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    Monumental Exhibition of Sacred Art Unveiled Amidst the Ukrainian Conflict

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    Experience the fusion of Ukrainian-Polish culture in a thousand-square-meter exhibition at the Sulisław Palace Sports Hall. This remarkable showcase features the masterpieces of renowned stained glass artist Prof. Adam Stalony-Dobrzański, a former professor at the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.


    Exploring Prof. Adam Stalony-Dobrzański’s Stained Glass Legacy

    At the heart of this exhibition in Sulisław lies the transformative work of Prof. Adam Stalony-Dobrzański (1904-1985), a luminary in modern European stained glass artistry. The display will employ large-scale digital reproductions of his exquisite stained glass creations. Transparent films and LED lighting will transport visitors into the world of these original stained glass masterpieces.

    A Tale of Restoration: The Silver Gates of St. Sophia’s Cathedral

    Complementing the stained glass exhibit is a collection of photographs documenting the reconstruction process of a unique Ukrainian Baroque relic: the Silver Gates of the Main Iconostasis at St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Kyiv. This restoration initiative, led by Jan Stalony-Dobrzański, the grandson of Prof. Adam Stalony-Dobrzański, showcases the intertwined history of the Silver Gates and the emergence of an independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Against the backdrop of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the Silver Gates hold immense significance as a symbol of the spiritual struggle amid geopolitical strife.

    Join Us for the Vernissage

    We cordially invite you to the vernissage, sponsored by the Union of Polish Nobility, Honorary Consulate of Ukraine in Opole, and Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Opole. This project is financially supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland through the Culture Promotion Fund. The initiative is spearheaded by the Ars Longa Culture and Art Foundation, named after Mieczysław Święcicki, and the Ars Restituta Foundation. The Museum of the Piasts of Silesia in Brzeg serves as the exhibition’s partner institution.

    Exhibition Details

    The exhibition will run from October 8th to October 31st, open from Tuesday to Thursday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, and on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Admission is free.

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