EXCURSION TO THE HANSENS’ HOUSE
Photo by Jakub Certowicz
We would like to invite you to the second trip to Oskar and Zofia Hansens’ House in Szumin this season.
The small house, under the care of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, is a spatial manifesto of the Open Form, which was at the centre of Hansen’s architecture, artistic, and didactic work. The unique atmosphere of the house stems from traces of activities and passion of its inhabitants, such as didactic instruments used for learning the fundamentals of composition; a steel structure from the 1977 Venice Bienniale, covered in grapevine; and a wooden dovecote, which, as Zofia Hansen half-jokingly claimed, was the perfect work of her husband.
The House is the only Polish building on the prestigious Iconic Houses Network.
In order to ensure health and safety of both the Museum staff and visitors, we are introducing new rules:
- You can visit the House individually or in small groups (no more than 5 visitors at a time).
- You need to get there on your own (suggested journey: train from Warszawa Wileńska to Łochów, then bike).
- Admission fee is PLN 30.00, concessions: PLN 20.00.
- Visiting the house is payable, requires prior purchase of tickets on the Museum website: artmuseum.pl (limited number of tickets).
- Tickets are available for sale online and at the ticket office of the Museum on the Vistula 5 days before the event
- By signing up and participating in the trip, you accept the Rules and Regulations of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, where detailed booking terms and conditions are provided.
In 2021, the Hansens’ house will be available to the visitors on the following dates:
May 14, 15,16, 29, 30 and June 5, 6, 12, 26.
Detailed visiting information and current sanitary guidelines are available on the Museum website.
As of the 2nd of July 2020, there is a Representative for Epidemiological Safety working at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Should you have any queries regarding the rules of safe visiting and participating in the Museum Events, you can contact her at email@example.com.