Museum Night in Szczecin 2022. What do you see? [lista najciekawszych atrakcji]

You will be able to climb the castle’s tallest tower, see the Witches’ Hall or the Stoewer’s collection of cars, visit the historical building of the County Police Headquarters out of reach of visitors, see the recently renovated Villa Lentz, admire its interiors and view the map display. Participation in the events is free.

Joining this year’s Museum Night in Szczecin are nearly 20 institutions in Szczecin, most of which will be open to visitors on Saturdays until midnight.

The official opening of the 16th European Night of Museums 2022 will take place at 18.00 in the National Museum building in Wały Chrobrego. The opening will be carried out by the directors of the museum – Lech Karovsky and Dariush Kacbrzak. Immediately after the ceremony, a vernissage of “Genealogy”, an original project by the professor. Waldemar Wojciechowski – This time his students intervene (with art) in the new permanent exhibition “The Mystery of Light”.

What other things have the Szczecin institutions prepared for tonight?

1. Historic brilliance before the city hall

In front of the Town Hall (Plac Armii Krajowej 1) from 16.00 – 21.00 there will be a historical show depicting the daily life of the Vikings. However, within hours. 18.00 – 23.00 You will be able to visit the wedding hall and the courtroom in the restored suite of the judge.

2. An exhibition of feelings for children

At the House of Culture of 13 Muses, as part of the European Museums Night, you will be able to visit three galleries, including one for the youngest art recipients. Foyer gallery and gallery invite you one second from 18:00 – 23:00. Tworzę się children’s fair will be open that night from 18:00 – 20:30. There will also be guided tours around the gallery at: 6.00pm, 6.30pm, 7.00pm, 7.30pm, 8.00pm. Junior Gallery is all about emotions. The gallery includes very interesting art installations and various rooms. There is a room for sadness and a room for fear, but participants will also learn about surprise, peace, joy or anger. Entry to all exhibitions is free. More on the exhibition “Custom Emotions!” (for children 5+) in our article

3. Ancient dance performances

METRUM’s group of Baroque culture enthusiasts will perform in the square of the Museum of Regional Traditions at 27 Staromłyńska Street. The show will start at 7.00 pm, the group will speak for themselves and then dance three baroque dances. After that, everyone will have the opportunity to take a closer look at their beautiful costumes and take a souvenir photo with the group members. The Museum of Regional Traditions itself invites you from 18:00 to 24:00.

4. Non-daily visit to the police building

As part of the Museum Night, it will also be possible to visit the historical building of the district police headquarters in Szczecin at ul. Małopolska 47 (next to the Philharmonic). The facility is not available to the general public on a daily basis. Dr. Marek Schuchak will present the interesting history of the Szczecin Regional Police Headquarters, as well as the Szczecin Police Building. You will be able to see, among other things, an exceptionally beautiful meeting room with historical polychrome, the main hall of the building, the courtyard, a model of the headquarters building, a plaque commemorating the West Pomeranian Police Shepherd, the State Police Commissioner, Tadeusz Starczynski, and listen to a very interesting lecture . The tour will take place in four rounds at 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM each group can have a maximum of 40 people.

5. Geological Museum

Museums Night is also a unique opportunity to visit the colorful world rich in minerals, rocks and prehistoric “stone-enchanted” creatures, that is, fossils. There’s also a real attraction waiting for visitors in the form of a new exhibition of specimens from the collection of the late Beata Zielińska, a famous collector in Szczecin. There is something to see! You will be able to admire, among others beautiful garnets, jasper, calcite and many other mineral wonders of nature. The Geological Museum is located in the Szczecin University building at ul. Mickiewicza 16a invites you today from 18:00 to 22:00.

6. Museum Night in Stołczyn

Visit of the Guardhouse and Huta Tunnel, possibility to enter the site of former steelworks and visit of the historic locomotive, demonstrations of gunpowder weapons in period costumes, exhibition of pre-war documents from Stoczyn, visit of the former Szczecin Stołczyn railway station building – incl. Such monuments await the participants of the Long Night of Museums in Stołczyna. The organizers invite you on Saturday from 15:00 to 18:00 at ul. Nad Odrą 18 and Kolejowa 2. Entry is free. Details:

7. Visit the historical decorations + map displays at Villa Lentz

It is one of the most beautiful monuments in Szczecin. However, on a daily basis, to go on a tour of Villa Lentz, you have to buy tickets for specific times. Saturday nights at the Museums is an opportunity to see these stunning interiors for free without making an appointment. The tour will end with a display of maps titled “1888. The Illusion of Time”. You will be able to see the facade of the villa among other things animated characters of the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Apart from sightseeing, visitors will be able to see the following exhibitions: permanent (“Lentz’s Villa. History (re) new”), temporary (“Notes from the void”), and two exhibits as part of the ongoing Westival Architecture 2022 – “Polish Youth” and “Identity, 100 Years of Polish Architecture”. Villa Lentz can be visited from 20:00-24:00. Entry is free. Details in our article

8. Visit the scenography of outstanding performance

On the occasion of Museums Night, the Współczesny Theater in Wały Chrobrego invites viewers of the Saturday show “Spartacus. Love in the Time of the Plague” for a guided tour of the landscape led by its author Daniel Rykarsky. Agricultural objects obtained from the villages of Masovian and West Pomeranian, hundreds of handmade crape-flowers or figures of the harvest of a peasant and child are just some of the elements of the scene that the author will tell us about. Recording (Only for people who have a ticket for a Saturday performance) By phone or email: 91489 23 23 / Number of seats: 20.

9. Visit the tallest castle tower

Museum Night Castle invites you to meet Szczecin’s most famous witch, Sedonia von Burke, knights, myths, rites, the most prominent men of the ducal court and artisans. In the hours from 6 pm to midnight, you will be able to visit all the permanent and temporary exhibitions for free. Additionally, between 6.00pm, 8.00pm, 10.00pm and midnight, visitors will be able to take historical selfies in three formats – court, chivalry, and magic. From 6.00 pm until 9 pm you will be able to climb to the top of the castle tower for free, which offers a beautiful panorama of Szczecin.

10. In the previous workshop connected to the artisan’s apartment

On Museums Night, the Creative Object Tu.Centrum Szczecin located in Śródmieście will also be open to visitors. When you visit this place, you can see what a typical Szczecin workshop looks like with a craftsman’s apartment. at. At 6:30 p.m., a special exhibition is scheduled to open on the creative facility’s website. Organizers invite you from 14:00 – 20:00. The Kreatywny facility is located at ul. Królowej Jadwigi 2.

11. A great set of store

Museums Night is also a chance to see the Stoewer’s collection of cars up close. Museum of Technology and Transportation in ul. Niemierzyńska 18a has eight Szczecin cars – the oldest was produced in 1913, the youngest in 1939. The oldest Stoewer – C2 comes from 1913. The Museum of Technology invites you in a matter of hours. From 18:00 to 24:00.

12. Meet the Artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art

At the Museum of Contemporary Art on 1 Staromłyńska Street, you will be able to visit two galleries and meet the creators. Between 7.00 pm and 9 pm in the exhibition Portrait of a girl – Portrait of a mother, the organizing duty will be performed by: Joanna Łozowska and Ela Blanka. Ela is the author of a film about her mother – Anna Paszkiewicz, and in a joint exhibition she shows her latest work. The artists and lecturers who run studios at the Academy of Arts in Szczecin, and the gallery’s curator, Marlena Cheboska Butler, are happy to talk about the exhibition and their projects. The Museum of Contemporary Art will be open from 18:00 to 24:00.

13. Children’s Plays and Workshops in “Breakthrough”

The Przełomy Dialogue Center offers workshops on Museum Night – in two places: at pl. Solidarnoci and in the teaching room / open repository. In the educational room, three stations will be set up with different games and tasks, where parents with preschool and early school children will be able to participate. Stations: – Prose – Sensory rapture: the possibility of choosing two forms of playing with rice and tapioca. One will make from cooked (cooled) colored rice and tapioca. the second is pouring dry colored rice and tapioca through various strainers, bowls and bowls; – Cut paper: stick the selected drawings to rolls of tissue paper or plasticine. An alternative option would be to create figures from plasticine, modeling clay; – Station (Construction): Build a play house – pets together. on rar. Solidarnoci will prepare three stations: drawing the faces of the participants in the game, drawing with crayons the answer to the question “What is happiness?” Fill coloring books with colored pencils on the tables. The attractions of Przełomachi are available from 18:00 to 24:00.

14. Selfie with the King

In the building of the National Museum in Wały Chrobrego on Museums Night, you will be able to take a selfie with the king and participate in a game that involves guessing the purpose of the museum object on display. Screening of a film, a concert (18:00) and educational activities for children in the exhibition “Szczecin / Szczecin – One Story. Art of the 19th and 20th centuries from the collections of the National Museum in Szczecin” and “In an African Village” (6:00 pm to 9:00 pm). The exhibitions displayed in the museum can be visited from 18:00 to 24:00.

In addition, on Museum Night, they invite you to visit: Galeria 111 at pl. Żołnierza Polskiego, open exhibition by Monika Krupowicz at Konski Kierat, art schools TOP-ART – Galeria FOTART at ul. Wyszyńskiego, ArtGalle Gallery of Contemporary Art at ul. Śląska, Trafostacja Sztuki at ul. St. Ducha, Center for Marine Sciences (but in this case there were provisions already completed), Academy of Arts in the Palace under Globe at pl. white eagle; Detailed program of Museum Night in Szczecin is here

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