Museum News

28.09.2018    12:00

Culture 60+ “Blood: Uniting and Dividing” – Curator-led guided tour for seniors

Blood has always been a powerful symbol through which we understand who we are. Even though blood is universal, we give it various and complex meanings. It is the substance which symbolizes both life and death, sacred and profane, pure and impure. It can bring about life and take it away. Find out more about the cultural history of blood from the Jewish perspective, as we trace its history from the Biblical times to the present. With us, we ask you to explore the question: How have Jews defined themselves by blood and how have others defined them by such?

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30.09.2018    18:00

Bedtime Stories in Galicia: A Meeting with Ukrainian Culture

In September, we would like to invite you to an animated film “Mr. Kotowski” which was created as part of the Four Sides of Fairytales project, followed by an extremely interesting story about Ukrainian culture.

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02.10.2018    20:00

Concert: Waglewski & Łęczycki

An acoustic concert by Wojciech Waglewski (guitar, vocals) and Bartosz Łęczycki (harmonica).

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04.10.2018    18:00

Exhibition opening: “Matter of Emotion”. Sandra E. Lauterbach i Alain G. Rogier

In October 2018, the Galicia Jewish Museum will present the exhibition of works by Sandra E. Lauterbach and Alain G. Rogier, two artists based in the United States. Although they are active in different fields of creation, there are some obvious similarities between their works and artistic tempers. Jewish origin, family stories, and experience marked by the Holocaust reflect in their pieces. Their works are abstract and diversified in textures and colors. Often full of dramatic tension, they evoke intense and complicated emotions.

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