Accordions from the collection of Paweł A. Nowak

15 June – 15 September 2019

Curators of the exhibiton: Paweł A. Nowak and Agnieszka Szepetiuk-Barańska

A presentation of the largest in Poland collection of accordions. An ever-popular accordion appears among many other instruments: harmoniums, bayans, bandeons, bandonicas, concertinas pump organs, Heligonkas, mouth organs and others.

The exhibition showcases around 60 instruments – works of art and decorative crafts, made using rosewood, mother of pearl and precious stones, etc. The oldest exhibits are over 200 years old, and some of them are the unique examples in the world. The instruments originate from all of Europe, North America and Asia. The presentation includes the history of accordion and introduces the most celebrated accordionists.