July 12, 1932, Tomas Bata died tragically

July 12, 1932 in the early morning soon after takeoff the plane crashed with Tomas Bata on board. Pilot was Jindřich Brouček. Both did not survived the crash. The plane crashed in Otrokovice at the edge of the area today, the company TOMA Otrokovice toward water lake...

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WORKSHOP WOOD 2019 – photo gallery

Wednesday public vernissage ended the 19th year of the international WOOD 2019 student workshop. Thanks for your support: Husqvarna, Continental Barum Otrokovice, Lesy a statky Tomáše Bati in Loucka, Švehlák Zlín s.r.o., Pozimos and Rotary Club Zlin Workshop...

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WOOD WORKSHOP MONDAY 24. 6.

Two days before the opening of the work on the wooden sculptures, students made great progress. Check out the attached gallery.  

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DŘEVO/WOOD 2019

The Thomas Bata Foundation is organizing the international student workshop DŘEVO/WOOD 2019. You can watch the sculpture work every day from 9:00 to 18:00. (2019, June 17. - 26.) The opening of the workshop will take place on Wednesday 26th June 2019 from 6 pm. We...

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Tomas Bata Memorial – installation of JUNKERS replica

On Monday, May 27, 2019, at 3:00 pm, the reconstructed Memorial of Tomas Bata in Zlín will be open to the public with the installed replica of Junkers. Work on the replica of the airplane is coordinated by Pavel Velev - Director of the Thomas Bata Foundation. Take a...

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workshop WOOD 2019, June 17. – 26

The Thomas Bata Foundation announces the 20th International Student's Workshop WOOD 2019. The student workshop is dedicated to sculptor Michal Uher who died last November. Akad. Michal Uher was a long-time artistic guarantor of the sculpture workshop. You can apply by...

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Tomáš Baťa was born 3. april 1876

Tomáš Baťa was born in Zlin 3. April 1876. Founder of Bata concern. The Biograph of Tomas Bata by Anthony Cekota you can order here: Tomáš Baťa - Entrepreneur Extraordinary The title says it all.  

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famelab 2019

Would you like to take part in FameLab 2019? Fill in the online registration form. Registration closes on 28 February 2019. Register now!

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A play Tomáš BAťa alive on Czech television ČT ART

Let us draw your attention to an interesting TV program, which the Thomas Bata Foundation significantly supported. If you did not have the chance to see the great performance of play "Tomáš Baťa, alive" directed by Dodo Gombar in the theater season 2014-2016 live at...

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poet Jaroslav Kovanda – author reading 16. 10. 2018

Discussion with Jaroslav Kovanda, Zlín writer and poet Date: October 16, 2018 from 18:00 free entry reservation required by: sekretariat@batova-vila.cz, 605 459 181 Closer annotation: The author will present the first "fruits" of his publishing house JáSám: a catalog...

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The watch

Rosemarie Bata, Zlín September 25, 2018   I have seen, and touched, many items that belonged to my grandfather - his desk, his tie pin and even his famous notebook … but for some reason, nothing seems as individual to him, as personal, as this watch. Tomas Baťa...

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ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINARY

Biography of Tomas Bata (1876 - 1932) by Anthony Cekota Tomas Bata – Entrepreneur Extraordinary. The title says it all. New book published by The Thomas Bata Foundation, Second edition, May 2018

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