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Exhibition of Competition Entries in Cracow

20-01-1999

There was an exhibition, organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and the Center for Jewish Culture in Cracow, of entries in the "Interior Design for the Former Sauna Building in Birkenau" competition. The exhibition was held at the Jewish Culture Center and was the work of the Exhibition Department staff at the Museum.

The works shown included the entries by Prof. Barbara Borkowska and Jacek Maria Stoklosa, which were selected for realization by the jury. During the grand opening of the exhibition, Teresa Zbrzeska of the Exhibition Department delivered a lecture titled "Criteria for the Organization of the Sauna Building on the grounds of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp." The exhibition evoked great interest, as shown by the fact that the number of visitors soon reached 1,000.