An exhibition about the historic implementation of Mostostal Warszawa
We invite you to the exhibition titled "The history of lighting masts from Plac Teatralny", describing the constructions made in 1964 by Mostostal Warszawa.
The exhibition is about four lighting masts on Teatralny sq. in Warsaw, which have an unusual construction and interesting history. In 1964, the Warsaw Steel and Industrial Construction Company "Mostostal", under the supervision of the assembly manager Stanisław Piotrowski, set up 20-meter-long lighting masts, bearing 10-arm reflectors that subtly provide scattered light in the evening. Today, we can rediscover forgotten and possibly the only design solution for lighting masts in Warsaw and Poland.
The location of masts in the pedestrian communication route along Senatorska street gives the opportunity to show these extraordinary architectural objects to Varsovians and tourists, and above all to pay attention to their existence in the space that surrounds us. There are many interesting objects around us waiting to be discovered.
The project is co-financed from the funds of the Capital City of Warsaw as part of the public task.
The project was carried out as a part of celebrating the 100th anniversary of regaining independence and celebrating the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence.
Organizer: Applied Arts Foundation
THE GRAND THEATRE - NATIONAL OPERA,
Art Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw
The City Museum of Wroclaw
The Tatra Museum
National Digital Archive
Foundation of the KARTA Center
Mostostal Warszawa SA
Media patronage: Architektura Murator
The exhibition is open until December 28, 2018 in the Grand Hall of the Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Plac Teatralny 1, Warsaw. We invite you in the following hours:
Monday-Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am-7pm
The entrance is free of charge.