Czech American Inspirations

April 28, 2018 , 3:00 - 10:00 pm

3:00-4:00 pm (3rd Floor): Tomas Garrigue Masaryk and Milan Rastislav Stefanik

Exhibition opening.

4:00-5:30 pm (1st Floor Cinema): Czech-American Ties in the Last 100 Years

Conference. Lectures addressing events that tied Europe and the United States by professors from Charles University.

6:00 -7:00 pm (1st Floor Cinema)

Documentary Charlotta about TGM and his wife who was born in Brooklyn depicts the encounter of two personalities, whose impact on Czech history has been fundamental.

7:00 -8:00 pm (2nd Floor Gallery): Artists Caught Behind the Iron Curtain

Exhibition. Experience the original artworks and the stories behind them with the collector Lee Freeman himself.

8:30-10:00 pm (4th Floor): Masterpieces composed and conducted by Petr Kotík

US premiere of opera on libretto by Getrude Stein, staged by Jiří Nekvasil, director, David Bazika, stage design.

Soloists and musicians from The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble.

Free and open to the public. For more information, please visit

Organized by: Czech Center NY