With the easing of coronavirus restrictions, plenty of magnificent cultural places opened their door again for the first time from October 2020. Forum Karlín is not the exception to this rule. Discover which exhibitions you can visit there and which events worth your time!  What is Forum Karlín?  Forum Karlín is a multi-functional complex that unites masterpieces in the Prague 8, an emerging metropolis. The center is known for its approach towards modern architecture and its trends, which are developing rapidly.  In the past, the building was used as a boiling steam boiling factory. Later, Ricardo Bofill, Spanish architecture, reconstructed it and made it a more industrial look.  In 2021, Forum Karlín is a space for great exhibitions, events, concerts,Read more.

Sticky

While walking through Prague, you may find the serene and somewhat intimidating cloaked sculpture sitting in front of the Estates Theatre, or Stavovské divadlo. Named “Cloak of Conscience,” this sculpture was created by Anna Chromý. The most famous version of the “Cloak of Conscience” is carved out of a single block of marble, excavated from the same quarry as Michelangelo’s “David.” It is the largest sculpture ever created from a single marble block, initially weighing a massive 250 tons before carving. Versions of it have been installed in locations such as Qufu and Salzburg, along with Prague. Born in Cesky Krumlov, Anna Chromý became famous for her sculptures. However, her relationship with art began much earlier than her most recognizedRead more.

Sticky

Archaeologists are examining the remnants of an old forced labour camp from the Communist regime.  Since January, members of the Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences in Prague have been investigating the site since it was discovered during the construction of a new water reservoir. Jan Hasil of the Institute described some of the main components of the site to Czech Radio Plus. “This area is laid out to show the remnants of one of the residential houses within the labor camp. Almost nothing has survived. Like with most of these types of facilities, it was destroyed by the same regime that built it. They usually took great care in erasing the traces of these facilities.” Many ofRead more.