• 08.06 – 15.09.2024
    Tears of Joy

    For whom are exhibitions created? Whose stories do they tell, and who is not represented in them and feels out of place in an art gallery? What role should the institution perform today and what needs should it respond to?

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 20.04 – 07.07.2024
    Paulina Mirowska

    This collection of photographs, sculptures and installations takes us back to the Precambrian era, when photosynthesis first occurred in the oceans.

    ZPR | Gałczyńskiego 3
  • 20.04 – 24.11.2024
    Repeat after Me II
    Polish Pavilion in Venice

    Announcement of the audiovisual project by the Open Group collective.

    Polish Pawilion in Venice
  • Open Zachęta

    One of the largest projects to digitize and share contemporary art collections in Poland.

    Zachęta | Online


  • The Jerzy Stajuda Prize for Art Criticism

    The Jerzy Stajuda Prize for Art Criticism was proposed by art historian and critic Paweł Sosnowski and established in 1992. Originally held under the auspices of the Society for the Encouragement of the Fine Arts, since 2001 under the patronage of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 21.06 (PT) 12:15
    Looking/Seeing. Contemporary art and the seniors
    (in Polish)

    The meeting consists of two parts: a guided tour of the exhibition by Maria Kosinska and a lecture led by Barbara Dąbrowska.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 23.06 (ND) 12:15
    Знайомимося з Захентою!

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 26.06 (ŚR) 17:30
    Sensitivity and gas exchange
    (in Polish)

    Breathing is the first and last activity of our lives. But on a daily basis, are we the ones breathing, or is the body breathing for us?

    ZPR | Gałczyńskiego 3
  • 27.06 (CZW) 19:00
    Performance by daniel kotowski

    In his new performance delighting, premiering at Pickle Bar, Daniel Kotowski deconstructs the seeming innocence of aesthetic delight so as to uncover the violence dripping from legitimised culture, as it softly romanticises and delegitimises ‘other’ – bodies, languages, worldings.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 28.06 (PT) 18:00
    Dream languages
    (in Polish)

    Through movement work, short visualisation exercises and dream material, we will learn to speak the experiential language of the imagination and translate it into dance and movement.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 29.06 (SOB) 12:15
    Dream your world - Dreamland
    (in Polish)

    Drawing on her many years of dance experience and her practice of working with dreams, the workshop leader will guide exercises to deepen body awareness and develop confidence in one's own imagination.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • 29.06 (SOB) 19:00
    performance by Paweł Sakowicz

    Jumpcore is hours of jumping practice.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3
  • News

    Justyna Szylman, interin director in a letter to the public about Repeat After Me II in the Polish Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

    Zachęta | plac Małachowskiego 3

Zachęta Online Magazine

  • #39 Embracing the Darkness, Leaping into the Unknown
    The latest issue of our online magazine

    Michalina Sablik and Aleksandra Skowrońska discuss the Exhibitions From the Ashes and Does the Rising Sun Affright

    Nr 39/2024
  • Zachęta Online Magazine

    History and the present... we encourage you to read all editions of our online magazine.

    Zachęta Online Magazine
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