Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and its creators

2019-10-02 - 2019-11-25
From October 2 to November 25, 2019, the exhibition prepared by the ICC four years ago The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and its creator will be presented in the Orangery of the Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów. The exhibition, refreshed and enriched with new elements, is the result of cooperation between the ICC, the POLONIKA Institute and the Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów. The exhibition has been under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

The exhibition Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and its creator is a unique opportunity to look at one of the oldest and most valuable churches in Lviv. The architecture of the cathedral as well as the wall paintings of Jan Henryk Rosen are one of the most important works of Polish sacred art of the interwar period.

Visitors will be able to see, among others designs for the reconstruction of the cathedral made by Krakow architect Franciszek Mączyński and designs for ornamental decorations by Józef Mehoffer.

An important theme of the exhibition will be the history of Lviv Armenians and the development of multicultural Lviv, as well as information on contemporary conservation work in the cathedral.

The exhibition Armenian Cathedral and its creators will be available from October 2 to November 25 in the Orangery at the Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów. The exhibition will be accompanied by the album Armenian Cathedral and its creators, developed in Polish, English, Ukrainian and Armenian.

Organizer: POLONIKA Institute, International Center of Culture in Krakow, Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów

Supervising institution: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Concept of the exhibition: dr Michał Wiśniewski

Exhibition arrangement: Barbara Kowalewska

Photographs: Paweł Mazur

Graphics: Wojciech Kwiecień-Janikowski

Model of the cathedral: Katarzyna Suszek, Jakub Suszek (Atelier La Scala)

Multimedia production: OSORNO Krzysztof Czeczot

Media patrons: TVP Kultura, TVP Polonia, Radio Kolor, Polska Times. Warsaw Metropolis, Presto, Meetings with Monuments, Naszemiasto.pl, historia.pl
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