THE THAW 56 – CRACOVIA 65. EXHIBITION OF WITOLD CĘCKIEWICZ’S ARCHITECTURE
In the former Cracovia Hotel, branch of the National Museum in Kraków, al. Focha 1, Kraków. The exhibition in the former Cracovia Hotel tells a story of Witold Cęckiewicz’s architecture against the political and social background of the two decades following the 1956 Thaw. After the events of October 1956, architects abandoned socialist realism and turned to modern forms. This breakthrough is the starting point of an exhibition organized in the building of the former Cracovia Hotel (now the Branch of the National Museum in Kraków). The main axis of the show will be the oeuvre of Witold Cęckiewicz – one of the most important architects of Polish post-war modernism. In 1965, Cęckiewicz designed the Cracovia Hotel that – along with the adjacent Kijów (Kiev) Cinema – count among the leading achievements of Polish architecture in the 1960s...
winners of the competition for children "Draw your fiat"
Working hours of the Museum during the Christmas holiday period:
The investment offensive of the Museum of Municipal Engineering
In the coming years, the Museum of Municipal Engineering will change beyond recognition. As a result of completed projects and renovations, the museum's exhibition possibilities will change radically, and the visitors will be able to admire the collections in much more comfortable conditions. The museum's development and modernization plans promise to be very ambitious and include: alteration to the division at 15 Św. Wawrzyńca street; creation of a new division of the museum in the historic hangar at ul. I. Stella-Sawickiego with adaptation of adjoining green areas and preparation of winter attractions of the Stanisław Lem Garden of Experiments...
What does the Kraków smog have in common with a fuel cell?
We invite you to the weekend workshops of the "Find Your Fortes" series. This time we will take up the subject of smog. We will find out what exactly it is, how it arises and how we can protect ourselves against it. In the second part of the workshop we will build a Volta cell and a fuel cell. We will use the electric current to power the sound postcard and run the fan and a small car. We invite children from 7 to 13 years old...
Curator's guided tours of the new exhibition
On a few Saturdays at 12:00 we invite you to guided tour of the new exhibition "P for paradox. The story of the Fiat 125p”. Dates: October 21st, 28th, November 18th, 25th, December 9th, 16th. Guided tour within the admission ticket to the Museum. We will take our visitors on a journey in time: from dreams about the Polish Fiat 125p, through its purchase, to the delights and difficulties of using it in the subsequent thematic sections of the exhibition called...