We are currently witnessing a cultural anxiety about the role and identity of men, various definitions of masculinity, and scientific discussions on the cultural and social construction of gender. The...
Mirosław Bałka. „[(.;,:?!–…)]”
The title of the work filling the central hall of Muzeum Śląskie, Katowice is composed of the Latin alphabet punctuations. It is opened with a quotation mark followed by a square and a round bracket, ...
Perspective of Adolescence
Perspective of Adolescence. Szapocznikow – Wróblewski – Wajda. 23.06–30.09.2018 Curator: Anda Rottenberg The exhibition will look at the work of three representatives of the ‘war-in...
Art Brut Presentations. Justyna Matysiak
One of the most fascinating representatives of Polish art brut – Justyna Matysiak – is also the first recipient in Poland of the Grand Prix Insita (2007). This prize, awarded since 1966 at the Trienni...
Suburban Chronicles. Paweł Wróbel’s Painting
Paweł Wróbel is one of the most colourful figures of Silesian non-professional art. In his joyful multicoloured paintings he depicts genre scenes set in the Silesian landscape, in which the characteri...
It Started with a Grain… The History of Cultivated Plants
The direct impulse for creating this exhibition was the desire to draw public attention to plants and their history, without which we and our history would be nothing. The heroes of the exhibition are...
Everything is Achieved Through Hope. Cultural Heritage of Reformation in Silesia
The show celebrates the Year of Reformation and highlights the rich 500-year tradition of Reformation in Silesia. The focus on the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession (Lutheran Church) is me...
Puppet’s awareness. Jadwiga Mydlarska-Kowal’s theatre of forms
The exhibition that presents the works of Jadwiga Mydlarska-Kowal is divided into two areas; one shows the artist’s activities in puppet theatres and the other focuses on her creativity related to the...
Work in hope for…
Work in hope for... is an artistic residency program realized by Galeria Szara in partnership with Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice. Starting point of the project is exhibition "Everything is Achieved Thro...
Zwrotnica. Early Days of Neo-avant-garde in Upper Silesia
The exhibition looks at Silesia’s artistic community through the prism of the concept of the great 20th century Avant-Garde. Between late 1940s and early 1950s, Silesia was far from a cultural desert....