Children's Art Centre
Children's Art Centre in Poznań is a culture institution controlled by the local government. It has been in operation for almost 30 years. It runs diverse and interdisciplinary initiatives in the area of art for children and teenagers. Its objectives are to inspire the creation of professional culture for children, to promote and spread the word about valuable trends in art and to popularize and support the development of innovative methods of cultural education. The Centre's statute tasks include the organization of the Biennial of Art for Children and the International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! as well as the execution of educational and artistic projects.
The Centre has pioneered many cultural initiatives. It understands its mission on a variety of levels: inspiring academic debates, organizing artists' meetings, producing theatre plays, organizing multiple workshops: for visual arts, music, theatre and film. It is active as a publisher: “New Drama for Children and Teenagers” and a series of books “Art and Child”. The Centre organizes the only interdisciplinary art festival for children – the Biennial of Art for Children and the largest film festival for children and teenagers – the International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!