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 Art Auction Refugees Welcome 2020 - Friends of the Museum

Art Auction Refugees Welcome 2020

  • Art Auction Refugees Welcome 2020

This unique event combines culture with aid to migrants. Taking place during a pandemic this year’s auction has acquired special significance. 

Today, refugees and migrants in Poland face particularly difficult circumstances. Many have lost their jobs and livelihoods, could not move due to closed borders, and do not have a support network in Poland. Before the pandemic, Ocalenie Foundation was asked for food aid only by a few people a month, since the outbreak it has helped 571 individuals in need.

The Auction will take place online 13/09 at 17:00. The Catalogue is available on the Museum website. Texts on all works are available on Facebook (in Polish).

Pre-Auction exibition will be open from 17:00 to 19:00 on Monday 7/09 through Friday 11/09 and from 10:00 to 18:00 on Saturday 12/09.

Curated tours will take place on Tuesday 8/09 and Thursday 10/09 at 19:30 and on Saturday 12/09 at 18:30. Please register at: towarzystwo@artmuseum.pl due to space limits.

The tours will be presented by Magda Lipska, a Curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and by Max Cegielski, a culture promoter, journalist, author, radio and tv presenter, explorer. 

To bid, please contact us at our email towarzystwo@artmuseum.pl or by registering at Artinfo. The Auction will be live streamed on Facebook. 
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- The proceeds from the Auction will go to Refugees Welcome Polska and Centrum Pomocy Cudzoziemcom, run by Fundacja Ocalenie.
- Organizers: Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Ocalenie Foundation, Friends of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.
- Graphic design: Jan Diehl Michałowski; font design: Zofia Janina Borysiewicz.