Open lecture of the Academy of Heritage. Renaissance painting in Poland and Lithuania
The lecture addressed the painting depicting the Adoration of the Magi from the church in Dryświaty (presently in Belarus) and panel painting in Poland and Lithuania around 1520.
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.
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.
MINIencounters with Art: GROTESQUE | live workshops
At the exhibition Printmaking as a Pair. Jadwiga Kaim-Otręba and Ryszard Otręba are presented with abstract graphics, one of which is called the "grotesque". During the workshops, we explained what the grotesque is characterized by and where it got its name from.
Architecture of Hope. The wartime fate of Szymon Syrkus, Helena Syrkus and Szymon Wiesenthal
The lecture will be devoted to the war fate of three architects: Szymon Syrkus, Helena Syrkus and Simon Wiesenthal – their wanderers, the projects they created at that time, the strength of friendship, and the hope that architecture gave them in the most difficult moments.
At a distance: New Lithuania
We don't know much about Lithuania, and we often use stereotypes when thinking about it. The issue of "Herito" about Lithuania may help in overthrowing them, but it is only an introduction, a small guide to the culture and heritage of our neighbors, not exhaustive enough, but giving rise to a conversation.
Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik participated in the debate "Cultre and development"
On March 5, 2021, Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik, director of the ICC, participated in the debate entitled Culture and development , which was held in Nowy Targ.
MINIencounters with Art: LINORITE | live workshops
At the exhibition Printmaking as a Pair. Jadwiga Kaim-Otręba and Ryszard Otręba are presented graphics made with linocut. It is a relief printing technique that involves carving patterns in linoleum, which are then reflected on the paper.
The Cézanne effect. Bloomsbury Group and French painting at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries
Bloomsbury is not only one of the boroughs of London. This name also covers a group of artists, writers and intellectuals who opened English culture and art in the Victorian era to a new aesthetic and artistic fascination. A special role was played by Roger Fry, who, thanks to his close professional contacts with the French artistic bohemia, became an important link between the Bloomsbury community and the circle of post-impressionists active in France.
MINIencounters with Art: LOVE | live workshops
At the exhibition Printmaking as a Pair. Jadwiga Kaim-Otręba and Ryszard Otręba presents the two artists who share a love for graphics and for each other. Referring to the theme of the exhibition, on the occasion of Valentine's Day, we created an artwork together – a colorful, love wreath. The class was conducted by Marcin Krotla - ICC educator
Mature for Art : Life and Art
From February 2nd, 2021, the exhibition Printmaking as a Pair. Jadwiga Kaim-Otręba and Ryszard Otręba , after many months of waiting, can be visited in the Gallery of the International Cultural Centre.
At a distance: The most dissonant heritage?
We invited you to a meeting with prof. Hanna Grzeszczuk-Brendel, prof. Jacek Purchla, prof. Robert Traba. Led by Michał Olszewski.
The scholarship holders of the XXIII edition
On February 10, 2021, the International Cultural Centre hosted a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program. The ICC received 15 applications from 4 countries.
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.
Hungarian Ambassador visiting the ICC
On February 4th, 2020, the ICC was visited by Her Excellency, the Hungarian Ambassador, Orsolya Zsuzsanna Kovács. During the visit, she met with the management of the ICC - Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik and Łukasz Galusek, and prof. Jacek Purchla, the founder and director of the Centre for many years. The meeting concerned joint Polish-Hungarian projects that could be implemented at the ICC in the coming years.