The Centre for Culture

Lublin, Poland

The Centre for Culture in Lublin is one of the most active cultural institutions in the Lublin region. A wide range of its activities focused on spreading culture covers preparation and presentation of artistic projects, workshops and several educational activities.

The Centre aims to create a broad and interesting cultural offer for everyone who either lives in Lublin or visits the city.

Theatre in the Centre for Culture: several theatre groups gathered in the Central Theatre offer an interesting alternative to the repertoire theatres that perform in Lublin. Provisory Theatre, Kompania "Theatre", Lublin Dance Theatre, MAAT Project Theatre, InVitro Preview Stage and neTTheatre form together the Central Theatre. Lublin's Artistic Salon (also operating within the Centre for Culture) invites and presents the most recognized Polish and international theatre artists.

Film in the Centre for Culture: Cinematheatre Project shows numerous screenings, reviews and presentations of various series of independent films. The Centre‘s goal, among others, is to animate the independent cinema movement in the city and region.

Visual arts in the Centre for Culture: the Biała Gallery has active since 1985 presenting different phenomena and trends in contemporary art.

Education in the Centre for Culture: the Department of Cultural Education promotes education for culture and through culture. It gathers youngsters, students and adults. The main goal is to introduce young audience to active and conscious participation in cultural activities. It’s implemented through the workshops, meetings and projects. There is also another educational unit, Dance Group "Rhythm", working in the Centre

Socio-artistic activities in the Centre for Culture: the Studio of Socially Engaged Art "Rewiry" aims to convince that culture and art may become mechanism of social change and have feasible impact on people’s lives. The Studio of Cultural Heritage Promotion propagates chosen cultural phenomena among the residents of Lublin and promotes Lublin, the region and Poland abroad.

Festivals in the Centre for Culture: the most significant Lublin's theatre, film, music and educational festivals are organized in the Centre, among them: Theatre Confrontations, Bitter-Sweet Theatre Festival, International Dance Theatre Meetings, Lublin Jazz Festival, Lublin Gala of Independent Film "Golden Anteaters" and Freaked Out Films Festival, Young Stage, Multicultural Lublin and many more.