Gallery “Gardzienice” operates at the Centre for Theatre Practices “Gardzienice” since 1997.

The main exhibition space is located in a maze of cellars at 5a Grodzka Street in Lublin (in the Old Town).

Multimedia exhibitions are also held in the palace and park complex in Gardzienice.

In 2000-2004, Monika Kubat was the curator of the exhibitions at the Gallery “Gardzienice”.

Later the Gallery collaborated with, among others, Katarzyna Porczak and Krzysztof Bartnik.

Since 2008, Zuzanna Zubek-Gańska is a curator of the exhibitions.

Exhibitions in 2021

28.01 – 20.02 – “Metaphysical landscapes; In search of the right place” – painting exhibition by Paweł Wyborski. The exhibition had its opening online, and was not open to the public, due to covid restrictions.

25.03 – 25.04 – “In the Theatre of Nature” – painting exhibition by Magdalena Kopron – Kusiak.
Animalistic exhibition. The exhibition was initially not open to the public due to Covid restrictions. It had been open to the public in April.

25.03 – 24.04 – “Space. Water. Air” – painting exhibition by Magdalena Kopron- Kusiak.
12.05 – 09.06 – “Beauty” – exhibition of sculpture by Magdalena Karłowicz. This exhibition was open to the public.

09.07 – 22.07 – “Faces of Theatre 328” – exhibition of paintings by Marcin Ziolkowski.

09.09 – 27.09 – “Archive” – exhibition of installations by Agnieszka Jankowska. Exhibition open to the public.

07.10 – 26.10 – ‘The Modern Bestiary’ – exhibition of sculpture, prints and drawings by Magdalena Abakanowicz, the collection came from the Centre for Polish Sculpture in Orońsko and the Magdalena Abakanowicz-Kosmowska and Jan Kosmowski Foundation in Warsaw.

29.10 – 20.12 – ‘The Unseen Fuel-Eaters’ – Artur Popek’s painting exhibition . The opening took place offline, the exhibition was open to the public.

16.12 – “Proxima B” – exhibition of glass paintings by Joanna Pawłat. Scholarship exhibition combined with the promotion of a volume of poems / haiku of the same title.


Mariusz Drzewiński’s painting exhibition “Structures and Spaces” – second edition

Mariusz Drzewiński’s painting exhibition “Structures and Spaces”

Exhibition of Stanislaw Baj paintigs ” The luminescence”
Exhibition of Stanislaw Baj drawings and paintings “The real portrait”

Exhibition of Magdalena Szyszkowska painting “The others”.


19.12.2019 – 10.01.2020r.
Exhibition of Icon “Icon without borders”

24.10 – 17.12
Exhibition of paintigs, drawings and posters. “Ryszard Kaja. “A theater bar in the Malopolska Poland world”

19.09 – 11.10
Exhibition of paintings and amber. ” Amber triangle, a magical symbol of the union”. Krystyna Rudzka – Przychoda and Dr Lucjan Gazda

15.08 – 14.09
The exhibition “Flowing Honey” – Stanisław Brach

27.06 – 12.07
Exhibition of paintings and artistic handmade paper. Barbara Szeptuch, “Whisperer”.

9.05 – 3.06
Exhibition of Jarosław Koziara and Franciszek Żbik “Everything is one”. 

4.04 – 26.04
Exhibition of Rafał Eret paintings “Nokturnum III”

14.03 – 31.03
Exhibition of Andrzej Cwalina paintings “Tribute to Fangor”

7.02 – 4.03
Exhibition of Julita Malinowska paintings “Relocations”.

17.01 – 31.01
Exhibition of Adam Saran drawings. The exhibition title is: “Tiny zoological garden”.


15.11 – 12.12
Exhibition of drawings, paintings and photography:  “Borderland”. Bogdan Sarwinsky – photography and more. Wojciech Fangor – drawings and more.

18.10 – 15.12
Exhibition of painting and photography. “Closer to the moment that will change us into a breath”. Exhibition of Wojciech Fangor painting and Bogdan Sarwinsky photography.

20.09 – 12.10
Exhibition of painting. “Man of the crowd.City” – Agnieszka Wójtowicz

29.08 – 10.09
Vernissage of the exhibition – 5th International Meetings with Art

01.06 – 22.06
Exhibition of painting. “Souls of field” – Marta Kunikowska-Mikulska

19.04 – 10.05
Exhibition of painting. “Three Landscapes” – Jacek Wojciechowski

02.03 – 30.03
“Planetarium”. Painting exhibition of Katarzyna Adamek Chase


Womens Reporter”. Exhibition of photography – Magdalena Wdowicz-Wierzbowska

Agata Kosmala Traces – painting exhibition

International meetings with art. Collective exhibition

24.02 – 24.03
The exhibition by Katarzyna Hołda Kora / Persefona

12.01 – 10.02
“The space of city. Colors”. Painting Exhibition of Agnieszka Wójtowicz.



Exhibition of paintings by Seweryn Jański.


December – January’2016

Agnieszka Wójtowicz (painting) “In urban scenery. Where to?”,32-obrazy-o-autobusach-i-ludziach-w-galerii-gardzienice,id,t.html

October – December

Gel-Art painting by Jan Kanty Pawluśkiewicz (SENSY / BYTY / MARY). Exposition of works of the famous Polish composer and multi-artist in his author’s genre of gel-art.

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September – October

“Kontakt” – photography by Maciej Cieślak – an exceptional cycle of photo-portraits of the residents of the centre for mantally retarded in Puck.

August – September

“The Roots”. Exhibition of paintings by Karolina Matyjaszkowicz

February – April 

Exhibition of paintings by Karolina Jarosławska and Klaudia Ka


Exhibition of paintings by Karol Karwowski “Labyrinths”

Codes, cryptograms, cybernetic matrices, demarcation lines, and, finally, the winding paths of the labyrinth, are symbols that characterise the painting; most of which are made on the textured surface; that gives the self-speaking background and starting point.


November’2014 – April’2015

“Maidan’s Pulse” – exhibition of photography by Oleksiy Karpowycz, participant in historical events on the Maidan in Kiev, November 2013 – March 2014;

Gardzienice, halls in the Palace

Exhibition of sculptures by Jarosław Pajka.

The exhibition’s title is “the Dialogue”. The exhibition refers to the subject of the Way of the Cross.

October – November

Exhibition of paintings by Michał Minor.

The artist uses the term ‘Citizen’s Low’ to describe the state of human consciousness, attitude, behaviour, fitting the cognitive ways of value recognition. The ‘Citizen’s Low’ includes in its definition the narratives contained in the paintings created by Michał Minor in the years 2011 – 2013.

October – November

The exhibition “Fragile? / Kruche?”.

The exhibition consisted of the works by four artists: Alicja Kupiec, Oliwia Beszczyńska, Sigrid Espelien (Norway), Petro Svoboda (Australia), which tackled the topic of cups, teeth, insulators and toilets, proving that China has many faces, although in the art its delicate, elusive character seems to dominate. The exhibition was organized with the Sławomir Toman’s Open Workshop.

May – May

The exhibition “The Man:  Body – Mind – Existence”.

Exhibition co-organized by the B. Słomka Gallery (KUL), Art Department at the University of Maria-Curie Sklodowska and Gallery “Gardzienice”.

April – May

Exhibition of drawings by Piotr Kmieć entitled “the Nature of Nature”

The exhibition b entitled “the Nature of Nature” is a compilation of two cycles of drawing created in the 80s, and inspired by the wildlife of park in Nałęczów. This exhibition – which is also the result of the search of the Artist in the matter of archetypal forms, a kind of sacred geometry – can be treated at the same time as an annex to the retrospective presentation of his painting, which was shown in 2013 in the Lublin Museum at the Castle and Krakow’s Palace of Arts.

March – April

Paul Żak’s exhibition – “Photographs”.

January – February

Katarzyna Hołda – exhibition entitled “the Dolls”.


November – December

“The Calligraphy / De Calligraphie Latina” by Franciszek Starowieyski.

October – November

Exhibition of paintings by Maria Wnęk “Her all saints”.

October 11

Exhibition by Ann Karin Myklebostad “Blue springs”.

26 – 30 September

Exhibitions accompanying the opening of the European Centre of Theatre Practices “Gardzienice”, presented in the Palace, the Granary and the open spaces in Gardzienice:

Exhibition by Mira Żelechower – Aleksiun.

Collective exhibition of artists who presented their works in the Gallery “Gardzienice”. There were presented, among others, the theatre and opera posters by Rafał Olbiński, calligraphy by Franciszek Starowieyski, Japanese paintings by Sensui Oikawa – the mistress of Japanese calligraphy, photographies by Maciej Cieślak, photography by Zdzisław Beksiński, paintings and sculpture by Henryk Musiałowicz, paintings by Mira Żelechower – Aleksiun, folk cutouts by Elzbieta Majewska – Hernandez and works by Grażyna and Bogdan Markowski.

An exhibition of theatrical costumes designed by Abdel Farrah, from the collection of Sistovari / Thiasos Theatre.

The exhibition “Homo Homini Liber” of Homini Publishing House.

Exhibition of sculptures by Adam Myjak.

An exhibition of works from the Polish Sculpture Center in Orońsk.

Exhibition of paintings by Grazyna and Bogdan Markowski.

Exhibition of works by Ann Karin Myklebostad.

Exhibition of photographs by Krzysztof Bieliński.

Exhibition of works by Christina Papageorgiou “Gardzienice”.

Exhibition of the items excavated at the archaeological site during the reconstruction of the palace complex in Gardzienice.

Exhibition of architectural projects by professor Jerzy Uścinowicz.

June – July

The exhibition “Henry Musiałowicz /Renewal / – Maciej Cieslak /Restart/”. Exhibition of sculptures by Henryk Musiałowicz  and photohgraphy by Maciej Cieślak. It was a premiere exhibition.

May – June

An exhibition of Sensui Oikawa – a true mistress of Japanese calligraphy – entitled “Habataki”. The exhibition was accompanied by workshops.

April  – May

Exhibition of engravings and posters by Eugeniusz Get – Stankiewicz. Presented works came from the collections of the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw and from the collection of the Art Gallery Plato in Wroclaw.


The exhibition of artistic cutouts by Elzbieta Majewska – Hernandez “Wewnętrzny Pejzaż”.

February – March

Exhibition of graphics and paintings of the Greek artist Andreas Kolovos “Labyrinths of Emotions”.

January – February

Exhibition of Aleksandra Radczenko – “Only Photography”.

January – February

Exhibition of graphics by Maria Koldryn “Textures of the Earth”.


December – January 2013

The exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Grazyna and Bogdan Markowski entitled “the Road”. Exhibition was presented for the 40th anniversary of the creative work of the artists. The exhibition The collection of paintings by Grazyna Markowska and a set of sculptures made by Bogdan Markowski were presented.

October – November

Zdzislaw Beksinski Photography exhibition from the collection of the Municipal Art Gallery in Częstochowa, owned by Anna and Piotr Dmochowski. The exhibition was accompanied by numerous multimedia projections.


Exhibition of paintings by Alicja Stankiewicz entitled “Specula”.


The exhibition “the Shining” by Sensui Oikawa, mistress of Japanese Calligraphy from Tokyo.

July – August

The exhibition of photographs by Andrzej Maciejewski “Garden of Eden” and “the Weather Report”. The opening of the exhibition took place on July 6, 2012.

June – July

The exhibition entitled “Thirteen images from the Roads to Freedom”. The works came from the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Radom.

April – May

The exhibition Dorota Lampart’s “Heavenly Passion” . Works from the collection of the Udziela’s Museum of Ethnography in Krakow.

February – March

Exhibition by Franciszek Starowieyski’s “the Dream Theatre”. Graphics, drawings, sketches, designs from the collection of Teresa Starowieyski.


December – January 2012

The exhibition of paintings on glass by Joanna Pawłat “The Room with a View”.

December  – January 2012

The exhibition of ceramics by Oliwia Beszczyńska entitled “Down to Earth”.

October  – November

Exhibition of works from the collection of the Museum  of Contemporary Sculture of the Polish Sculpture Centre in Orońsk. Collective exhibition by Katarzyna Kobro, Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz, Gustaw Zemła, Barbara Zbrożyna, August Zamoyski, Jacek Waltoś, Franciszek Strynkiewicz, Adolf Ryszka, Antoni Rząsa, Stanisław Radwański, Adam Procki, Andrzej Pawłowski, Antoni Janusz Pastwa, Sławoj Ostrowski, Adam Myjak, Józef Łukomski, Stanisław Kulon, Tomasz Kawiak, Jan Kucz, Alfons Karny, Krystian Jarnuszkiewicz, Bronisław Chromy, Władysław Hasior, Barbara Falender.


The exhibition “Zen Dust”, by Nyogen Nowak – Zen painting, Ewa Hadydon – esoteric painting.

June – July

Exhibition by Sensui Oikawa, the mistress of Japanese calligraphy in Tokyo, entitled “Written with heart.” The exhibition accompanied by free calligraphy workshops.

May – June

The exhibition of well-known international theatre posters author, Rafal Olbiński, entitled “Posters / Drawings”. Posters and drawings came from the private collection of the artist who officially opened the vernissage.

March – April

Exhibition of photographs by Maciej Cieslak “Masai Tale. Initiation Travel”

February – March

Exhibition of works by Stasys Eidrigevicius “the Sorrows”. The works from the artist’s private collection and the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Radom.


December – January 2011

The exhibition of paintings by Weronika Karwowska “Portraits and Mirrors”

October – November

Exhibition of drawings “In the land of diversity of Edmund Monsiel”. Works from the collection of the National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw.

September – October

Tadeusz Kantor and Dietmar Bührer “Wielopole, Wielopole”, “The Dead Class” in the drawing by Tadeusz Kantor and photography by Dietmar Bührer. Works from the collection of the Museum of Art in Lodz and from private collections of Dietmar Bührer.


Exhibition of paintings to celebrate the 118th birthday of Bruno Schulz.

June – July

Jadwiga Kiciak “Lace work; Paintings and Drawings”.

May  – June

Exhibition of works by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, as well as other artists, “Witkacy and others”. Works from the Museum of the Middle Pomerania in Slupsk, and the collection of the Museum of Anna and Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz in Stawisko.


Exhibition of paintings by Mark Leszczynski “Waiting for the Music”, “Portraits”, “The Ruts”

February – March

Exhibition of African paintings “Tingatinga”. Images from the collections of the National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw.


November – January 2010

The premiere exhibition of photographs by Mikołaj Grynberg “A lot of women”.

September – October

Zdzisław Beksiński’s exhibition “the Drawings”. The drawings have been borrowed from the Municipal Art Gallery in Częstochowa, from the collection of Anna and Piotr Dmochowski.

July – August

Exhibition of paintings by Katarzyna Gawłowa from the village of Zielonki. The works were borrowed from the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum of Kraków

May – July

Exhibition Nikifor, Kashinath Chauhan “Two faces of primitivism in art”. Exhibition of paintings and drawings of Nikifor from the collection of Nikifora Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum of Kraków and works by Kashinath Chauhan from the collections of Krzysztof Krauze.

March – April

Exhibition of Andrzej Bieńkowski’s paintings and photography Andrew Bienkowski “The found music – the Musicians”.

February – March

Exhibition of paintings by Marek Sobczyk “Psycho / somo / socio – analysis in Lublin”.

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