Culture-starved Poles flocking back to museums


Museums and galleries are now open again across the country, including the reopening of the Gallery of Ancient Art at the National Museum in Warsaw.

Host John Beauchamp speaks to Sebastian Cichocki, Chief Curator at Warsaw’s Museum of Modern Art, about how the gallery fared during lockdown and what its plans are now that is open to the public as of Friday, February 5.

In this week’s review:

After a decade, leading collection on ancient world reopens to the public 

Vet builds village for rescued dogs 

Local fury as officials plan to build housing estate on site of former POW camp 

Situation of micro- and small businesses worsens in 2020  

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