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Our Gallery and Library are open again!

We are open on Wednesdays, 1PM-4PM, by appointment only. Free of charge.

We are delighted to announce that, in line with government safety guidelines, our Gallery and Library have now reopened with a limited capacity. In order to maintain social distancing, all visits will be by appointment only. 
At this time, the Library is accepting returns only, no lending will take place until further notice. 
Access is limited to individuals, couples and families. No walk-ins.

Appointments will start promptly at: 1:00pm | 1:30pm | 2:00pm | 2:30pm | 3:00pm | 3:30pm

Check availability and book your appointment in advance HERE.

Please note: the reservation system is fully automated, allowing you to schedule, reschedule or cancel your appointment, booking by phone or email is not available. 

Upon arrival, please wait to be met by the Czech Center staff at the main front desk of the Bohemian National Hall. Before entering, you will need to fill out a screening questionnaire and have your temperature checked.

During the visit:
Facemasks are mandatory
Gloves are encouraged
Maintain social distance of at least 6’ 

We look forward to your visit!

Our current exhibition:
The Genesis and Life of Janáček's Opera Káťa Kabanová



COVID-19 Warning & Disclaimer

The Czech Center New York is very pleased to welcome back our audience and staff. We prioritize and are working to protect your health and safety.  Despite our careful attention to cleaning and social distancing, Czech Center New York cannot warrant that you will not become infected with COVID-19 while using our facilities or participating in our programs. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and there is a risk of exposure and infection at any time and any place. By using our facilities or participating in our programs you are acknowledging and accepting these risks.

We are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus and how it could affect the health and safety of our staff, performing guests, and audiences, which is our highest priority. In the light of current developments and line with the policy of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York and other partners, all of our scheduled in-house events have been cancelled until further notice. Except Wednesday afternoons gallery and library remain closed for the time being. At this time, you can only reach our staff members via email. Please check our website regularly for further updates. Please, do follow the recommendations from public health authorities, as we do by visiting www.cdc.gov

Gallery & Library (returns only): Wednesday 1pm-4pm, by appointment only