Jagiello Monument


A Celebration on the 77th Anniversary of
Stanisław Ostrowski’s Statue

A Symposium held under the Patronage of The Honorable Anna Maria Anders, Senator of the Republic of Poland, Secretary of State
Plenipotentiary of the Prime Minister for International Dialogue

October 29, 2016
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York



10:00 – Greeting – Consul Katarzyna Padło10:10 – Introduction – Grzegorz Worwa, President of the Polish American Congress LI Division
10:20 – Senator Anna Maria Anders
10:30 – 11:45 – Stanisław Kazimierz Ostrowski and Polish Art Deco
Jan Loryś, Consultant to the Polish Museum of America
Krystyna Nowakowska,Ph.D., Muzeum in Legnica (Emeritus)
11:50 – 13:05 – King Jagiełło and his Concept of a Unified Europe
Piotr S. Górecki, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of California, Riverside
Robert I. Frost, Ph.D., Burnett Fletcher Chair of History, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen
13:10-14:10 – Award and Presentation
13:20 – 14:10 Lunch Break
Film, board games and book display in central hall

14:15 – Introduction –
Janusz Romański, Phd., President Polonia Technica
14:25- 15:40 – Historical Sculptures in the Public Domain
Krzysztof Wodiczko, Director, Art, Design and the Public Domain, Graduate School of Design at Harvard University
Gediminas Urbonas, Director, MIT Program of Art, Culture and
15:45-17:00 – Conservation work on the King Jagiełło Statue/ Polish

Conservators in the World
Matthew C. Reiley, Associate Director of Conservation, Central Park
Joanna Pietruszewska, Aegis-Restauro
17:00 – Closing Remarks –
Iwona Drąg-Korga, Ph.D., President of the Józef Piłsudski Institute

Compere – Krystyna Piórkowska


Rededication of the King Jagiełło Monument in Central Park

October 30, 2016

08:00-12:00 – Historical game –starting at the Kościuszko Foundation (15 East 65th Street ) concluding at the King Jagiełło Monument – Miroslaw Mikłowski

Location – King Jagiełło Monument (Turtle Pond, entrance at 79th and Fifth Avenue)

Monument unveiling

12:00 – Welcome – Host – Consul Katarzyna Padło of the
Consulate General of Poland

12:05 – Historical background of the monument – Rev. Father Tadeusz Lizińczyk, OSPPE, Parish of St. Stanislaus,
Bishop and Martyr, Manhattan

12:15 – Unveiling – Senator Anna Maria Anders

Polish and American anthems – Angelus Choir

12:25 – Rededication – Rev. Father Tadeusz Lizińczyk, OSPPE

12:30 – Marie R. Warsh, Director for Preservation Planning, Central Park

Conservancy – Comments of the Conservation Process

12:40 – Presentation of the “Battle of Grunwald” by children from the PSD-Yonkers, Zuzanna Golec, scenario, Iza Laskowska, Polish Theatre

Institute arrangement Bogurodzica, children joined by the Angelus Choir

Wreath-laying at the monument – Eastern Breakfast Group

1:10 – Polish and Lithuanian songs, Angelus Choir

Presentation on the King Jagiełło swords by Wojciech Budzyński

Banner of Jasna Góra, reenactment group

1:30 – Central Park Folkdancers – Polish and international folk dances – with public participation

1:45 – Photo ops

2:00 –End of official observances

Ballads with guitar accompaniment, Picnic near the monument

Central Park Folk dancers, folk dances with public participation at Turtle Pond plaza near the King Jagiello Monument

Compere Jerzy Leśniak

For more info about the Historical Game, click here


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