Post congress in Krakow




Morning:  departure from Bratislava 8 am arrival in Krakow c. 3 pm.

AICA  Poland will provide coach transport free of charge from Bratislava to Krakow

hotels check-in, lunch

Evening: 5 pm guided visit to museum of contemporary art in Krakow (Mocak) and Welcome party hosted by the museum


Morning and early afternoon: guided visit to Krakow contemporary art galleries, meetings with curators and artists, galleries opened especially for AICA congress participants

Optional: guided tour of Krakow historic center

Evening: panel discussion about the state of contemporary art criticism with participation of invited guests and members of aica (participants: Marek Bartelik and Anda Rottenberg - confirmed, three more speakers from the USA, UK, and Czech republic to be confirmed)


Morning and early afternoon: visit to national museum permanent exhibition of  Polish 20th century art and to Tadeusz Kantor museum „Cricoteka“ in Krakow

Late afternoon and evening: optional: visit to Academy of  Fine arts studios, guided tour of  Krakow 20th century and contemporary architecture

Further information (including info about hotel booking, flight connections etc.) -  please contact AICA Poland at  aicakrakow2013(at)

"Please note that it is advisable to inform AICA Poland as soon as possible if you plan to attend the post-congress. We need to secure the free transport for you from Bratislava to Krakow - and want to make sure we have places for everyone interested."

ACCOMMODATION - selection of suggested hotels in Kraków

- Hotel Europejski ***
ul. Lubicz 5
Reservation Email:
Tel: +48 12 423 25 10

Room type:
one-person : 83€ (345PLN)
double room : 93€ (385PLN)
breakfast included

- Hotel Saski ***
ul. Sławkowska 3
Reservation Email:
Tel: +48 12 421 42 22

Room type:
one-person with bathroom : 50€ (210PLN)
double room with bathroom : 100€ (395PLN)

- Hotel Alexander ***
ul. Garbarska 8
Reservation Email:
Tel: + 48 12 422 96 60

Room type:
one-person standard room: 85€ (330PLN)
double standard room : 110€ (440PLN)
breakfast: 7€ (25PLN)

- Hotel Polonia ***
ul. Basztowa 25
Reservation Email:
Tel: +48 12 422 12 33

Room type:
one-person with bathroom: 70€ (270PLN)
double room with bathroom: 80€ (310PLN)
double apartment: 120€ (480PLN)
breakfast: 7€ (25PLN)


For all post-congress participants AICA Poland will provide a transport from Bratislava to Krakow in 29th Sept 2013.
Please, click here to fill in the registration form on line and check “yes” in last question in order to book a seat in mentioned vehicle.

For the way back after Krakow Post-congress

- by plane
Krakow has it’s own airport (Kraków Balice). You can easily get there from the city center by taxi, train (about 20min from Kraków Główny train station) or city bus (about 30min, 292 in the day, 902 in the night).
We also recommend flights from Warsaw’s Chopin Airport or Wien Schwechat.

- by train
If you prefer to travel by train, we suggest to have a stop in cities mentioned below for specific directions. Those cities are: Katowice (for Wien, Prague, Ostrava), Warsaw (for Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague, Moscow, Minsk or Kiev) or Wrocław (for Dresden or Berlin).

For other combinations feel free to contact our post-congress coordinator at

Andrzej Szczerski President of AICA Poland