Play with Glass – European Glass Festival in Wrocław – 06.10.2014 – 19.10.2014

The festival's main exhibition: Animal Planet – curator: Anita Bialic

Wrocław – 13.10.2014 – 31.10.2014 – Wrocław Główny Station – Session Room
Łódź – 15.11.2014 – 13.12.2014 – City Art Gallery – Re: Medium Gallery – ul. Piotrkowska 113
Jelenia Góra – 31.01.2015 – 29.03.2014 – the Karkonosze Museum

Lucian Butucariu – Romania; Ned Cantrell – Great Britain/Denmark; Sigrún and Ólöf Einarsdóttir – Iceland;
Shige Fujishiro – Japan/Germany; Jesse Günther – Ireland; Karen Lise Krabbe – Denmark; Andrzej Kucharski – Poland;
Martine Luttringer – France; Martin Muranica – Slovakia; Inge Panneels – Belgium/Great Britain; Wojciech Peszko – Poland;
Mare Saare – Estonia; Janine Claudia Schimkat – the Netherlands; Stanisław Sobota – Poland; Ivana Šrámková – the Czech Republic; Margit M. Tóth – Hungary;Małgorzata ET BER Warlikowska – Poland

Programme:

6.10.2014 – Monday
2 pm – 5 pmMicrocosmos – Animal Planet – glass workshops – Young Offenders' Home of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland in Sadowice, ul. Szkolna 10, run by Anna Gałuszka and Jolanta Kasińska
6 pm – opening of the Beata Stankiewicz-Szczerbik exhibition, Several Emotional Self-Portraits – curator: Barbara Banaś  – National Museum in Wrocław, ul. Powstańców Warszawy 5
Exhibition open: 8.10.2014 – 31.10.2014

07.10.2014 – Tuesday
10 am – 12.30 pm – glass workshops in the kindergarten in Naratow, Niechlów municipality, Góra district, run by Anna Gałuszka

08.10.2014 – Wednesday
6 pm – opening of the Jerzy Chodurski exhibition, Glassware – Socato/Galeria na Solnym Gallery, Plac Solny 11
Exhibition open: 9.10.2014 – 18.10.2014

09.10.2014 – Tuesday
6 pm – opening of the Jens Gussek exhibition, Casual Reminder – BWA Wroclaw Ceramic and Glass Gallery, Plac gen.
T. Kościuszki 9/10
Exhibition open: 9.10.2014 – 29.10.2014

10.10.2014 – Friday
9 am – 12 noon – glass workshops in the City Public Library, ul. Wieczysta, for handicapped students of the Secondary School and Vocational School from the Special Education Centre no 11, ul. Kamienna 99, run by Anna Gałuszka
2 pm – 4.30 – glass workshops – Hobbit Foundation, ul. Połbina 1, Wrocław, run by Anna Gałuszka
4 pm – 6.30 pm – glass workshops – community centre in Walim, Wałbrzych district, run by Katarzyna Karbownik

11.10.2014 – Saturday
11 am – 1.30 pm – glass workshops – community centre in Niedźwiedzica, Walim municipality, Wałbrzych district – run by Katarzyna Karbownik

13.10.2014 – Monday
10 am – 1 pm the Wrocław Old Town Glass Trail walking tour and viewing of the glass windows and a visit to the Jens Gussek solo exhibition – BWA Glass and Ceramics Gallery, Kościuszki Square 9/10 – festival participants only
1 pm – 3 pm – Open House at the Glass Department of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław.
Visit to the studios of instructors at the Glass Department of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty – festival participants only
5 pm – opening of the main festival exhibition – Animal Planet – curator: Anita Bialic – Wrocław Główny Station, the Session Room
7 pm – opening of the Festival Debut exhibition – stíl(ə)lάɪf – Masami Hirohata – Japan – curator: Kama Wróbel – R46 Gallery, ul. Ruska 46c/6
Exhibition open: 14.10.2014 – 28.10.2014
8 pm – dinner for festival participants

14.10.2014 – Tuesday
10 am – 3 pm – Seminar featuring the participation of artists taking part in the Animal Planet Exhibition – E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, ul. Traugutta 19/21
12 noon – 12.30 pm – coffee break
4.30 pm – 5.30 pm – lunch served by the rector of the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław
5 pm – opening of the Beata Damian Speruda exhibition, Needlework for Personal Use – the main hall of the Centre for Applied Art. Centre for Innovation at the Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, ul. Traugutta 19/21
Exhibition open: 14.10.2014 – 24.10.2014
6 pm – opening of the Magdalena Pejga exhibition, Design by Pejga – M Odwach Gallery, ul. Świdnicka 38 A
Exhibition open: 14.10.2014 – 19.10.2014
7 pm – opening of the Igor Wójcik exhibition Alea iacta est – actual art gallery, ul. Jatki 12 – 13
Exhibition open: 15.10.2014 – 31.10.2014
8 pm – After Party – open meeting with festival participants – Cafe Mañana, ul. Św. Mikołaja 11

15.10.2014 – Wednesday
11 am – 5 pm – a trip to the Borowski Studio – for participants in the Animal Planet exhibition and invited guests
11 am – 1 pm – Open House at the Glass Department of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław
Visit to the studios of instructors at the Glass Department of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty
Collection point: the main hall of the Centre for Applied Art. Centre for Innovation at the Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, ul. Traugutta 19/21
6 pm – opening of the Mikrocosmos – Animal Planet exhibiton presenting works of glass workshops in the Young Offenders' Home of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland in Sadowice – curator: Jolanta Kasińska – Tkacka na Jatkach Gallery – Jatki 19 - 22
Exhibition open: 16.10.2014 – 19.10.2014
7 pm – opening of the Renata Pawlik-Kiebdój exhibition, Bestiarium, combined with a mini recital by Piotr Zioło – Versus Gallery, ul. Św. Mikołaja 54/55
Exhibition open: 16.10.2014 – 29.11.2014

16.10.2014 – Thursday
12 noon – 4 pmStudio Open Day – glass artists from Lower Silesia welcome visitors to their studios

17.10.2014 – Friday
12 noon – 3 pm – guided walking tour of exhibitions presenting glass art held in the European Glass Festival program
4 pm – 6.30 pm – glass workshops – community centre in Walim, the Wałbrzych district, run by Katarzyna Karbownik

18.10.2014 – Saturday
9 am – 6 pm the Glass Bus Project – a one-day excursion for children, disabled and pensioners to the Karkonosze Muzeum in Jelenia Góra with visits to the studios of artists involved in artistic glasswork and glassworks located in Lower Silesia
11 am – 1.30 – glass workshops – community centre in Niedźwiedzica, Walim municipality, Wałbrzych district – run by Katarzyna Karbownik

19.10.2014 – Sunday
12 noon – 2 pm – Glass in Urban Space – Wrocław Old Town Glass Trail walking tour
Collection point: "Zdrój" Fountain on the Market Square

Glass Window Contest: for students of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław for the design and construction of a shop window while the Festival is in progress. The rector of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design 
in Wrocław, Professor Piotr Kielan, will select what in his opinion are the most interesting and original window displays. 
The presentation of the prize, which he funded himself, will take place at the official opening of “Animal Planet”, the festival’s main exhibition, at Wrocław Główny Station, 13.10.2013, 5 pm.