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...

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.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION / The Way They See. An Overview of Hungarian Photography

June 13th – September 10th 2017 Hungarian photography occupies a distinctive place in the world history of the genre, as its 20th-century chapter cannot be written without...

WE WEAR CULTURE / From the courtly fashions of Versailles to the street styles of modern Tokyo

Decode why you wear what you wear. We are involved in #WeWearCulture with Google Arts & Culture. Get a new take on fashion, explore our virtual exhibition presenting the most beautiful embroidered garments and accessories from the collection of the NMW!

SPECIAL LECTURE / Non-Permanent exhibition by Dušan Buran

The lecture will be devoted to the museological propositions generated for the 2014 permanent/non-permanent exhibition “Impermanent Slovak National Gallery Exhibition”, prepared during the reconstruction of the Slovak National Gallery.

EXHIBITION CATALOGUE. W warsztacie niderlandzkiego mistrza / In the Workshop of a Netherlandish Master

Get to know the workshop secrets of Netherlandish masters. What is invisible to the eye? What have the artists hidden from us? What were drawings for? Do the overlapping lines enable us to guess in which order the figures were drawn?

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION / In the Workshop of a Netherlandish Master.
Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw

18th May  – 20th August 2017 The central theme of this exhibition of drawings and paintings from the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw is the role...



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.