New edition of USE-IT Brno map

The new edition of USE-IT Brno maps is here and it also includes the Löw-Beer Villa as a point of interest number 44 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.

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Whole world walks on Fuhrmann carpets

The Celnice Gallery will, since September 7, 2018, host a new exhibition called "The Textile Company Moriz Fuhrmann 1918–1948". Come to get acquainted with the fate of the family of Moriz Fuhrmann, the builder of  villa at Drobného 22, which today bears the name of Löw-Beer family.

The exhibition will be dedicated to the textile company Moriz Fuhrmann in the context of years 1918, 1938 and 1948. It will present the history of this carpets and plush producing company and will outline the challenges that German Jewish entrepreneurs had to face after the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic.

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To gardens! Discover stories of gardens and parks

Stories of gardens and parks of the South Moravia Region, the Highlands Region and Lower Austria maps the GrünRaum project, which runs from September 2016 under the program INTERREG V-A Austria-Czech Republic. The main goal of the project is to increase the interest of visitors to the cultural and natural wealth of green spaces.

This year, the DoZahrad website was launched and the The Green Riches of South Moravia, the Highlands Region and Lower Austria map has been published, where you can also find the garden of the Löw-Beer Villa in Brno. You can visit our garden for free all year – in summer from 10 am to 8 pm, in winter from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Library

Basis of the Library stock consists of volumes from the inheritance of František Kalivoda (1913–1971), the Brno architect and friend of Grete Tugendhat. The volumes, loaned through courtesy of the Brno City Museum, are assigned with location marks with “FK” prefix.

The new acquisitions concern the history of Czech and European architecture in the 19th and 20th centuries, the theory of architecture and urbanism, the history of the city of Brno, the economic development in the Czech Lands and Jewish life and traditions (history, customs, religion) during the 19th and 20th centuries. The new acquisitions are part of the Library of the Museum of the Brno Region stock, and have the location marks with “MBL” prefix.

The Library provides computers with digital materials extending and illustrating the themes of the exhibition (photographs, designs and drawings).

Practical information                                                       

The Library is open both for the professional and general public. All books are available for use in the Library of the Villa Löw-Beer in Brno only (how to reach us). The Library service is run by the Researchers’ Code and the Library Code of the Library of the Museum of the Brno Region.

Readers can access the on-line catalogue of the Library of the Brno Regional Museum. To search among the volumes located in the Villa Löw-Beer in Brno, use the option “Kombinovaný dotaz” (i.e. “Advanced search”) and filter “Signatura svazku” (i.e. “Location Mark”) - “FK” or “MBL”.

The books can be ordered by telephone or by e-mail.

Contact

Mgr. Jakub Pernes
Phone +420 544 245 010
E-mail
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Library opening hours

by appointment (weekdays)