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  • Cultural sites in Poland and Czechia added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    43rd session of the World Heritage Committee takes place in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan, on 30 June – 10 July 2019. During its meeting in Baku on July 6th 2019, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural...

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  • Call for Entries: European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2020

    Until October 1, 2019 you can submit your project within the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards scheme. This year the Awards will not only be given for exceptional conservation, protection or education projects. For...

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  • OWHC Young Professionals Forum in Cracow (1-6 June 2019).

    The 15th Congress of the Organisation of World Heritage Cities, organised by The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) and the City of Krakow, will host the Young Professionals Forum, a week-long educational programme for...

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  • Call for Articles: vol. XXX "Making Sense of the Senses"

    Call for Articles 2020 | Making Sense of the Senses Ikonotheka | Journal of the Institute of Art History University of Warsaw Editors-in-chief: dr. Zuzanna Sarnecka and dr. Wojciech Szymański Ikonotheka invites scholars...

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  • On-line resource announcement: MEDIEVAL WALL PAINTINGS ON GEMER

    Department of Theory and History of Art, Faculty of Arts, Technical University of Košice and Art Research Centre of SAS (Slovak Academy of Sciences) in Bratislava has launched a project and a website dedicated to studying and...

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  • STANISŁAW IGNACY WITKIEWICZ "An Ingenious Psychoholic" exhibition in Vienna

    Exhibition organised by Polnisches Institut Wien and MOCAK THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN KRAKOW, in partnership with Tatra-Museum Zakopane.  Venue: Polish Institute in Vienna Exhibition date: 29.05.2019...

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  • The Night of Churches / Noc Kostelů 2019

    On Friday May 24th Czech churches and chapels, congregations and orders will welcome visitors in open churches with a rich evening program. Night-time tourists will have an opportunity to explore towers, vestries, chapels,...

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  • The Night of Museums in Poland, Slovakia and Czechia - 17-18th May 2019

    The Long Night of Museums (or the Night of Museums) is a cultural event in which museums and cultural institutions in an area cooperate to remain open late into the night. Visitors are given a common entrance pass which grants...

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  • Call for application to the 21th edition of Thesaurus Poloniae fellowship programme

    A call for XXI edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme is open. The programme is addressed to non-residents of Poland who conduct their research on culture, history and multicultural heritage of the Republic...

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  • AHICE presentation in Brno

    Dr Magdalena Łanuszka (ICC Cracow), an administrator of Art and Heritage in Central Europe service led a meeting dedicated to this service in Moravian Gallery in Brno, Místodržitelský palác, Moravské nám. 1a, Brno.on Wednesday...

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  • KRAKERS - Cracow Art Week 08-15 April 2019

    Cracow Art Week is what Cracow Gallery Weekend, a project started in 2012 to promote contemporary art in Cracow, evolved into. As previously, the aim is to provide a platform for communication, education and promotion for...

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  • A meeting of experts on cultural heritage from the V4 Group in Cracow

    On April 3rd-4th a working meeting of experts on cultural heritage from the Visegrad Group was held at the International Cultural Centre in Cracow. It was attended by representatives of Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic,...

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  • See more in Poland: half-price weekend

    Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland and Polish Tourism Organisation created annual campagne "See more in Poland - half-price weekend", offering 50% off tickets for various activities in the whole...

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  • Portrait of Princess Mary Henrietta Stuart by Anthony van Dyck acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest

    The Museum of Fine Arts has made the most valuable new acquisition of its recent history, thus secured a real masterpiece for the Old Masters’ Collection. The acquisition of a work by Anthony van Dyck, one of the greatest masters...

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  • STANISŁAW IGNACY WITKIEWICZ "An Ingenious Psychoholic" exhibition in Berlin

    Exhibition organised by Polnisches Institut Berlin and MOCAK THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN KRAKOW, in partnership with Polnisches Institut Düsseldorf and Tatra-Museum Zakopane.  Venue: Polish Institute in...

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  • Presentation of works by Pablo Picasso - the Treasures of the National Museum in Warsaw series.

    Between 12 and 3 March 2019, the National Museum in Warsaw will present 30 works by Pablo Picasso – ceramic art and prints from the Museum’s collection. This is a unique opportunity to discover the artist’s works that are...

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  • ICC in Cracow and kU Leuven launched research project ILUCIDARE

    Seeking to examine and subsequently promote and spread the knowledge of relationships between cultural heritage and innovation, and of diplomacy that uses cultural heritage, this international research project draws on the...

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  • Call for application to the 20th edition of Thesaurus Poloniae fellowship programme

    A call for XX edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme is open. The programme is addressed to non-residents of Poland who conduct their research on culture, history and multicultural heritage of the Republic of...

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  • Call for contributions: journal ‘Daguerreotype. Studies in the history and theory of photography’

    ‘Daguerreotype. Studies in the history and theory of photography’ [‘Dagerotyp. Studia z historii i teorii fotografii’] is a continuation of the magazine ‘Dagerotyp’, issued in the years 1993–2015, initially by the Association of...

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  • The tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków is on Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists

    In November 2018, during the annual meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius UNESCO Committee decided to inscribe the tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity....

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  • Art Book Fair in Cracow

    During the weekend 8–9 December 2018 the first edition of the Art Book Fair will take place in MOCAK the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow. Admission is free. In the Museum’s foyer you will find stands of over 20 publishers...

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  • Digital project Multisensory UNESCO in Poland.

    Foundation "Pełni Kultury" has launched digital project MULTISENSORY UNESCO, aimed at digitalizing and sharing the cultural and national heritage of Lipnica Murowana, including the wooden church of St. Leonard (UNESCO)...

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  • On-line resource announcement: SLOVAKIANA

    The Slovakiana is a cultural portal, which serves the purpose of presenting the cultural heritage to the wider public primarily through the web domain – slovakiana.sk. The operator of the Slovakiana portal is the National...

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  • On-line resource announcement: HUNGARICANA

    HUNGARICANA is a common website of Hungarian archives, museums and libraries, operated by the Library of Parliament, Hungary (Országgyűlési Könyvtár). The digitization was financed by the NKA (National Cultural Fund of Hungary)...

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  • Free November in Royal Residences in Poland

    The Royal Residences in Poland: the Wawel Royal Castle, the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Museum of King Jan III Palace at Wilanów, and the Royal Łazienki Museum – have teamed up to offer free admission throughout the month of...

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  • Polish Fin de Siècle Art at the Gothenburg Museum of Art

    Symbolist landscapes, in-depth psychological portraits, and mythological scenes tell the story of a people without a nation, but with a rich culture and a complex history. For the first time in Sweden, Gothenburg Museum of Art...

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  • 22nd edition of International Book Fair in Krakow (25-28.10.2018)

    This is a cyclical event dedicated to the publishing and bookshop sector, has been organized by Targi w Krakowie Ltd. in Krakow since 1997. The Fair, which falls into the category of readership promotion, is open to the general...

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  • A new permanent exhibition at the György Ráth Villa of the Museum of Applied Arts

    After several years of closure, the György Ráth Villa of the Museum of Applied Arts (1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 12.) can be visited again from 14 September 2018, where a new permanent exhibition titled Art Nouveau – a...

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  • “Warsaw Recommendation on Recover and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage” developed at the ‘International conference on reconstruction: The challenges of World Heritage recovery’ held in Warsaw

    The “Warsaw Recommendation on Recover and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage” was developed at the ‘International conference on reconstruction: The challenges of World Heritage recovery’ held in Warsaw, Poland, from 6 to 8...

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  • Call for applications: Polish-German-Israeli interdisciplinary project "Exercising modernity"

    The first edition of the Polish-German-Israeli interdisciplinary project Ćwiczenie nowoczesności • Exercising modernity • Modernität üben, which will be held in 2018, is a pilot program of intellectual, artistic and academic...

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