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Culture and art

Both art lovers and those who look for good entertainment can spend some interesting time in Warsaw. The fame of Warsaw as a centre of cultural tourism is made by numerous theatres and music halls.

Warsaw hosts also many world-famous events and festivals.

Warsaw cultural information: www.e-warsaw.pl

 

Main Concert Halls:

Regular events:

The 16th International Open Air Festival - Jazz at the Old Town Square 2010.

The Open Air Summer Jazz Festival is held in Warsaw at the Old Town Square. It takes place on every Saturday of July and August. The admission to all concerts is free.

http://www.jazznastarowce.pl/

 

Places worth visiting:

  • Centre for Contemporary Art ? ?Ujazdowski Castle?

    Aleje Ujazdowskie 6, Warszawa
    http://www.csw.art.pl/

    The Centre for Contemporary Art was created in 1985. It is housed in a late-Baroque Ujazdowski Castle, renovated 20 years ago, located on the site of 13th-century burg of the Mazovian Dukes. The Centre is a place where the most modern art in its all manifestations and aspects is created, presented and documented. The essence of the Centre?s programme is to show multiple disciplines of contemporary art in the process of their transformations, at the moment of reacting to the current cultural and civilisational phenomena in the contemporary world.

  • Wilanów Poster museum

    Ul. St. Kostki Potockiego 10/ 16, Warszawa
    http://www.postermuseum.pl/

    In 1968, Poster Museum in Wilanów, as a branch of the National Museum in Warsaw was opened, being the first institution of this kind in the world. A few hundred posters were donated from the Museum stock, which then became just a starting point for the collection here. On the area of the former horse riding arena in the Wilanów Palace, a complex of buildings was renovated to house technical and conservation workshops, archives and exhibition halls. Currently the Museum has one of the largest collections of Polish and foreign artistic posters amounting to more than 54 000 titles.

  • The aTAK Gallery

    Ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 16/18, Warszawa
    http://www.atak.art.pl/

    The aTAK Gallery belongs to the Polish Modern Art Foundation. The activity of the gallery is financed by the Foundation from Krzysztof Musiał Fund. To promote contemporary Polish artists is the Gallery?s ambition. The aTAK Gallery will also be a link between Polish art and the world thanks to the activity of Krzysztof Musiał and the annual plein-air painting sessions for artists from Poland. Moreover, the aTAK Gallery organises, film screenings, book promotions, concerts, meetings and discussions about art.

  • Nowińska ? Artistic Jewellery

    Ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 42/44, Warszawa

    Galeria Nowińska

    Ul. Kościelna 12, Warszawa
    http://www.nowinska.pl/

    It is here that family products are exhibited for you to see. In this workshop, a simple lump of amber is forged into a perfect work of art, thanks to the passion, subtle taste and exceptionally elegant style of true artists. This work of art is at the same time an ornament that is worn. Both simple and traditional as well as more sophisticated forms of such jewellery are available.