COVID-19-related measures

Based on the extraordinary measure issued by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, all buildings of the state-subsidized organizations managed by the Ministry of Culture have been closed for the public until further notice. Reacting to the measure, we have been updating statements of Czech theatres on the website The Ministry of Culture also appointed the ATI to map the state of the Czech independent art sector. We will keep you informed on the website and social networks.

The ATI building is closed for the public

The ATI building has been closed for the public until further notice. It concerns the ATI library and ATI Research Rooms.
However, you can do your research from your home in our Virtual Study or the online Czech Theatre Encyclopedia (Czech language only).
Should you want to speak to us, urgent cases may be settled as individual consultations.

ATI Library: Helena Hantáková
ATI Research Rooms: Lucie Čepcová

We would like to thank everybody for their understanding.

We ask theatres for cooperation

We would like to ask all theatres for cooperation with the monitoring of statements about the Ministry of Health Extraordinary Measure, which implies the ban on cultural events with the participation of 100+ people at the same time.

The overview of measures in theatres is available with updates on the website

Please send us information about the operation of your theatre to

Impact of extraordinary measures on independent theatre

The ATI was appointed to perform an analysis of the impact of extraordinary measures on the Czech independent art sector (theatres, galleries, music, writers…). We will keep you informed about specific steps in the following days. We would like to thank you for your patience and cooperation. Should you have any questions, please contact us at

The briefing of the Ministry of Culture that took place on 10 March 2020 at 4 p.m. is available here.
The press release of the Government of the Czech Republic is available here.

We are going to regularly update information about measures taken due to COVID-19 in the Czech Republic on our websites and social networks.


10. 3. 2020


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