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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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  • Prof. Jacek Purchla - a new President of the Polish National Commission for UNESCO

    Professor Jacek Purchla has been appointed the President of the Polish National Commission for UNESCO by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Grzegorz Schetyna. Professor Purchla, who has long been involved...

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  • Museumsadvisor

    Museumsadvisor is a blog devoted to museums, their architecture, collections, exhibitions and strategies of engaging the public. It shows places which are often known only to local public, as well as well-known places seen from...

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  • The Živa Award 2015

    The deadline for the submission is 15th of February, 2015 The Živa Award has been established in 2012 on the initiative of an expert project group from the Forum of Slavic Culture member countries. Slavic goddess Živa (also...

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  • The renewed permanent exhibition of medieval art at the Hungarian National Gallery

    The completely reinstalled medieval exhibition of the Hungarian National Gallery is now open to the public. For more information please visit Zsombor Jékely's Blog on Medieval Hungarian Art...

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  • The reopening of the Professor Kazimierz Michałowski Faras Gallery

    18th of October 2014  Reopening of the Professor Kazimierz Michałowski Faras Gallery,  the only permanent exhibition in Europe featuring Medieval Nubian paintings. The collection of over 60 paintings from the 8th to...

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  • European Heritage Days 2014 in the V4 Countries

    Czech Republic, 6-14 September http://www.historickasidla.cz/en/european-heritage-days  Hungary, 20-21 September http://www.oroksegnapok.hu  Poland, 13-14 and 20-21...

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  • The opening of the new Cricoteka

    The opening of the new Cricoteka, the Centre for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor 12 September 2014, Krakow, Poland On 12 September 2014, in Krakow’s Podgórze district, Cricoteka’s new headquarters will open its...

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