What language do flowers speak? - online art workshops for children
Do flowers have their own language? And if so, what does it sound like? If we would be very quiet in the garden tonight, could we hear it?
Czechia. User manual
Book prepared by the ICC Publishing House in 2018 in Czech Republic. Jiří Gruša's user manual has gained so much recognition from Polish readers that it quickly disappeared from the book shelves. On the occasion of the 23rd International Book Fair in Krakow (October 24-27, 2019), we decided to reprint it. The story of Czech history, myths and legends, as well as the dark sides of this country's past, written with imagination is available in our online bookstore.
Heritage - manual
What is heritage? How is it different from monuments and what distinguishes them? How to care for and manage it? These are just a few questions that students of the Academy of Heritage postgraduate studies are looking for answers to.
Dürer, Bruegel, Lorrain: about the faces of landscape painting
Landscape is a genre without which the history of painting cannot be imagined today. However, before the Impressionists developed their unique style, Paul Cézanne created stunning views of Mount St. Wiktoria, and Józef Chełmoński began to transfer his native landscapes to canvas, his position in the hierarchy of painting genres was of secondary importance.
ICC at BADYLE - the plant fair
On Sunday, September 6, at Tauron Arena Krakow, the third edition of BADYLE - Krakow plant fair was held.
Art workshop for children LIVE
Crocodiles are extremely interesting animals. What they eat? Where they live? How do they look? How long do they live? We believe crocodiles are one of the most dangerous animals in the world, and the sight of them is rather unpleasant.
Don't take a deep breathe
After the summer break, another meeting in the Catch the Distance cycle took place.
The heritage of the Borderlands: Pomerania and Masuria
On August 25, 2020, another edition of the Polish-Japanese seminar devoted to the heritage of the Borderland took place.
Why is mimosa shy? Art workshops for children LIVE
Japanese camellia, white water lily and French rose ... These are just some of the flower species that can be seen at the exhibition Plants and animals. Atlases of natural history in the age of Linnaeus in the ICC Gallery at 25 Main Market Square. Is the camellia really from Japan? Do four-leaf clovers really exist? Why is mimosa ashamed? We told more about these and other garden stories at the LIVE workshop.
ICC at the Book Fair in Sopot
On August 20-23, the ICC Publishing House took part in the Book Fair during the Literary Festival in Sopot. The leitmotif of this year's festival was Canadian literature. Exceptional guests and a rich program: numerous meetings, debates, film screenings, workshops, performative readings created a unique atmosphere and take participants to the extraordinary world of literature in the seaside Sopot.
Indonesian Ambassador visiting the ICC
On August 19, 2020, the International Cultural Center was visited by Her Excellency, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in Warsaw, Siti Nugraha Mauludiah. The visit was related to the Indonesian Week in Krakow, which begins on August 23, organized as part of this year's celebration of the 65th anniversary of establishing Indonesian-Polish diplomatic relations.
On August 15th, the ICC is open for visitors
Please be advised that on Saturday, August 15th (Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary), the exhibition Plants and animals. Atlases of natural history in the age of Linnaeus in the ICC Gallery, as well as the exhibition of Boris Bućan's posters in the medieval cellars of the "Under the Ravens" tenement house, will be available to the public during regular visiting hours (11.00–19.00).
Still life and the era of great naturalists
Still life emerged as an autonomous painting genre at the end of the 16th century. In the years of its most intense development, in the 17th and first decades of the 18th century, such representations adorned the walls of the aristocracy's seats and filled the interiors of bourgeois houses, being a symbol of the social status of the hosts, but also often an expression of a specific attitude in life.
Ahoy captain! - art workshops for children LIVE
Pirate Ship? Or maybe a fishing boat? As part of the workshops, we talked about rivers, lakes, seas and oceans on which ships can sail. Workshop was inspired by the currently presented exhibition Plants and animals. Atlases of natural history in the age of Linnaeus at the ICC Gallery. During the classes, we made (non) destructible, colorful boats from recycled materials.
Towards Xenopolis. Meeting in Krasnogruda
Meeting around Krzysztof Czyżewski's book Towards Xenopolis , was held on August 1 at. 4.30 pm at the "Song about porcelain" cafe in the Miłosz manor in Krasnogruda. The meeting was attended by the author and professor Jacek Purchla, and led by Łukasz Galusek, ICC Deputy Director for Programme Policy. The organizer is the International Center for Dialogue in Krasnogruda.