Lectures in September

:: in August 28, 2014 :: in News :: 0 comments

The workshops in the cycle “Find your passion! Innovative educational-cultural workshops for seniors”, organized by the Society AKADEMIA PEŁNI ŻYCIA are in progress – in September we will meet 5 times: On September 2nd – we will visit EUROPEUM Gallery (National Museum in Cracow). On September 9th we will visit the Franciscan church…

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Frenzy for everybody

:: in August 27, 2014 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

One of the most famous masterpieces in the Gallery of 19th century Polish Art (National Museum, Cracow), is “Frenzy of Exultations” by Władysław Podkowiński. It is a painting that still amazes the viewers, although it is over a 100 years old and in spite of the fact that in 21st…

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A lecture for Seniors in Wieliczka

:: in August 27, 2014 :: in News :: 0 comments

On Monday (Sept. 1st) I will be honored to give a lecture for Seniors of Wieliczka, as a part of a program “Monday Seniors’ Club” organized by the Library in Wieliczka  (http://www.biblioteka.wieliczka.eu/pl/35793/0/SENIORZY.html). W will meet in the “Solne Miasto” Centre at 4 pm and I will talk about Cracow that no…

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Saint of the dumplings and the others

:: in August 17, 2014 :: in Blog :: 2 comments

Saint Hyacinth has his feast on August 17th, and this year that is also the last day of the Cracow Dumplings Festival. The dumplings are probably the only Polish dish that has its own patron saint! So today we will talk about Saint Hyacinth, and others. Saint Hyacinth Odrowąż is…

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Memento mori

:: in August 7, 2014 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

One of the most famous paintings kept in the National Gallery in London, is the double portrait called “The Ambassadors” painted by Hans Holbein the Younger. It shows two noble men standing, with many objects lying on the table between them. Those objects are connected to all that we associate with the…

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