13th European Night of Museums in Szczecin [SCHEDULE]
Szczecin | Szczecin, Polska

Coordinator: The National Museum in Szczecin
Honorary Patronage: Olgierd Geblewicz, The Marshall of West-Pomeranian Voivodeship
Funding: West Pomerania, Morze Kultury programme

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Key Partner: Browar Bosman w Szczecinie / Carlsberg Group

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THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN SZCZECIN 
3 Wały Chrobrego St.

6:00 P.M. 
At. 6.00 P.M. in the conference room of the National Museum young art instructors from the Feliks Nowowiejski Musical Schools, Leonard Piwoni Private Music School and Academy of Art will perform the program including both classical and jazz composers. We will hear, among others: A. Scarlatti, A. Vivaldi, W.A. Mozart, F. Schubert, J. Brahms, A. Dvořák, G. Gershwin.

6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

On the first floor of the building at Wały Chrobrego, the Visitors will be guessing the function of the vessel placed there. This mysterious, clay vessel was made in 1794 in Pomerania. The answer to the question "what was it for?" may seem simple, but only seemingly. Come, look, think and try to guess! The prizes await the most inquisitive ones.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00
The observation deck of the museum tower will be open to all visitors, for free.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00 
 Museum Outlet

At The Night of Museums you will be able to legally carry a "piece of museum" with you. To this end, a specially arranged stall with publications on art, culture, architecture, archeology, ethnography and history will be waitign for you. All books were published by The National Museum in Szczecin Printing House. They are the memories of the most important of our exhibitions. On the other hand, publications that have appeared recently, will perfectly introduce the subject of exhibitions currently presented. Special prices (only this night) is a unique opportunity to give a gift to yourself or another special person. After all, collecting books about art is not far from collecting it. We have also not forgotten about magnet pickers. They are now an obligatory souvenir of places that have been visited. Ours present the most beautiful views of the city, including the buildings of The National Museum in Szczecin.

10:00 P.M.
"Szczecin. City, Sea and Love. For the Independent "- reading poems combined with a multimedia show displayed on the façade of The National Museum in Szczecin. The organizer of the undertaking is the Union of Polish Writers.

 

 

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN SZCZECIN - THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
1 Staromłyńska St.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00 
Temporary exhibition „TWARZE / FACES” Katarzyna Kozyra & Katarzyna Szumska 

 

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN SZCZECIN - THE MUSEUM OF REGIONAL TRADITIONS
27 Staromłyńska St.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00
Museum Outlet 
During The European Night of Museums 2018 in The National Museum in Szczecin - The Museum of Regional Traditions, a book fair will be organized, on which publications from the National Museum in Szczecin Publishing House will have a special, lower price! We invite everyone interested in literature on art, painting, archeology, ethnography, numismatics and, above all, history, with particular emphasis on the history of Szczecin and West Pomerania. We ensure that everyone will find something for themselves. In addition to the fair throughout the Night of Museums, there will be a museum bookstore, which will also include other publishing houses, books for the youngest lovers of art and history, and original souvenirs, including gadgets related to the old views of Szczecin and museum exhibitions.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00
"GENEALOGY 2018" - an exhibition of works by students of the Visual Communication Studio at the Faculty of Painting and New Media at the Academy of Art in Szczecin.
Exhibition concept and project leading: Dr. Waldemar Wojciechowski, Prof. AS,
Exhibition Curators: Waldemar Wojciechowski, Monika Frankowska-Makała

For the fifth time, during the Night of Museums in the "Golden Age of Pomerania" exhibition space, an exhibition of works by students of the Visual Communication Studio of the Academy of Art in Szczecin will be presented. The series of exhibitions with the common title "Genealogy" refers to works related to the former rulers of West Pomerania. Students in their work try to answer the questions: what do the souvenirs of Griffins mean for us - contemporary inhabitants of Szczecin? What kind of inspiration for a young multimedia artist can be exhibited at the exhibition? The project "Genealogy" is a courageous, but not without distancing and sense of humor interference of contemporary art in priceless evidence of history. This year the main theme of the exhibition will be women associated with the House of Griffins. The starting point for the artists' work will be reflections on the contemporary status of women, their hidden causative power, place in historiography, and the significance of selected figures for the history of Pomerania.

6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

The Department of Numismatics of The National Museum in Szczecin will set up stands for minting commemorative tokens and issuing diplomas documenting active participation in the Night of Museums in the courtyard of The Museum of Regional Traditions. An adult person will be able to personally stamp a seal in a hot lake. Children will be able to show off their knowledge about minting coins or put a seal on, for which they will receive a diploma. All this will take place under the supervision and with the help of employees of the Department of Numismatics. Activities will run under the slogan "This was done in the past. Knock out a commemorative token, seal the document. "

6:00 P.M. – 00:00
Browar Bosman Courtyard exhibition 

 

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN SZCZECIN - THE SZCZECIN HISTORY MUSEUM
8 Księcia Mściwoja II St.

6:00 P.M. – 00:00 
During the 13th European Night of Museums, the Szczecin History Museum invites you to take a closer look at the new advertising board of the pre-war newspaper "Stettiner General-Anzeiger" produced by Torpedo Email, Frankfurter Emaillir-Werke, in Neu-Isenburg in the 1930s. The board, due to its dimensions (120 x 76 cm), is a unique object, since this type of boards were not produced often. Its artistic character is also testified by its artistic values, it is an example of modernist stylistics used in advertising. This object, being an example of the cultural heritage of the pre-war region, is also an indirect symbol of political changes in Germany - the name "Stettiner General-Anzeiger" was in force from 1933, at the time the letter was completely subordinated to Hitler's power.

 

 

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN SZCZECIN - THE DIALOGUE CENTRE UPHEAVALS
1 Solidarności Sq.

As part of the European Night of Museums, we invite you to The Dialogue Centre Upheavals for night tours of the permanent exhibition. On this occasion, the exhibition will feature a new, African facility, and the Solidarity square will once again turn into a playground. Our youngest guests together with their parents will be able to play classes and chess, jump on a skipping rope, scratch with chalk, and take part in a cap race. The DCU employees and a group of volunteers from 12th Secondary Comprehensive School in Szczecin will run games and activities. Youth from the Sportsmen of Szczecin Land Sports Schools also prepared, as in the previous year, additional attractions: a show of sports and artistic gymnastics. After the show, there will be a special obstacle course at the children's disposal, where you can try your gymnastics skills under the supervision of a trainer.

Opening hours: 
The National Museum in Szczecin - The Dialogue Centre Upheavals permanent exhibition: 6.00 P.M. – 0.00 (last entrance at 11.00 P.M.)
playground: 5.30 P.M. – 8.00 P.M.
artistic gymnastics show, obstacle course: 6.00 P.M. – 7.00 P.M.