The International Culture
Center (Miedzynarodowe Centrum Kultury) in Krakow has
its seat at 25 Rynek Glowny central square,
the Grand Square in the heart of the Old
Town historical district. It was founded in 1990 to
facilitate the intercourse between peoples of different
cultures. And ever since then its main field of interest has
been the cultural heritage
of the Central Europe.
scope of activities
International Culture Center engages in a wide range of
activities: from research to education to art presentation to
information services. Besides various conferences and numerous
publications there are such programs as the yearly College for
New Europe which has regularly brought young people to Krakow
from every part of Europe and the USA.
of the International Culture Center in Krakow
The House under
Ravens (Dom Pod Krukami),
home to the International Culture Center, was converted from two
medieval buildings in the late 19th century. It has underwent thorough
refurbishment in the early 2000s. Its conference hall
on the ground floor can seat some 200
and boasts the state-of-the-art equipment. Also the
International Culture Center's
art gallery upstairs has been enlarged.
years the gallery of the International Culture Center has been
known in Krakow as the venue for interesting and often highly
original exhibitions. Situated on the upper floor of the
Center's building at 25 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square) it is
accessible also to the disabled who may use a comfortable
gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 a.m. and 6
Krakow’s central Grand Square (Rynek
Glowny), the largest plaza of medieval Europe and
one of the world’s finest with its spectacular
landmarks, has remained the hub of the city since
the 13th century.
Temple of Fine Arts from the turn of the
Bulwark of the newest art.
Japan Culture and Technology Center
Fine example of the world's newest
architecture is the scene of numerous cultural
events, and most have something to do with Japan.
Poland's cult venue for high-brow
Century-old Bohemian hideout in its 1908
Art Noveau splendor.
for Jewish Culture
19th-century prayer house turned modern
cultural venue safeguards and presents heritage
of Poland’s Jews.
Almost perfect Renaissance Italian villa
shelters Krakow's European Academy.