Olomouc Synagogue (1897 – 1939)

19 Oct 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
19th October 2017 – 7th January 2018
19th October  2017 – 7th January  2018 OLOMOUC ARCHDIOCESAN MUSEUM | GALLERY On the 120th anniversary of its consecration, we will present the history of the Olomouc Synagogue, which was burned down by the Fascists in 1939. We will concentrate on its structure from the perspectives of architecture and the history of art, and set it in the wider context of the works of its designer, the architect Jacob Gartner. We will also discuss the importance of the Jewish community in the citys history. The exhibition will be held as part of the ninth edition of the festival Days of Jewish Culture.