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’. 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.