September 2014 - Anniversary of the Czech Center Opening
"Ten Year -Ten Million" Growing an Endowment for Perpetuity for future generations. A Museum to connect People to Heritage, History and the World. Celebrating the Opening of the Czech Center Museum Houston September 1, 2004 to the World, in the Museum District with special event to be announced. By invitation only.
Czech Film Screening: Listopad – November 1, 2014 at 7:00pm
Join the Czech Center Museum for a screening of the new Czech film, Listopad! Based on the events and protests of the historic Velvet Revolution in the Czech Republic, Listopad tells a story of living under Communism in 1989 from the perspective of students, artists and dissidents. You can read the synopsis here: http://listopadfilm.com/synopsis.html, and we are very pleased to announce that the film's producer will be in attendance. Admission is $10. You can get behind this project and earn a spot on the program the night of the screening! Visit our donation page here for more details on how to give. This is a great way to show your support of Czech heritage, film and the arts!
Czech Film Screening Listopad - $10.00
Czech Buttons Presentation -
November 1, 2014 at 11:00am
Did you know that Czechoslovakians made and manufactured wonderful buttons? Did you know that the Czechs brought the pearl button business to America? Have you heard of Moonglows? Come hear Carolyn Hubenak talk about the history of the button industry in Czechoslovakia and how the Czechs brought this craft – and art – to America. Examples of Czech buttons will be displayed.
Alphons Mucha Exhibit and Lecture - November 8th at 5:00pmVisit Brno Gallery in the Czech Center Museum for a talk on artist Alphons Mucha, Czech Art Nouveau painter. The Museum’s Mucha prints will be on display along with special Mucha-related pieces from the Prague International Gift Shop. A cash bar will be available.
“Ten Years – Ten Million” Celebration - November 15, 2014
Held in November to commemorate the 25th year since the start of the Velvet Revolution to end communism in the Czech Republic, this celebration honors the 10 Year Anniversary of the Czech Center Museum Houston in Houston’s beautiful Museum District. Dinner and drinks will be served, and the entertainers of the night are the very talented big band Jazz Medics. You can also look forward to a ceremonial re-unveiling of our beloved Charles Bridge mural on the north side of our building, as well as live and silent auctions.
To be named as an Underwriter (enjoy preferred seating and special recognition in program):
Patron Open Seating - $75.00
Reserved Seating - $125.00
Apollo Chamber Players Concert - November 19, 2014 at 7:30pm
Enjoy the sounds of the Apollo Chamber Players, the chamber music organization with a mission to explore the rich intersection of Western classical and folk/ethnic music. Admission is $25 per person and includes a glass of wine, and a cash bar will also be available. Kindly underwritten by Czech Center Museum member Beryl Hogshead.
Apollo Chamber Players Concert - $25.00
Saint Nicholas Eve Celebration with the Bishop, Angel, and Devil, A Holiday Dinner for friends, families, and children. RSVP to: 713.528.2060 or email@example.com for more info.
November 14, 2014, 11:30am – 2:00pm
January 14, 2014, 11:30am – 2:00pm