections by current architects and historians on these estates today. The museum is closed on MondaysFind out more »
Five new exhibits have opened at Prague's National Gallery modern art venue including works by Austrian artist Maria Lassnig. Featuring over 50 large-format paintings, drawings and watercolour series, as well as sculptures and films that reveal Lassnig’s long standing exploration of the body and self-representation, the exhibition spans the artist’s entire, over seven-decades long, career; from abstract works made during the 1940s in Vienna, to experimental periods spent in Paris and New York, including cutting-edge cinematic work, down to the…Find out more »
Twelve doll's houses from the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London are on display in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. They include country mansions, a Georgian town house, suburban villas, newly-built council estates and high rise apartments. The museum is closed on Mondays.Find out more »
A series of small exhibitions in the atrium for the anniversaries of the eights: February 1948, August 1968 and October 1918. The basis of the exhibition is a 3-metre high wall or "gallery noticeboard" on which collages will be rotated according to the anniversary. The collages will consist of various types of artistic materials (paintings, photographs, documents), primarily from the collections of the Slovak National Gallery. The February board commemorates the anniversary of the 1948 communist coup in Czechoslovakia. In…Find out more »
A Prague exhibition of rare Czech historical documents, including Vladislav's privilege of 1158, the oldest preserved document proving the existence of the Czech state. Visitors go back in time from modern history until the very beginning of the Czech history. Various media evoke the atmosphere of particular periods, such as video recordings of television news from the communist era or contemporary documentaries from the occupation of the country by Nazi Germany. Throughout the exhibition, authentic audio recordings are played and…Find out more »
Reminiscences of Edward Einhorn, American theatre director and writer In honour of Vaclav Havel's 70th birthday, at the time of his residency at Columbia University, Untitled Theater Company #61 and other artists and companies from New York and around the USA came together in 2006 to present, for the first time anywhere, the complete plays of Vaclav Havel. Edward Einhorn is a playwright, director, translator, librettist, and novelist. He is the artistic director of Untitled Theater Company #61 which has…Find out more »
Czech sister and brother cellists, Anna Brikciusova and Frantisek Brikcius Thursday 22 March 12.45pm at St Mary's in Aylesbury Jacques Offenbach - Duo for two cellos Gideon Klein - Duo for violin & cello (arranged for two cellos by Frantisek Brikcius) Irena Kosikova - Bridges for two cellos (2009) Leos Janacek - Presto Tickets: £4.00, 18 and under free http://www.aylesburylunchtimemusic.co.uk/ Friday 23 March 12.30pm at Brighton Unitarian Church Jacques Offenbach - Duo for two cellos Gideon Klein - Duo for…Find out more »
Radio journalists, film-makers and activists explore the remarkable bravery and tenacity of Czech Radio and its journalists during the 1968 Soviet invasion. Through conversation, film and sound recordings they focus on the power of media to ferment protest back in 1968 and still today. Special guest for the evening will be the legendary Czech radio and television host Kamila Mouckova. In August 1968 she was the first person on Czechoslovakian television to announce the invasion of the country by Soviet…Find out more »
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