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February 20, 2008   
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Sweat, Sport and Thrills

An exhibition called Profiles of the Olympic Arena at the Museum of Sport and Tourism in Warsaw is open until April 6.

The sculptures on display depict not only athletes' efforts and achievements but also the thrills they provide to fans. The exhibition features work by husband and wife Teresa Pastuszka-Kowalska and Dariusz Kowalski. The exhibition includes drawings and commentary by the sculptors. It is the first exhibition organized in an "Olympic Triptych" series during an Olympic year. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free entry on Saturday, Museum of Sport and Tourism

4 Wybrzeże Gdyńskie St., 01-531 Warsaw, tel. 022 56 03 786


Jewish Caricature
Scores of satirical drawings with a Jewish theme can be seen in an exhibition at the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Information Center in Warsaw. The drawings will be on display until March 12.

The exhibition is titled Żółtko and Eierweiss and was organized by the Jewish cultural association Beit Warszawa and the Association of Free Speech. It is the first time that a caricature exhibition with a Jewish theme has been shown in Poland.

All the drawings were produced by Jerzy Zaruba and printed in the 1930s. The drawings focus on two men, Żółtko and Eierweiss, who every week, over the space of a few years, engaged in short dialogues on the pages of Cyrulik magazine.

The exhibition can be seen from Monday to Friday between 10 a.m and 7 p.m at the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Information Center, 178a Czerniakowska St., Warsaw. Admission is free.

Racing, Hunting and Horses
The Museum of Fishing and Hunting in Warsaw is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, starting with an exhibition of photographs by Marek Zaj±c showing highlander horse races. It can be viewed until March 30.

Another exhibition called Palaces and Hunters' Estates is planned for April 26. Exhibits will include reproductions of historical photographs and documents, trophies and weapons. The exhibition will be open until the end of May.

Museum of Fishing and Hunting, Warsaw, 9 Szwoleżerów St., tel. 48 22 628 42 05

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