The new Poznań museum will be dedicated to one of the most important events in inter-war Polish history.
Produced by David Preuss in 1599, the triptych was made from lime wood and included figures of Christ, Mary Magdalene, St. John the Evangelist and Saints Peter and Paul.
Two days after the discovery of the 1974 theft of ‘Woman Carrying Embers’ by Pieter Brueghel II from the National Museum of Gdańsk, a local customs officer who claimed to have information was kidnapped, taken to a cemetery, doused in petrol and set ablaze. The artwork has remained missing ever since, until now…
A joint collaboration between city authorities and the local Adam Mickiewicz University, the project is set to cost in excess of 20 million złoty with substantial EU funding already secured.
Claiming to be the smallest museum in Europe, it includes buttons from Poland’s wartime commander-in-chief Władysław Sikorski, Communist leader Wojciech Jaruzelski, recently murdered mayor of Gdansk Paweł Adamowicz and even Pope John Paul II, all of which offer an exhilarating whistle-stop tour of Poland’s recent history and contemporary national life.
The annual museum night has become something of an institution in the capital with people eager to grab a piece of night-time culture.
Close to 30,000 people visited the National Museum in Kraków, southern Poland, on Friday during this year’s Night of Museums. The longest queues lined up in front of main building of the museum to get a chance to see Leonard da Vinci's 'Lady with an Ermine'.
“For most people who were imprisoned in the ghetto, Radegast Station was either the first thing they saw after arriving or the last they saw of it before their death. The whole ghetto passed through this point.”
Established over six years ago, the Museum of Computer and Information Technology in Katowice, southern Poland, plans to cooperate with the prestigious National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park, located close to London.
The fourteen winning films will be featured in a POLIN museum exhibition which includes Roman Gutek, founder of the Warsaw Film Festival and film distribution company Gutek Film.