The Institute of National Remembrance, the Polish Committee in Minneapolis and the Polish Saturday School have organised the exhibition “The Phenomenon of Solidarity: Pictures from the History of Poland, 1980–1981” prepared by the Public Education Office of the Institute of National Remembrance.
The exhibition was on display in the Minnesota State Capitol (North Corridor) from 4 December to 17 December 2011.
(Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155)
The exhibition was prepared to commemorate 30th anniversary of the birth of the Solidarity Movement. It presents the important events from the strikes of August 1980 to the imposition of Martial Law in December 1981. The exhibit also depicts the path which led to the Solidarity Trade Union’s establishment, its relations with the communist regime and the attitude of society towards the Trade Union within the context of the most important political, social and economic events of Poland.
Exhibition Scenario - Dr. Łukasz Kamiński
Cooperation - Tomasz Gleb (FORUM), Anna Piekarska, Agnieszka Rudzińska
Design - Sylwia Szafrańska
Print - DUX Agency