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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
PAST: ART: Embassy of the Czech Republic Exhibits, part of "Mutual Inspirations Festival 2011 - Antonin Dvorak" Now - MON, Oct 31st, Free
Exhibitions on view at the Embassy of the Czech Republic
October 3rd - October 31st
Czech artist Gabriela Kopecka’s four Mucha-style posters representing characters in Dvorak’s opera Rusalka. In the posters, Kopecka uses images of Czech sopranos in the opera’s roles: Ema Destinnova as Rusalka (Water Nymph), Jarmila Novotna as the Wood Sprite, Eva Urbanova as the Foreign Princess, and Dagmar Peckova as the Witch.
Great Czechs by Little Czechs, created by children of the Czech Republic through an art education project. A look inside this ingenious collection reveals drawings and short descriptions by the children of such notables as Antonín Dvorak, former President Vaclav Havel, and film director Milos Forman.
Please call 202/274-9105 to schedule an appointment. Gallery hours: