From 26 to 28 August, the Museum employees, Monika Sobczak from the Department of Education and Exhibitions and Piotr Jędorowicz from the Department of Collections and Conservation participated in the second edition of a museum seminar organised by the Tadeusz Kantor Museum's Documentation and Regional History Centre in Wielopole Skrzyńskie.
During this year’s event, entitled “Historie nielokalne” [Nolocal Stories], the Museum employees delivered a lecture "The fate of Major Józef Jarecki – painter and prisoner-of-war (from Szufnarowa)", i.e. a prisoner of the oflags VI E Dorsten and VI B Dössel. The presentation was met with great interest. Unexpectedly, the delivered lecture made it possible to make contact with the family of Major Józef Jarecki.
The seminar provided an opportunity to exchange work experiences and present the achievements of museum professionals from all over Poland. The attendees participated in art and folk music workshops. The seminar was visited by important persons in the museum environment, including Prof. Jan Święch, an ethnologist and anthropologist of culture and a lecturer in postgraduate museum studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and educator of many generations of museum workers, as well as Bogdan Kaczmar, director of the District Museum in Rzeszów and president of the Podkarpacie Branch of the Association of Polish Museum Professionals, which held the honorary patronage over the event.
Congratulations to the “Kantorówka Centre” staff!