Palace of Arts in Krakow

 

Home > Culture > Museum & Galleries > Palace of Arts in Krakow


The Palace of Arts at 4 Szczepanski Square was erected in the Old Town historic district, in 1901 for the Society of Fine Arts Friends entirely in Art Nouveau style.


It represents itself as a temple of Apollo, patron of the Arts, whose head hovers in a burst of light over the main door. The rich exterior portrays Faith, Hope and Love on one side, Doubt, Despair and Pain on the other. Sculpture busts in the niches of side walls immortalize noted Krakow artists of the turn of the 20th century.

Opening hours: daily 8.15am-6pm.



« back

 
 
 

This site uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. OK