Museum of Decorative Arts opens new permanent exhibition

The Museum of Decorative arts in Prague will open a new permanent exhibition at the end of the year. What seems like a bold plan is in fact a must, the museum's director, Helena Koenigsmarkova, told Alena Skodova. She further explained that the last time a new permanent exhibition was introduced was back in 1985, and that it's each director's dream to renew the museum entirely at least once in his or her term.

The first two halls are opening on Thursday on just a trial basis, because the architects want to see the public's reaction and gain new ideas for possible changes. When we were being shown around , I noticed that each hall has another storey built-in under the ceiling: