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Decorative Art Museum reopens after ‘facelift’

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the centre of Prague has finally reopened after a protracted renovation. The largest Czech museum dedicated to applied art and design, which boasts one of the most extensive glass collections in Europe, had been closed since January 2015. It opened to the public with a new exhibition called Director’s Choice, presenting an exclusive selection of items from its collections.

 
 
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Stars Uma Thurman and Casey Affleck to…

One of the Czech Republic’s most significant arts events, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, kicks off in…

 
 
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A Ghost Story set to be one of…

As artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karel Och has the ultimate say over the…

 
 
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Renowned Danish architects present new…

As well as the historic monuments, visitors to Prague might be struck by the busy three and four lane highway in both…

 
 
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Sting: My father and grandfather had to…

The biggest star at this weekend’s Metronome music festival in Prague will without question be the UK musician Sting…

 
 
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Film music in the spotlight at Prague…

The Prague Proms international music festival gets underway in Prague on Wednesday with a concert at the city’s…

 
 
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Unique Czech children’s art schools…

The Czech Republic boasts a unique network of art schools focused on music, ballet, drama and visual arts. The…

 
 
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Acclaimed Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek…

The celebrated Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek died on Thursday at the age of 91. Zoubek, who studied at Prague’s UMPRUM…

 
 
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Forman brothers go West with new show

After a pause of ten years, the Forman brothers have returned to Prague with a new show called Deadtown, inspired by…

 
 
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Work by Turner prize winner highlighted…

As of Wednesday, visitors to Prague have been able to admire a monumental statue by Turner Prize winner Tony Cragg. The…

 
 
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Karel Gott retro exhibition charts…

An ambitious floating exhibition has opened in Prague with the target of at least equalling some of the new style of…

 
 
 
 
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