26-08 10-12.2017

12 Baltic Meetings Illustrators

Old Town Hall

12th Baltic Meetings of Illustrators. POLISH PICTURE BOOK.

We invite you to the next Baltic Meetings of Illustrators. This year's edition will focus on a Polish Picture Book.
The title of POLISH PICTURE BOOK SCHOOL refers to such phenomena as the Polish School of Illustration, the Polish Poster School or the Polish Film School, pointing directly to the high artistic level of this genre in Polish contemporary art.
Lovers of book design will be introduced not only to the latest achievements, but also to the development of this art from the 1950s to the present day.

Children and adults are invited to the exhibition, meetings with artists and workshops.


26th October- 8th December 2017

It presents about 100 books, published in recent years and those no longer available on the Polish market. Lovers of picture books will find here their favourite authors - from Józef Wilkon, Bohdan Butenko, Janusz Stanny, Adam Kilian, as well as Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielińscy, Marta Ignerska, Agata Królak and Aleksandra Cieślak. 

The opening on 26th October at 7 p. m.
The exhibition is open: 10.00-18.00, admission free


26th October 2017

5.30 p.m.
Everything about.... Polish picture books.

POLISH PICTURE BOOK SCHOOL  is a guide and an album in one! The publication presents achievements of Polish Picture Book from the 1950s to the present day. It contains reproductions of selected picture books and texts about historical development and also artistic contexts of presented works and biographical notes of authors

MEETINGS WITH ARTISTS: (registration https://bsi2017.evenea.pl/)

27th October 2017

1.15 p.m. Institute of Pedagogy, University of Gdańsk, Bażyńskiego 4 str.
Meeting with illustrator Aleksandra Cieślak

6.00 p.m
Meeting with collector and painter Anna Suwała

28th October 2017

11.00 a.m.
Meeting with graphic designer Piotr Młodożeniec

WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN (Registration https://bsi2017.evenea.pl/)

27th October 2017

10.00 a.m. - Marianna Oklejak (6+)
12.00 a.m. - Monika Hanulak (6+)

28th October 2017

10.00 a.m. - Aleksandra Cieślak (10+)
1.00 p.m. - Małgorzata Gurowska, Joanna Ruszczyk (5+)