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Godziny otwarcia:
Saturday12:00-18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00-19:00
Wednesday 11:00-19:00
Thursday 11:00-17:00
Friday 11:00-19:00
Saturday 12:00-18:00
Sunday 12:00-18:00
Godziny otwarcia:
Saturday10:00-18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Wednesday 11:00-19:00
Thursday 10:00-17:00
Friday 10:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 12:00-17:00
Godziny otwarcia:
Saturday 12:00-18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00-19:00
Wednesday 11:00-19:00
Thursday 11:00-17:00
Friday 11:00-19:00
Saturday 12:00-18:00
Sunday 12:00-18:00
Godziny otwarcia:
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Wednesday 11:00-19:00
Thursday 10:00-17:00
Friday 10:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 12:00-17:00
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The purchase of Benin bronzes

Benin bronzes that once belonged to rulers and officials.

The collection consists of 28 bronze objects (18 single and 5 pairs) from the Kingdom of Benin, made with the lost-wax casting technique. The collection concerns court culture and presents figural depictions and heirlooms that symbolized power and the kingdom. The objects were purchased from the Bojarski family. All the objects were inventories and described by Ryszard Bojarski in the 1970s and 1980s, during his stay in Nigeria. Studies show that the oldest of the acquisitions come from the 18th century.

Ryszard Bojarski was the chief geologist of the Kadun province. Thanks to his business trips he was able to learn about the region’s culture and art. The acquisition expanded the National Ethnographic Museum’s collection. In the future it will be presented on a permanent exhibition devoted to African cultures. Until the exhibition is organized, some of the objects are presented as a part of the “Usual – unusual” exhibition.

Subsidized by the Ministry of Culture and funds from The Office of the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship.

10.12 - 31.12.2022
Wystawa

Here and There

15.03 - 26.06.2022
Wystawa

New Inuit Art