We had the most busy week in the history of museum. Workshop
Legacy of three-color
photography in National Technical Museum in Prague allowed us
to share information on early color photography. Workshop was
followed by weekend trip to Museum Fotoateliér Seidel in Český
Krumlov, to opening of exhibition Legacy of three color photography in
National Museum of Photography in Jindřichův Hradec and finally
opening of exhibition Fred Payne Clatworthy:
Pictures Taken in Natural Color in Šechtl and Voseček Museum of
Photography in Tábor. Finally Mark Jacobs lecture on F. P.
Clatworthy took place at American Center in Prague. All event went
well and we are grateful to all participants of workshop as well as
everyone who came for openings and talks.
October 23 2008
Exhibition of Jaroslav Charfreitag was closed today. We
would like to thank to everyone who came to little celebration and
helped with demontaging the exhibition
We are digitizing autochromes from Mark Jacobs collection in
Madison USA. Our next exhibition will consist of autochromes by
Fred Payne Clatworthy digitized here.
Marie Michaela Šechtlová is
accepting award awarded by City of Tábor to Marie Šechtlová for her
lifetime work and propagation of city.
In gothic hall of Tábor city hall was opening of exhibition “Dr.
Edvard Beneš: Czechoslovakian diplomat, politican and president”.
This exhibition contains a number of photographs from our archive.
From tomorrow it is available to public.
August 31 2008
159 new photographs, mostly photographs of President
of Czechoslovakia Edvard
We have prepared a new Šechtl & Voseček Museum of
Photography Calendar for the year 2009. This year we have chosen
vertically oriented photographs, showing life and buildings of the
old town of Tábor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. All
photographs have been prepared from original negatives from our
archives, and paying great attention to quality of
Calendars will be available from the end of August 2008, from
the usual outlets. However, larger orders (for more than 10 copies)
may be ordered directly from us. We are
also able to imprint calendars with the logo of your company or
organisation (on card stock paper 5cm longer than the calendar
itself). The cost of such personalised calendars is 130Kč.
The opening of our 12th
exhibition: “Jaroslav Charfreitág: Trip to the New World” was very
successful. We are grateful to everyone who came to the opening
day, and especially to Jaroslav Strnad, grandson of the
photographer, for opening the exhibition, and for explaining to us
the details of Charfreitág's inventions.
We are saddened to announce the passing of Marie Šechtlová on Saturday July 5, 2008 at the
age of 80. Marie was world-class photographer, always active and
optimistic, she was also leader of our family.
At Monday, July 14, 11am–1pm, her last exhibition “Marie
Šechtlová: Life with Photography” will be for one day opened in our