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Tim Burton in Prague

Tim Burton

#TimBurtonPrague

Tim Burton – director, producer, writer, poet, artist, illustrator – is returning to the Czech Republic after 10 years to give his admirers another glimpse into the innermost recesses of his mind.

The American film visionary connects the innocent world of childhood with the dark side of human existence, storytelling across genres and styles including a revival of stop-motion animation.

 

Work in Progress!!!

The walls are being painted, drawings are being framed, puppets are being prepared.
The exhibition preparation is in full swing!

The grand opening is scheduled for May 1st.

the EXHIBITION

From The World of Tim Burton Exhibition in 2014, The Stone Bell House, Prague

An exhibition which explores the more than 50-year artistic career of this visual storyteller, who always manages to lighten his darkly tuned stories with his trademark exaggeration and humor. After 10 years the exhibition returns to Prague with new material from recent projects.

1 May30 September 2024

Municipal House • Náměstí Republiky 1090/5 • Prague

The return to Prague follows a world tour which has delighted visitors of the world’s top museums and galleries including the Max Ernst Museum in Bruhl, the Mori Arts Gallery in Tokyo, the Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico, and the Design Museum in Seoul, plus many more.

The exhibition features 600 works, including storyboards, sketches, scene designs, puppets, photographs, and more. The imagery featured hails from timeless film classics such as Beetlejuice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas through contemporary films like Dumbo and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

The exhibition is organized by independent curator Jenny He in collaboration with Tim Burton Productions and Art Movement.

Tim Burton výstava

© Tim Burton

ACCOMPANYING PROGRAM

© Warner Bros., Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, 2005

You can look forward to thematic programs, lectures, screenings, and discussions with Martin Jiroušek:

  • Gothic horror, the Italian scene and their influence on Tim Burton’s works
  • British film horror and its influence on Tim Burton’s works
  • Animated horror in the history of the world cinematography
  • Tim Burton and the genius loci of Kafka’s Prague
  • Japanese Monsters
  • Fantasmagoriana or Carnivalesque and Grotesque
  • Humor versus horror and the origins of cinematography.

Filmography

1982 · Vincent
1984 · Frankenweenie (live action)
1985 · Pee-wee‘s Big Adventure
1988 · Beetlejuice
1989 · Batman
1990 · Edward Scissorhands
1992 · Batman Returns
1993 · Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
1994 · Ed Wood
1996 · Mars Attacks!
1999 · Sleepy Hollow
2001 · Planet of the Apes
2003 · Big Fish
2005 · Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
2005 · Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
2007 · Sweeney Todd: The Demon
2007 · Barber of Fleet Street
2010 · Alice in Wonderland
2012 · Dark Shadows
2012 · Frankenweenie (animated feature)
2014 · Big Eyes
2016 · Miss Peregrine‘s Home for Peculiar Children
2019 · Dumbo
2022 · Wednesday ((TV Series)

Tim Burton

TICKETS

Tim Burton výstava

From The World of Tim Burton Exhibition in 2014, The Stone Bell House, Prague

Tickets for the exhibition can be purchased now at Tickemaster. Just click on the ticket image below, which will direct you to the pre-sale page.
You can find the ticket price list in the FaQ section.

At the time of the exhibition, tickets will be available at the ticket office of the Municipal House, via QR code also there, or still in Tickemaster presale.

THE ADDRESS OF THE VENUE

Obecní dům (Municipal House)
Náměstí Republiky 1090/5
Prague 1 – Staré Město (Old town)

GoogleMap

How to get to the exhibition?
metro A – Můstek station + 4 min walk
metro B – Nám. Republiky station
tram No. 6, 8, 15, 26 – Nám. Republiky stop
tram No. 3, 6, 9, 14, 24 – Jindřišská stop
tram No. 3, 6, 14, 15, 24, 26 – Masarykovo nádraží stop

FOR MEDIA

CONTACT FOR MEDIA:

Blue Gekko
Janka Kellerová
janka@bluegekko.cz

DOWNLOADS:

faq

Yes. He will come for a few days. When his schedule is confirmed, we will post it on social media. Individual face-to-face meetings will not be possible, however, a book signing is tentatively planned, during which Tim Burton will sign his book. The book will be available for purchase at the exhibition gift shop. There will be a limited number of places for the signing, so keep an eye on our social media where we will post in advance where and how to buy tickets for this unique event.

Tickets are available right now through online presale via Ticketmaster and will remain on sale through the duration of the exhibition (May 1 – September 30, 2024). During the exhibition, tickets can also be purchased at the box office on the ground floor of the Municipal House. Tickets are one per person and are valid for one entrance to the exhibition. The tickets are not sold for a specific date or time. However, depending on the admission fee, a day of the week will be stipulated— Monday, Tuesday-to-Friday or Weekend.

What is a Christmas Ticket and how and where can I choose my Christmas present?

Until 24 December 2023, if you buy a ticket through online pre-sale via Ticketmaster, that ticket will also be a voucher worth CZK 250,– off the price of any exhibition merchandise sold at the gift shop valued at CZK 250,– or more. To receive the discount, simply visit the gift shop before exiting the exhibition, pick out an item valued at CZK 250,– or more and present the Christmas Ticket to the gift shop cashier when paying for it. This Christmas Ticket voucher is only redeemable during the visit to the exhibition for which the Christmas Ticket is used for admission. Only one voucher may be applied to one item. Currently anticipated exhibition merchandise includes mugs, posters, notepads, hoodies, and t-shirts.
In case of further questions, please send us email at info@artmovement.cz or call us to + 420 601 354 623.

If you have bought a Valentine’s Day ticket from 2.2 to 3.3.2024 throught online pre-sale via Ticketmaster, we will give you a POSTER with the theme of Tim Burton´s CORPSE BRIDE from a special limited edition.

To receive the poster, simply visit the gift shop before exiting the exhibition, present the Valentine Ticket to the gift shop cashier and ask for your poster.

In case of further questions, please send us email at info@artmovement.cz or call us to + 420 601 354 623.

If you have bought a Special ticket for 2 from 4.3 to 4.4.2024 in the online presale, you will receive a wall calendar for 2025 with 12 original drawings by Tim Burton and a visual of the exhibition.

To receive the calendar, simply visit the gift shop before exiting the exhibition, present the Special ticket to the gift shop cashier and ask for your calendar.

In case of further questions, please send us email at info@artmovement.cz or call us to + 420 601 354 623.

The exhibition is open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. including weekends and holidays from May 1 to September 30, 2024.
The last group of visitors will be allowed into the exhibition one hour before closing time, i.e. at 6 pm.
The exhibition will not be extended.

Tim Burton’s fantasy world is quite specific and therefore we recommend the exhibition for children aged 10 and up.

  • MONDAY
    one price for all: 350,– CZK
  • TUESDAY – FRIDAY
    Adults: 450,– CZK
    Students, seniors and people with disabillities*: 400,– CZK
    Children (from 3 up to 12 years): 300,– CZK
    Family admission**: 1050,– Kč
    (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)
    Family admission: 750,–CZK
    (1 adult + 2 children)
    Schools: 250,– Kč (min. 10 students, teacher for free)
  • SATURDAY – SUNDAY
    Adults: 500,– CZK
    Students, seniors and people with disabillities *: 450,– CZK
    Children (from 3 up to 12 years): 400,– CZK
    Family admission**: 1150,– CZK
    (2 adults + 2 children, 1 adult + 3 children)
    Family admission: 850,– CZK
    (1 adult + 2 children)

Discounts cannost be combined with each other.

* The discount can only be granted on presentation of a valid ID, the student discount is only granted up to 26 years of age, senior discount is for senior citizens over 65 years of age and free admission is for guides of people with disabillities.

** Family admission is available for 2 adults and 2 children under 12 or 1 adult and 3 children under 12.

Children under 3 years of age are admitted free of charge

Yes. You can store coats, backpacks, etc. for free at the cloakroom situated at the top of the main entrance staircase. Bags larger than 28x38x13 cm must be checked before entering the exhibition.

No. Photography of any kind is strictly prohibited. So, too, is touching any of the exhibited works.

No. No pets of any kind will be allowed at the exhibition.

No, but you can check your stroller at the cloakroom for free or you can take the lift up to the exhibition and leave the stroller in the adjacent corridor.

The main entrance to the building has a ramp. The exhibition space is located on the second floor, but can be reached by lift. The lift is next to he ticket offices on the ground floor near the main entrance. There is a wheelchair accessible toilet on the 1st floor. There is one reserved parking space for disabled persons in front of the Municipal House.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

The exhibition is organized by an independent curator Jenny He in collaboration with Tim Burton Productions.

The exhibition is held under the auspices of the Minister of Culture Martin Baxa,
Mayor of Prague Bohuslav Svoboda, and the US Embassy in Prague Cultural Attaché Natalie D. Wilkins.

Partners

General Media partners

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Do you want to be among the first visitors to the exhibition ?

Compete for 250 VIP tickets !

With VIP tickets you can get into the Tim Burton exhibition on April 30
from 2 to 4 pm !

How to become a VIP:

– Buy your ticket for the exhibition between April 5 and April 25, 2024 at Ticketmaster online,

– tick the “I want to enter the draw” box when you buy,

– 250 winners will be drawn on 26 April,

– if you’re lucky, we’ll email you by April 27th,

– and we’ll see you at the Municipal House from 2 to 4 pm on April 30th.

Tickets for the exhibition remain valid.

Detailed competition rules here.