17 October 2017
An outdoor exhibition about the history of gratitude to the United States for its help in the resurrection of Poland in 1918, “From Poland with Love, 1915–1926: the Forgotten History of Gratitude” will be opened on 18 October on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street in Warsaw. The Polish History Museum is...
10 October 2017
On the occasion of the Tadeusz Kościuszko Year, the Polish History Museum activated a new exhibition on the international platform Google Arts & Culture, dedicated to the great Pole ad citizen of France, the Americas and Europe. The exhibition, “Tadeusz Kościuszko: Man of Vision” is the 17th...
08 October 2017
An engraved plaque dedicated the Jarosław Dąbrowski XIII International Brigade, which fought in the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939, was unveiled today in Warsaw.
The plaque was designed by Zuzanna Ziółkowska/Hercberg, in the framework of the ninth edition of the festival...
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...
30 May 2017
Exhibition about the Gusen camp history with discussion at the University of Vienna
On Monday, 29 May, at the University of Vienna the exhibition “Gusen: Granite, Death, Remembrance and Oblivion” was open. The opening was accompanied by an academic seminar at the Institute of the Eastern...
30 April 2017
The aim of the exhibition “GUSEN: granite, death, remembrance and oblivion” is to revive the memory of Gusen, the largest of the camps in the system of KL Mauthausen-Gusen.
The entire complex of Mauthausen-Gusen – established in 1938 after the annexation of Austria by the Third Reich – was...
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...
Interview with Alicja Knast: Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice and "The Light of History” exhibition, part 2
07 April 2017
In the conclusion of her interview about Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, Director Alicja Knast focuses on distinct regional aspects within the museum’s collections, and reflects on new audiences and outreach activities in ways that hold broad relevance to museums and culture institutions in our day....