Slope degrees. Michał Łuczak
It is the coal that Upper Silesia has been built upon, and it still continues to affect its landscape, also the urban one. The underground exploitation has a visible and explicit impact on the archite...
That what is hidden. Bartek Arobal Kociemba
In some Silesian towns children collect magical green “rocks” with undulating linear patterns. These are slag - a by-product of smelting iron ore. Those stones stimulate our imagination. They direct o...
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...
Prohibition, exclusion, superstition. A photographic tale of women in industry
The aim of the exhibition is to present the difficult problem of the role of women in industry over the past 150 years, with a particular focus on the significance of the two world wars in the process...
Unforgettable. Women during the uprisings and plebiscite in Upper Silesia
Insurgents, regardless of the time of events, are always a very masculinized group. When we refer to Silesian insurgents, we also mean mainly men. We still do not know their numbers. According to vari...
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...