Permanent exhibition G. J. Mendel - mann, abbot and scientist
Opening of the new exhibition 2016 will be held on 23. 7. 2016
13:00 Opening of the permanent exhibition of the Mendel Museum
13:00 Culinary programme with a pea and green menu (in cooperation with Foodpark) 13:00 – 16:00 Interactive workshops for children (every hour)
18:30 Concert of the Futurum Band, Michal Pavlíček, Monika Načeva and Bořkovec Quartet (tickets presale from 23 June in the Mendel Museum) Guided tour of the Mendel trail
21:00 – 24:00 Light installation on facades and garden
Gregor Johann Mendel - Man, Abbot and Scientist
(there are texts in English in the exhibition)
A permanent exhibition – 2009 - 2015
The exhibition is held under the auspices of the rector of Masaryk University prof. PhDr. Petr Fiala, Ph. D and the Abbot of the Old Brno Abbey ThDr. et Ing. Lukáš Evžen Martinec, OSA
Mendel Museum of Masaryk University has prepared an official opening of a new permanent exhibition for its visitors. The year of the opening, 2009, is very important. It is 125 years from Mendel’s death and 90 years from establishment of Masaryk University, the museum’s founder. The unique exhibition is about the most famous Czech person worldwide, which is without any doubt Mendel.
The exhibition is presenting Mendel in an authentic place of Augustinian Abbey in Old Brno as a complex person, which had not moved only in boundaries of cultivation, but in a lot of lines of work.
The exhibition is divided into 5 rooms. The first room represents the Abbey in 19th century, the second room represents Mendel as a person. The third room is dedicated to Mendel’s cultivation, fruit-growing, beekeeping and meteorological activities. The penultimate room introduces Mendel as a founder of principles of heredity. The milestones of genetics are explained in the last room.