Current exhibitions

FROM WORK TO ENTERTAINMENT. Leisure and art in the 19th century

výstavní síň „13“
21/02/2020 to 27/09/2020

This exhibition is part of the annual Pilsen Symposium on 19th-Century Issues, where the theme for the symposium’s fortieth year is the greater leisure time enjoyed by various strata of society in the 19th century.

PASS IT ON! Aspects of collaboration in the work of UMPRUM students

výstavní síň Masné krámy
20/03/2020 to 01/11/2020

Cooperation is an essential part for the functionality and development of human society, especially nowadays indicating that interconnectedness between individuals and disciplines brings more comprehensive solutions to current needs and various problems. The exhibition Pass it on! Aspects of collaboration in the work of UMPRUM students, shows aspects of cooperation in regards to creating and proving the power of sharing and mutual assistance.

BAOABC. How and why children’s books are created

výstavní síň „13“
27/05/2020 to 27/09/2020

“Hey Bao! What’s up? We’re reading… Cool, thanks.“ Baobab is not “just” a publishing company specialising in illustrated books for children, but an organic whole that is constantly embracing new activities. It supports young illustrators and writers, promotes artist books for children, maps contemporary European literature for children and young people, and introduces Czech readers to the most interesting 20th and 21st-century illustrators.

Aviation in Czech Visual Culture 1783–1957

výstavní síň Masné krámy
24/06/2020 to 01/11/2020

“Man is forever trying to fly. He keeps breaking his arms and legs, but that does not prevent him from clinging to his idea of flight.” So wrote the Swiss painter Paul Klee, for whom flight was an integral part of his life and art. Modern art presents flight in its many forms, hand in hand with technological progress but also contrasted with it.