Discover Kraków Culture
From the Divine Comedy theatre festival to the musical feast served up by Opera Rara, from grand exhibitions in new museum spaces to intimate presentations of local artists – Kraków’s cultural life has no intention of hibernating!
The festive period abounds with culture as well as spirituality, with nativity scenes all around us, the merry Christmas market and the dazzling Three Kings Parade.
The Cracovian tradition of nativity scene-making was Poland’s first entry on UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List, and it boasts a popular competition for the most beautiful constructions exhibited at the Museum of Krakow; it also features the special project All Around Nativity Scenes, taking us on a trail of selected scenes illuminating shop and restaurant fronts all over the city.
The exhibition Toy Clinic, presented – where else? – at a former hospital takes us on another charming journey to childhood fascinations.
Wawel Royal Castle presents an exhibition of 31 paintings from its own collection and loaned by the National Museum in…
Cracovian nativity scenes once again set into the city space: the project prepared jointly by the Museum of Krakow and…
The latest permanent exhibition of the National Museum in Krakow, held in the former city granary at Sikorskiego Square, presents…
The international theatre festival presents the finest productions by Polish scenes from the last season. The audience gets a chance…
After a few years away, the post-competition nativity scene exhibition returns to the freshly renovated Krzysztofory Palace. The exhibition presents…
The Museum of Krakow invites us to the Krzysztofory Palace where history, magic and legend intertwine with contemporary daily life…
Poland’s largest review of the latest films from beyond our western border, covering myriad genres and topics explored by German…
The event resounds with rarely performed operas, frequently revived after years in obscurity. Capella Cracoviensis, organiser of the festival and…
Kraków’s long, rich history makes the entire city into a museum, but it is also constantly changing and evolving in response to the latest needs and challenges. The very concept of cultural heritage – which shapes Kraków’s identity – is fluid, since it means using the past to reach contemporary goals.