The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences 65th anniversary

2014 marked the 65th anniversary of the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IS PAN), founded in 1949 as the State Institute of Art (see the 65th Anniversary Overview - in Polish). IS PAN is  an inter-disciplinary research institution, whose responsibilities include research into and documentation of Polish art and artistic culture in the field of the fine arts and architecture, music, theatre, film and audiovisual art, taking into consideration the European and global context. 

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The international interdisciplinary conference entitled "Theatre and drama in prison. Prison in theatre and drama" will be held in Warsaw on 22nd-23rd November 2018. The conference is to be organized by the Department of History and Theory of Theatre of the Institute of Art at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Details: conference

Vacation Hours (July 2017):
Tue 9am-3.30pm

Closed Periods:
August 2017


Widzialność wyzwolona, Warszawa 2018, ISBN 978-83-65630-60-5.

The publication is available in open access within the book series "Library of Kwartalnik Filmowy".

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International Research Programmes

MusMig. Project leader: Prof. Vjera Katalinić (Zagrzeb), team leader: prof. Barbara Przybyszewska-Jarmińska

SoundMe. Kierownik projektu: prof. Karl Kügle (Utrecht), kierownik zespołu: dr hab. Paweł Gancarczyk prof. IS PAN