cultural institution operating since 1945, promotes musical culture, organizing many concerts and competitions, including: International Competition for Conductors.
The new building was constructed in 2014 on brownfields, once belonging to the Coal Mine "Katowice". It is designed by Thomas Konior with the team, the acoustics of the Great Concert Hall designed by Yasuhisa Toyota of Nagata Acoustics company.
North of the Old Square Market, this museum features Polish paintings from 1800 to 1939, as well as various temporary displays from its vast collections (fine art, archaeology, ethnography, and local history and culture). A new section, opened in mid-2015, is partly situated in a former coal mine.
A sports and concert stadium built in 1971 that truly deserves its name, ‘Flying Saucer’.
The largest congress center in Poland opened in 2015. The conferences, congresses, exhibitions and banquets are organized there. The venue belongs to the Cultural Area, the new part of Katowice, dedicated to culture. It has a direct connection with Spodek. The building was built on brownfields and its architecture refers to the tradition of mining.