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  • Cultural Heritage
    The Bielsko Gallery is one of the best public galleries of contemporary art in Poland, operating since 1960. It presents and promotes modern art through the exhibitions of works by Polish and foreign artists, theme exhibitions, film and performance festivals, international artist residencies, happenings in urban space and concerts. Since 1962, a nationwide competition for painters known as Painting Biennale “ Bielsko Autumn” has been organized as well as a competition for curators. It also conducts educational and publishing activities. It collects pieces of modern art.
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    While in the area of Bielsko-Biala, we can visit, among others, the village of Rudzica, located several miles from the city center. In the village, there is a gallery of Florian Kohut, a local artist painter. The main theme of his works is nature in his surrounding and scarecrows. Apart from the gallery, which attracts visitors from home and abroad, there is an exhibition of scarecrows, and every year, at the end of May, the Day of the Scarecrow is held, accompanied by a parade and a competition.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The Stables of the Prince of Pless are one of the many attractions of the town, which after a complete renovation has regained luster in the twenty-first century. The complex of buildings consisting of proper stables, a coach house, garages and a riding school is located slightly northeast of the palace. These facilities were built (mostly) the historizing styles in the second half of the nineteenth century. Unfortunately, the building of riding arena was "modernized" in the communist era, when it was adapted to a sports hall.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Muzeum Beskidzkie im. Andrzeja Podżorskiego w Wiśle znajduje się w samym centrum tej wypoczynkowej miejscowości, blisko placu Bogumiła Hoffa. Od początku istnienia mieści się w jednym z najładniejszych obiektów zabytkowych Wisły, czyli XVIII-wiecznej, murowanej karczmie. Głównym celem działalności muzeum jest gromadzenie i prezentowanie dorobku kulturalnego górali Beskidu Śląskiego. Obok Muzeum ulokowano Enklawę Budownictwa Drewnianego.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Adam Małysz is already regarded one of the legends of Polish sports. In Wisła, which is the home town of this ski jumper, there is a real find for every fan. This is the Adam Małysz Gallery of Sports Trophies. In a few rooms of the building at 48a 1 Maja Street, Crystal Balls of the four-time World Cup winner, medals of the World Championships and the Olympic Games, trophies, sports equipment, a ski suit, and memorabilia of the champion form Wisła are on display.
  • Cultural Heritage
    In Łączka, a small village located in Cieszyn Silesia, there is a gallery of sculptures and paintings of Andrzej Klimowski, a highlander born in Nowy Targ, and brought up in one of the settlements of the man who, after moving to Skoczów discovered his artistic soul. In the gallery, we can see interesting carvings and wood reliefs, paintings, and a regional chamber of old appliances and tools.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Węgierska Górka
    In 2009, six monumental wooden sculptures of robbers were erected at the promenade in Węgierska Górka, forming the so-called Alley of Brigands. It is a reminder and an original promotion of brigand traditions, closely connected with the history of the region. The sculptures form a gallery, which is unique in Poland, of the characters of the famous brigands and presents the history of brigandage in the lands of Żywiec. The sculptures were by folk artists who came to the Beskids from all over Poland.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Istebna, one of the most popular holiday destinations, has been lucky to host distinguished guests who - attracted by her beauty - remained here for their whole life, enriching local culture. This was the case of Ludwik Konarzewski Sr., a prominent artist, who started his family’s relationships with Istebna. We can learn more about the history and work of this extraordinary family by visiting their home workshop and gallery located on the hill of Bucznik. On the premises, there is a wooden chapel of the Konarzewski family built in 1923 as a votive offering for the return from Siberia.
  • Cultural Heritage
    The Gallery of the History of Jastrzębie Zdrój is the best place to learn about the history of this young city. The Gallery was set up in 2002, but since 2010, it has been housed in the former Baths II, a more appropriate place. Here, you can see permanent and temporary exhibitions. The exhibitions include the local history of coal mining and the presentation of the interior of a traditional Silesian kitchen.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Empire palace in Frysztat (Karwina, Czech Republic) former was a wooden Gothic castle founded by the Piast princes of nearby Cieszyn. Frysztat became the second residence of the dynasty after Cieszyn itself. In 1792 Frysztat was bought by the Count of Larisch-Mönnich. The palace was to remain in their hands until 1945. The Frysztat castle was an example of the pure Empire style. In front of the main building was built an ornamental park. In 1997 the object was renovated and opened to the public. Inside the palace is one of the most marvellous library across the Czech Republic. In the neighborhood is located the old town and parkland area with rare species of trees.