Galerie hlavního města Prahy

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Prague City Gallery is presently the sole or partial keeper of eight properties accessible to the public.

Soon after its establishment in 1963, the Gallery exhibited a significant collection of sculptures, drawings and graphic works by František Bílek in the artistʼs villa in Prague Hradschin. In 1994, it received an addition in the form of Bílekʼs permanent exhibition in his native house in Chýnov near Tábor.

Yet another art-historical building and, simultaneously, a specific exhibition space managed by the Gallery is the Baroque Troja Château with its French garden, grafting yard and orangery, ranking among the most significant examples of Baroque architecture in the Czech lands.

Extensive, space-demanding exhibitions have been organized since 1988 in the Gothic Stone Bell House in the Old Town Square in Prague and have also been hosted by the exhibition halls of the Prague Municipal Library which were originally built for this very purpose.

Another peculiar exhibition building of Prague City Gallery is the historical Gold Ring House in the Old-Town Ungelt, acquired in the latter half of the 1990s.

In 2010, the keeper of the Baroque Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, where it is planning to concentrate its entire administration and build its information centre next to its exhibition spaces. Moreover, in the same year, the Gallery took over the Prague House of Photography.