Sound postcards dedicated to Leon Wyczółkowski’s works in the student “Radio Uniwersytet”

Radio workshops, within which the “Sound Postcards” will be produced, will be an illustration of selected artists’ paintings. The best of them will be broadcasted within the series of programs about Leon Wyczółkowski. “Sound Postcard” Competition. The offer was addressed to the Bydgoszcz students, secondary school students and residents of Bydgoszcz.
[Mechatronics Development Foundation]

Leon Wyczółkowski National Landscape Painting Competition

It is addressed to visual artists working throughout the country. Every author can present up to three works. The jury will select three awarded works and present them at the post-competition exhibition. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalog of works.

[Association of Polish Artists and Designers]


Playing with the Arts

- meetings in branches organized for children, youth and adults;
- participation in the class entitled “A Train Travel Across the Life and Work of Leon Wyczółkowski” organized by the Regional Museum of Bydgoszcz;
- artistic workshops, works on the “live paintings” presentation, “Retro Style” games taking place in 15 branches for children and youth of WiMBP in Bydgoszcz;
- Cultural corner which will present lectures given by art historians, art teachers, an exhibition of old photographs of Bydgoszcz and screening of a movie entitled “Chodzi nie o mnie, ile o lasy, góry, pola…” (It’s Not About Me, But About Forests, Mountains, and Fields…”), organized in ten branches for WiMBP adults in Bydgoszcz.
- trip to “Leon Wyczółkowski’s House”;
- artistic workshops in the WiMBP Main Library of Bydgoszcz;
- Final of the series of events entitled “Playing with the Arts”: presentation of “live paintings” prepared by children and youth taking place in activities in individual library branches, capturing of “live paintings” with the use of photographs, and establishing of an exhibition with artworks that have been made as well as replicas of Leon Wyczółkowski’s paintings.
[Dr. Witold Bełza Regional and Municipal Public Library in Bydgoszcz]

The Blind with a Visit at Leon’s

Artistic workshops combined with integrating-educational meetings, which through activities stimulate the blind and vision impaired. Activities: visiting the Museum, following the traces of Leon – a trip to Gościeradz, Wtelno, artistic workshops, and educational meetings at the Municipal Culture Center. [PDF 196 KB]
[Polish Association of the Blind]

Video recording of live images “Korporacja Pole Orne”

Performance-type show in Osielsko Township, premiere video screening in the multimedia room of the BWA City Gallery in Bydgoszcz, April 27, 2012
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]

Wyczół’s Birthday Party

Workshops for young people and adults in workshop graphic art studios.
Activities in graphic art studios are run by experienced graphic artists, teachers of the Art High School in Bydgoszcz (Ewa Gordon, Jarosław Nowak). Topics of the projects will be inspired by the work of Leon Wyczółkowski.
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]

Leon Wyczółkowski Series of Races

Races in Wtelno at a distance of 2.5, 5 and 10 km, as well as 5-km Nordic walking
start of 2,500 m race at 11:00 a.m., start of 5,000 m race at 11:30 a.m., start of 5,000 m Nordic walking at 11:30 a.m., and start to the 10 km Main Race at 12:30 p.m.
[Association for Development of the Village of Wtelno]

Master Leon’s Procession

Master Leon’s Procession in search of a lost place for the monument was prepared by the State Complex of Art Schools Student Self-government. During the parade, the procession stopped in front of the Municipal Office, the Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum, and the BWA City Gallery. On behalf of students, the delegation handed over to the municipal authorities and representatives of visited institutions a letter with a request to support the initiative focused on building a monument/bust in Bydgoszcz dedicated to the patron of the high school.
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]

160th Birthday of Leon Wyczółkowski

A walk with the birthday boy and his wife Franciszka as well as other people dressed in stylish costumes across the old town of Bydgoszcz.
Live image – Playing Croquet – in front of Leon Wyczółkowski’s House.
A photo with Wyczół in front of Leon Wyczółkowski’s House
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]
[Municipal Culture Center in Bydgoszcz]


Chamber Music in Memory of Leon Wyczółkowski

First Concert in the Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum
P.S.Q. concert during the exhibition “Around the Donation of Franciszka and Leon Wyczółkowski.” The program includes music by J. Haydn, L. van Beethoven
[Paderewski String Quartet, Society of the Friends of the City of Bydgoszcz]

Premiere “Korporacja Pole Orne”

Premiere video screening in the multimedia room of BWA City Gallery in Bydgoszcz
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]

Exhibition “Around the Donation of Franciszka and Leon Wyczółkowski”

The exhibition presents the donation of Franciszka Wyczółkowska to the City of Bydgoszcz. In 1937, Leon Wyczółkowski’s widow donated to the Municipal Museum, in accordance with the artist’s will, a collection of his works – oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, drawings and graphic artworks as well as personal memorabilia, studio equipment and furniture.
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]



Bydgoszcz Flower Beds for Leon Wyczółkowski

Outdoor event: flower compositions under the motto "For Leon." Plans include preparation of large-size (17m x 120m) flower bed compositions according to copyrighted designs.
[Scientific –Technical Association of Horticultural Engineers and Technicians, Branch in Bydgoszcz]
[Leon Wyczółkowski State Complex of Art Schools in Bydgoszcz]
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]

Poster Exhibition “Following the Traces of Leon Wyczółkowski”

The exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of Leon Wyczółkowski along with multimedia presentation "Aditorium Novum" on 7 S. Kalińskiego Street. It was opened during the 3rd International Bridge Conference "Bridges – Tradition and Progress" on May 14 – 19, 2012 thanks to the efforts of the Society of the Friends of the City of Bydgoszcz.
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]


Night of Museums

An event related to Leon Wyczółkowski and his work.
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]

Young Friend of Bydgoszcz

Within the annual competition Young Friend of Bydgoszcz for silver and gold badges for six grade students and middle school students
- introduction to the life and work of Leon Wyczółkowski
- didactic game “Following the Traces of Leon Wyczółkowski”
- stage production about Leon Wyczółkowski during the final stage of the competition
[Society of the Friends of the City of Bydgoszcz]
[Youth Palace in Bydgoszcz]

6th edition of the photographic competition “Following the Traces of Leon Wyczółkowski”

The topic of this year’s competition is water motifs in the work of Leon Wyczółkowski. Water as a theme of paintings; river, lake, pond, and waterfall can be seen frequently in artist’s paintings.

[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]


“Wyczółkowski from a Different Angle” Scientific Conference

This scientific conference can be distinguished by its educational and cognitive aspects. Lecturers presented Leon Wyczółkowski as an outstanding artist and professor, departing from traditional forms, from an angle of riddles, hidden even by his closest friends and relatives.
10:00-10:40 - Prof. Dariusz Markowski, PhD, About L. Wyczółkowski’s Painting Technology and Technique
10:40-11:10 – Beata Staszewska, MSc, Pastel on Canvas Technique in Leon Wyczółkowski’s Works
11:10-11:40 - Jolanta Czuczko, PhD, Paper Hunting (abundance of paper bases in Leon Wyczółkowski’s artistic technique)
11:40-12:10 – Prof. Józef Kałużny, PhD in Medicine, Leon Wyczółkowski’s Sun Damage to the Eye
12:10-12:30 – coffee break
12:30-13:00 – Ewa Sekuła-Tauer, MSc, Wyczółkowski Privately
13:00-13:15 – Marek Romaniuk, PhD, Leon Wyczółkowski in the Light of the Bydgoszcz Archives,
13:15 – 13:30 - Ewa Puls, PhD, Wyczółkowski in the Regional Education of Children and Youth
13:30-14:00 – Jerzy Derenda, MSc, Leon Wyczółkowski in Memories and Media

[Society of the Friends of the City of Bydgoszcz]

Wyczółkowski’s Impastos


Introduction of Impressionist elements from Leon Wyczółkowski’s paintings to the scenery of Bydgoszcz. A spatially interpreted painting tissue will cover selected objects on the city streets (lamp posts, benches, railings, and plaques), making the space more lively and colorful.
[Bractwo 18 Południka]


Strolls with Leon

A series of free tours for private individuals, families with children and organized groups every Saturday at 4:00 p.m. starting at the Bydgoszcz Information Center (Niedźwiedzia Street). It is a great opportunity to take a look at Bydgoszcz through the eyes of painter, graphic artist and illustrator, who had ties with our city. POSTER [JPG 84 KB]
[Bydgoszcz Information Center]



12th session of the council of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship on the occasion of the Region Festival

On the occasion of the continued Year of Children’s Rights and the Year of Leon Wyczółkowski, employees of the Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz prepared a lecture regarding children in the artist’s work.

Concert given by Capella Bydgostiensis in the Parish Church of Saint Michael the Archangel of Wtelno

Capella Bydgostiensis Chamber Orchestra, Anna Wilk, soprano. The program of the concert will feature the most beautiful compositions of Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod, Schubert, Caccini, and Donizetti) as well as music pieces by Handel, Mozart, Dvorak, and Tchaikovsky.
[Ignacy Jan Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz]

Picnic at Leon’s – outdoor event

A retro-style event on the Młyńska Island.

The program includes:
12:00 – 12:20 Music performances
12:25 – 12:35 Visit at Leon’s
12:40 – 13:00 Retro costume competition
13:00 – 13:30 Performances – Tęcza Private Kindergarten
13:30 – 14:00 Performances of seniors
14:00 – 17:00 Arrival of old automobiles
14:00 – 14:45 Dance classes
14:45 – 15:00 Conversation with Leon
15:00 – 15:15 2nd edition of the retro costume competition
15:00 – 15:15 Parade of old bicycles
15:15 – 15:45 2nd round of dance classes
15:45 – 16:00 Animations of Leon
16:00 – 16:30 Music performances of “Stara Pianola”
16:30 Leon in Mózg

[Municipal Culture Center in Bydgoszcz]

Premiere presentation of Leon Wyczółkowski’s painting “St. Florian’s Gate”

[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]

“Musical Błonie” Family Festival – Activities of the Błonie District Council

[Błonie District Council]

Searching for a film frame. Trip across Bydgoszcz

Academy of Creativity – outdoor drawing and photography, inspired by the works of Leon Wyczółkowski.
[Institute of Architecture, Construction and Spatial Economy of the University of Economy in Bydgoszcz]
[Museum of Photography]

Re-edition of the book by Jolanta Baziak-Jankowska entitled “Leon Wyczółkowski – Another Life.”

The second edition will be expanded by an annex with information about activities during the Year of Leon Wyczółkowski and about ten photographs of works made by Leon Wyczółkowski purchased by the Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz over 2012-2012.
[Leon Wyczółkowski Regional Museum in Bydgoszcz]