24 June 2015 – the day preceding an important exhibition opening but somehow different than usual. The date was special thanks to Ottomaniainstameet, which we decided to hold for the first – though now we know that definitely not the last – time.
Eugenia Wyszomirska, a beautiful and intriguing woman, permanently residing in the Museum of Katowice History, has paid a holiday visit to Krakow and can be admired in ten outstanding portraits by Witkacy. Who was she?
This somewhat desperate and disappointed question can be found among the entries in the guest book at the exhibition titled Ottomania. The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Art, which is displayed in the NMK halls. Such questions are usually posed by the fans of the TV series […]
The 2010 opening gala of the Cannes Film Festival was graced by the presence of actress Fan Bingbing. She appeared on the red carpet wearing an evening dress designed by one of the most prominent Chinese haute couture designers – Laurence Xu.
For some time now, there have been rumours that our Museum is inhabited by ghosts, which each night (when the visitors have left and all the lights are off), pass through the walls and walk through the galleries, visiting each other. If you are curious about […]
One of the attractions of the Ottomania exhibition is an ecclesiastical cope with a carnation motif and a depiction of the Annunciation scene, from the monastery of Canons Regular of the Lateran in Krakow. In recent years this object has become one of the most popular […]
After numerous adventures – restoration works, research, exhibitions lasting continuously since October 2014 – Olga Boznańska returned home to the Krakow museum. A selection of her masterpieces can be seen again as part of the permanent exhibition in the Gallery of 20th-Century Polish Art.