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Exhibitions 2004

Sep 23- Oct 7 Warsaw Rising 44: documentary exhibition at the Seattle City Hall
Oct 2 Warsaw Rising 44, book exhibition at the Seattle Central Library
Sep 19 Warsaw Rising 44, book exhibition at the Polish Home
Sep 10-19 Warsaw Rising 44: documentary exhibition at the Polish Home
Aug 7-16 PHF exhibits Poles in Central Asia and Wiktor: the Art of Survival in Tacoma
May 6 - 31 Jagoda Sondej Photo Exhibition and the Artist's Night in Redmond
May 9 – 23 Siminski exhibition at St. Margaret’s
April 13 - June 12 Poles in Central Asia exhibition at the Polish Home and St. Margaret's Church
Oct 2, 1 - 5 pm: Warsaw Rising 44: book exhibition at the Seattle Central Library

The book exhibition 63 Days and Nights features books and albums as well as films in English and Polish about the Uprising with an advice how to obtain them. The exhibition has been organized by Hanna Gil of the Polish Book Club and is supported by the Polish Home Foundation.

The Foundation plans to donate books and DVDs to Seattle libraries, such as city and university libraries, to help educate American public about the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. Cash and book donations in support of this goal are welcome, contact: PHF.

 

Where: at the Seattle Central Library, by the Microsoft Auditorium (4th Ave floor), during the movie and lecture event, admission free

More: Hanna Gil, PHF website, Polish Book Club 

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Sep 23-Oct 7:  Warsaw Rising 44: exhibition at the Seattle City Hall

The same exhibition that goes on display at the Polish Home first is presented at the main lobby of the City Hall and is easily available for visiting. The main part of the documentary exhibition Warsaw Uprising 1944 consists of documentary photos, maps and text describing the stages and circumstances of the extraordinary 63-day struggle. It also pays tribute to the American airmen who died flying over Warsaw in September 1944. The main exhibition has been commissioned by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles and the additional exhibit prepared by K. Poraj-Kuczewski. The exhibition has been organized by Ryszard Kott and is supported by Polish Home Foundation, Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association and the City of Seattle.

Where: at the Seattle City Hall, 601 5th Avenue, Seattle, admission free

More: Ryszard Kott, more on Seattle events Polish News Seattle

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Sept 19, 1- 5 pm: Warsaw Rising 44: Book exhibition at the Polish Home

The book exhibition 63 Days and Nights features books and albums as well as films in English and Polish about the Uprising with an advice how to obtain them. The exhibition has been organized by Hanna Gil of the Polish Book Club and is supported by the Polish Home Foundation. The Foundation plans to donate books and DVDs to Seattle libraries to help educate American public about the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 and asks for donations supporting this goal.

 

Where: at the upper floor of the Polish Home, admission free

More: Hanna Gil, PHF website, Polish Book Club  

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Sep 10-19:  Warsaw Rising 44: documentary exhibition at the Polish Home

The main part of the documentary exhibition Warsaw Uprising 1944 consists of documentary photos, maps and text describing the stages and circumstances of the extraordinary 63-day struggle. It also pays tribute to the American airmen who died flying over Warsaw in September 1944. The main exhibition has been commissioned by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles; the additional exhibit is prepared by K. Poraj-Kuczewski. The exhibition has been organized by Ryszard Kott and supported financially by the Polish Home Foundation.

Where: at the Polish Home, Polish Home, admission free

More: Ryszard Kott, more on Seattle events Polish News Seattle  

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Aug 7 - 16:  PHF exhibits Poles in Central Asia & Wiktor ...  in Tacoma

In year 2000 - Services resumed in the renovated Polish Church in Tashkent

Two recent exhibits organized by the Polish Home Foundation can be viewed at the Parish Hall of Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church in Tacoma over the next two weekends:

  1. ‘Poles in Central Asia: Lives, Fates and Traces’, about Poles in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in 19c & 20c, prepared by Ewa and Krzysztof Poraj-Kuczewski based on archives of Dr. Olga Medvedeva

  2. 'Wiktor: the Art of Survival', about Wiktor Siminski, Silesian patriot, artist and survivor of nazi concentration camps, prepared by Teresa Malinowski and Ryszard Kott based on materials from documentary movie project produced by Julian Siminski.

Where: the upper floor of the Parish Hall, Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church, 3422 Portland Ave, Tacoma, (253) 272-5232

More: Exhibitions, Poles in Central Asia,  Wiktor: the Art of Survival

May 22, 6-9 pm - Jagoda Sondej Photo Exhibition and the Artist’s Night in Redmond

Fot. J. Sondej

 

Jagoda Sondej is a local artist whose photographs are on display at Jerzy's Coffee during the month of May. The exhibition features some 20 color as well as black and white photographs and represents her work from the last 5 years. Jagoda received a diploma from New York Institute of Photography and studied digital imaging and photography at College of DuPage, Illinois. Besides doing fine art photography, she runs a professional restoration and portrait studio, Yagoda Foto, in Kent. Organized by Jerzy’s and the Artist.

Where: Jerzy's Coffee, 16727 Redmond Way (behind Exxon at the split with Cleveland St coming from 520), in Redmond; the exhibition is available every day during Jerzy’s business hours, (425) 702-8575; admission free; admission to the Artist’s Night is also free.

More: exhibition http://www.polishnewsseattle.org/jagoda.htm, Jagoda Sondej:  jasosna@comcast.net, www.yagodafoto.com

May 9 – May 23 - Siminski exhibition at St. Margaret’s

Wiktor Siminski (1897-1966) was a Pole who was a veteran of the Silesian Uprisings and an artist who survived a Nazi camp at Sachsenhausen. The exhibition about his life and art as well as about a documentary movie project, ‘Wiktor: the Art of Survival’, will be on display at the Polish Parish in Seattle. It shows pictures of Wiktor’s art and as well as historical photos from the Sachsenhausen camp and from the period. The exhibition has been organized by Teresa Malinowski and Ryszard Kott and is supported by Polish Home Foundation.

Where: at the Parish Hall, St. Margaret’s Church,  3221 14th Ave W, Seattle, tel. (206) 282-1804; admission free

More: about Siminski, exhibition and the movie project at www.PolishHomeFoundation.org/Events.htm,

 

 

Fot: W. Siminski (1897-1966) as a veteran of the Haller's Army

 

Courtesy of the Siminski Family

 April 13 - June 12 - Poles in Central Asia exhibition at the Polish Home and St. Margaret's Church

In year 2000 - Services resumed in the renovated Polish Church in Tashkent

The exhibition ‘Poles in Central Asia: Lives, Fates, Traces’ presents fates of Poles migrating or deported to Central Asia since mid-19th  century, with a special focus on Stalin times and on gen. Anders and his army. It has been prepared by Ewa & Krzysztof Poraj-Kuczewski based on private archives of Dr. Olga Medvedeva and is supported by Polish Home Foundation. The exhibition is on display at the Polish Home in Seattle at the scene on the first floor.

Dr. Olga Medvedeva is a researcher, translator and a great friend of Poland based in Vancouver, BC. Since 2000, she’s been busy at newly accessible post-Soviet archives researching fates of Poles in Central Asia in 19c & 20c.

Where: The exhibition is on display until May 23 at the Polish Home in Seattle at the scene on the first floor, admission free. Later, May 23 - June 12 it will be displayed at the Polish Church, when the Parish Hall is open, free admission..

More: http://www.PolishHomeFoundation.org/events/Medvedeva.htm, Ewa & Krzysztof Poraj-Kuczewski, kpk1@prodigy.net

Foto courtesy of the Polish Home Foundation

   

© 2004 Ryszard Kott

Fot. 'Fountain" - Hanna Gil

Fot. "Seattle" - Ryszard Kwieciński