Tours

Experience Poland Tours based on a lifetime of living in, working and travelling to Poland.

4 – 15 May 2017*

Tour highlights:

Private guided tour of  the Baltic Miniature Textiles, Museum City of Gdynia. Meeting the Exhibition’s key’s visionaries. Immersion and exploration of the Baltic Coast. Visiting home of the largest textile exhibition in the world, the International Textile Exhibition, City of Łódz. Private tour of National Museum’s Textile Archives. Exploring traditional textile designs and patterns. Networking with locals, artists, artisans and creative businesses.  Home stay experience; working with local linen and amber workshop. Sightseeing and travelling through key geographical regions and Polish, unique landscapes. All prices included.

 

19 September – 1st October 2017

Tour highlights:

Visiting home of Baltic Miniatures exhibition, Museum City of Gdynia. Immersing in the biggest textile museum and home of contemporary textile art, City of Łódz. Discovering different Poland’s regions and their folk art and designs. Networking with locals, artists, artisans and creative businesses; home stay experience. Working with local natural fibre – linen and national treasurer – amber. All prices included.

Inclusions:

Mazovia Region Offering

  • Warsaw: Folk Design Museum, National Museum’s Textile Archives, Old Town
  • World’s biggest Textile Museum, City of Lodz
  • Networking with local and internationally known artists; creative workshops (clay and textiles)
  • Creative and textile theme shopping experiences
  • Home stay experience

Krakow Offering

  • Old Town: Wawel Castle’s Textile Arrases, Oriental Collection, Jewish District
  • Tatra Mountain trip/ Exposure to the traditional designs, styles and artwork; local food
  • Tatra Mountain Spring Waters experience
  • Networking opportunity with local textile and fibre artists (Krakow and Zakopane)
  • Personal time to explore and experience the city’s vibrant history, cultural and artisan sites
  • Private Traditional Pierozki Gourmet Cooking Class
  • Artisan and private shopping at wearable art gallery

Silesia Region Offering

  • Visiting a cultural hub on a former underground deep coal mining site – Silesia Museum; focus on contemporary textiles, fibre art, printing and installations
  • Traditional Silesian food and hospitality
  • Studio visit – local textile/batic practicing artist

Far East Region – Lublin Offering

  • Insights into linen fibre processing and production
  • Local vibrant art scene
  • Lublin Castle – textile collections; styles, designs and patterns of the region

Baltic Coast Offering

  • Networking opportunities at Museum of City of Gdynia, a home of International Miniature Textile Collection, Baltic Miniatures
  • Old Town – Gdansk,  Amber Museum, Art gallery/workshop site visit – amber and silversmith jeweller
  • Baltic coast – City of Sopot
  • Creative workshop using linen fibre and amber
  • Home stay experience, including home cooked meal and refreshment
  • Networking opportunities with performing artists

 

*Optional opportunity to visit remote, far east of part of Poland and its remarkable last European native bushland and its wild life.