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How to Make a Gallery

Ondřej Chrobák, Rostislav Koryčánek, Martin Vaněk, David Böhm
Trans. Xenia Timenchik Russian

Galleries are places for displaying artworks. Everyone knows that. But how were galleries created and how have they changed over time? How are the works presented, how do the galleries take care of them and how is an exhibition prepared? Who are all the people that work in galleries? You will find out the answers to all these questions in How to Make a Gallery, which is especially for children aged 812.

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