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The Magic of Prague CANCELLED Gavin Plumley Tuesday 05 May 2020

As part of the Habsburg Empire, Prague was beloved of kings and princes.  During the 19th Century the Czechs sought to reclaim the city for their own.  Looking back at ancient mythology, they imagined a new future of art, architecture, literature and music.

From painter and decorative artist Alphonse Mucha, artist Karel Svododa and composers Bedfich Smetana and Antonin Dvorak, this lecture shows how the Czechs created a capital that was fit for a new nation.


                                                                                                                                  Alfons Mucha – Salome