The story of one bedroom – an exhibition

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We cordially invite you to the exhibition  THE STORY OF ONE BEDROOM, which is dedicated to the end of the war 75 years ago.

The story is told by an ordinary bedroom from the 1930s about the difficult times of its owners, German and Czech families. Prepared by the museum library in cooperation with the furniture curator of the Regional Museum and Gallery in Most, after Alena and Diana Kvapilových, Miroslav Vrba.

It will run from 2 June to 25 October 2020.

Information about the exhibition: The Museum Library, represented by Alena Kvapilová and Diana Kvapilová, in collaboration with the curator of the furniture collection Miroslav Vrba, prepared a small exhibition in the form of a story of memories of an ordinary bedroom from the 1930s. The authors of the exhibition drew on materials from Jaroslav Drbohlav, the Laviček family archive, and the Jana Foukalová photo archive. The exhibition is conceived as the story of a bedroom that tells the difficult times of its owners – the family of the German businessman Karel Kraus, who became famous as a manufacturer of children’s sponge cakes and in 1945 committed suicide with his whole family and subsequently the couple Laviček, who returned from a concentration camp and bought this bedroom for their new home: “… I liked my owners … Just thinking about the troubled destinies of both families I belonged to would it be nice if they didn’t have to experience their sad stories. The first was happy and ended sadly, the second on the contrary … “

“I didn’t tell you my story to feel sorry for me, but to learn from it.”

The exhibition takes place from 2 June to 25 October 2020, without opening. 

Regional Museum in Most (Oblastní muzeum a galerie v Mostě)

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The museum and gallery is housed in the building of the former State Real Grammar School. The architecturally significant building was completed in 1913 . After World War II, the German grammar school disappeared and the building began to serve a secondary industrial school. It used the building until 1981 . The former school has belonged to the museum since 1982 – it was ceremoniously opened to the public after an extensive reconstruction completed in 1996 . Since 2019 , when the Regional Museum in Most and the Gallery of Fine Arts in Most were merged, the basement hall of the Dean’s Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Most has been a part of the exhibition space.

The focus of the museum is mainly regional – the main collection and research area is the territory of the former Most district with overlaps into the surrounding districts. From the geomorphological point of view, the museum monitors three important landscape units – the Ore Mountains , the western part of the Bohemian Central Mountains and the Most Basin .

The museum also included the Litvínov chateau in 1964–2005 and the Memorial to the Victims II in 2000–2013 . World War II in Most in the building of the former crematorium in the Municipal Cemetery in Most.

Burgas Aviation Museum

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The museum of aviation is located at the entrance to Burgas Airport. The museum was opened in 2017 and it is a great place for spending leisure time.

The exposition includes civil and military aircrafts that were part of the Bulgarian Aviation in the period 1960 – 1996. In the Museum of Aviation in Burgas can be seen TU-154 and AN-12 that are the last of their kind in Bulgaria. The impressive interactive exposition Homo Volans (The Flying Man) is placed in AN-12. It includes many authentic objects, airplane models, costumes, interactive installations and archives from the aviation history.

Unique experience for the visitors is also the ability to “navigate” an airplane with VR glasses.

Warwick Castle

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Warwick Castle is a medieval castle developed from a wooden fort, originally built by William the Conqueror during 1068. Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England, situated on a bend of the River Avon. The original wooden motte-and-bailey castle was rebuilt in stone during the 12th century. During the Hundred Years War, the facade opposite the town was refortified, resulting in one of the most recognisable examples of 14th-century military architecture. It was used as a stronghold until the early 17th century, when it was granted to Sir Fulke Greville by James I in 1604. Greville converted it to a country house and it was owned by the Greville family, who became Earls of Warwick in 1759, until 1978 when it was bought by the Tussauds Group. In 2007, the Tussauds Group was purchased by The Blackstone Group which merged it with Merlin Entertainments; Warwick Castle was then sold to Nick Leslau’s investment firm Prestbury Group under a sale and leaseback agreement.(Wikipedia)

Fishbourne Palace

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Fishbourne Roman Palace is in the village of Fishbourne, Chichester in West Sussex. The palace is the largest residential Roman building discovered in Britain and has an unusually early date of 75 AD, around thirty years after the Roman conquest of Britain. (Wikipedia)

Regional Museum and Gallery in Most: Josef Honys

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Josef Honys byl český básník, výtvarník a představitel českého experimentálního umění 60. let 20. století. Spojoval výtvarné umění s psaným textem, zabýval se experimentální poezií, je autorem vizuálních básní a kaligramů. V oblasti výtvarného umění vytvářel mimo jiné zejména koláže, asambláže a seriáže. Jeho malířská tvorba rozvíjí zejména princip psychologického vnímání rozvoje čáry: čára večera, čára sfingy, definice portrétu čarou.More at Wikipedia (CS)

Pop-Up Museum TLV

POP UP MUSEUM TLV
Is an innovative event, the first of its kind in Israel. Its purpose is to gather dozens of young artists under one building and to provide a platform for art and kicking creativity, with an emphasis on the art and graffiti culture that does not always receive exposure in classic art institutions.
The event provides a platform and roof for blurring the boundaries
Whether it is introducing the art of the street and the art of underground art into the space of a home and providing a museum platform for artists, and whether it is creating an open space that allows us to break the rules and paint on the walls of the house

Cornwall Regimental Museum

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The Cornwall Regimental Museum is a local military history is depicted through 12,000 artifacts including weapons & battlefield letters.

Bodmin Keep is over 160 years old and is the historic home of the Army in Cornwall.  This former headquarters of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry houses the museum, with more than three hundred years of military history, a library and meeting rooms. Each of the 12,000 collection items has its own story to tell. Stories about the battles that have been fought, weapons that were used or personal letters that were written on the battlefield.

Diocesan Museum Wooden Gallery

The Diocesan Museum in Udine is housed in the Patriarchal Palace, current seat of the Bishop of Udine. The 18th-century structure has roots in the 15th-century residence, which was begun as the residence of the Patriarchs of Aquileia. The collection of the museum includes about 700 works.

This exhibit explores the history of wooden sculpture in Udine from the 12th through the 18th centuries. Especially notable pieces include the statue of Saint Euphemia (circa 1350) in the first room, an altarpiece by master sculptor Domenico da Tolmezzo dating to 1488 in the second room. In the third room of Renaissance sculptures, don’t miss the statue of the Saviour by Giovanni Martini. The final two rooms present Mannerist sculptures (with animated expressions and gestures) and Rococo works. (Matterport)

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Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life

The Museum has been located in Carlisle Castle since 1932  but in 2014, with the help of Heritage Lottery Funding, it was moved from the Inner Ward to Alma block in the Outer Ward.

This provided more space and better access for visitors and gives us the opportunity to display items more effectively and even some of the collection’s vehicles.

Covering over 300 years of military history the Museum tells the stories of the 34th Regiment of foot, the 55th Regiment of foot, Border Regiment, King’s Own Royal Border Regiment and even the current serving Regiment The Duke of Lancaster’s.

The Museum now reinforces the strong links between Cumbria’s regiments and the local community and shares the remarkable stories of courage, loyalty and service.

Our Museum will continue to be an important source of information for former soldiers and their families, historians and family history researchers. By reaching out to schools and colleges, we’ll help keep the memories alive for future generations.

Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life is run by the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment Museum Fund, a Registered Charitable Trust (No. 271943) and accredited under the Museums, Libraries and Archives Registration Scheme (No. 435).

We are managed by a board of trustees and run on a daily basis by a committed team of curatorial staff. (Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life) Captured by: Envision360Limited

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Museum of the History of Medicine

The Museum of the History of Medicine (French: Musée d’histoire de la médecine) in Paris, is located at the second floor of the Paris Descartes University, 12 rue de l’École de Médecine, in the buildings of the historic Faculty of Medicine, created in 1803 on the site of the old College and Academy of Surgery.

The museum’s collections, among the oldest in Europe, were started by the Dean Lafaye, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine in the 18th century. The collection was successively enriched with many donations.

The core of the museum hosts an exceptional collection of surgical, diagnostic and physiological instrumentation spanning centuries. There are also paintings, engravings, and lithographs. Restored and open to the public, the museum’s goal is higher education and research. (Wikipedia)

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Museum of Viljandi

Museum of Viljandi is located in an old pharmacy with an exhibition on two floors presenting the history of Viljandi up to the middle of 20th century. There are many stuffed animals and birds in the exhibition stand introducing nature. A varied collection of archaeological finds gives an overview of the prehistory.    A model of the Viljandi Order Castle with items from that period represent the Middle Ages and a model of a threshing room together with an exhibition of national garments and jewelry introduces folk culture. There’s also an overview of local life and events during the 19th and 20th century and you can also watch a film. Different exhibitions are held in the room of temporary exhibitions. (Visit Estonia)

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Pärnu Museum

Pärnu Museum is one of the most contemporary museums in the Baltic region, offering excitement for the entire family.
The permanent exhibition “11,000 Years of History – Experiences from Times Long Ago” takes you on a fascinating journey through time, starting from the Stone Age, continuing through the medieval trade routes and the Baroque fortified city to the nostalgic Soviet era. You can also learn about the evolution of the resort town that is very characteristic of Pärnu.
In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum has premises for temporary exhibitions; the multifaceted programme includes alternating exhibitions of art and history.
The museum café offers authentic food experiences from the historical periods.
The museum gift shop includes products from local artisans. (Visit Estonia)

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Tartu City Museum

The Tartu City Museum was established in 1955 as the Tartu Interdistrict Museum of Domesticism , whose task was to study the history, history, industry, agriculture, and culture of Tartu and Elva , Jõgeva , Kallaste , Mustvee , Otepää , Põlva and Räpina , Tartu and its coverage in the exhibition. 1957. In October, the natural history of the museum was abolished and the museum was named the City of Tartu and the Interdistrict History Museum. In 1959, in connection with the Elva Home Museumthe Tartu City and Interdistrict History Museum was transformed into the Tartu City Museum. [1] The museum focused on exploring and introducing the history of the city of Tartu. (Wikipedia)

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Museum of Islamic Civilizations

Born from the will of Mrs. Nadia Karmous, to propose in Switzerland a space around the muslim culture, the MUCIVI (Museum of the civilization of Islam) allows the cultural pole that is the Chaux-de-Fonds, to welcome a place of exchanges, meetings, and discoveries. The exhibition museum traces, in an innovative staging, mixing images, sounds, lighting atmospheres and technological devices, 15 centuries of history of the civilizations of Islam; a movement that leads to the proliferation of practices and questions posed today by a religion practiced by more than a billion and a half individuals around the world.

Opened in 2016, the Mucivi is housed in a listed Art Nouveau building on the main artery of the watchmaking metropolis. The latter also has several renowned cultural institutions whose architecture of streets and buildings has been listed since 2009 as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. On the facade of the building, five women – allegories from five continents – place the visit under the auspices of the meeting and travel. The Mucivi was realized by a multidisciplinary team of specialists: a long-term project, dating back to the early 2000s, for a unique place in Europe.

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The National Gallery: Sainsbury Wing

In 1985 Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover and his brothers The Hon. Simon Sainsbury and Sir Timothy Sainsbury generously agreed to finance the construction of a new wing for the Gallery.

A site next to the Gallery had been vacant since the Second World War when a furniture shop was destroyed by bombing. The new Sainsbury Wing was opened in 1991, to display the entire early Renaissance collection.

This followed on from the Northern Extension, which opened in 1975, providing considerable extra exhibition space: nine large rooms and three smaller ‘cabinet’ rooms. These new galleries made use of natural lighting as far as possible.

The Sainsbury Wing was added to the National Heritage List for England (Grade 1) in 2018.

Following the completion of the Sainsbury Wing, the Gallery has a total floor area of 46,396 metres squared – equivalent to around six football pitches. It would be big enough to hold over 2,000 London double-decker buses. (The National Gallery)

The Sainsbury Wing was built to house the National Gallery’s world-class collection of Early Renaissance paintings. Comprising 16 rooms displaying over 270 works from 1200 to 1500, it first opened to the public in July 1991.

Take a virtual tour of the collection and immerse yourself in spellbinding works of art, including ‘The Wilton Diptych’, van Eyck’s ‘Arnolfini Portrait’, Botticelli’s ‘Venus and Mars’ and Leonardo’s ‘Virgin of the Rocks’.

Please note that some paintings are not available as part of the tour; other paintings shown in the tour may not be on physical display in the Gallery. (Matterport)

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Charles Dickens Museum

The Charles Dickens Museum is an author’s house museum at 48 Doughty Street in Holborn, London Borough of Camden. It occupies a typical Georgian terraced house which was Charles Dickens’s home from 25 March 1837 to December 1839. (Wikipedia)

Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. (Wikipedia)

 

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Penlee Lifeboat

RNLB ON-1265 Ivan Ellen – Severn Class

The Severn has a sheerline that sweeps down for ease of survivor recovery. The Penlee Lifeboat is inherently self-righting and should it be knocked over in extreme weather, it will automatically right itself within a few seconds. Her propellers and rudders lie in partial tunnels set into the hull that, along with the two bilge keels, provide excellent protection from damage in shallow water. In addition to her twin engines, the Severn is fitted with a hydraulic-powered bow thruster for improved maneuverability. The comprehensive electronics include VHF and MF radios with DSC functionality, VHF direction finder, DGPS with electronic chart system and radar. The Severn carries a small Y boat, which is an inflatable daughter boat complete with a 15hp outboard engine. This small craft can be launched with a crane and is used in moderate conditions to access areas where the lifeboat cannot reach. Comprehensive first aid equipment includes stretchers, oxygen, and Entonox. Other equipment includes a portable salvage pump carried in a watertight container. The last Severn class lifeboat was built in 2004. The lifeboats undergo a regular condition-based maintenance regime to check their condition.

Date introduced:  1995

On station:  March 2003

ON: 1265

Launch type:  Afloat

Number in fleet:  35 at stations plus 9 in the relief fleet

Last built: 2004

Crew: Nominal 7

Length:  17.3m

Beam/width:  5.9m

Draught/depth:  1.78m

Displacement: 42 tonnes

Max speed:  25 knots

Fuel capacity:  5,600 litres

Operating range/endurance:  250 nautical miles

Construction:
Hull:
 fiber-reinforced composite with single-skin section below the chine and 100mm thick foam-cored sandwich
Above deck and superstructure: 25mm foam-cored sandwich

Engines:  2 x Caterpillar 3412 TA marine diesel; 1,250hp each at 2,300rpm

Survivor capacity:  Self-righting – 28 – Non-self-righting – 124

Funded by: Mr Harold Ivan Leach

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HMS Belfast | Imperial War Museums

The HMS Belfast was originally a light cruiser vessel built for the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy. Commissioned in 1939 shortly before World War II, the HMS Belfast was used in the Royal Navy’s war efforts including a naval blockade against Germany, escort missions for the Soviet Union, and the Battle of North Cape. During World War II, the HMS Belfast also supported the Normandy landings. Today, the ship permanently sits along the River Thames in London, UK as a museum. (Wikipedia)

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Shoes Or No Shoes Museum

Almost every human being owns a pair in one or another execution. On the one hand, this universal object leads a visitor of SONS through all ethnic cultures and peoples, from the first foot-covered footsteps of humans till today. On the other hand through the world of modern art, highlighted out of a surprising perspective.

Thanks to Dirk Vanderschueren, the museum’s owner, these two unique collections have found a home in a building of amazing architecture in beautiful surroundings. The whole results in a place of direct confrontation, a happening with international allure. (Shoes or No Shoes Museum)

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BM&AG) is a museum and art gallery in Birmingham, England. It has a collection of international importance covering fine art, ceramics, metalwork, jewellery, natural history, archaeology, ethnography, local history and industrial history. The museum/gallery is run by Birmingham Museums Trust, the largest independent museums trust in the United Kingdom, which also runs eight other museums around the city. Entrance to the Museum and Art Gallery is free, but some major exhibitions in the Gas Hall incur an entrance fee. (Wikipedia)

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Churchill War Rooms

The Churchill War Rooms in London is a museum located inside the British government’s former underground command center during World War II. The museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of Winston Churchill who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Churchill’s speeches and radio broadcasts during the war are considered to be some of the most influential and inspirational speeches of any world leader ever known. (Matterport)

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Museum of Cornish Life

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Museum of Cornish Life is a museum situated in the former market town of Helston, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

The museum is housed in Helston’s former Market House and Drill Hall. The museum was founded in 1949, the building was originally designed as the town’s Market House in 1837.

4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry (D Company) used it as their drill hall during World War 1.

The Museum expanded into the meat market in the early 1980s and into the adjoining Drill Hall in 1999. A suspended gallery was also added at this time that in turn allowed the creation of the mezzanine art gallery.

In front of the building is a cannon salvaged from the wreck of the frigate HMS Anson which foundered off Loe Bar on 29 December 1807.

The Museum’s collection reflects both the social and industrial history of The Lizard Peninsula, from mining, fishing, and farming through to home life in the 18th – 20th centuries.

Previously run by Cornwall Council, management of the museum was taken over by the South Kerrier Heritage Trust in August 2013. The Trust is a local registered charity working with the community, and day-to-day work at the museum is largely undertaken by volunteers. (Wikipedia)

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Zair Azgur Memorial Museum & Workshop

Here’s yet another “classical” museum with plenty of Soviet artifacts. One of Belarus’ most famous sculptors, Zair Azgur authored many sculptures in Minsk, including Lenin’s monument and statues of poet Jakub Kolas and his literary heroes. Housed inside the sculptor’s former workshop, the museum allows you to feel as a Lilliput in the country of Soviet-made Gullivers. If you are lucky, you can also get some alternative culture experience. The museum’s management is open to creative ideas and cultural initiatives that are allowed to organize events here. Just imagine: a hall with giant sculptures along the walls turns into a stage for Belarus poetry evenings, indie music concerts and art performances. (ctv.by)

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Sigmund Freud Museum

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The Freud Museum in London is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, located in the house where Freud lived with his family during the last year of his life. (Wikipedia)