On May 18, we recall the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II – a pope from Poland. We decided to celebrate this anniversary with an on-line exhibition discussing the 14th encyclical of John Paul II. In view of the ongoing pandemic, we have chosen the online version of the exhibition. Exhibition […]
Dear Visitors, Please be advised that until June 7th, 2020 , the Polish Museum in Rapperswil remains closed to visitors. The library and archive will be closed. Querying also remains suspended. The aim is to stop the spread of SARS-COV-2 coronavirus. We apologize for any inconvenience. Team of the Polish Museum in Rapperswil
The museum took the honorary patronage of an organized scientific conference of young Polish scientists gathered in the Polonium Foundation. Science: Polish Perspectives (SPP) events connect Polish scientific diaspora all over the world. By bringing SPP events to this community, Polonium Foundation is hoping to better understand it, connect its members and give them a […]
Dear Visitors, We would like to inform you that in March the Polish Museum in Rapperswil will be open to visitors every Saturday and Sunday from 13.00 – 17.00 We warmly invite you this coming Sunday, March 1. Photo credit: Stanisław Pawłowski
Reduced opening hours From November until December you can visit us every Saturday and Sunday from 1 till 5 pm.
Saturday, 16th November at 18.00 Knights’ Hall, Polish Museum in Rapperswil Free entrance Fryderyk Chopin’s nocturnes Berne University students in the piano class of prof. Tomasz Herbut and Pavel Yeletski (assistant) Program: Nocturne e-Moll op.posth. (1827, 1828/30; Andante) Nocturne cis-Moll op.posth. (1830; Lento con gran espressione) Joanna Zdebska Trois Nocturnes op.9 (vor 1832) b-Moll (Larghetto) […]
Veranstaltungen 9. November – 1. December 2019 Saturday, 9th November, at 16.00 VERNISSAGE Vernissage of Polish artists: Monika Jurkiewicz www.albekant.com Małgorzata Kulczyk Ewa Metelska www.metelska.ch Magdalena Zając www.zajac.ch More info >>>
Museum will be closed on Saturday, September 28th. We apologise for any inconvenience.
The Surrealist Art Exhibition: August 29th – October 6th 2019 Meeting with the artist: 26th September, Thursday at 6 pm. Rafal Olbinski immigrated to the United States in 1981, where he soon established himself as a prominent painter, illustrator and designer. For his artistic achievements, he has received more than 150 awards including Gold […]
Exhibition opening: September 26, 2019 at 5 pm We invite you to the Polish Museum in Rapperswil to the opening of the photographic exhibition “The future of Rapperswil” in the photographic lens of Wojciech Walkiewicz prepared by the “Glass House” Education and Culture Center in Ciekoty. The program of the meeting also includes a presentation […]
Lublin, 14 – 18 September 2019 XLI Permanent Conference of Polish Museums, Archives and Libraries in the West Program of the conference >>> (website in Polish) The Permanent Conference of Polish Museums, Archives and Libraries in the West (MABPZ) was founded in 1979 at the Polish Museum in Rapperswil. It is an organization of Polish […]
We invite you to watch our profile on You Tube, where video footage from events at the Polish Museum is posted. The profile is led by Rafał Solis, who films and make video relations.
June 29th – August 26th, 2019 Vernissage: 29th of June, 2019, at 4 pm Curator of exhibition: Anna Tomczak Hanna Gordziałkowska-Weynerowska, pseud. Kali (1918-1998) – one of the most significant Polish contemporary painters operating with great success outside the country. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in the studio of […]
June 5th at 6 pm Host: Ilma Rakusa, writer, Zürich Free entrance Tadeusz Dąbrowski – born on in 1979. Poet, essayist, critic, editor of the literary bimonthly magazine Topos. Artistic director of the European Poet of Freedom festival. On Radio Gdańsk he co-hosts a poetic program. First, poems. He published, among others in: Tygodnik Powszechny, […]
Exhibition: 7th May – 8th June Daily from 1 to 5 pm Vernissage of the exhibition: (free entrance) Saturday, 18 May 2019, 6 pm Painter, globetrotter, storyteller – Martha Kolodziej lives her dream. Growing up in Poland and working in France for many years, the artist finds a new source of inspiration in the Bernese […]
Early works from the Second World War of Tadeusz Wojnarski (1922-1999) POLISH MUSEUM IN RAPPERSWIL CASTLE After being released after nearly two years of agonizing Soviet captivity, he joined the 2nd Polish Corps under General Władysław Anders. During the military training in the Middle East and the front operations in Italy he created an impressive […]
On August 16th 1868, on the 100th anniversary of forming the Bar Confederation by Polish magnates in Rapperswil by Lake Zurich, an impressive monument in the form of a column was unveiled, called the Bar Column, the Polish Column of Liberty or, in short, the Polish Column. It was founded by count Władysław Plater, Polish […]
The Eisscollection constitutes documents discovered several years after the war, belonging to Rabbi Chaim Eiss (1876-1943). This Zurich merchant from Ustrzyk, one of the leaders of the Orthodox Agudat Yisrael movement, was a member of the Bern Group, which under the direction of the Polish envoy (ambassador) Aleksander Ładoś, forged Latin American passports to save […]