Student Programs

We believe in the power of objects to tell stories, illuminate history and enrich lives. Through our Student Programs, we aim to introduce children and young people to the treasures of the Lobkowicz Collections, to build their understanding of our history and culture, and to inspire them with a lifelong passion for arts and culture.

 

A junior curator examining a 19th century Japanese Tsuba

A junior curator examining a 19th century Japanese Tsuba

Curator Challenge

The annual curator program, created by Alexandra Lobkowicz in 2008, allows students to assume the role of junior curators working in small groups to inspect, document and research an assigned uncatalogued object from the collections.  They must determine its identity, its purpose, how it was used and its impact on society.  It is an accredited program with the International School of Prague with over 700 graduates of the two-month long program.  It won a Tie Care International Service Learning award from the Central and Eastern European School Association in 2014.


Children dressed in period costumes 

Children dressed in period costumes 

Children's Programs

Annually over 3,000 school children participate in our regular program for school groups, including special children’s tours and activities inspired by composer Antonin Dvorak and historical figures from the Lobkowicz Collections.


Charles University students and researchers studying in the Lobkowicz library

Charles University students and researchers studying in the Lobkowicz library

Internship Programs

We also manage a highly sought-after annual internship program with Wellesley College's Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs, and an archival research program run through Vassar College's Music Department.