Brno Technical Museum (Technické muzeum v Brně)

The Art of Enamelling / The Enamelling Technique

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  • Purkyňova 2950/105
    Brno 61200

The exhibition on the history of enamelling and its various techniques. It is the very first exhibition on this subject of such an extent in the Czech Republic.

The exhibition presents historical development of enamelling and a whole range of enamelling techniques, its variability and ability to adapt to the actual trends of the given period and culture. Various enamelled objects will be on display, ranging from small archaeological findings, through jewelry up to liturgical objects and coronation regalia. The second part of the exhibition focuses on technical usage of enamelling like e. g. household utensils or the industrial use of enamel.

The exhibition also shows restoration of historical objects decorated with enamel and also presents works of contemporary artists. It also includes an interactive part for both children and adults.

The museum prepared the exhibition in cooperation not only with a lot of local institutions (museums, galeries, producer of enamelled products) but also with foreign ones, e.g. British Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Museum Cyprus, Kunsthistorishes Museum Wien.

When the event takes place

31. october 2017–3. june 2018

Entrance fee

Entrance:

from: 70 CZK

More information and contacts

Purkyňova 2950/105
Brno 61200

541 421 416
stohrova@technicalmuseum.cz