Events & workshops

Exhibition: year of Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm

Image from his time spent in Russian Gulags

Every year in Poland, the Government chooses key people to celebrate, known as The Year Of

In 2019, we acknowledge ‘the year of Gustaw Herling-Grudziński’, one of the greatest 20th Century Polish writers.

The Government says: … stressing that the fate and work of this writer constitute ‘a testimony to the suffering and deeds of a man who endured a period of totalitarian violence and a crisis of values’.

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Gustaw Herling-Grudziński’s birth on 20 May 1919 in Kielce, Poland.

Display running till the end of October 2019



‘Seventy-five Years’ Auckland Festival Photography 2019
May 31 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm



‘Seventy-five Years’. Various photographers

View a snapshot of the Polish children of Pahiatua, living in New Zealand for the last 75 years: 1944-2019. Archival photographs.

You are welcome to stay a while and peruse the current Polish Heritage Trust Museum exhibits. Museum entry by donation. Open Tue-Fri 10-4 & Sun 12-5.

We are excited to share with you this selection of photographs.