Night of Museums (Part 4)
Polin ul. Anielewicza 6, polin.pl When the idea for Polin, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, was born, a small blue ohel appeared on the site. Around it, architectural renderings were placed outlining the ultimate vision. Despite the detail on these it all seemed somber and modest: not... Read more
Night of Museums – Praga
Though Praga isn’t necessarily known for its museums, the few that is has have achieved a cult status. In addition, numerous indy galleries and theaters will be welcoming visitors ensuring that even this gritty district will be alive on the night. Museum of Life Under Communism Despite its small... Read more
Night of Museums 2017 (Part 1)
For the 14th year on the trot, the evening of May 20th will see Warsaw’s museums, galleries and assorted institutions fling their doors open as part of the city’s annual Night of Museums. Though queues – even in the unlikeliest venues – reach horrifying proportions, it’s one of those... Read more
The Palm & Its Creator
Though locally best-known for her Palm Tree project found on Rondo De Gaulle’a, Joanna Rajkowska has been prolific in her output, leading and creating projects across the world. Now back in Poland, she talks about the world of public art… Apologies for asking the bleeding obvious, but tell us... Read more
Inside Look

Inside Look

Features 29 April 2017 0

As impressive as it is from the outside, Warsaw’s University of Technology is proof that real beauty lies within… BY ALEX WEBBER / PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA Officially rated as Poland’s top seat of higher education (okay, joint top alongside the University of Warsaw) the local University of Technology... Read more
Point Of View

Point Of View

Features 4 April 2017 0

Ahead of the launch of his new exhibition and book, aerial photographer Maciej Margas talks to the Insider about the thrills and spills of his chosen vocation… Go on, how does it feel being up there? What I really love is the overwhelming feeling of freedom and the thousands... Read more
Gallery of Steel Figures
If you’re anything like me, then the only thing you’ll know about Pruszków is its long-gone reputation as a mafia stronghold. Now, though, a new gallery is getting the town noticed for entirely more positive reasons… Allegedly inspired by Madama Tussauds, the gallery is the work of local artist... Read more
Review: Pańska 85
If there’s one cuisine guaranteed to fill me with nostalgia, it’s Chinese. Growing up in early 90s Bristol, nothing screamed Friday night more than a furtive evening of underage spending in the pub followed by a late night Chinese. Left to our own devices, I’m certain that the food... Read more
The Beast-ern Wall

The Beast-ern Wall

Features 11 March 2017 0

Once a symbol of a Brave New World, the Ściana Wschodnia (Eastern Wall) running down Marszałkowska is more than just a 60s throwback… BY ALEX WEBBER Although the war left much of Marszałkowska mangled and mauled, it is a misconception to think that the buildings of old were beyond... Read more
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Features 10 March 2017 0

Declassified after decades of secrecy, the doors have now opened on Warsaw’s nuclear secret… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT On the face of it, this has the feel of a normal, spring Sunday. Suburban Warsaw is hungover and quiet, so quiet that you can almost hear... Read more

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