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Online exhibitions


Ein Fragment der „Solidarność“-Mauer in Berlin


Nach eigener Aussage soll Lech Wałęsa über diese Mauer geklettert sein, um die Führung der „Solidarność“ zu übernehmen. Der berühmte Sprung Wałęsas… more...

Das polnische Ehrenmal auf dem Dortmunder Hauptfriedhof


"The Polish memorial in a cemetery in Dortmund" by Dietmar Osses. more...

Polenbilder in den deutschen Lebenswelten


Poland has many negative traces in German minds: given the fact that Germany and Poland have been so closely interwoven in the past and present, it… more...

Agata Reul – eine Gastgeberin mit Stern


Agata Reul, geboren in Pommern/Polen, kreierte mit ihren ausgezeichneten Restaurants „Agata's“ und „Reul's“ in Düsseldorf eine eigene… more...

Encyclopaedia Polonica

  • A look inside the exhibition in the Folkwang Museum 1962, including the Fantastic Composition by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885-1939), 1915-1920 (2. r.)

    Polnische Malerei vom Ausgang des 19. Jahrhunderts bis zur Gegenwart.

    Polish painting from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day. The first “official” exhibition of Polish art in the Federal Republic of Germany 1962/63.
  • Roman Lipski, w pracowni w Berlinie w dzielnicy Schöneberg (2015).

    Lipski, Roman

    His works can be seen in galleries and museums all over the world and even enrich the collection in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
  • Katarzyna Myćka

    Myćka, Katarzyna

    Katarzyna Myćka’s solo performances on the marimba have been celebrated all around the world. Between the 17th and 26th July 2015 she led the 7th International Katarzyna Myćka Marimba Academy, this ti...
  • Jarosław Modzelewski, Murek (Wall), 1988, oil on canvas, 170 x 220 cm

    Kunstsammlung Jerke

    One of the most remarkable collections of Polish art in Germany belongs to a married couple named Jerke who live in Recklinghausen.
  • Thomas Godoj and his band in September 2015 making the music video of “Vermisst du nicht irgendwas” in the “Vernetzungen” exhibition by Danuta Karsten (with Dirk Hupe), in the engine house of the former Scherlebeck colliery in Herten.

    Thomas Godoj

    Anyone who imagines that all the winners of the casting show Germany seeks the Superstar (DSDS) disappear from the screen after a short time, or ruin their reputation by getting involved in scandals, ...



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