Avant-garde for all generations

The unique 'Years of Disarray 1908–1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe' exhibition presented at the International Culture Centre in Krakow is accompanied by diverse educational programmes.

The Educational Department has prepared an interesting programme for both little and adult visitors. School groups can look forward to gallery animations during which pupils led by museum lecturers will focus on the selected topics related to exhibition. 'We are offering lessons for different age groups from kindergarten pupils to high school students. All gallery lessons at the International Cultural Centre have been prepared on the basis of the latest core curriculum of the Polish Ministry of National Education,' said lecturer Angelika Madura.


 

Gallery visits with children


Regular art workshops that lead small visitors to discover the secrets of fine arts and emphasize the active, creative tasks are prepared for families with children. Sunday art workshops MINIencounters with art are filled with creativity and new ideas. Inspired by the diversity of 'Years of Disarray. Avant-gardes in Central Europe 1908–1928' exhibition, lecturer takes children for tours where they discover the ideas behind the great artworks.


Another programme cycle sMoCzKi. Gallery visits with children invites mothers, fathers, aunts, grandmothers, grandfathers and nannies with children for a gallery visit. 'Meetings take place every first Monday of the month, when the ICC Gallery is closed for other visitors. For children up to three years old and their carers is prepared special gallery tour in a quiet and casual atmosphere,' revealed Angelika Madura.


 

Avant-Garde Academy and unique educational area


Also the public can enjoy regular events connected with the exhibition. The programme offer is really rich and includes guided tours in Polish, English and Ukrainian, monthly held lectures addressing art and cultural history or special events like Avant-Garde Academy. Avant-Garde Academy invites visitors to series of meeting focused on selected issues of early 20th century art, with each meeting including an substantive commentary and a creative workshop.


In addition to the lectured programmes, an educational zone was created directly in the exhibition. 'For the first time, our exhibition is accompanied by a specially organised education zone located in the gothic cellars. Its central element is the map of Central Europe, which shows how Europe had changed throughout the 20th century. The education zone will provide a space for activities addressed to children and young adults focusing on the changes that took place in Central Europe in the 20th century,' added Angelika Madura.