Gallery of Jiří Trnka

The Gallery of Jiří Trnka is a small gallery in the heart of the city on Republic Square, named after the Pilsen native, famous artists, and puppeteer Jiří Trnka. Here you’ll find both an exhibition hall and a sales gallery with works from regional artists.

Opening hours

Tuesday – Sunday
11:00 – 17:00

Admission fee

Depending on the exhibition

Public transport stop

Náměstí Republiky
01 02

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nám. Republiky 289
301 00 Plzeň 3

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In the Gallery of Jiří Trnka, you’ll discover exhibited pieces primarily from regional artists as well as the creation of members of the Union of Visual Artists of Pilsen (Unie výtvarných umělců Plzně). In the sales exhibits, you’ll find pictures, drawings, sculptures, art prints, ceramics, jewellery, applied graphics, and design.

The Union of Visual Artists of Pilsen

The Union of Visual Artists (UVU) in the region of Pilsen is an organization associating artists in the region who deal with any aspect of professional art-related activities. It includes painters, sculptures, designers, creators in the field of applied arts, and theorists. All 76 UVU members are highly active in Pilsen’s cultural life. Every year the Union holds about forty exhibitions not only in the Gallery of Jiří Trnka but also in the Pilsen circuits.

Where can I find the Gallery of Jiří Trnka?

The Gallery of Jiří Trnka can be found on Republic Square, not far from the Pilsen Municipal Gallery, Pilsen City Hall, and the Tourist Information Centre.

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