Winter break 2024 with culture- the Pilecki Institute in Warsaw

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    Artistic, dance, theatrical, historical, weaving, calligraphy, and photography workshops, multimedia exhibitions, various themed activities, film screenings, theatrical performances, educational games and animations, concerts – these are just some of the offerings prepared for the winter holidays by museum and artistic institutions led and co-led by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. From January 15 to February 25, over 80 institutions will be implementing a special program for children and youth. We invite you to explore the rich offerings and take advantage of the opportunities for shared activities.


    the Pilecki Institute

    The Pilecki Institute extends a warm invitation to high school students preparing for their history exams or those with a keen interest in contemporary history. The series of sessions are free of charge, commencing at 12:00 PM and lasting approximately one hour each.

    Location: Dom Bez Kantów, “DeBeKa” Gallery, 11 Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, Warsaw

    Schedule:

    15.01 – Screening of “A więc wojna” and Q&A with co-author Grzegorz Czerniak

    16.01 – Exhibition tour “Zawołani po imieniu” and workshops on the realities of life under German occupation

    17.01 – History in English. A treat for those tackling both history and English language exams – a review of 20th-century history coupled with language skills practice

    18.01 – Shelter in Ochota – the story of Warsaw’s largest known hiding place, sheltering around 40 Jews for several months

    19.01 – Historical board games

    22.01 – Pilecki known and unknown. Have we learned everything about Rotmistrz Witold Pilecki, the patron of the Institute of Solidarity and Valor?

    23.01 – Augustów roundup. What did the entry of the Red Army into Polish territory signify? Exploring the largest post-war crime against Poles in Europe in 1945.

    24.01 – Decision: to save lives – Exhibition tour and lecture: “Service and Solidarity – the story of the Łados Group”

    25.01 – Unknown Warsaw. Secrets of the military cemetery at Powązki. Decoding the history of the military cemetery at Powązki.

    26.01 – Screening of “Nazajutrz” and Q&A with co-author Wojciech Saramonowicz

    This winter, high school students have a unique opportunity to delve into history with engaging sessions at the Pilecki Institute. Whether it’s exploring exhibitions, participating in workshops, or attending thought-provoking lectures, these activities promise to make history come alive. Join us for an enriching winter break experience at Dom Bez Kantów, where history education meets fascination.

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