SPECIAL LECTURE / Malevich in Kyiv. The Incredible Return

24th May, 6 p.m. lecture by Tetyana Filevska At the end of 2015 the whole world of art was stunned by the news of new texts and documents by Kazimir Malevich found in Kyiv...

MEETING & LECTURES / OLBIA PONTICA – Polish-Ukrainian and Ukrainian-German excavations 2015–2017

22nd March, 11.00 a.m. Meeting with leaders of the project – PhD Jochen Fornasier and PhD Alfred Twardecki Cinema MUZ / admission free   Program / lectures (held in...

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION / Art from the Viceroyalty of Peru

2 March – 20 May 2018 Peruvian viceregal art is an amalgam of two cultural traditions: the European and the Andean, from the arrival of art from the European Renaissance of...

Journal of the National Museum in Warsaw. New Series, 6(42) (2017) / New issue!

Be sure not to miss the sixth issue of the Journal of the NMW. The volume includes essays on the Netherlandish Codex of the Armorial of the Order of the Golden Fleece from 1577 as well as Polish and European pastels.

SPECIAL LECTURE / Wilson, Paderewski and the Re-birth of Poland

2 p.m. A lecture by Dr John Radzilowski's concerning the temporary exhibition Paderewski The lecture will focus on the role of the United States and President Woodrow Wilson...


17th February – 20th May 2018 The year of the hundredth anniversary of Polish independence, which takes place in 2018, is a great opportunity to remember the political and...

Polish Biedermeier – “Domesticated Romanticism”. Study perspectives

30th November – 1st December international conference   Programme of the conference With the approach of the Biedermeier exhibition, to be held at the National Museum...

With a Curious Eye. Mannerist Paintings from the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw

21st October 2017 – 25th February 2018
Coming soon: exhibition in Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallin
(Kadrioru kunstimuuseum), division of the Art Museum of Estonia, organized in collaboration with the National Museum in Warsaw.


5 October 2017 – 7 January 2018 The Biedermeier style, which took shape in the German-speaking part of the world shortly after the Congress of Vienna (1815) and thrived...

International Poster Biennale – change of organiser

During a meeting held on the 1st of September 2017, the Program Council of the International Poster Biennale (IPB) approved a proposition to change the organiser of the IPB from the National Museum in Warsaw to the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.



Opening hours on Friday March 30th

We would like to kindly inform you that on Friday March 30th the opening hours of the Museum will be shortened to 10 AM to 4 PM. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Cancellation of the special presentation Caravaggio’s Cardsharps

We regret to inform you that, "Caravaggio’s Cardsharps. Discovered by Sir Denis Mahon" – scheduled to run between 9/11/2017-11/02/2018, has been cancelled.