- Our Lady of Snow Convent - Ambit Gallery
Prague 1 - Nové Mesto, Jungmannovo nám. 18
Opening hours: daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 24 Dec. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; 31 Dec. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; 1 Jan. 1 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: full - CZK 40, reduced - CZK 25.
Exhibition: Nativity scenes and Christmas traditions - historic and contemporary nativity scenes. 28 Nov. 2009 - 6 Jan. 2010
- Bethlehem Chapel
Prague 1, Betlémské nám. 4, www.vanocnivystava.cz
Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 24 31 Dec. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 25 Dec. and 1 Jan. 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: full - CZK 50, reduced - CZK 25 - children, students and seniors.
Exhibition: Christmas at the Bethlehem Chapel - 30th Christmas exhibit focused on wooden objects and tools, the original material used by humans. The exhibition aims to show how our predecessors depended on the use of wood in their daily lives. Also on display: new nativity scenes from leading Czech wood carvers. Original Christmas gift items on sale. 28 Nov. 2009 - 3 Jan. 2010
27 Nov. Exhibition opening - performing: Jirí Pospísil`s Malá ceská muzika and other guests - 4.30 p.m.
30 Nov. - 5 Dec. Woodcarving symposium - showcasing the art of coopers, carpenters, basket weavers, hatchet makers, musical instrument makers and many more - starting at 9 a.m.
12 - 13 Dec. Lace making symposium
- The Supreme Burgrave's House at the Prague Castle
Prague 1, Jirská 6
Opening hours: daily (including holidays and weekends) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults - CZK 95; students, seniors and ZTP certificate holders - CZK 65; children under 15 years - CZK 45; children under 3 years free
Exhibition: From Christmas to Christmas. Exhibition showcasing a selection of commercially made Christmas items and historic toys from the 30-year collection of Eva and Ivan Steiger. A beautifully designed exhibition introducing the lesser-known history of Christmas gifts for children. The exhibition also presents the almost 600-year old story of the Christmas tree tradition, history of Advent and the now forgotten traditions. On display: gorgeous Christmas pyramids, nut crackers, wreaths, stars and carillon, unique wooden, pewter, metal, wax, paper, glass and dough ornaments, dozens of lovely toys. More at www.odvanocdovanoc.cz. From 11 Dec.
- The Charles University Botanical Garden
Prague 2, Na Slupi 16, www.bz-uk.cz
Open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 24 and 31 Dec. and 3 Jan. open until 4 p.m.
Exhibition: Folk Christmas decorations - Christmas exhibit. 27 Nov. 2009 - 3 Jan. 2010