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Special events

There are still some places available for our post-conference trip to Łódź.
If you are interested, please, contact Monika Szmyt - monisz2001@hotmail.com (deadline: September 1, 2010)

1. Thursday, September 9, 2010

10.00 - 12.00 - Poznan sightseeing tour - The Royal-Imperial Route in Poznan
(meeting point: EAM conference reception desk, Collegium Maius, Fredry Street 10)

The Royal-Imperial Route is a tourist and cultural proposition for those fascinated with the uniqueness of this part of Europe. It is an exciting attempt to interpret the history of the city of Poznań within the context of European history. The Royal-Imperial Route is a quality tourist product that links important places and historic monuments. It runs through the most significant historical areas of the city demonstrating its spatial and cultural development. The route focuses on the most attractive features of Poznań that emphasize the city’s position on the cultural map of Europe. The Royal-Imperial Route is an exciting “journey”, full of dramatic turns, through the history of the city, Poland and Europe.

2. Thursday, September 9, 2010

19.30 - 22.30 - Botanical Gardens Party

Animated films screening - special selection by International Animation Festival ANIMATOR Artistic Director Marcin Giżycki

We have arranged buses to take you to the University Botanical Gardens. The buses will leave at 19.30 from the special bus stop – for detailed information see “Botanical Gardens Party” leaflet (available at the conference registration desk)

3. Friday, September 10, 2010

20.00-22.00 - Opening of the Mediations Biennale - joint event with the 4th ASEM Conference (a meeting of Ministers of Culture from Asia and Europe)


For detailed information see "Invitation" (available at the conference registration desk)

4. Saturday, September 11, 2010

20.00 - Finissage of Roman Opałka's exhibition “Oktogon”.
Premiere of the anniversary catalogue.

Art Stations Gallery
Stary Browar (Old Brewery)
Półwiejska 42


Art Stations Foundation’s activities concentrate in and around the Art Court at Stary Browar (Old Brewery)50 50. Stary Browar (Old Brewery) is a Commercial and Art Center based on an idea 50 50, where 50% is art, 50% is business. It is situated in a historic setting of the 19th century industrial architecture of the old brewery. It offers shops, restaurants, music clubs, but also a theater, a concert hall, several exhibition spaces, its permanent art collection and the Art Stations Gallery, where Roman Opalka’s exhibition will be organized. http://starybrowar5050.com

4. Sunday, September 12, 2010 - Post-conference trip to Łódź

We offer all conference participants a possibility to join the post-conference trip to Łódź - the nineteenth-century capital city of Polish capitalism developed in the unique conditions of coexisting cultures: Jewish, German, Polish and Russian. More information on Łódź http://en.cityoflodz.com)
(registration and payment for the post-conference trip - see the conference registration form - deadline June 30, 2010)

1. Option - Sunday, 12 September
(departure at 8 a.m., return about midnight)

The main purpose of the excursion is visiting the Art Museum in Lodz (Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi). The collection is housed in the historical building of the nineteenth-century weaving-house. The museum is one of the oldest institutions in Europe dealing with the art of avant-garde. The origins of the museum date back to 1931 when Władysław Strzemiński, on behalf of the group “a.r.”, donated a collection of contemporary artworks to Łódź Municipal Council.

40 EURO (150,00 PLN)
(Bus travel: Poznan-Lodz-Poznan - Museum entries - special Art Museum program - city guided tour - lunch)

2 . Option- Sunday and Monday, 12 and 13 September
(departure at 8 a.m.. This trip ends in Łodz, Monday September 13, about 1 a.m. There are some air-line connections from Łódź and Łódź is located about one and a half hour from Warsaw by train)

The program for Sunday as above.
The growth of Polish industry in the spirit of multiculturalism was accompanied by the impressive architectural development of Lodz. The walk around Industrial Lodz district such as Piotrowska street with buildings housing banks and institutions, together with Liberty Square ( Plac Wolnosci), visiting Manufaktura – the previous empire of I. Poznanski - and the Palace of Poznanski, is a suggestion of getting to know the architecture of the city. (In the module judaica, beside the visiting the Palace, the walk around the area of Litzmannstadt ghetto and visiting the Jewish Cemetery will be possible).

80 EURO (300,00 PLN)
(Bus travel: Poznan-Łodz (one way only!, a bus returns to Poznan Sunday evening) - Museum entries - special Art Museum program - city guided tour - lunch - one night accomodation, September 12/13)