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10th Krakow Museums Open Doors Day at MOCAK

23.11.2014

Published at:03.11.2014

On the Open Doors Day the visitors will be given gifts – every 25th of them will get one MOCAK's publication. Throughout the day MOCAK Bookstore offers a 10% discount on the Museum's publications and every purchase worth over 100 zł will be awarded with a small gift. MOCAK Cafe will offer a 10% discount on all of its menu.

11.00 Guided tour of Julian Opie's exhibition Sculptures, Paintings, Films for adults
12.00 Guided tour of Julian Opie's exhibition Sculptures, Paintings, Films for children
12.00–3 pm Living Museum – workshops for choldren
12.30 Guided tour of the exhibition Installation or Object? Works from the MOCAK Collection for adults
1 and 2 pm Guided tour of Julian Opie's exhibition Sculptures, Paintings, Films for children
4, 5 and 6 pm

Guided tour of the Mieczysław Porębski Library


In the audiovisual hall there will be an all-day continuous showing of the film Zablocie as Found (15 min 40 s), which presents the history of the district.The last vistors should arrive by 6 pm.

Admission and participation in the activities free of charge. No registration in advance required.
The participants are asked to arrive to the main reception 5 minutes before the tour.

The Library. The Museum. Books

At the MOCAK Library, the 10th Open Day of the Krakow Museums will be devoted to beautiful books.

Visitors will have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the most interesting examples of unique volumes, created during the educational and artistic projects organised at MOCAK.

During the whole day there will also be on display the exceptional artist’s book by Zbigniew Makowski Las husula extranas (Oczerki istorii CCCP IX–XIII ww) from 1965. We urge you to take an active creative part whilst visiting the  Mieczysław Porębski Library and join in making your own art works inspired by the opus of Zbigniew Makowski. We have planned three free-of-charge guided tours of the Library – at 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm.

On the day, our readers will be able to peruse at leisure a special set – prepared for them especially for the occasion – of the most attractive albums, guides and books to help them to get to know contemporary art, understand it better and get to like it.

Living Museum

During the workshops the participants will create works inspired by the MOCAK Collection and the temporary exhibition Installation or Object?. An art contest will be open to everyone. The works created during workshops will be presented at a gallery arranged especially for this occassion. You can join the workshops any time. The Museum will provide the art materials. Everyone, especially children, are welcome at the Museum's main hall from 12 to 3 pm.

Living Museum – art contest for children and teenagers

Children aged 5–12 are invited to create works inspired by the MOCAK Collection and the temporary exhibition Installation or Object?.
Original works in any format and medium or their accurate photographic documentation should be delivered in person to the Museum's reception by 20th November 2014, by mail addressed at the Museum with notice „Education Department – Contest” (the date of arrival will be a valid proof) or by e-mail at edukacja@mocak.pl (in case of computer-generated images and photograps).
Works should be labelled as follows: author/title/date of birth/place of residence/guardian's telephone number
The winners will be announced during the summing up of the Living Museum workshops (23.11.2014, 3 pm).
The most interesting works will be presented at an exhibition celebrating Krakow Museums Open Doors Day (23.11.2014) and at an online gallery.
The winners will get a free ticket for a museum lesson of their choice.