Time For Picasso!

Time For Picasso!

Insider News 24 February 2019 0

Drawing 18,000 people over its initial 12-day run, the astounding success of the National Museum’s Pablo Picasso exhibition has persuaded directors to extend the display’s lifespan by a further week. Now wrapping up on March 3rd, the exhibition presents 30 ceramics and prints that had hitherto been kept locked... Read more
Museums Set For Revamp
Two of Warsaw’s biggest attractions are set to be revamped after announcing plans for tweaks and improvements. In the case of the capital’s Rising Museum, a new entrance and temporary exhibition space will be added by Nizio Design, the Praga-based firm credited with the museum’s original design. Even more... Read more
Piłsudski Returns!
A pre-war sculpture of Poland’s de-facto inter-war leader, Józef Piłsudski, has gone on show at Warsaw’s Kordegarda Gallery after being found festering and forgotten in the basement of the National Museum. Designed by the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, it was to serve as a prototype for a 25-meter tall... Read more
Museum of Warsaw: Revisited
Baffling, contradictory but also compelling, the Insider explores the new additions to the acclaimed Museum of Warsaw… BY STUART DOWELL | PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA The watercolor hawkers on the market square have been selling picturesque scenes of Old Town for years. In the future though, a typical scene... Read more
Singer Festival

Singer Festival

Insider News 30 August 2018 0

From modest beginnings in 2004, Warsaw’s annual Singer festival has established itself as one of Europe’s best-known festivals of Jewish culture. Expected to attract over 40,000 people, in excess of 200 events have been planned over a nine-day period, including screenings, guided walks, discussions, cookery workshops, literary meetings and... Read more
Art Of The Matter: Łazienki
More than just the green lungs of Warsaw, Łazienki is a treasure trove of fine art and sculpture from days of old… BY STUART DOWELL If often feels like Warsaw is a city with chip on its shoulder, always apologising for itself. Like a former stage queen drowning her... Read more
Travel: Kraków

Travel: Kraków

Features 10 July 2018 0

Poland’s biggest tourist trap? Certainly! But there’s a reason Kraków’s cobbled streets sink each summer under the collective weight of the visiting planet. A city of bewitching beauty and intriguing history, few places on earth possess the same magic potion that makes Kraków so special… BY ALEX WEBBER |... Read more
Jnr Robinson
On 29th May, Novu Kuchnia & Bar cordially invites guests for a gig to remember! Starting at 8 p.m., we’re delighted to present a gig by Jnr Robinson; recognized as a charismatic, energetic and unusual musician and choir conductor, the UK-based musician will present his new project A Latin... Read more
Night of Museums: Cheat Sheet
Celebrating its 15th year, Night of Museums has grown from a minor event (the first edition saw 16,000 people file through 11 venues) to a mighty juggernaut attracting well in excess of 200,000 people. The previous year saw 234 institutions open there doors to the public, of which 50... Read more
Exhibition: Zachęta
Focusing on Poland’s interwar period, The Future Will Be Different gets to grips with the social ideas that were born from the nation’s independence in 1918. Spotlighting previously silent voices – women, children, ethnic minorities and the general proletariat – this exhibition views the Poland of the 1920s and... Read more