Presentation of the exhibition The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and Its Creators in Kielce

2021-02-15 - 2021-05-30
Fragment of the polychrome in the Armenian Cathedral in Lviv
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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 The Museum for Intercultural Dialogue, a new branch of the National Museum in Kielce.

In 2019, restoration works on the polychromes in the Armenian cathedral in Lviv were completed. The works carried out since 2008 were financed by the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport of the Republic of Poland and the National Institute of Polish Cultural Heritage Abroad POLONIKA. Their originator and coordinator was the Heritage Academy Alumni Association founded by former students of the Academy of Heritage, postgraduate studies devoted to cultural heritage management, which are conducted by the ICC and the University of Economics in Krakow.

The exhibition The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv and Its Creators, takes the form of charts and spatial reconstructions. It is accompanied by multimedia materials, incl. podcasts in which Dr. Joanna Wolańska, an art historian specializing in the works of Jan Henryk Rosen, reveals facts and interesting facts about the temple and its creators, and the director of the POLONIKA Institute, Dorota Janiszewska-Jakubiak, tells what is Polish cultural heritage abroad. The exhibition is enriched with information explaining the historical and cultural context of Lviv Armenians and the multicultural development of Lviv, as well as information on the conservation work carried out in the cathedral since 2006.

The honorary patronage over the exhibition was assumed by the Marshal of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Andrzej Bętkowski.
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