Istanbul. Two worlds, one city
Istanbul – “the pearl of the Orient” and “the city of all cities” – has inspired fascination and imagination for centuries. It was visited by Ernest Hemingway, Agatha Christie, and Alfred Hitchcock. The 1883 launch of the luxurious Orient Express brought a growing number of guests from all over the world. Today, the city has its greatest admirer in the Nobel Prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk, who provides an unmatched portrait of its mysterious melancholy.
Academy of Heritage – a post-graduate studies
The post-graduate studies Academy of Heritage were established in 2001 by the International Cultural Centre and University of Economics in Krakow. Lectures and seminars cover economic, legal, social and political aspects considered a basis of modern heritage preservation philosophy.
The Academy of Heritage study tour
On Tuesday, July 3, 2017 the Academy of Heritage study tour was finished. It helped to test the knowledge and skills acquired in the course of studies.
The Balkans Transformed – new issue of the HERITO quarterly
Do the Balkans still have, as Churchill suggested, “more history than they can stomach”? Are they still the “European Orient”, or a noble buffer zone? What is the condition of literatures of Balkan “smaller languages” and wherein lie their hopes? Or perhaps the old Balkans are no longer there, while its nations are merely stronger or weaker narratives? These are among the leading questions posed in the 30th issue of “Herito” quarterly.
The list of winners of the XIX edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae programme
The list of winners of the XIX edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae programme has been announced. The recruitment committee examined 40 applications submitted from 16 countries: Belarus, Brazil, Czech Republic, Fiji, Georgia, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine, and the USA.
9th edition of V4 Heritage Academy concluded
A group of close to 30 specialists from the Visegrad countries, Germany, and Ukraine, took part in a week-long training programme on the multicultural heritage of Lower Silesia. Churches of Peace in Świdnica and Jawor, UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2001, were among the major highlights of the programme attended by international and Polish experts in heritage protection.
The ICC at the Krakow Picnic – art workshops for kids and activities for adults
04.08.2018, 4:00 p.m.
The Turkish intangible heritage: Ebru, the art of painting on water – workshops for adults.
The Turkish intangible heritage: Ebru, the art of painting on water . Workshops for adults. Ebru is a traditional Turkish art of paper decoration by spreading non-soluble paints with horse hair brushes and rose wood sticks on dense water that is thickened by an oily substance.
04.08.2018, 11:00 a.m.
Walking the city: tracing Islam in Krakow
What was the life of the Muslims of Krakow like? Where was Krakow’s former minaret situated? What did Matejko travel to the Bosporus for? Answers to these and many other questions can be discovered while investigating traces of Islam in Krakow.
05.08.2018, 12:30 a.m.
Encounters with art
An hour-long sunday class aimed at kids aged 4-6 and held at the ICC.
06.08.2018, 12:00 a.m.
ICC on a dummy
The "ICC on a dummy" cycle has been specially created to address the needs of the youngest visitors (not older than three years) as well as their caretakers to the ICC Gallery.
10.08.2018, 11:00 a.m.
Mature for Art
The ICC project aimed at people enjoying their free mornings and wishing to increase their competence in the fields of art and culture.
10.08.2018, 1:00 p.m.
The art quarter
Every Thursday and Friday, we invite you to a 15-minute meeting, during which we will tell about one of the artifacts presented at the exhibition Istanbul. Two worlds, one city .
12.08.2018, 12:30 a.m.
Nasreddin’s Turkish stories and riddles
We kindly invite children for workshops
12.08.2018, 4:00 p.m.
Istanbul. Two worlds, one city – a guided tour in ukrainian
In every Sunday exhibition guided tour (free for ticket holers). In every Sundaty, at 12 p.m. in Polish, in first and third Sunday of every month, at 4 p.m. in English in second and fourth Sunday of every month, at 4 p.m. in Ukrainian.
25.08.2018, 11:00 a.m.
Krakow’s Galician Ring – walk in the city
Walking is a great way to explore Krakow’s Galician alleys, buildings, monuments, plaques or coff ee houses. It was in the 19th century that the city developed most dynamically, and the architecture encircling the green belt is a perfect witness of those days.