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Touching Culture - meeting with arts

28.12.2015
On 26th April 2012, as a part of the 5th edition of the Cracow's Integration Days, the JU Disability Support Service together with the Jagiellonian University Museum held a meeting with arts under the motto "Touch Culture", an open visit in the Collegium Maius with special focus on needs of the disabled.
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Air balloon experiment

28.12.2015
On 1st April 2012 the "air balloon experiment" was recreated in the Collegium Maius courtyard to commemorate the event which took place in 1784, when scientists from the Main School of the Crown (the present-day University) carried out the original experiment by launching a balloon filled with hot air.
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Adams' equatorial theodolite

21.12.2015
The Adams' equatorial theodolite is a universal astronomical instrument used for observations and angular measurement. Among its applications were positioning of celestial bodies, measurement of angular distances between them, measurement of time, and land surveying. Since 22nd March 2012 the equatorial theodolite has been in possession of the JU Museum Collegium Maius
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Adams' equatorial theodolite joins the Museum collection

28.12.2015
On 22nd March 2012 the collection of the JU Museum Collegium Maius has been enriched with the Adams equatorial theodolite, an 18th century astronomical instrument. The purchase was financed by the PZU Foundation.
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Night of Museums 2011

28.12.2015
The topic of this year's edition in Collegium Maius were the works of Czesław Miłosz, as a part of the 100th death anniversary of the poet. The Night of Museums featured screenings of "Dolina Issy", a movie directed by Tadeusz Konwicki in 1982, a presentation of Miłosz's publications released in exile, which were later confiscated by the Communist customs service, and visitors to the Professor Garden were able to see large-format prints and listen to songs based on his poetry. Keepsakes related to Pope John Paul II, the honorary doctorate of the Jagiellonian University, were exhibited in the Collegium Maius Libraria.
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