18.12. 2018- 31.3. 2019 - St. Vitus Organs
This exhibition was made on the opportunity of national collection for St. Vitus cathedral organs. The exhibition tells the story of history and present of the organs there.
The exhibition mentions the first organ system from the early years of the cathedral. Next describing the difficulties with the plan to build organs to represent the cathedral with dignity and finishes with the information about the present state of the organs. The exhibition also provides its visitor the insight into the tradition of organ building craft.
New organs for the cathedral are currently produced by the famous organ company of renowned organist Gerhard Granting in Spain city of El Papiol. The organs should be completed at the Prague's cathedral in 2020.
The collection is very successful - until now 71,5 million were collected - this amount stands for 90% of the final amount that needs to be collected More information about the collection is at www.svatovitskevarhany.com.
The exhibition is located in Small gallery at the exposition of Architecture, Civil engineering and Design.