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//Twentieth / Twenty First Century: History, Art, Education// – project

Twentieth / Twenty First Century: History, Art, Education – project

Published at:05.08.2020

MOCAK the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow presents the project Twentieth / Twenty First Century: History, Art, Education, which comprises the following activities:

  • The series On Democracy: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century for post-primary school pupils

Twenty sessions based on Timothy Snyder’s book On Tyrany: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century and structured as lessons for young people, conducted by artists, philosophers and writers with different areas of expertise. Each session will provide an opportunity for shared reflection on contemporary issues of concern, considered in the context of art, and will encourage public debate.

ADMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Applications from schools welcome! More info in Polish >>

  • Open events:

You are invited to guided tours and workshops in different languages:

2 August 2020, 12 noon – 1.30 pm
Take a walk through the former Krakow Ghetto. Visit the exhibition World War II – Drama, Symbol, Trauma, more info in Polish >>
8 August 2020, 12 noon – 1.30 pm
Word as Images. Workshop with the Syrian poet Kholoud Charaf
23 August 2020, 4 pm – 5.30 pm
Get to Know Art with MOCAK! Guided tours of temporary exhibitions
30 August 2020, 12 noon – 1.30 pm
Let’s Get Arty! Family workshop in Ukrainian
12 September 2020, 12 noon – 1.30 pm
Family workshop for children and adults in English
13 September 2020, 4 pm – 5.30 pm
Get to Know the MOCAK Collection! Guided tour: MOCAK Collection
27 September 2020, 4 pm – 5.30 pm
Guided tours of exhibitions for children and adults in Ukrainian
September 2020
Session devoted to contemporary books of photography in collaboration with Fresh From Poland and Paper Beats Rock

  • Guided tours and workshops for partner institutions

The auxiliary institutions collaborating in the project will also take part in the guided tours and workshops, which introduce various means of artistic expression based on the programme of temporary exhibitions.

  • Publication of the educational folder from the series Creative Collection

Folders in the series Creative Collection (Twórcza Kolekcja) bring closer to the viewer the works in MOCAK collections. The publication, addressed to young people and adults, which accompanies the project is related to social engagement. It presents works by Ákos Birkás, Leopold Kessler, Sándor Pinczehelyi and Jarosław Kozłowski.

Entry to each event 2 PLN. Pre-booking required. All the events take place in small groups and follow the health and safety guidelines.

You can find the details of the antivirus precautions under MOCAK Visitor’s Guidelines.