Prague is known not only for its unique architecture, but also for its rich and diverse cultural life. Local museums and galleries are worth special attention: each of them offers rich programme and unforgetable experience. We have selected some unmissable exhibitions you will defintely enjoy!
The Pop Up
Our list is opened by a museum of a new generation – an interactive gallery The Pop Up! Have you ever aspired to touch some parts of the exhibition or maybe become an artist yourself? Here you will not only unleash your creativity, but you will also return back to childhood by swinging up to the clouds or diving into a pool of balls.
Have you ever wondered what life is like without one of the senses – your sight? A unique Invisible exhibition is held by blind or partially sighted people, who will accompany you through 7 completely dark rooms and show you that life can still be beautiful and amusing, even in a world without light.
Banksy The World of Banksy: The Immersive Experience
The mysterious graffiti artist Banksy is famous for his artwork on political and social issues that you can find all over the world. In Prague, however, you can see his most famous pieces in one place! The World of Banksy exhibition aims to bring the author's message to a wider audience without the need to travel.
Eva Koťátková: My Body Is Not an Island
The National Gallery in Prague presents an exhibition by the contemporary Czech artist Eva Kotátková, who combines various materials, collages, costumes and texts into a "gigantic body". In an original way, the artist questions how deeply our personal lives are influenced by the social environment. Inside this performative installation, visitors can try to find their own answers to these questions.
1918–1938: First Czechoslovak Republic
One more reason for visiting the Fair Trade palace is the National Gallery’s permanent exhibition 1918–1938: First Czechoslovak Republic. On the third floor of the building, you may not only be introduced to the best art pieces of Czechoslovakia, but you will also have the opportunity to admire paintings of renowned artists such as Monet, Gaugin, Picasso and Vincent van Gogh.
ZENGA – Japanese Zen Paintings from the Kaeru-An Collection
Harmony in imperfection and everydayness, beauty in simplicity and asymmetry – these are the aesthetics of Zen paintings and calligraphy. Another fascinating exhibition of the National Gallery introduces visitors to Buddhist philosophy through traditional Japanese paintings.
Would you like to experience art in a new futuristic way? Gallery Dox offers everyone to get inside the head of a person experiencing depression using virtual reality. Just put on the VR glasses and go through the interactive story of the movie Darkening, where you can help the main character to return to the light side.
The Czech painter Alfons Mucha is one of the most famous artists of the 20th century, who invented the spectacular art nouveau style. New large-scale digital projections will immerse you in the world of Mucha's art and make you feel part of his famous paintings.
Among the founders of abstractionism was another world-famous Czech artist Frank Kupka. Currently, his works are breaking European auction records, selling for more than 3 billion euros. The KAMPA museum has an extensive collection of Kupka's work and is definitely worth a visit!
Markéta Magidová: My Sweet Inedible Planet
The Kunsthalle gallery invites everyone on a colorful odyssey through time and space into a child’s imagination. The exhibition is even more attractive thanks to its interactive parts, video installations and the VR zone.