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NARRACJE 2021 in the Przeróbka district of Gdańsk. Call for curators

The City Culture Institute and Gdańsk City Gallery invite curators from Poland and beyond to take part in the open call for the curatorial concept of NARRACJE #13. Between 19 and 20 November 2021, artistic events and interventions in the (…)

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Sinéad Morrissey – European Poet of Freedom 2020

Irish author, Sinéad Morrissey was honored with the Gdansk’s European Poet of Freedom Literary Award 2020 for the volume “On balance”, translated by Magda Heydel. The jurors recognised the way the poet travels between different cultures, her impressive knowledge of (…)

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FIVE COLORS OF NOWY PORT. SUMMER WORKSHOPS FOR RESIDENTS

Sewing bags from banners, ceramic classes, the effect of which will be the mural “Good Morning” placed in the area of ​​Bliska Street, creating lanterns from bottles and carpentry waste, preparing creative compost bins and vegetable patches, holiday postcards and (…)

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CITY CULTURE INSTITUTE RELEASES A SOUNDPLAY WITH POETS OF FREEDOM’S WORKS

The sound-play with works by poets nominated for the European Poet of Freedom 2020 Award will inaugurate a poetic podcast of the City Culture Institute. Production directed by Adam Nalepa with music by Marcin Mirowski and poetry read by Justyna (…)

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WWW.SKLEPIKM.PL – ONLINE STORE OF THE CITY CULTURE INSTITUTE IS LAUNCHING

Books on urban issues, gadgets related to projects implemented at CCI or based on Gdansk sources from the public domain – all this is already available at www.sklepikm.pl. The virtual shelves include, among others, poetry volumes published as part of (…)

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CULTURAL DIVERSE GDANSK. HOLIDAYS WITH THE CITY CULTURE INSTITUTE

In the summer we propose a series of sixteen meetings, during which children learn about the history and culture of, among others, the Netherlands, China, Italy and Ukraine. Each meeting is part of a workshop at the City Culture Institute (…)

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WOMEN’S ROUTES IN GDANSK SHIPYARD

Tours around the Gdansk Shipyard along the Women’s Trails begin. What was the crane’s job about? What role did women play in the strikes? Was being a worker something to be proud of? What was the social support of people (…)

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We know the intake results for the Gdansk 2020 exhibition

50 works of Gdansk’s artists as well as culture creators will be presented at the Gdansk 2020 online exhibition. – The extent of interest surprised us. As many as 437 submissions were received in the open call – says Aleksandra (…)

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Gdansk 2020. Works’ intake. Exceptional online exhibition

Pandemic time is negatively impacting artists and creators of culture as well. The city of Gdansk has already offered 700 000 zloty for extra scholarships. The City Culture Institute is joining in supporting artistic and cultural community – we are (…)

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5th edition of the MARKETING IN CULTURE Conference coming up on April 7th-8th, 2020

The fifth edition of the Marketing in Culture Conference will take place on April 7th-8th, 2020 in Gdańsk. The event, organised by the City Culture Institute, is addressed to professionals in the field of promotion, communication and marketing of culture. (…)

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Spain – a country at a crossroads | NON-FICTION at CCI

January’s Non-Fiction meeting will take us on a reportage journey to Spain. Our guides around the country will be reporters Katarzyna Kobylarczyk and Aleksandra Lipczak, and the conversation will be moderated by Joanna Wiśniowska. “We are going to forget all (…)

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Holidays at the CCI. Art Tuesdays and architectural Fridays

Looking for creative staycation ideas? Throughout July and August, the City Culture Institute is organising art and architectural workshops. On almost every Tuesday and Friday, between 10 am and 3 pm, Margareta Sobczak will be holding workshops for kids aged (…)

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Women’s routes: summer walks around the Gdańsk Shipyard (in Polish and Russian) as well as Stare and Główne Miasto (in Russian)

What did gantry crane operators do? What role did women play in the strikes? Were women proud of working in the shipyard? What did social support and cultural life in the shipyard look like? The CCI is proud to announce (…)

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Liberated Opera on the stoops of Główne Miasto and Paria on Targ Węglowy

Stanisław Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor, Halka, Spinning Song and The Goldfish are just some of the musical treats you’ll be able to hear on the narrow Główne Miasto streets. They will act as introduction to the main show of the (…)

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Words are free and poetry is invading the city. Read poetry every day

A take-away coffee with a poem, free poem giveaways, reader-friendly areas in Główne Miasto arranged with the support of IKEA Gdańsk, poems on public transport, billboards, poster pillars, in shop windows, on walls, in pubs and restaurants. Poetry in the (…)

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Freedom Reading Room on Kobzdeja Square | 1-4 June, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Between 1 and 4 June, the Dariusza Kobzdeja square will turn into a workshop space and a literary meeting place. Agnieszka Michajłow, Jacek Naliwajek, Maciej Kosycarz and Maciej Drzewicki will talk about press articles from 1989–2019. Andrzej Kasperek, Krystyna Chwin (…)

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Walk of the Gdańsk Shipyard with Metropolitanka

During the special tour of the Gdańsk Shipyard on July 6th, participants discover the herstories of Solidarity activists as well as the everyday reality of the August 1980 strike and work in the shipyard. Guides talk about the most notable (…)

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Corners Gdańsk at Dolne Miasto

  On 20 and 21 May, Dolne Miasto will be hosting installations, and presentations of interdisciplinary art projects, short films, and performance art. The projects is carried out within the framework of the international art/research project Corners, which gathers artists (…)

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NARRACJE in Biskupia Górka. Whose works are we going to see in October?

We already know the artists for the eighth edition of the NARRACJE festival, which is going to take place on 21 and 22 October 2016 in Biskupia Górka in Gdańsk. Who is going to present the works which will relate (…)

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Visit districts of Gdańsk with Local Guides

City Culture Institute introduces the sixth summer season of free walks with Local Guides. You can visit Biskupia Górka, Dolne Miasto, Zaspa, and Nowy Port from June 20th. From July Orunia will join in as a new district on the (…)

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New murals are to be created in Zaspa. Who? Where? What?

Geometrical patterns, mural as a stained glass, flags of countries, ethnic groups, regions, or people looking for the simplest solutions – these are the projects proposed by the artists of the eighth and last edition of Monumental Art Festival in (…)

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Opening of Monumental Art Festival. Last time in Zaspa

This is the end of the Festival, but not the end of the collection – says Barbara Sroka from the City Culture Institute. The last opening parade with live music will take place on July 8 at 6:00pm next to (…)

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Interviews with artists from Monumental Art Festival 2016

What are they waiting for, what did they paint and how was it to work on the scaffoldings reaching 12 floors? On July 8, Monumental Art Collection in Zaspa expanded with 4 murals, which altogether gives 58 large-format works. The (…)

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Friends from the Seaside (Znajomi znad morza) in Wroclaw

Friends from the Seaside (Znajomi znad morza) is a project presenting Tricity artists in Wroclaw as part of the Koalicja Miast initiative, which includes Gdansk – the twinned town of the ECC Wroclaw 2016. The project is a combination of various ideas (…)

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Gdansk Neighbour Days break another record!

Over 25,000 people (4 thousand more than last year) took part in neighbourly barbecues, street holidays, picnics and festivals of Gdansk Neighbour Days 2016. 221 meetings were organised, most of them in Wrzeszcz (23), Chełm (15) and Gdańsk Śródmieście (15). (…)

Insytut kultury Miejskiej 2016