Established : 1995
Address : 4920 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
Timings : 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Monday- Saturday), Sunday closed
Admission Fee : USD 6 (general admission), USD 3 (ages 13 to 18)
Collections : Crystal, Porcelain & Pottery, Folk Art, Paintings & Posters
Art Works : The Times of Day Series: Evening Contemplation, Painting of Prague Castle and River, Hand-painted ceramic plate with a floral design, Green Cut Crystal Perfume Atomizer and Gilted, Jeweled Detail, Amethyst “Sovereign” Facet-Cut Pedestal Vase etc.
Events : Easter Folk Art Classes with Daniela Mahoney, Easter Egg Hunt, By The Grace- Rock Concert, Surviving Through Art- How children existed during WWII, Dance and Movement Classes
The Czech Center Museum Houston, also known as the Czech Cultural & Community Center, was established in 1995 and focuses on the promotion of Czech, Slovakian and European art, culture and history through thousands of art pieces created over the last 2 centuries. The collection consists of paintings, pottery, crystal perfume bottles, dolls, folk art, books, kroje, Bohemian Glass and other artworks.
The museum often organises concerts, Easter Egg hunts, art and dance classes and other such programs to create an interactive experience for visitors. In terms of the architecture, the structure is inspired by 19th century Czech Villas, has stained glass, Bohemian crystal chandeliers, baroque-style ornaments and other accents. It is composed of 3 floors, which include the Prague Hall, Brno Gallery, Pilsen Hall and the Comenius Library, which are used for cultural events and exhibitions. The gift shop on site sells religious items, Czech books, toys, Czech items, mugs and other souvenirs.