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Art Out and About: Vernon Projekt

Art Out and About: Vernon Projekt May 19, 2011 | Events | Read More
“Why did the bees leave” is not only an important ecological consideration but also the title of the newest exhibition now on at Vernon Projekt. But why are we telling you about a gallery exhibit in our Out and About blog? Because this “gallery” is actually a former tiny shop that serves up...

Transeuropa Festival

Transeuropa Festival May 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
Want to promote democracy, equality and culture across Europe, in Prague? The Transeuropa Festival will take place simultaneously in 12 European cities from May 6-15, 2011. The goal is to create a common political and cultural space for exchange, debate and action. The festival promotes innovation and...

Art Out & About: Naked Green Man

Art Out & About: Naked Green Man March 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Not the official name – but more descriptive of this life-size and anatomically correct statue now gracing the square between Nova Scena and the National Theater. Designed by artist Jiří Středa, Co víme (What we know), is a bronze sculpture which is bound to catch people’s eye and cause comment. Smack...

Dox Centre for Contemporary Art

Dox Centre for Contemporary Art February 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
We hadn’t been to Dox Centre for Contemporary Art in about a year, and now we wonder what our problem has been?!? This is such a great museum on a number of different fronts: The size (lots of exhibits ongoing at once); the variety (paintings, sculpture, installations, photos, etc); and the freshness...

Art Out & About: Art in the Sky

Art Out & About: Art in the Sky February 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Art and drink lovers should head to the top of the Hilton Prague Hotel this month for the latest installation of their Art in the Sky series. We wrote about their last exhibition in September and recently attended the opening of their newest project featuring Italian sculpture Marco di Piazza. I’m...

What’s Happening: February

What’s Happening: February February 3, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Definitely it’s a month to stay indoors, and luckily Prague’s museums and theaters assist with heated entertainment options. Be sure to do a couple outdoor wanders however; enjoying Charles Bridge and Prague Castle relatively crowd-free is your reward for visiting Prague in February. Faces of...

Art Out & About: Second Chance

Art Out & About: Second Chance January 19, 2011 | Events | Read More
You may remember this blog we wrote back in August about a “picnic” area that had been set-up on the square behind Nová Scéna (New Stage). Well guerilla gardeners are back again, this time with “Second Chance/New Stage for Christmas Trees.” The brainchild of artist Honza Žaloudek and his colleague...

What’s Happening: January

What’s Happening: January January 3, 2011 | Events | Read More
Happy New Year! We hope your holiday season was a special time blessed with family, friends and good times! January is a fairly quiet and grey time in Prague. Liven up your visit by exploring these events. Do you follow us on Twitter? We tweet the best of what’s happening in Prague daily at #NG_Prague. Amedeo...

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel November 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Prague spirits are quite invigorating, and the colder the weather gets the more enticing the pub becomes. But be sure to get outside and view sculptor Stefan Milkov’s Opilý Anděl (Drunken Angel) right in the heart of Malostranská on Malostranské náměstí. This beautiful guy does seem a bit low,...

What’s Happening: November

What’s Happening: November November 1, 2010 | Events | Read More
Days are shorter and trees are a bit more bare, but Prague is still lovely in all its gray gloominess. Atmosphere, we like to call it. If you are traveling to Prague this month, bundle up, learn to embrace grog (hot rum and water) and the infinitely more tasty svárek (hot mulled wine) and of course,...
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