08 October 2013
How the years of the Second World War were reflected in Warsaw cafe activity and in restaurants and bars, and the role eateries played in the reality of the occupation – these are the basic questions that Anna Strzeżek addresses in her book From Consumption to Conspiracy.
In From Consumption to...
14 October 2013
On 25 September 2013 at the Polish Aviation Museum the Virtual Museum of Małopolska (WMM) website was opened.
At the new website (muzea.malopolska.pl), more than 700 digitalized items are available from 35 museums, for which up until now museum showcases and warehouses have been their natural...
30 September 2013
From 30 of September to 23 October 2013 Teatr Nowy in Łódź presents a centennial exhibition dedicated to the writer Andrzej Bobkowski, author of Ink skechtes (Szkice piórkiem). This diary, in which Bobkowski tells a story of his cycling trip from Paris through provincial France, depicts...
30 September 2013
The Museum of Literature has unveiled an online photo album where the public can view vintage photos of artists, among them Witold Gombrowicz and Leopold Staff.
Photomania is an online web page designed in the form of a photo album where the public can flip through old images of famous...
23 September 2013
The exhibition will gather approximately 60 outstanding, black-and-white photographs by Gerald Howson, a British painter, photographer and historian, taken in 1959 in Warsaw, Kraków, Nowa Huta and Lublin, as well as a documentary film about the author of the pictures. Most of the photographs are...
15 October 2013
“From Horodło to Horodło. Union of Horodło: History and Memory (1413-2013)” commemorates 600 years of the three Polish-Lithuanian acts signed in Horodło. It opened on 28 September at the Musuem of Zamość and continues there through 30 November, then will travel to Warsaw.
The Union of Horodło...
22 September 2013
Varsovians, but not from this realm. Foreign Inhabitants of the Capital 1945-1989, edited by Jerzy Kochanowski, is a passionate, colorfully racy story about Varsovians from different parts of the world - Finland, Hungary, Serbia, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Tanzania, Japan, Mexico - who arrived in Poland...
16 September 2013
Presented in Warsaw in a ceremony at the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, it was the 21st presentation of the Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska Award, established by Prof. Jan Karski in 1992 in the names of himself and his wife and administered by the YIVO Institute of Jewish Research in...