Due to the pandemic situation we have to suspend all museum classes until further notice
The Museum of Ceramics invites school groups from all types of schools and of all ages to museum classes. This is an interesting alternative to traditional tours, adapted to the age of participants in terms of content and methodology. We encourage you to combine museum classes with visiting exhibitions and workshops.
Free museum classes are held by appointment for organised groups of minimum 10 people. To make a reservation, please contact us by phone: +48 75 644 22 00 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Napoleonic era in Bolesławiec
During the class, combined with visiting the exhibition, participants learn about fights that took place in Bolesławiec, the most important historical figures associated with the Napoleonic period and the equipment the French soldiers wore in their backpacks.
2. Settlement of the Polish population in Bolesławiec after 1945
The class includes a presentation explaining the complicated ethnic situation of Bolesławiec after the end of World War II. This difficult period in local history is presented in the light of the first settlers’ accounts and Bolesławiec residents’ memories.
3. In the old Bolesławiec pharmacy
The class, combined with visiting a historical pharmacy room, aims to reveal the secrets of old-time pharmacists, herbal medicine and even alchemy. Interactive modules help you learn about the unique healing properties of plants and provide a few titbits about long-forgotten herbs and animal preparations.
4. Old Bolesławiec ceramics – from craft to industry
The class is combined with visiting the permanent exhibitions in the Ceramics Department. It showing the development of Bolesławiec ceramics from the Middle Ages to modern production. The participants are familiarised with the oldest pottery pieces of local origin obtained from archaeological excavations and the most interesting exhibits depicting changes in technology and decoration undergone by Bolesławiec stoneware over the centuries.