The mosaic of graphic design

Brno, 2–5 October 2014

EXHIBITIONS

DESIGN.s EXHIBITION

Technical Museum, Purkyňova 105, 23 June – 5 October 2014 www.technicalmuseum.cz
Opening hours: Daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm except Mondays

The International Biennale of Student Design plans to present the best of student design. The exhibition follows the idea and also the long tradition of exhibitions displaying the graduation designs by students of the Institute of Constructions at the Brno University of Technology and the Faculty of Multimedia Communications at the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, held periodically in the exhibition halls of the Technical Museum in Brno.

EXHIBITION STARS IN THE SKY OF BIENNIAL BRNO

Observatory and Planetarium, Kraví hora 2, 5 September – 5 October 2014 www.hvezdarna.cz
Opening hours: Mondays and Tuesdays 7:30 am 3:00 pm, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 am 8:00 pm,
Saturdays 9:00 am 8:30 pm, Sundays 9:00 am 4:00 pm

The exhibition presents the best and most interesting exhibits from the Brno Biennale since 1964, represented by a selection of 20 exhibits from the collections of the Moravian Gallery of Brno obtained from the biennial competitions. The artists represented at the exhibition are legends of Czech and international graphic design: Salvador Dalí, Shigeo Fukuda, Seymour Chwast, Mitsuo Katsui, Andy Warhol, Tadanori Yokoo, Stefan Sagmeister, Ralph Schraivogel, Martin Woodtli and others.

VISUAL TRANSFORMATIONS OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT EXHIBITION

Tramway in city transport of Brno, 8 September – 6 October 2014

The exhibition will introduce the evolution of the design of vehicles of Brno city transport from the late 19th century to the present. The period before 1900 will include horse-drawn trams and steam-powered trams including tramway engines, followed by the period before 1920 and tramway carriages made by the Graz wagon factory, 1920–1950 – manufacture of trams at the Královopolská strojírna engineering plant, 1950–1996 – tramways of the T series manufactured by ČKD Praha, and from 1996 to the present – modern low-floor tramway carriages.

CZECH FILM POSTER EXHIBITION

Scala cinema, Moravské náměstí 3, 16 September – 15 October 2014 | www.kinoscala.cz
Opening hours: Daily from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

The exhibition prepared by the Moravian Gallery in Brno and entitled "The World of Stars and Illusions  –  Czech Film Posters of the 20th Century" was first shown at the 20th International Biennale of Graphic Design in Brno 2002 and in early 2003 moved to the Mánes exhibition hall in Prague, where it became the exhibition of the year as far as visitor numbers.

NATIONAL PRIZE FOR STUDENT DESIGN EXHIBITION

Místodržitelský palác, Moravské náměstí 1, Brno, 19. 9 . – 26. 10. 2014 | www.moravska-galerie.cz
Otevírací doba: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
10:00 am – 5:00pm, Thursdays 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Exhibition opening ceremony: 18. 9. 2014 v 18:00

National Prize for Student Design exhibition 2014 The nominations will feature a selection of the best achievements by students at secondary, higher education and universities of graphic design and visual communication.
 

EXHIBITION AND PRESENTATION OF NEW COMENIA SCRIPT

Moravian Regional Library, Kounicova 65a, 20 September – 13 October 2014 | www.mzk.cz
Opening hours: Mondays to Thursdays 8:30 am – 7:00 pm, Fridays 8:30 am – 4:00pm

The exhibition "Comenia Script & Czech Textbooks for Elementary Reading“ will introduce to the general public the project of a new handwriting font Comenia Script, approved by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport as an alternative to the existing handwriting script. The same exhibition will present original old Czech primers. 

MOST BEAUTIFUL CZECH BOOKS 2013 EXHIBITION

Pražák Palace, Husova 18, 2 October – 18 January 2014 | www.moravska-galerie.cz
Opening hours: Wednesdays to Sundays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, 
Thursdays 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

The exhibition presents the results of a competition held annually under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the National Literature Memorial in Prague. The assessment by a professional jury and professional associations results in a varied collection of books whose qualities are assessed from many different angles. The exhibition is attractive not only for professionals but also for the large community of fans of beautiful books and literature in general.
Exhibition opening ceremony: 2 October 2014 at 6:00 pm

Visit also other actions

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Zlín, 1–3 May 2014

The secret behind the glass curtain

Nový Bor, 13–15 June 2014

The web of design

Prague, 8 September – 19 October 2014

Spin the wheels of design

Mladá Boleslav, 12–14 September 2014

The mosaic of graphic design

Brno, 2–5 October 2014