Krakow

Wandering Townsfolk | Citizens of Nowa Huta

Mar 28 - Oct 13 2019       Os. Centrum E 1
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Nowa Huta was created as a response of the Socialist government which had encountered substantial resistance to their new regime from middle-class residents of Kraków. To "correct the class imbalance", the authorities commenced building a satellite industrial city to attract people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds to the region, mainly peasants and the working-class. Hence the ideal city for Socialist propaganda was created, populated primarily by industrial workers and often by the same people who were displaced from the surrounding villages. The exhibition focuses on the story of contemporary residents of Nowa Huta, particularly people living in the 1990s when Poland was undergoing a profound transformation of its social, economic and political structures while transitioning from a centralized to a market economy.
 

Date

Venue

Open 10:00-17:00. Closed Mon. Mar 28 2019 - Oct 13 2019
Nowa Huta Museum
Os. Centrum E 1
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Price/Additional Info

Tickets 8/11zł

Website

www.muzeumkrakowa.pl/ www.facebook.com/muzeumkrakowa/
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