Art known as naive and what’s next… The reception of Aleksander Jackowski’s thought in the collection of Muzeum Śląskie
The exhibition is based on Aleksander Jackowski’s “Art known as naive”, the most important book in the Polish literature on the subject. Even though it has been 25 years since its release, the publica...
Silesian Urban and Industrial Landscape. A Nostalgic Journey Through Upper Silesia from the Early 20th Century
Upper Silesia is a region where industry and architecture are very closely interwoven with each other. It is a land of large industrial buildings: mines, steelworks, rolling mills and fossil-fuel powe...
The Spirit of Nature and Other Fairy Tales
On the road Although being extensive, yet still limited to a certain extent, the collection of art built up for twenty years since the establishment of the ING Polish Art Foundation, which was crea...
Counting memories. Chiharu Shiota
With this installation, I want to visualize the universe within this space. A massive cloud of intertwined lines fills the room; it floats above a collection of nine tables and chairs. The network hol...
In search of Tomek
An educational space for the whole family, In Search of Tomek brings generations together and encourages shared exploration of the world around us. Our expedition’s route runs across five continents, ...
The Light of History. Upper Silesia Over the Ages
This exhibition recounts the story of Upper Silesia from ancient times to the political-economic transformation of 1989. Entering this symbolic mining space, visitors follow a path marked by history, ...
Gallery of Polish Art 1800-1945
The gallery presents an extensive collection of Polish paining dated between 1800 and 1945, as well as selected sculptures. Its core section consists of exhibits collected by the pre-war Museum, compl...
Laboratory of Space. The Past in the Present
This exhibition highlights major achievements of European theatre, from its roots in antiquity through to the quests of contemporary theatre. The exhibition is based on a concentric layout of two cons...
The Gallery of Silesian Religious Art
The collection of Silesian sculptures, paintings and handcrafted items produced from the Gothic through to modern times covers artworks found, though not necessarily produced, in Upper Silesia. Most o...
The Gallery of Non-professional Art
The exhibition is dedicated to Upper Silesia’s non-professional art. No other field of art is associated so closely with the life and experience of an artist, describing their community, work, family ...
Gallery of Polish Art after the year 1945
This gallery explores essential phenomena in the post-war history of Polish art and highlights selected aspects of artistic life at the time: their richness, diversity and the co-occurrence of various...