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 »
Each screening will be introduced by an expert on Czech and Slovak film. Monday 19 February at 7pm Capricious Summer Jiri Menzel / 1967 / 74’ / CZ / EN subtitles Tuesday 20 February at 7pm Soul at Peace Vladimir Balko / 2009 / 93’ / SK / EN subtitles Wednesday 21 February at 7pm The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton Matej Minac / 2002 / 64’ / SK / EN subtitles Thursday 22 February at 7pm Escape to Budin…Find out more »
Organised by the University of London Czech and Slovak Society, the conference aims to bring together Czech and Slovak students and professionals in London as well as students interested in the region. It provides a platform for discussion about key topics, challenges and opportunities that will transform the region in the near future. The conference will feature four panel discussions: 1, Factory of Europe: the future of the automobile industry and the role of innovation; 2. Social bubbles and a…Find out more »
Join us and have a fun evening chatting to friendly people over a drink or two and maybe some food. Anybody with Czech or Slovak connections or interests is welcome to our monthly socials to meet, chat and get to know each other a little better in a relaxed and informal gathering. We usually have about a dozen people there at various times during the evening but, whatever the number, there will be good conversations for you to have. All…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 »
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