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  • The tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków is on Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists

    In November 2018, during the annual meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius UNESCO Committee decided to inscribe the tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity....

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  • Art Book Fair in Cracow

    During the weekend 8–9 December 2018 the first edition of the Art Book Fair will take place in MOCAK the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow. Admission is free. In the Museum’s foyer you will find stands of over 20 publishers...

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  • Digital project Multisensory UNESCO in Poland.

    Foundation "Pełni Kultury" has launched digital project MULTISENSORY UNESCO, aimed at digitalizing and sharing the cultural and national heritage of Lipnica Murowana, including the wooden church of St. Leonard (UNESCO)...

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  • On-line resource announcement: SLOVAKIANA

    The Slovakiana is a cultural portal, which serves the purpose of presenting the cultural heritage to the wider public primarily through the web domain – slovakiana.sk. The operator of the Slovakiana portal is the National...

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  • On-line resource announcement: HUNGARICANA

    HUNGARICANA is a common website of Hungarian archives, museums and libraries, operated by the Library of Parliament, Hungary (Országgyűlési Könyvtár). The digitization was financed by the NKA (National Cultural Fund of Hungary)...

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  • Free November in Royal Residences in Poland

    The Royal Residences in Poland: the Wawel Royal Castle, the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Museum of King Jan III Palace at Wilanów, and the Royal Łazienki Museum – have teamed up to offer free admission throughout the month of...

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  • Polish Fin de Siècle Art at the Gothenburg Museum of Art

    Symbolist landscapes, in-depth psychological portraits, and mythological scenes tell the story of a people without a nation, but with a rich culture and a complex history. For the first time in Sweden, Gothenburg Museum of Art...

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  • 22nd edition of International Book Fair in Krakow (25-28.10.2018)

    This is a cyclical event dedicated to the publishing and bookshop sector, has been organized by Targi w Krakowie Ltd. in Krakow since 1997. The Fair, which falls into the category of readership promotion, is open to the general...

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  • A new permanent exhibition at the György Ráth Villa of the Museum of Applied Arts

    After several years of closure, the György Ráth Villa of the Museum of Applied Arts (1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 12.) can be visited again from 14 September 2018, where a new permanent exhibition titled Art Nouveau – a...

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  • “Warsaw Recommendation on Recover and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage” developed at the ‘International conference on reconstruction: The challenges of World Heritage recovery’ held in Warsaw

    The “Warsaw Recommendation on Recover and Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage” was developed at the ‘International conference on reconstruction: The challenges of World Heritage recovery’ held in Warsaw, Poland, from 6 to 8...

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  • Call for applications: Polish-German-Israeli interdisciplinary project "Exercising modernity"

    The first edition of the Polish-German-Israeli interdisciplinary project Ćwiczenie nowoczesności • Exercising modernity • Modernität üben, which will be held in 2018, is a pilot program of intellectual, artistic and academic...

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  • Interactive History of Hungary Released: Proud and Torn

    Putting the turmoil of Hungary today in vivid context, an ambitious new digital history project, "Proud &Torn: A Visual Memoir of Hungarian History", has been released at www.proudandtorn.org  As a...

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  • Poland-Ukraine. Traces of historical heritage

    Castles, fortresses, churches - a historical heritage shared by Poland and Ukraine will be portrayed in an aerial shots. The joint Polish-Ukrainian project consists of 100 short film productions depicting architectural monuments...

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  • "Miracle-Workers" - new permanent exhibition at the National Museum in Wrocław

    Miracle-Workers: Crafts and Decorative Art. Art of the Orient. Contemporary. Ceramics and Glass. The new permanent exhibition prepared for the 70th anniversary of the official opening of the National Museum in Wrocław. An...

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  • On-line collection announcement: Digital Thesaurus of the Historical Museum of Kraków.

    The Digital Thesaurus portal is a result of works conducted within the project Sharing and digitalization of the 2D collections in The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków, co-financed by the European Union in the Malopolska...

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  • The Night of the Museums in Hungary: 23rd June 2018

    The night of June 23 in Hungary is not only the celebration of the Midsummer Night related to summer solstice, but also the Night of Museums: this will be the 16th year when the doors of the Hungarian museums open at night,...

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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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