City Gallery Prague, founded in 1963, is the second most important gallery in the Czech Republic, ranking just after the National Gallery in Prague. Throughout its exhibition space, visitors can admire art from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Currently, the gallery administers, either fully or in part, a total of 10 buildings which are all accessible to the general public. One notable building is the unique villa belonging to František Bílek, a significant Czech sculptor, architect, and graphic artist. Other notable spaces include the Baroque Troja Chateau, The Stone Bell House, The Golden Ring House, and the second floor of the Municipal Library in Prague, all of which belong under the City Gallery Prague. Besides permanent exhibitions, the individual buildings also hold temporary exhibitions and lectures, as described in detail below.

Troja Chateau

The beautiful Baroque Troja Chateau near the Prague zoological garden is home to the permanent exhibition of the City Gallery Prague and also holds short-term exhibitions. The permanent exhibition was inspired by the history of the chateau and adjusted to the chateau interiors, so that it would not overshadow them. The exhibition is divided into tw...

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Villa Bílek

The Bílek Villa in Prague's Hradčany used to be the home and workplace of the famous Czech sculptor, architect and graphic artist František Bílek. Today Bílek's original artwork from his most creative periods, and furniture reproductions based on Bílek's original designs, as well as the original fittings of the villa are on display in the building....

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Municipal Library

The second floor of the Municipal Library building on Mariánské Square in Prague has been used as an exhibition space of the City Gallery Prague since 1992. The Municipal Library building was built between 1925 and 1928 according to the project of architect František Roith. From the very beginning, the building was designed as a cultural institutio...

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House at the Golden Ring

Besides a long-term exhibition of contemporary Czech art run by the City Gallery Prague, short-term exhibitions also take place throughout the four floors of the House at the Golden Ring. In the Middle Ages, the House at the Golden Ring consisted of two independent buildings that were later merged into one. The cellar and corridor with its vaulted...

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House at the Stone Bell

The House at the Stone Bell got its name from the house sign that was placed at the corner of the building in the 16th century, as was common at the time. However, the origin of the house, which is now used as an exhibition space for important short-term exhibition projects by the City Gallery Prague, dates back as far as the second half of the 13t...

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