Besides the collections of the National Gallery, National Museum and the City Gallery Prague, you can also find many private and independent art galleries in the capital city, established after 1989 in former industrial quarters of Prague as well as the center. Independent art galleries in Prague focus primarily on contemporary and modern art. One of the most significant of these is the DOX Center for Contemporary Art, which has successfully established itself as a star in Prague's gallery scene, and a significant center of contemporary art during its relatively short existence over the past several years. Independent galleries in Prague bring world artists and their artistic creations to Prague in addition to celebrating a wide range of exemplary Czech contemporary art, and are on the list of must-see places for every visitor and Prague resident alike. Be sure to see the photographs and detailed map locations, as well as the useful contact information, in order to plan your next visit to any of the highly-recommended best independent art galleries in Prague, as listed below. Do not miss these private art galleries when you have a free weekend or afternoon; their unique exhibitions are well worth a visit!

Kampa Museum

Located on the pretty strip of land that is known as Kampa Island is the superb Kampa Museum, home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of the works of František Kupka. Kampa Museum houses a wonderful collection of modern works by Czech artists such as František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund, as well as plays host to intriguing modern an...

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DOX Center for Contemporary Art

Since its foundation in 2008, the DOX Center for contemporary art, architecture, and design has established itself successfully as one of the most important centers of contemporary art in Prague. This progressive private art institution specializing in contemporary art is very popular with the general public. Between 2008 and 2012 DOX held more tha...

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Václava Špály Gallery

The Václava Špály Gallery, located in the city center of Prague on Národní Street is an independent Prague gallery that focuses on connecting the general public with contemporary art. Dating back to 1957 when the gallery was founded and named after 20th century Czech painter Václav Špála, this gallery has an important place in society. Under such a...

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Dvorak Sec Contemporary

Dvorak Sec Contemporary is one of the leading private galleries in Prague. In its space on Dlouhá Street you can see significant works of contemporary art. The gallery holds exhibitions focused on the work of contemporary young artists from the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Germany and the United States who, although often at the start of their ar...

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Cermak Eisenkraft

The Cermak Eisenkraft gallery was founded in 2014 with the goal of becoming a leading dealer in post-war and contemporary Czech and international art. The gallery, set on Dlouhá Street in Prague’s Old Town, plays host to a whole slew of intriguing art pieces from artists such as František Kupka, Emil Filla, Magdalena Jetelova, Federico Díaz, Kirsti...

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Jiří Švestka Gallery

Focusing on Czech and Central European contemporary art, the Jiří Švestka Gallery is Prague's leading independent gallery. Founded in 1995 as one of the first private galleries in Prague, the main goal of the gallery is to promote upcoming young talents, mainly from the Czech Republic but also abroad, to a global audience throughout the art world....

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Enigma – Salvador Dali Museum in Prague

You will find the Salvador Dalí Enigma Museum on Opletalova Street right by Wenceslas Square. Pay it a visit to explore the largest private collection of statues by this titan of Surrealism. This truly exceptional exhibit includes the most interesting sculptures that Salvador Dalí created while he was under the influence of psychoanalysis and Sigmu...

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Arthouse Hejtmánek

Visit the Arthouse Hejtmánek gallery and auction house today and enter a unique world of fine art, antiques and design objects from all over the world. Situated in a beautiful 17th century house that boasts a lovely manicured garden, and located in the sought after area of Prague 6 in the embassy neighborhood, this family business is the culminatio...

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Uhelný mlýn

Established through a complete renovation of an original coal mill dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, Uhelný mlýn (Coal Mill) is an inspiring, multifunctional place for all lovers of design, architecture and fine arts. Patrik Hoffman, a Czech architect, has given the abandoned industrial building, which is situated in the area of Lib...

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Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery

The Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery, operating since the early 1990s focuses on presenting intriguing high quality Czech art in the Czech Republic and abroad. The aim, or goal of the gallery's founder Zdeněk Sklenář has always been to strongly promote the value of Czech art at both a local and international level. The gallery showcases a wide range of Czech...

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Nová Galerie

Located in the pretty residential area of Vinohrady close to Náměstí Míru, the Nová Galerie, or New Gallery is an independent art gallery presenting modern and contemporary Czech art in a classic gallery space. The clean white walls of the gallery exhibit their permanent collection, which consists of intriguing works by Czech artists such as Adam Š...

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Miro Gallery

Located in Prague's Castle District and situated in the beautiful grounds of Strahov Monastery is the great Miro Gallery, an impressive independent art gallery that houses works by world famous artists. Miro Gallery was founded in the city of Berlin in 1987 but luckily for the citizens of Prague moved to the city of one hundred spires in April of...

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The Chemistry Gallery

Located in the industrial-turned sought after area of Prague 7 is the reputable Chemistry Gallery, a wonderful independent art space in the pulsating city of Prague. At the Chemistry Gallery, situated in an old electric works building you will find intriguing artwork from contemporary local and international artists – perfect if you are searching f...

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FOX Gallery

FOX Gallery is run by the remarkable Project FOX, which is based in Prague and in Hradec Králové. It is sure to delight art and design enthusiasts alike with its complete portfolio of services and activities that connect modern and applied forms of art, floral arrangements, and other creative fields. Project FOX has its own gallery, and represents,...

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Leica Gallery Prague

Located in the center of Prague is the Leica Gallery Prague, a gallery complete with a great cafe and bookshop that focuses mainly on exhibiting contemporary Czech and Slovak photography. The gallery, which has been operating since 2002 (in the current location since 2008. The gallery used to host exhibitions in the Supreme Burgrave's House of the...

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