Art Museums and Exhibits.

Not to anyone’s surprise, at least not to anyone’s who has ever laid eyes on Prague, the Bohemian capital is a haven for amateurs of art. Complimenting the museums in town, Prague has quite a few art galleries to visit.

Ranging from medieval to 21st century art, encompassing Europe and Asia, a mixture of beaux arts and design… and they are yours to discover.

Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia

Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia.

The former convent, said to be founded by St. Agnes of Bohemia, now houses the National Gallery’s collection of medieval and gothic art from Bohemia and Central Europe. Given the period, about 1200 until 1550, the majority of art...

Schwarzenberg Palace

Schwarzenberg Palace.

Since late 2007 the reconstructed palace houses a new permanent exhibition.  Perhaps the most imposing Renaissance building in Prague, constructed between 1545 and 1563, the Schwarzenberg Palace once exhibited a collection...

St. George’s Convent

St. George’s Convent.

Bohemia's first convent, established in 973, contains yet another branch of the National Gallery. After six months’ closure, you can ravel in Renaissance and baroque art again – starting May 16th 2008...

Veletrzni Palace

Veletrzni Palace.

Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st century awaits you in this branch of the National Gallery. Housed in a functionalist building the collection presents both famous and so far rather neglected Czech artists alongside their foreign...

Zbraslav Chateau

Zbraslav Chateau.

Care for an arty trip into more far-off regions? This museum presents art and artifacts from Japan, China, Tibet, India, Korea, as well as from South Asian and Islamic provenience. On the ground floor an exhibition...

Kinsky Palace

Kinsky Palace.

The 18th century palace is yet another beautiful location of the National Gallery’s art collection. The Kinsky Palace focuses on Czech landscape art of the 17th – 20th century...

The House of the Black Madonn

The House of the Black Madonna.

What wondrous thing might lie behind this mystical name? A small cubist art museum is the answer. Plus it is the first and perhaps still most famous example of Cubist architecture in the Czech Republic. Constructed between 1911 and 1912...

Mucha Museum

Mucha Museum.

Dedicated to Czech’s famous art nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha the museum exhibits paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels and lithographs. Also a suggestion of what Mucha’s studio in Paris must have looked like...