Agnieszka Morawińska

art historian and critic, deputy minister of culture and art from 1991 to 1992
Agnieszka Morawińska

– art historian and critic, deputy minister of culture and art from 1991 to 1992, director of the Zachęta National Art Gallery, director of the National Museum in Warsaw from 2010 to 2018. In 1976-1993, she curated the Polish Art Gallery at the National Museum in Warsaw, where she created a new Gallery of Polish Painting. She also taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She has curated numerous exhibitions, including “Polish Artists”, “Polish Painting in the Time of Frederic Chopin”, “The Coming Spring. Poland in 1880-1920” (presented in Brussels during Europalia Festival in 2001) and “Sound Invasion”. She was also the ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. In 2012, she was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.