The Löw-Beer Villa in Brno is the youngest branch of the Museum of the Brno Region. From 1913 to 1939 it was owned by Alfred Löw-Beer, Jewish industrialist and trader in textiles, who gave his daughter Greta part of the plot of land at the end of the 1920s, where she and her husband Fritz Tugendhat had a house built between 1929 and 1930 – today the world-famous Villa Tugendhat

The restored Löw-Beer Villa houses a permanent exhibition entitled The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie Around the Löw-Beers and Tugendhats. There is a public library. The exposition is complemented by temporary exhibitions at the Celnice Gallery (Customs House). Visitors can enjoy refreshments in the Celnice Café.

Dear visitors,

on Thursday 21st September 2017, the exhibition in the Villa will be closed from 4 p.m.

Thank you for your understanding.

Finnish design and architecture at the Celnice Gallery

Thursday, 31 August 2017

From 1st September to 1st October, the Celnice Gallery hosts the exhibition Echoes - 100 Years in Finnish Design and ArchitectureThe exhibition was prepared by the Embassy of Finland in the Czech Republic as a part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the independence of Finland.

This poster exhibition presents both famous pieces and works less known to the Czech audience. There are eight main themes at the exhibition based on the Finnish nature and society – for example landscape, silence, light and darkness, equality etc.

   

The Löw-Beer Villa in the new edition of USE-IT Brno map

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The new edition of USE-IT Brno maps is here and it also includes the Löw-Beer Villa as a point of interest number 47 named Villa 1.0. The map mentions a short history of the Villa, points out free entry to the garden and commends our café.

USE-IT maps are non-commercial, made by young locals. They are always free and up-to-date. Nowadays, these maps provide information for young travellers in almost 40 European cities – and one of them is Brno.

   

Descendants of the textile magnates visited villas in Brno

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

On Sunday, May 21 2017 villa Löw-Beer and villa Tugendhat were visited by descendants of the prominent textile industry families Löw-Beer, Tugendhat and Stiassni.

The gathering of over a hundred members of these families came about as a part of the Meeting Brno festival. Even the daughters of Grete and Fritz Tugendhat, Ruth Guggenheim-Tugendhat and Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat, took part as well.

   

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