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As part of events accompanying the exhibition “The Dark Arts. Aleksandra Waliszewska and the Symbolism from the East and North” Adam Mickiewicz Institute and its partners present a series of special film screenings. The last film to be shown will be “The Lure” (2015) directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska.

Polish culture in the Republic of South Korea


Thanks to the involvement of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the first Polish Pavilion at the Gwangju Biennale will open between 5 and 7 May 2023. Polish artist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas will take part in the Biennale.

As part of events accompanying the exhibition, “The Dark Arts. Aleksandra Waliszewska and the Symbolism from the East and North” Adam Mickiewicz Institute and its partners will organise a discussion with Łukasz Kozak, author of the book “With Stake and Spade” and a concert by Adam Strug, “The Songs of wandering beggars, or dziady.”

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Wacław Szpakowski's previously unpublished archive will be presented for the first time in Riga at the Latvian National Museum of Art on the anniversary of the artist’s birthday. 

Between 16 and 25 February, Jerzy Skolimowski – whose film “EO” is nominated for an Oscar for best international film at the 95th Academy Awards – will exhibit his paintings in two galleries in the German capital: the nüüd gallery and the Polish Institute Gallery.

Joy & Devotion, the annual festival of Polish sacred music, returns to St Martin-in-the-Fields this autumn following its launch by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in 2021.


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zielony plakat komórki roślin napis Greenhouse Silent Disco

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Wrocław Museum of Architecture will present the “Greenhouse Silent Disco” installation at the 23rd Milan Triennale of Decorative Arts and Contemporary Architecture. The exhibition will be on display from 15 July to 11 December.

On 29 June at 1.30 p.m., the 'Playing Tree' multimedia installation accompanying the 'Penderecki's Garden' project will be officially inaugurated at the Royal Łazienki Park. The composer’s wife, Mrs Elżbieta Penderecka, will attend the inauguration, featuring a short concert by the Atom String Quartet.

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portret feliksa janiewicza w złotej ramie

An exhibition at Georgian House in Edinburgh from June will tell the remarkable story of the famous Polish-Lithuanian violinist and composer Feliks Janiewicz (1763-1848). Janiewicz settled in Scotland and co-sponsored Edinburgh’s first music festival in 1815. Events to accompany the exhibition include discussions, lectures, lecture-recitals and musical performances.

figury geometryczne czarne i białe kształty

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