Museum News

22.10.2017    19:00

Kinga Rataj and her band: Fado concert

Kinga Rataj – a singer, who has Polish blood running through her veins, is a one-of-a-kind. She proves to skeptics that being Portuguese is not a requirement to perform the difficult genre that is fado. The moving fado songs will make this concert a musical feast, though the excitement of the songs will also make the audience want to dance.

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14.10.2017    19:00

Exhibition opening: "Play Up, Gypsy! Roma Music from Liszt to Hungaricum" and concert by The Rajkó Orchestra

This exhibition examines a process in which "Hungarian" music and czardas are combined with the influence of Roma musicians to form a coherent part of the Hungarian national culture. The works of such artists as Ferenc Liszt, Miklós Barabás, Sándor Petőfi or Mihály Vörösmárty, all include a "Gypsy" theme, which is "Hungarian" music and dance, as well as a common way of thinking about Gypsies and how they are presented.

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12.10.2017    10:00

Galicia Jewish Museum is closed

On October 12th, 2017 the Galicia Jewish Museum is closed. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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07.10.2017    20:00

Zecher – Galician Etudes

“Zecher” is an art performance taking place at the permanent exhibition of the Galicia Jewish Museum. Like the Wandering Jew, the viewer, together with the artists, goes on a journey through Polish-Jewish history, exploring not only sections of the exhibition, but also various art forms (music, dance, theater).

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