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  • The Night of Churches / Noc Kostelů 2018

    On Friday May 25th 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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  • Thesaurus Cracoviensis - Artefacts Interpretation Center in Cracow

    Thesaurus Cracoviensis - Artefacts Interpretation Center of The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków was opened in December 2017.  It is the place with modern storerooms and restoration workshops. What makes this new MHK...

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  • Night of Museums and Galleries in Slovakia

    The night of the museums and galleries in Slovakia in 2018 takes place on Saturday May 19th. The event is to present as much as possible the cultural heritage, the importance of its preservation and protection in cultural...

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  • The Night of Museums in Brno 2018

    The citizens of Brno can spend one May night in the streets of the city and visit galleries, museum and other sights. The Brno Museum Night will take place on Saturday May 19th 2018; on this day all exhibitions open at 6 pm...

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  • The Long Night of Museums in Poland: 18-19th May 2018

    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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  • The Podgórze Museum opened in Cracow

    The Podgórze Museum, a new branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, is an exceptional place. It is being created at the initiative of the local community and is an answer to the expectations of the Podgórze...

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  • Call for Publications: "The middle clergy in East-Central and South-Eastern Europe, 19th – early 20th centuries"

    The clergy played a central part in many East-Central and South-Eastern European societies from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, in more fields than simply that of spiritual shepherding. Their broad spatial dissemination,...

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  • V4 Heritage Academy 2018 - call for applications

    9th Summer Training Course in Management of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in V4 Countries will take place from 9 to 15 July 2018 in Poland. This one-week-long training course will focus on the multicultural heritage of the...

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  • Cicerone – Interpret Europe Summer Courses in Krakow in June 2018

    The Malopolska Institute of Culture, in cooperation with Interpret Europe – European Association for Heritage Interpretation, would like to offer you certified interpretive guide (CIG) and interpretive guide trainer (CIGT)...

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

    On March 22 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 all V4 Group countries. Earlier that...

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  • Dohány Street Synagogue Complex in Hungary added to the European Heritage Label list.

    In March 2018 the European Commission decided to give the European Heritage Label to nine heritage sites. That includes Dohány Street Synagogue Complex in Hungary. European Heritage sites bring to life the European narrative...

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  • Krakow office of “RIHA Journal” run by the ICC resumes its activity

    Starting from February 2018 the local editorial office of the “RIHA Journal” at the ICC resumes its activity. A new local editor is Dr Magdalena Łanuszka, art historian and administrator of ICC service Art and Heritage in Central...

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  • A Renaissance Royal exhibition at the Bodleian Library

    From 17 March 2018 to 13 May 2018, a small display in the Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, will showcase the Bodleian's rich holdings relating to the royal couple, Bona Sforza and King Sigismund I of Poland . A Renaissance...

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  • On-line collection announcement: WEB UMENIA

    Web Umenia (https://www.webumenia.sk/en) is an on-line catalog of artworks from the collections of Slovak galleries registered in the Central Register of Artworks. Those are: Slovak National Gallery, The Orava Gallery in...

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  • Polish website and the official launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Poland

    http://erdk2018.pl/en The European Union has declared 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage. EYCH 2018 relies on the cooperation of EU institutions, member states, and local governments with the heritage sector, local...

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  • Hungarian website dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 is now on!

    https://koee2018.kormany.hu/en The 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage has been officially launched on the first day of the European Culture Forum in Milan on 7th December 2017. The Thematic Year will put the spotlight on...

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  • Medieval Hungary blog announces Online Catalogue of the Christian Museum of Esztergom

    The Christian Museum of Esztergom (the largest ecclesiastical collection in Hungary) has published online an exhaustive summary catalogue of the Hungarian, German and Austrian Late Medieval Collection. The research project...

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  • On-line collection announcement: prints and photographs at PAUart.pl

    PAUart.pl platform is an open access database of graphics and photographs from Polish collections. The PAUart platform, being an initiative supporting the activity of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences for development and...

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  • Hungarian National Museum enriched with an invaluable collection

    A collection of artefacts was presented to the public on 12 December 2017 at the end of its journey back from the United States to enrich the Hungarian National Museum with priceless items. Descendants of two Hungarian historical...

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  • Gallery of Polish Design at the National Museum in Warsaw is now open!

    Starting from 15th December, Polish applied arts are on permanent display in the Gallery of Polish Design, showcasing the most important pieces from the early 20th century up to the present day.The National Museum in...

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  • With a Curious Eye. Mannerist Painting from the National Museum in Warsaw

    "With a Curious Eye. Mannerist Painting from the National Museum in Warsaw" is an exhibition in Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallin (Kadrioru kunstimuuseum), division of the Art Museum of Estonia, organized in...

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  • "The Admission Free November" in Polish Royal Residences

    The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland once again announced "The Admission Free November" campaign, which embraces a group of four Polish royal residences: the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Royal Łazienki...

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  • The call for application to the 18th edition of Thesaurus Poloniae fellowship programme

    Thesaurus Poloniae is a three-month-long Fellowship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland implemented by the International Cultural Centre in Krakow in autumn 2009. The programme is addressed...

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  • 21st International Book Fair in Krakow

    International Book Fair in Krakow is an event multifaceted and diverse: - publishing offer Polish and foreign publications, - workshops and panels dedicated to industry publishing and bookselling, - meetings with...

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  • European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 - news update for Poland and Czech Republic

    There are some announcements for the upcoming European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in V4 countries. Most of the information is (or will be) available at national websites of the Creative Europe...

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  • Around Meštrović – seminar

    On October 15 (Thursday), at 3:00 p.m., International Cultural Centre, Galerija Meštrović and the University of Split organise a seminar in Cracow, entitled "Around Meštrović", with the participation of...

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  • Exhibition review: The Slovak National Gallery’s Non-Permanent Exhibition

    Non-Permanent Exhibition (Nestála expozícia) of SNG (Slovenská národná galéria) in Bratislava has been reviewed by Magdalena Łanuszka in the Polaris - Journal of the Northern Renaissance. The review stresses how the curators...

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  • Gallery of Old Masters in the National Museum in Warsaw - new opening

    The former galleries: the Gallery of Decorative Arts and the Gallery of European and Polish Old Masters of the National Museum in Warsaw have been merged to form the new Gallery of Old Masters. Bringing together diverse art...

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  • Artist Residencies – first Polish residencies database

    English-Polish website provides information about Polish artist residencies and tools for artists, proffesionals, institutions, decision makers and everyone interested. We encourage you to visit the website...

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  • The Józef Czapski Pavilion opened in Krakow

    Józef Czapski’s pavilion is the newest and smallest building, forming part of the Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum complex, department of the National Museum in Cracow. Built in the back of the former garden adjacent to the Łoziński...

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