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Aneta Szyłak, photo: A. Żemojdzin

The Curatorial Atlas of Events. Meet Aneta Szyłak

On Thursday, 12 January 2023 at 6 pm please join us in MOCAK audiovisual room for a lecture and presentation by Aneta Szyłak, curator and theoretician of contemporary art. The meeting will be held in Polish.

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Free admission to MOCAK for refugees from Ukraine | Безкоштовний вхід до музею Сучасного Мистецтва MOCAK для біженців із України

People from Ukraine – women and children under 18 and all those with refugee status – can visit MOCAK free of charge. | Особи із України - жінки та діти до 18 року життя, а також всі хто отримав статус біженця, зможуть відвідати MOCAK безкоштовно.

Paweł Susid

Thursdays with Artists from the MOCAK Collection. Paweł Susid

In November and December 2022 and January 2023, we show an interview with Paweł Susid. The artist talks about his philosophy of art. The screening of the interview complements the exhibition of the painter’s works, which is currently part of the exhibitions of the MOCAK Collection and Politics in Art.

Meeting with Seydou Zan Diarra, photo: P. Ornatowska

Summary of the project Microstories. Travels Around the World

Between July and September, MOCAK hosted get-togethers and workshops with the participants of Franciszek Orłowski’s exhibition This Blood is for You, who are people hailing from other countries and living in Krakow. Take a look at the photo report on the project.


A donation for Kossakówka

In April 2022, artwork and unique items related to the Kossak family were added to MOCAK Collection, donated by Halina Lady Graham of Norton Conyers, North Yorkshire.


MOCAK wins at 16th FilmAT Festival

FilmAT Festival is the Polish member of the International Committee of Tourfilm Festivals – CIFFT (Comité International des Festivals du Film Touristique) with its a seat in Vienna. Year 2021 has seen the 16th edition of the event.

Muntean / Rosenblum, untitled [The whole scene…], 2014, oil / canvas, 171.5 × 225 × 4 cm, MOCAK Collection, The purchase of the work was co-financed by the Minister of Culture, National Heritage and Sport from the Cultural Promotion Fund

Paintings from the MOCAK Collection in the University Hospital in Krakow

MOCAK has prepared a selection of several dozen paintings from the Collection that have been reproduced as prints on canvas. In our selection we have taken into account the specific circumstances of this display. This art is intended for people who may be awaiting a doctor’s appointment, a diagnosis or medical treatment.

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The Art of Storytelling. We will be discussing the Notes of a Madwoman by Aleksandra Młynarczyk-Gemza

On Saturday 11 February, at 6 pm, MOCAK and the Department of Contemporary Criticism of the Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University invite you to a discussion about Aleksandra Młynarczyk-Gemza’s Zapiski wariatki [Notes of a Madwoman]. The session will be held in Polish.

//Bruno Schulz: Sex-Fiction//, photo: R. Sosin

See You Soon! End-of-Exhibitions Guide Tours in Polish and English

On Sunday 19 February, you have the final opportunity to visit the exhibitions ending that day: Bruno Schulz: Sex-Fiction and Janina Turek Life Recorded in 745 Notebooks. Do visit!

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Winter Holidays with MOCAK

For this year’s winter holidays in the Małopolska region we have prepared a special offer for organised groups and individual visitors. The activities will be conducted in Polish.