Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Radical museology

Based on the experience of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Maciej Wołosiuk in his lecture introduces the history of the institution, its mission and ways of interaction with society. The lecture also devoted to innovative approaches to education, exhibition practice, working with the collection and archival documents.

Lecture by Maciej Wołosiuk

20 March, 2015
Melitopol, Ukraine


Maciej Wołosiuk – culture expert, researcher of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw that was founded in 2005, temporarily situated, and leads their activity, in modernist pavilion in the heart of the capital. The major goal of the Museum is to acquire a collection of artworks to be presented in the new building that is going to be built to 2020. The museum held an extensive educational program related to contemporary art – film screenings, lectures, meetings, discussions and workshops. These activities are dynamic and open to the public that consistently draws a lot of residents and visitors alike. The museum organizes numerous artistic events outside of the institution, invading with contemporary art in the current space of the city.

The lecture was a part of the project At the heart of community which is realized in the frame of TANDEM – Cultural Managers Exchange Ukraine is an initiative of the European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam) and MitOst (Berlin). The programme is implemented by MitOst and Insha Osvita (Kyiv), supported by the Federal Foreign Office (Berlin) in the framework of Dialogue for Change.