The exhibition, of which the Polish History Museum is one of the partners, presents on a dozen or so panels the war waged since February by Russia against Ukraine: the incredible atrocities committed by Russian soldiers in the occupied territories, the heroism of the defenders and the origins of the onslaught. It shows how Putin’s authoritarian regime has gradually destroyed democracy and freedom of speech in Russia and pursued a policy of rebuilding an empire along the lines of the Soviet Union.
An End to a Great Epic: after 83 Years Paintings by Members of St Luke’s Brotherhood Return to Poland
Thanks to the long-standing efforts of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the personal involvement of the Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Culture and National Heritage Professor Piotr Gliński, this summer - after 83 years - a series of seven paintings by members of St Luke’s Brotherhood and four tapestries by Mieczysław Szymański will return to Poland. On 4 May 2022, an agreement was signed at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, USA, under which the works of the former will become part of the Polish History Museum’s collection.
Debate Ukraine and the Borders of the West
The Polish History Museum invites you to its YouTube channel to watch a debate entitled Ukraine and the Borders of the West.
Bronisław Geremek: from history to politics. On the 90th anniversary of his birthday
Bronisław Geremek was a man of many passions: history and politics were the most important among them. His political achievements are much more noticeable because of their social impact and significance for the Polish state. Geremek embodied the successes of the foreign policy of post-1989 Poland: the country’s accession to NATO and the European Union. Both his competence and achievements in this area were related to his prime passion - history.
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