Albums and photos
11 August 2017
The Polish History Museum is a state-funded cultural institution that aims to make Polish history more accessible. The museum will open on 11 November 2018 – the centennial anniversary of Poland’s independence – but it does not have a building to house it yet.
Dorota Szkodzińska, the museum’s...
26 April 2017
Alan Lockwood: Let's begin with Gydnia. What are comparisons you suggest in operating your museum, to help visitors "wrap their heads” around Gdynia, which went from fishing village to the premier port city in interwar Poland, both rapidly and by concerted design. For non Poles, Brasilia and...
13 April 2017
The graphic novel Karski’s Mission: To Stop the Holocaust, published by the Jan Karski Educational Foundation in 2015, has been awarded a Silver Medal by the 21st annual 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Graphic Novel/Drawn Book – Drama/Documentary category.
Reconstructions and Modernizations of Historic Towns in Europe in the First Half of Twentieth Century- Nation, Politics, Society
28 March 2017
Publication edited by Iwona Barańska and Makary Górzyński presents a collection of essays in urban planning, monuments protection and spatial policies prepared by the international group of European scholars: historians, art and architecture historians. Our contribution to the European urban...
21 March 2017
The opening on 5 April will present the exhibition by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews at the Polish Consulate, with a lecture by Dariusz Stola, director of POLIN.
Director Stola’s lecture will be part of opening ceremonies at the Polish Consulate for the exhibition „They...
09 March 2017
The National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Niasvizh" will host a seminar dedicated to the 270th anniversary of Niasvizh Cadet Corps, scheduled for April 20-21, 2017 under the title The Military History of the House of Radziwill.
On May 25, 1747, Michael Kazimierz Radziwill...
Renovations of Abraham Ostrzega’s cemetery monuments in Warsaw, and an exhibition reflecting his life and work at the Zachęta National Gallery of Art
31 January 2017
The renovation project concerned two dozen elaborately devised prewar monuments in the Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street, designed by Abraham Ostrzega (1889–1942). The work was conducted in autumn 2016 by the Cultural Heritage Foundation, financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage...
26 January 2017
The exhibition which opens in two days is part of the programme accompanying the premiere of the opera The Passenger at the Musiktheater im Revier in Gelsenkirchen.
The exhibition presents the life of the writer Zofia Posmysz and her literary works inspired by her...