Support the commemoration in Krościenko nad Dunajcem

Support the commemoration in Krościenko nad Dunajcem

Help us erect a monument and gravestone for more than 200 Jewish citizens of Krościenko nad Dunajcem in south-eastern Poland!

"FASHIONS" exhibition in the House of History

We heartily welcome everyone to visit the House of History and the "FASHIONS" Antique clothing and fashion accessories from the collections of Nomina Rosae Foundation and private collections from the years 1870–1950 exhibition.

Rememberance Days for the Victims of Ghetto Liquidations

Rememberance Days for the Victims of Ghetto Liquidations

For the last three years the Shtetl of Tsanz strives to commemorate the victims of the monstrous crime that Operation Reinhardt was. This year we met at 8 locations in the south of Poland. Together with local authorities, activists and citizens we were lighting the light of memory.

In memory of the victims of Nazi crime in Biegonice

In memory of the victims of Nazi crime in Biegonice

On 21st August we lit candles at the monument commemorating a horrible execution from the time of World War II. On August 21st, 1941, in Biegonice near Nowy Sącz Nazis shot more than 40 people. BOLESŁAW BARBACKI was one of those people. We remember!

The Hour of the Crimson Rose - Nomina's 2017 calendar - is here!

The Hour of the Crimson Rose - Nomina's 2017 calendar - is here!

The Hour of the Crimson Rose - Nomina's 2017 calendar - is already available. This time it includes reprints of historical photographs from photo ateliers of Nowy Sącz.

HOUSE OF HISTORY – in search of family memories and memorabilia

HOUSE OF HISTORY – in search of family memories and memorabilia

Ladies and Gentlemen, while developing the House of History in Nowy Sącz and planning further exhibitions, we'd like to invite you to help us create it.
We are looking for memorabilia (photographs, postcards, letters, artifacts etc.) connected with the history of Nowy Sącz and its inhabitants.

Winter Fairytales

Winter Fairytales

Come visit the world of winter stories! From 23rd January the "Winter Fairytales" exhibition is available in the House of History. An inspiring journey into the motifs drawn from fairytales and stories related with winter. Beside the famous Snow Queen the exhibition includes also mysterious Freeze Fairy, Ebenezer Scrooge, Father Frost and others...

The Evening of the Crimson Rose

The Evening of the Crimson Rose

On 12th February (Friday) at 18 in Strauss Kaffee in Nowy Sącz the third Evening of the Crimson Rose will take place. Journey with us together to the land of beauty and secrets of love.

"Women as the victims of the Holocaust". International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

Nomina Rosae Foundation and Shtetl of Tsanz would like to invite everyone on January 27th (Wednesday) on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, at 6 PM to the House of History at 21 Pijarska str. to the meeting "Women as the victims of the Holocaust".

"Time for a costume ball!" Lecture by dr Maria Molenda in the Museum of Biecz Region.

Come and listen to the "Time for a costume ball! Several colourful stories about carnival costumes from the time of reign of His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty Franz Joseph", a lecture by Maria Molenda, that will take place in the Tower House Museum in Biecz (1 Węgierska st.), 22nd January 2016 at 5.00 PM as a part of Museum Meetings with Art.

The Pulse of Life – In the Land of the Dead

The Pulse of Life – In the Land of the Dead

Come to the last event of the "Pulse of Life" series, also the last event in the year 2015 that Nomina Rosae Foundation helps organize.

Merry Christmas from Nomina Rosae

Merry Christmas from Nomina Rosae

"While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them."
[Luke 2:6-7]

 Second half of 19th century fashion show in the Museum of Polish History

Second half of 19th century fashion show in the Museum of Polish History

On 6th December, for the "Promised Land. City and Modernity" exhibition closing day we have prepared a show with 11 garments form the second half of the 19th century for the Museum of Polish History. See the show's gallery!

II Autumn Yeshiva

II Autumn Yeshiva

On 25th November come and take part in the second Autumn Yeshiva. This year we will be talking about Jewish cemeteries and also meet Adam Bartosz, an author of a book dedicated to Chasidic centres of Lesser Poland.

Personalities of 1815 Congress. A Contest!

Personalities of 1815 Congress. A Contest!

"Personalities of 1815 Congress" contest for students has ended! Great thanks to all of the contestant for sending their works in. Today we publish the protocol of the selection board.

4th and 5th Sącz Histories event.

4th and 5th Sącz Histories event.

Come to the House of History for two events of the "Sącz Histories" series. On 11th November at 4.00 PM Łukasz Połomski will tell the story of how the independence was welcomed in Nowy Sącz in 1918. On 19th November dr Maria Molenda will unveil the secrets of city's fashion from the late Middle Ages to the 1920s.

Zenon Remi – architect of Nowy Sącz. Lecture within the Sącz Histories series.

Zenon Remi – architect of Nowy Sącz. Lecture within the Sącz Histories series.

The hero of the third lecture within the "Sącz Histories" will be Zenon Remi, excellent architect from Nowy Sącz of the break of 19th and 20th centuries.

Political Games. Congress of Vienna 1815

Political Games. Congress of Vienna 1815

The 10th jubilee Labyrinth of History has ended. This year the programme was dedicated to the Congress of Vienna. Congress, held after the fall of Napoleon, was to settle the new order of forces in Europe. It was an event of immense importance in the history of Europe. The congress has set the foundations for the relative harmony between the states, that has been destroyed only by the outbreak of the World War I.

3rd Golden Afternoon

3rd Golden Afternoon

History House in September - a contest!

History House in September - a contest!

Beginning of September marks the beginning of the second month of History House presence in Nowy Sącz. Come and see the "Early Fashion Charm" exhibition and take part in a exhibition-related contest!

Political Games. Congress of Vienna 1815

Political Games. Congress of Vienna 1815

The 10th jubilee Labyrinth of History is coming. This year it will be dedicated to the Congress of Vienna, which 200th anniversary we are celebrating this year. Congress, held after the fall of Napoleon, was to settle the new order of forces in Europe. It was an event of immense importance in the history of Europe. The congress has set the foundations for the relative harmony between the states, that has been destroyed only by the outbreak of the World War I.

The Pulse of Life - Childhood Time

The Pulse of Life - Childhood Time

We invite you to the new cycle dedictaed to the culture and history – "The Cycle of Life" will lead us through important moments in religious life of man. Next meeting on May 6th 2015 at 18.00 in the Małopolskie Centrum Kultury SOKÓŁ in Nowy Sącz.

Young Ambassadors of Tolerance

Young Ambassadors of Tolerance

Ladies and Gentlemen – all of cuurent materials and information about "The Shtetl of Tsanz – Young ambassadors of Toleraqnce" programme is available in the Education/Young Ambassadors of Tolerance tab.

"The Mystery of Kinga" for the second time!

on April 19th the Saint Kinga play could be seen for the second time!

Young Ambassadors of Tolerance

Young Ambassadors of Tolerance

We are very happy to inform that Nomina Rosae Foundation has received a grant within the Citizens for Democracy programme, coordinated by the Stefan Batory Foundation in collaboration with the Polish Children and Youth Foundation, financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanisms.

Come and see the premiere of

Come and see the premiere of "The Mystery of Saint Kinga"!

Come and join us soon – March 15th – at the long awaited premiere of "The Mystery of Saint Kinga", unique story about a patron saint of Sądecczyzna region and at the same time very important character in medieval Poland.

The Evening of the Crimson Rose

The Evening of the Crimson Rose

Serdecznie zapraszamy w czwartek, 12.02.2015 o godz. 18.00 do klimatycznego Strauss Caffe w Nowym Sączu na drugi Wieczór Pąsowej Róży!

The Mystery of Saint Kinga

The Mystery of Saint Kinga

"Misterium Świętej Kingi" to spektakl przygotowywany przez Teatr Storia założony przez Centrum Kultury i Sztuki im. Ady Sari w Starym Sączu i Fundację Nomina Rosae. Jego premiera odbędzie się 15 marca 2015 r. w Starym Sączu. Naszym następnym krokiem w upamiętnianiu postaci Świętej będzie przygotowanie pierwszego fabularnego filmu o Kindze.

Nomina Rosae's Costume Theatre in Silesian Theatre in Katowice

Nomina Rosae's Costume Theatre in Silesian Theatre in Katowice

Come join us on 24th April in the Silesian Theatre in Katowice on the vernissage of the exposition of theatrical costumes from the Nomina Rosae atelier. The exposition will be open for seeing until 14th May.

Pesach. Meeting Jewish Holidays

Pesach. Meeting Jewish Holidays

On 13th April in Beskid Hotel in Nowy Sącz the next, second meeting with jewish holidays took place - this time we have been discovering the history and traditions of Passover together.

Wardrobe of the two-continents' star - Helena Modjeska and her costumes

Wardrobe of the two-continents' star - Helena Modjeska and her costumes

2nd meeting of our Institute for Research in Polish Dress is behind us (31.03.2014), during which a lecture by mgr Barbara Szewczyk, "Wardrobe of the two-continents' star - Helena Modjeska and her costumes", took place.

PURIM Meeting Jewish Holidays

PURIM Meeting Jewish Holidays

Come and see the gallery of photos from our event "Purim - meeting jewish holidays" which took place on 16th March in the Old Synagogue Gallery in Nowy Sącz

Fashion Time Machine

Fashion Time Machine

As a part of Culture Voucher organized by Lesser-Poland Culture Centre SOKÓŁ in Nowy Sącz you'll have an opportunity to set off on a journey to the Middle Ages with our Fashion Time Machine.

The Evening of the Crimson Rose in Strauss Caffe

The Evening of the Crimson Rose in Strauss Caffe

On Thursday, 13.02.2014 in the atmospheric Strauss Caffe in Nowy Sącz the first Evening of the Crimson Rose took place. During the event guests have watched the fashion show of garments created in the Nomina Rosae atelier, listened to poetry and early music, seen pieces of art of eras gone-by. Come see the photo gallery!