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  • MOCAK partners the exhibition in the Bundestag on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

    The exhibition "David Olère. Überlebender des Krematorium III" ("David Olère: Survivor of Crematorium III"), organised by the Center for the Persecuted Arts in Solingen and the National Museum...

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  • Two new peer-reviewed scholarly journals on Central Europe.

    The Faculty of Humanities of the Eötvös University has started off two new peer-reviewed scholarly journals dealing with the culture and the history of Central Europe. "Central European Cultures" (CEC) is an...

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  • Re-opening of the Princes Czartoryski Museum in Cracow

    The Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci or the Landscape with the Good Samaritan by Rembrandt van Rijn will again be displayed at Pijarska Street in Krakow. The most valuable Polish art collection will once again appear in...

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  • December offer in Vienna and Budapest (Rubens and Caravaggio exhibitions)

    Two exceptional artists, two distinct styles and distant countries, sharing the same era. Show your Kunsthistorisches Museum entrance ticket and see the "Rubens, Van Dyck and the Splendour of Flemish Painting"...

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  • THE INVENTORY OF TORUŃ ART on-line. Part I: Sacral heritage, the Old Town complex

    This research project, realised within the framework of the National Program for the Development of Humanities of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education No. 0122/NPRH6/H11/85/2018 aims for conducting a thorough,...

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  • Exhibition Treasures of Krakow in Bahrain

    On December 3, 2019 at the Arabian Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH) in Bahrain Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik, director of the ICC, and prof. Jacek Purchla opened the exhibition entitled "Treasures of Krakow". The...

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  • Literary Residency Program - VISEGRAD FUND

    Literary residencies are intended to develop and promote V4 literature by providing support to the work and mobility of talented writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators,...

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  • A new permanent exhibition at Moravian Gallery in Brno

    "Brno as a Suburb of Vienna" On the timeline of the "long" 19th century (1789-1914), the first part of the new permanent exhibition in the Governor's Palace introduces artistic links between the Moravian and...

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  • A new Old Masters exhibition in National Gallery in Prague

    A new permanent exhibition "Old Masters" in the Schwarzenberg Palace (National Gallery in Prague) has been opened on 06.11.2019. It presents selected key artworks from the Collection of Old Masters (Hans von...

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  • 23rd International Book Fair in Cracow and Conrad Festival

    International Book Fair in Krakow is an event multifaceted and diverse:​ it offers presents offer Polish and foreign publications, workshops and panels dedicated to industry publishing and bookselling, as well as competitions and...

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  • Exhibition POLAND 1840-1918. PAINTING THE SOUL OF A NATION at Louvre Lens

    25.09.2019 to 20.01.2020. Louvre-Lens 99, rue Paul Bert 62300 Lens The year 2019 marks the centenary of the signing, on 3 September 1919, of the agreement between France and Poland ‘relating to emigration and immigration’....

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  • Digital Collection of the National Museum in Cracow

    The main purpose of the project https://zbiory.mnk.pl is to create an innovative formula for publishing our representative collection on the Internet to promote Polish ancestry both inside and outside of the country. Scope...

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  • Exercising Modernity Academy

    Forms of communitiness form the keynote of the second edition of the Polish–German–Israeli project Ćwiczenie nowoczesności • Exercising modernity •Modernität üben • לתרגלמודרניזם . A part of the project is the Exercising...

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  • European Heritage Days 2019

    European Heritage Days 2019 are celebrating this powerful aspect of common heritage by inviting its 50 participatory countries to give “Arts and Entertainment” centre stage this September. It will be exciting to witness...

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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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