The Galician Ring of Krakow - a guide for learning, exploring and tasting
The Galician Ring of Krakow is a city walk, the route of which can be wandered all year round.
ICC publications are available in electronic versions
In order to meet the readers' expectations, we decided to prepare e-books, which in the past year were the most popular in the ICC publishing offer.
Launch of OurWorldHeritage platform
Established under the Paris Convention of 1972, the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List already includes 1,121 entries, out of which 16 are located in Poland.
Use Heritage – Online Cultural Heritage Lessons: New Topics Now Available
Virtual Lessons Use Heritage is a chance to learn about the phenomenon of cultural heritage without leaving home. Online lessons conducted live by ICC educators are meetings that involve groups, during which we focus on active participation, creative activities and a good atmosphere. Trying to meet the interest of school groups in our program, we developed two completely new topics. Details below.
ICC publication nominated in the 6th edition of the Smart Book of the Year competition
We are pleased to announce that the book by prof. Larry Wolff Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment was nominated in the Smart Book of the Year 2020 competition for the best popular science publication. The initiative is organized by the Jagiellonian University and the Mądre Książki portal, and the partner is the Copernicus Festival.
Engaging the audience – the new ECHOCAST training module
As part of the ECHOCAST Polska program, providing training for employees of cultural institutions, a new module Engaging the Audience has been created. The International Cultural Centre was one of eight institutions involved in its creation.
Plans and objectives for 2021
We invite you to read about the events planned by the ICC this year.
15.02.2021 - 30.05.2021
Presentation of the exhibition The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and Its Creators in Kielce
From February 15th to May 30th, 2021, the exhibition The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and Its Creators , prepared six years ago by the ICC, is presented at the Museum for Dialogue between Cultures, a new branch of the National Museum in Kielce.
Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik and Łukasz Galusek appointed to the SKOZK
Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik, the ICC director and Łukasz Galusek, deputy director for programme policy, received from President Andrzej Duda the acts of appointment to the Social Committee for the Restoration of Krakow's Monuments (SKOZK). The ceremony took place on March 10th, 2021 at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw.
The ICC Gallery is closed from March 20th, 2021
We regret to inform you that from Saturday, March 20, 2021, the ICC Gallery is closed. Thus, the exhibitions "Printmaking as a pair. Jadwiga Kaim-Otręba and Ryszard Otręba" and "Café "As". The Survival of Simon Wiesenthal" are no longer available to visit.
Hungarians at the ICC – Day of Polish-Hungarian Friendship
March 23 is the Day of Polish-Hungarian Friendship. The International Cultural Centre constantly and for a long time tells in its projects, books and the quarterly "HERITO" about Hungary - the state, society, its identity, culture and position in Central Europe.
ICC in solidarity with Belarus
On March 25th, on the anniversary of the proclamation of the independent Belarusian People's Republic, Belarus Freedom Day is celebrated – a holiday not recognized by the government of Alexander Lukashenka, but remembered by Belarusian society, in particular by the circles of the independent democratic opposition.
15.04.2021, 7:00 p.m.
Georgia is fascinating! – lecture from the At a distance series
Poles are fascinated by Georgia. However, we still know little how much good there is today in the cooperation between Poles and Georgians. During the next meeting in the At a distance series, prof. Radosław Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, archaeologist, Dr. Piotr Rypson, art historian, and Lech Kończak, director of the Polish Institute in Tbilisi, will talk about it in an interview with Katarzyna Fortuna .
15.04.2021 - 10.05.2021
Recruitment participants of the ILUCIDARE Summer School
Become a leader in heritage innovation! Take part in the first ILUCIDARE Summer School "Heritage and innovation: Central Europe and beyond" in July 2021. Apply by May 10, 2021!
Łukasz Galusek appointed to the Presidential College for Foreign Affairs
Łukasz Galusek, Deputy Director for Programme Policy at the ICC, was appointed by the President of the Republic of Poland, dr. Andrzej Duda, as a member of the Presidential College for Foreign Affairs.
18.04.2021, 7:00 p.m.
The architectural gene – meeting with Bobby Krell
On the occasion of the International Day for the Conservation of Monuments, the ICC invites you to travel to ... Sao Paulo, to meet Bobby Krell, the publisher and promoter of Brazilian architecture and design. During the conversation with dr. Michał Wiśniewski will talk about the work and work of representatives of three generations of the Düntuch / Krell family, the Krakow projects of Alfred Düntuch and Stefan Landsberger, as well as the protection of modernist architecture.
22.04.2021, 7:00 p.m.
One-way street. A journey through photography of the Weimar Republic
It is difficult to imagine the shape of today's visual culture without the ways of seeing developed by photographers from the era of Weimar Germany.
25.04.2021, 12:30 a.m.
MINIencounters with Art – on-line
MINIencounters with Art are cyclical classes that took place in the historic rooms of the ICC before the pandemic. If you would like to come back to the idea of workshops focusing on one concept related to the world around us, art, architecture and design, we invite you to take part in online meetings.
26.04.2021, 12:00 a.m.
Decades with art. Lectures for seniors at the 30th anniversary of the ICC
For thirty years, the Gallery of the International Cultural Centre at Rynek Główny 25 in Krakow has been presenting a selection of the most outstanding art, architecture and cultural phenomena of Central Europe. Max Ernst. An Ornithologist's Dreams, The Myth of Galicia, Košice Modernism and Andy Warhol. Contexts are the titles of just four out of one hundred and sixty exhibitions that took place over three decades in the gallery spaces of the ICC.