ZAMEK Culture Centre

ANTONI GAUDÍ – EXHIBITION


Antoni Gaudí is considered one of the most outstanding, recognised and admired figures in the history of art.

Genius architect, visionary, an "enchanter of architecture". His modernistic, borderline revolutionary architectural concepts and exceptional talent stirred, and continue to do so, huge emotions. The exhibition will consist of approx. 150 museum pieces (plans, models, drawings, sculptures, furniture, architectural elements, ceramics, photographs, video, mapping), from Spanish public and private collections.

This is the first comprehensive presentation of the Spanish architect's achievements in Poland and the largest one in Europe. Join us for a walk through Gaudí's astonishing world: from the La Obrera Mataronense cooperative project, through the Güell Palace and the Calvet, Batlló and Milà houses, to the Sagrada Família – his most famous work.

 

Accompanying programme

The exhibition is accompanied by a comprehensive educational programme (lectures, meetings, workshops, guided tours, lessons for schools). We explore the phenomenon of Barcelona – the city where the artist used to work, and the historical sources of his inspiration. We will take a closer look into Gaudí's contemporary legacy and what we can learn from him today. For schools, we have prepared special workshops and lessons.

We would also like to invite you to our accompanying exhibitions, which are available in the open spaces of the Castle. The first will show a selection of architectural drawings of the construction and numerous alterations of the Imperial Castle, created over the decades of the building's existence, while the second will provide an opportunity to reflect on the relationship of the natural world to art and architecture, taking photographs of insects as a starting point.

 

For more information on the accompanying programme, accessibility and tickets, please go to the exhibition website through the green link below:

 

Exhibition accessibility

A large part of the accompanying programme is accessible to deaf and hearing-impaired visitors: some lectures are translated into PJM (the Polish sign language) and all recorded lectures are subtitled. For visually impaired and blind visitors, the exhibition includes tactile objects and audio descriptions. The pre-guide will allow people on the autism spectrum to experience the exhibition in a comfortable way. People with mobility difficulties will be able to use mobile seats that can also be used for support. The whole exhibition will take place in spaces without thresholds or narrow passages which could render movement difficult for wheelchair users, for example. A guided tour for deaf, visually impaired and blind people is available for booking.

 

exhibition curator: Charo Sanjuán Gómez

Exhibition open in the Exhibition Hall and the spaces of the West Wing of the Castle

Tuesday to Sunday between 12 a.m. to 8 p.m.

School tours: Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. (by appointment)

tickets: PLN 30 (normal), PLN 25 (reduced)*, PLN 20 (group, for more than 15 people)

reduced tickets are available for children under 15, schoolchildren, students, pensioners and veterans

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Organisers: ZAMEK Culture Centre in Poznań, the City of Poznań, Aurea Cultura i Art

Honorary patronage: Embassy of Spain in Poland, Mayor of Poznań,

Exhibition partners: Veolia, NH Poznań

Media patrons: RMF Classic, Anywhere, WTK, epoznan.pl, Radio Afera, Onet

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Graphic with the visual identity of the exhibition. Against a yellow and orange background, in the very centre, there is an outline of one of Gaudí's most famous projects: Sagrada Familia. On it - a large white inscription: Gaudí. The name of the architect is inscribed on the crowning of one of the towers. On the right, there are the dates of the exhibition, and on the side on the left - the name of the author of the identification, Ewa Hejnowicz.

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