The exhibition The Other World will be held at the Ethnographic Museum in the capital of Czech Republic in Prague. The exhibition is focused on the subject death and dying, quite similar to the exhibition about Godmother Death in the Czech Museum of Music.
It is a really common and popular topic among the different kind of artists and it can be found in every culture and religion. Death is part of the human life and the life itself and it can be discovered in the every day life of the world. The exhibition will show the theme death in a new way and it displays a wide range of collection of this subject. The exhibition shows the death in the folk culture of the 19th and 20th centuries. At the exhibition visitors will have the chance to have a closer look on this subject and the related habits as well such as the funerals, the last way to the grave and the last final sleep.
The related objects and habits of the death are presented at the exhibition and visitors can discover the coffins, masks, crosses, candles, prayer books, holy pictures and so on. The other topic of the exhibition is the magical and protective devices against death and illness which was used also as a way of saying thank you for the saved souls. The exhibition will take place in Prague at the Ethnographic Museum. The exhibition will be shown from 24th July 2014 until 12th July 2015.
For more information on the exhibition and museum check the official site.