Still Life With a Japanese Doll
The Exhibition at the RegionalMuseum
in Stalowa Wola
22.01.2011 - 27.02.2011
The exhibition entitled „ Still Life with a Japanese Doll”
will be presented at the RegionalMuseum in Stalowa Wola
from January 22. It belongs to the cycle of exhibitions concerning the
reception of Japonisme and its influence on the Polish art. It deals with the
issue of Japanese props featuring in the paintings of some Polish painters at
the turn of the 19th century and the 20th centuries. The title doll becomes a
pretext to show other characteristic Japanese objects which can be found in the
paintings of the Polish artists. Apart from the doll, the painters show also
umbrellas, kimonos, ceramics, wood engravings, lanterns and fans in their
The educational interactive exhibition
entitled „Feel the Art.” is up to date sensory play for children, young
people and the disabled, in particular the blind . It allows them to
learn and have fun at the same time. It can also train their memory and
concentration. The central theme of the exhibition is about discovery of
decorative arts in the Lasowiak’s folk culture.
of the Middle Ages"
to 9 January 2011
9, 2011 will be open archeological exhibition "The early centuries of the Middle
Ages". Nearly 300 historical monuments from Polish museums gathered in this exhibition brings
issues to the daily life of early medieval inhabitants of villages and towns. Different
parts of the exhibition presents a rich militaria collections, jewelry, objects
and tools used in agriculture and household. A separate section is devoted to the
development of Romanesque architecture.
Seemingly ordinary, professional photo
session: make-up artists and fashion designers have prepared models. But the
models are ... a people with Down syndrome. Risky idea - amazing
Oiko Petersen "Downtown
Collection" exhibition, which delighted connoisseurs in Warsaw and
Wroclaw, now score in the Regional Museum in Stalowa Wola.
MIKRUS - auto, which wasn’t allowed to grow up
25 September - 27 March 2011
What happened after the war in the
factories built in the Central Industrial District? One of the papers of
this history you will discover on the exhibition about forgotten Polish car,
produced between 1957-1960, which the abrupt termination of the production
still has not fully explained.
MIKRUS MR 300 was created in
Rzeszow and Mielec, was equipped with tires from Dębica. The three plants
once belonged to the COP.
We will show you the collision of the
possibilities of Polish technical thought continuing the prewar Polish
technological innovation with the postwar political realities and assumptions.
On the exhibition will be restored copy of Mikrus
from1959 and the only surviving copy of the Medusa - that Mikrus version, which
has not entered into production. In addition, our guests will be able to
see the unique documents and photographs from that era, as well as watch a
movie about Mikrus and its creators.
The exhibition will be held on September
25 (Saturday) at 17 in
the COP for the Future’s exposure. There will be film, meeting
with designers of the car and computer presentation "Mikrus in
art." Admission is free.
The unusual exhibition, prepared in celebration of 70 Anniversary of the
beginning of the Central Industrial District, is situated in specially adapted
hall. The arrangement erected on the broad scale on 1400 sq m area transfers
spectators into the time of creation of the modern management of the II
Republic of Poland.
The exhibition for the first timereminds in so wide range one of the greatest successes of the II Republic,
which was beginning of the Central Industrial District between 1937-1939. Organization
of the exposition in Stalowa Wola is not accidental, because just this place
was a carte de visite of CID, a symbol „of steel-will of the Polish people to
rise in the world on modernity”, a child of the new patriotism, the modern
technical and architectural thought, realized in the own independency.
The new set of next 12 stone-sculptures, performed
with idea connected with receivers with dysfunctions of eyesight, seated on a
yard near by the museum-parking space, is continuation of the „ Accessible Museum ” project, initiated in 2007.
The second stage of the Gallery by Touch realization began from
the next Polish-Ukrainian open air, which took place between April 24 – May 15 2008 in Ulanów.Sculptors from Ukraine: Vasyl
Gogol, Taras Rodych, Taras Danyluk, Oleksandr Honcharuk, Dmytro Zabielin, and
also from Poland:Antonina Wysoka -
onczak, Szczepan Siudak, Ryszard Stryjecki, Marcin Mielczarek, and curator of
the exhibition, Jarosław Pajek from the Polish Sculpture Centrein Orońsko took part in it. Artists
performed 12 stone-sculptures, which constituted the second part of the
Gallery, exhibited on a yard of the Museum.
Ukrainian sculptors also
gave over several smaller art-works, which enriched the special collection of
artifacts to the tactile perception, gathered by the Museum as didactic support
to the educational offer for persons with dysfunction of eyesight.
The Regional Museum in Stalowa Wola by liquidating architectural barriers and initiating of the
special educational offer, worked out by experts, opened new possibilities for
persons with dysfunctions of eyesight, hearing or movement organs and for intellectual
The gallery, in
compliance with assumption of the organizers, is accessible, that means it's
always open and free. Guided groups can take part in special workshops.
In celebration of jubilee of the Central Industrial
District (COP) foundation and beginning of Stalowa Wola city, the Regional Museum opens new permanent exhibition,
dedicated to the times of 70 years before.
Building of the Southern Works and the Stalowa Wola
housing estates happened in the second half of the 1930's, and then dominant
style in the industrial design and interiors equipment was art déco, pointing
out its influences also in architecture.
In Poland this direction became a mainstream of research of the national style and had
saved its separate character by reference to the local traditions and folk art.
In twenty years of the interwar-period people had the greatest importance to
function of the object at heart. Things had got characteristic geometrizing,
simplified form, ornamentation and special materials.This style was developed in"the age of machine”, wherein creation
and production had been joined.