The mission of organizations residing in the Bohemian National Hall is the promotion of Czech culture,

business and traditions as well as the building of a cultural and social dialog between the Czech and American public. The Czech Center New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Restaurant “BKB” are all located in the Bohemian National Hall which functions as a lively multi-functional center open to all people interested in the Czech Republic.


TODAY: Catherine Cabaniss: Palimpsests

art exhibition

May 3, 2017 - June 16, 2017,

[3rd Floor] The exhibition introduces two series of works evolving around ancient palimpsests, parchment on which the writing has been erased by monks to create space for new text when often the old...
Organized by: BBLA Gallery, Vaclav Havel Library Foundation

Czech Applied Design


May 23, 2017 - May 27, 2017,

[2nd Floor] Designs by Crystalite Bohemia (crystal glass artwork), Tonak (fashion hats) and Holik (fashion gloves). While the exquisiteness of Bohemian Crystal design needs no further introduction,...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

NYC X DESIGN: Academic Reality


May 25, 2017, 7:00 PM

[2nd Floor] Explore the success story of the relationship between designers David Karásek and Radek Hegmon and the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague. Their company mmcité focuses...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

Echos of Famufest 2016

short films

May 30, 2017, 7:00 PM

[1st Floor] A selection of recent award-winning short films from the 33rd edition of the FAMUfest student film festival.About FAMU & FAMUfestThe Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

Dvorak: Themes From the New World


June 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

[3rd Floor] Antonin Dvorak’s popular Humoresques and instrumental variations on “Goin’ Home” plus the beloved Piano Quintet in A Major will be performed by The Juilliard School's...
Organized by: DAHA, New York Philharmonic, Czech Center NY, BBLA

European Literature Night 2017

readings, book fair

June 2, 2017, 7:00 PM

European Literature Night (ELN) brings the spirit of Eropean cafe culture, with actors performing a curated selection of passages from fourteen exceptional literary works of fiction and poetry from...
Organized by: Czech Center NY, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York