The ROM Celebrates Polish Heritage Day with dance, music, art, food, and more!

The ROM Celebrates Polish Heritage Day

with dance, music, art, food, and more!

The Royal Ontario Museum celebrates Polish Heritage Day on Saturday, April 5, 2014 with dance performances, work from Canadian Artists of Polish descent, choral ensembles, music from Polish composers, Polish Food, more.

Polish Heritage Day activities include:

  • Live music and traditional folk dancing performances (10:30 am to 2:30 pm - Currelly Gallery);
  • Learn to paint your own Polish Easter Eggs (10 am to 4 pm - Queen’s Park Rotunda);
  • Music by award-winning Polish-Canadian artists Leonard Gilbert, Amadeusz Kazubowski-Houston and more (12pm to 5pm - RBC Glass Room);
  • Author readings of Copernicus Avenue by award-winning author Andrew J. Borkowki and Eva Stachniak international bestselling author of The Winter Palace (1 to 2pm - Eaton Theatre)
  • Short films from the Toronto Polish Film Festival (3:15 pm to 5:15 pm - in the Eaton Theatre)
  • Exhibits by Polish-Canadian artists including sculptor Wojtek Biczysko and Polish-Canadian artist Ania Biczysko (10 am to 4 pm – Bronfman Hall);
  • An installation of In the Footsteps of Polish Pioneers, a photography exhibit which captures a disappearing history through old and new photographs; and
  • Gallery tours through the ROM’s Samuel European Galleries at 11 am, 1 pm and 2pm, tracing the stylistic progression of armour and weaponry in both military and civilian contexts.

Where:               Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6, 416.586.8000

When:                Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Free with museum admission

Photo, interview and media passes available by contacting:

ROM Communications, 416.586.5784,

For more information visit Polish Heritage Day at the ROM


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The celebration is collaboration between the ROM and the Canadian Polish Congress.