Play with Glass – European Glass Festival in Wrocław – 18.10.2019 – 10.11.2019


Main exhibition – Beauty and His Beast – curator: Anita Bialic 

Wrocław – 21.10.2019 – 10.11.2019 – Wrocław Central Train Station – Session Room – ul. Piłsudskiego 105
Legnica – 19.12.2019 – 01.02.2020 – Art Gallery in Legnica – Plac Katedralny 1
Łódź – 06.02.2020 – 07.03.2020 – City Art Gallery – Re:Medium Gallery – ul. Piotrkowska 113
Jelenia Góra – 14.03.2020 – 10.05.2020 – the Karkonosze Museum – ul. Matejki 28

Tamás Ábel – Hungary; Simone Crestani – Italy; Merle Kannus – Estonia; Alison Lowry – Ireland; Alena Matĕjka – Czech Republic; Joanna Manousis – UK;  Richard Meitner – USA / Netherlands; Artis Nimanis – Latvia; Yoshiko Okada – Japan / France; Tanja Pak – Slovenia; Nataliya Vladychko – Ukraine / Netherlands; Lars Widenfalk – Sweden; Iwona Demko, Dąbrówka Ida Huk, Antonina Joszczuk, Marzena Krzemińska-Baluch – Poland 

PROGRAMME

18.10.2019 – Friday
6 pm
– opening of the Masters of Polish Glass Art. 1949 – 2019 exhibition – curators: Justyna Wierzchucka, Adam Włodarczyk – Legnica – Art Gallery in Legnica – RING Gallery, Rynek 12
Stanisław Borowski; Jerzy Chodurski; Małgorzata Dajewska; Jan Drost; Pati Dubiel; Zbigniew Horbowy; Ludwik Kiczura; Marzena Krzemińska-Baluch; Kazimierz Pawlak; Sebastian Pietkiewicz; Aleksander Puchała; Monika Rubaniuk; Wszewłod Sarnecki; Jerzy Słuczan-Orkusz; Henryk Albin Tomaszewski; Eryka Trzewik-Drost; Regina Włodarczyk-Puchała; Czesław Zuber
Exhibition open: 18.10.2019 – 16.11.2019

19.10.2019 – Saturday
6 pm – 8 pm
– opening of the Close-up of GLASS exhibition – Pod Ciśnieniem, ul. Sudecka 96
Maria Bednarczyk; Joanna Bujak; Klaudia Dobek; Natalia Dzidowska; Katarzyna Gemborys; Sebastian Janicki; Natalia Komorowska; Aleksandra Kujawska; Joanna Kamila Kwiecień; Jakub Kwarciński; Julia Lashina; Petra Molnárová; Kamila Mróz; Joanna Muzyka; Jagoda Nowak-Bieganowska; Katarína Pozorová; Max Reroń; Adam Włodarczyk
Exhibition open: 19.10.2019 – 30.10.2019, Monday – Sunday: 3 pm – 7 pm

20.10.2019 – Sunday
9 am – 8 pm –  Glass Picnic – a study trip for invited artists taking part in the EGF exhibitions, journalists, representatives of galleries and institutions involved in organizing the EGF events: Legnica – visiting Masters of Polish Glass Art. 1949 – 2019 exhibition in the Art Gallery; Jelenia Góra – visiting the historical and contemporary glass collection in the Karkonosze Museum; Tomaszów Bolesławiecki – visiting the Borowski Studio, and meeting with Stanisław Borowski, the Borowski Studio's founder, honoured with a title Doctor Honoris Causa of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław

21.10.2019 – Monday 
10 am – 11.00 am
– visit to the studios at the Glass Department of the Faculty of Ceramics and Glass, E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design – festival participants only
11 am – 4 pm – seminar featuring the participation of artists taking part in the Beauty and His Beast exhibition Glass in Modern Art – Centre for Applied Art. Centre for Innovation, IV floor, hall 410 – E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, ul. Traugutta 19/21
1 pm – 1.30 pm – coffee break / opening of the X-ray exhibition – Magdalena Wodarczyk – Centre for Applied Arts. Centre for Innovation – E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design, ul. Traugutta 19/21
Exhibition open: 21.10.2019 – 10.11.2019
4 pm – 5 pm – lunch – Festival participants only
6 pmopening of the MAIN FESTIVAL EXHIBITION Beauty and His Beast – Wrocław Główny Station, the Session Room, I floor
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019, Tuesday – Friday, Sunday: 12 noon – 7 pm / Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm
8 pm – opening of the FESTIVAL DEBUT exhibition – BubblesKristína Ligačová – Arttrakt Gallery, ul. Ofiar Oświęcimskich 1
Exhibition open: 20.10.2019 – 09.11.2019

22.10.2019 – Tuesday 
11 am – 1.30 pm
– a visit to the Royal Palace – Historical Museum in Wrocław – for the guests of the Festival
3 pm – 4 pm – presentation of the Venice Funeral Boat multimedia object – Beata Stankiewicz-Szczerbik / author's lecture about stained glass windows with a tour of the church – the Rectory Church of St. Matthias (Kościół Rektoralny św. Macieja), Plac Nankiera 17a
4 pm – 5 pm – opening of the BETWIXT exhibition – Brent Cole – MOYA Gallery, ul. Księcia Witolda 2
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 03.11.2019
5pm – 7 pm – BB Gallery / ART and PRINTS Gallery / Tętno Gallery / Versus Gallery – ul. Jatki
Best Served Gold Krista Israel – BB Gallery
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019
Wedding BouquetsMaria Gogola – ART and PRINTS Gallery
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019
Pulled and BentPiotr Stramski – Tętno Gallery
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019
Modus OperandiPati Dubiel – Versus Gallery
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019
7 pm – 8 pm – opening of the Florentine Syndrome exhibition – Brothers de la Torre – SIC! Gallery BWA Wrocław, Plac Kościuszki 9–10 – exhibition partner: Gent Glass
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 07.12.2019
8 pm – 9 pm – opening of the Cuddling exhibition – Marta Wojciechowska – Vivid Gallery, Plac Kościuszki 4
Exhibition open: 22.10.2019 – 10.11.2019

23.10.2019 – Wednesday
11 am – 2 pm – visit to Hala Stulecia (Centennial Hall) – UNESCO World Heritage Centre – Ostrów Tumski – Słodowa Island – for Festival guests only
3 pm – 4 pm – visit to the Tomasz Urbanowicz Gallery – Archiglass, ul. Pasterska 3a
5 pm – 6 pmmeeting with the Brothers de la Torre – SIC! Gallery BWA Wrocław, Plac Kościuszki 9–10
6 pm – 7 pm – opening of the Between Light and Shadow exhibition – Ryszard Więckowski – Mia ART GALLERY, Plac Solny 11
Exhibition open: 23.10.2019 – 03.11.2019
7 pm – 8 pm – opening of the In-Sight exhibition – Mikuláš Starý – TYC ART Gallery, ul. Ruska 46 a
Exhibition open: 23.10.2019 – 03.11.2019

24.10.2019 – Thurstday
12 noon – 4 pm – glass workshops – galleries on Jatki, artists' studios – registration: jatki@galeriabb.com

25.10.2019 – Friday
3 pm – 6 pm – guided walking tour of exhibitions presenting glass art held in the European Glass Festival program – meeting point: the Session Room, I floor at the exhibition Beauty and His Beast

26.10.2019 – GLASS SATURDAY
12 noon – 2 pm – Glass in Urban Space – Wrocław Old Town Glass Trail walking tour – run by: Tomasz Urbanowicz – meeting point: at Jatki at Galeria BB
12 noon – 6 pm – meetings with artists in galleries, workshops and in the Session Room
4 pm – 6 pm – workshops on glass techniques for passengers waiting for the train at the Wrocław Central Train Station – run by: Anna Gałuszka – hall in front of the Session Room, 1st floor, ul. Piłsudskiego 105

GLASS DISPLAY CONTEST: for students of the Ceramics and Glass Faculty of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław for the design and construction of a shop window during the Festival. The rector of the E. Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Professor Piotr Kielan, will select the most interesting and original exhibition window in his opinion.
The presentation of the prize, which he funded himself, will take place at the official opening of the Beauty and His Beast exhibition.

GLASS IN WROCŁAW’S URBAN SPACE
Continuing the inventory of the glass artwork in the Wrocław’s urban space – in city’s public buildings and churches, and on its squares and streets.