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Exhibitions - October 2022

Restoration of the Treasures of the National Library of the Czech Republic or the Secrets of the Restorer's Work

18 August - 2 October 2022

Poster

The exhibition takes visitors to the world of restoration and permanent preservation of original books in order to save them for future generations. Featured are different professions, like restorer, conservator, bookbinder, microbiologist, restoration technologist, climatologist etc., as well as the history of the book collections´ preservation and personalities, who were at the birth of this field. Displayed are tools and special materials used in restoration and conservation. The exhibition presents examples of specific complex restorer´s interventions in historical books including a wide range of restoration procedures.

The Klementinum Gallery
Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission free


Tirsch and the Others… Czech Jesuits in Mexico
13 October - 20 November, 2022

The exhibition on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Czech-Mexican relations features Czech Jesuit missions to Mexico in the 17th and 18th centuries; the centrepiece of the display is Codex pictoricus Mexicanus, a beautifully illustrated manuscript created by Czech Jesuit Ignacio Tirsch.

The Klementinum Gallery
Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm 
Admission free


The Plastic Age In Bookbinding
4 August – 8 October, 2022

Poster

The exhibition brings visitors closer to the issues of the care of books with synthetic elements. Featured are examples of the use of plastics in bookbinding, replacement of natural materials and the production and processing of plastics in general. Much attention is paid to degradation processes of plastics, especially the release of volatile substances and plasticizers, which endanger the physical condition of adjacent books.

Klementinum, ground floor (gate A)
Mon - Sat 9 am - 7 pm (in the NL Opening Hours)
Admission to the exhibition for the NL registered users and those with a one-day Admission Ticket in the NL Opening Hours
NL readers entrance free


The Famine in Ukraine (1932–1933): on the ninetieth anniversary of the outbreak
October 10 - December 12, 2022

Poster

The exhibition of photographs and publications with texts in Czech and Ukrainian commemorates the most important moments of the Holodomor, man-made famine in Ukraine (and other regions of Soviet Russia) that was caused by a series of Soviet political decrees and decisions aimed mostly or only at Ukraine. From 1932 to 1933, around 3-5 million people died of starvation.

Klementinum, ground floor (gate A)
Mon - Sat 9 am - 7 pm (in the NL Opening Hours) (ATTENTION: closed on October 28-30, 2022)
Admission to the exhibition for the NL registered users and those with a one-day Admission Ticket in the NL Opening Hours
NL readers entrance free



Opening hours and entrance fee

Klementinum, ground floor (gate A)
Mon - Sat 9 am - 7 pm (in the NL Opening Hours)
One-day Admission Ticket  20 CZK
NL readers free

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Contacts

National Library of the CR
Exhibitions department
Klementinum 190
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Telephone: +420-221663332
exhibition@omega.nkp.cz