If you want inspiration and a unique experience, you will want to attend the Open Eyes Art Festival from November 7-23, 2023. Six weeks of a wealthy art program will showcase the latest trends and talents in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, film and music. Open Eyes Art Festival is an opportunity to experience the work of more than 100 artists from Poland and abroad, who will present their works in various locations in Krakow. You can enjoy exhibitions, projects, art auctions, panel discussions, conferences, film screenings and meetings with artists. There will also be attractions for children and young people, such as workshops, games and competitions. Some of the events are free of charge, while tickets must purchased for others. For a detailed Open Eyes Art Festival program, visit the festival’s website.
If you decide to visit Krakow …
When visiting Poland’s former capital, don’t limit yourself to only the well-known and popular tourist attractions. Krakow has many interesting, but mostly known to locals, places worth discovering:
- Remu Synagogue – is one of the oldest and most beautiful synagogues in Krakow, located in Kazimierz. You can admire historic furnishings like the Aron ha-Kodesh and the Bima. In the courtyard is a Jewish cemetery from the 16th century, where precious matzevot have been preserved.
- MuFo Museum of Photography – is a museum dedicated to the history and art of photography, located in a historic wooden shooting range from the 19th century. Here, you will see an exhibition on the history of portraiture and temporary exhibitions showcasing various photographic genres and styles.
- Rydlówka – is the former manor house of the Tetmajer and Rydel families in Bronowice Małe, which was the setting of the famous “Wedding” by Stanislaw Wyspianski. In Rydlówka, you will see memorabilia of the play’s characters and a documentary film about the life and work of Lucjan Rydel.
Krakow is a city that impresses with both its tradition and modernity. It is also easily accessible from different parts of Poland by coach, a safe and comfortable transportation. Plan your trip to Krakow with our search engine if you want to spend an unforgettable time full of art and culture.