Biennale Arte 2024
20 kwietnia - 24 listopada 2024
Procuratie Vecchie, Piazza San Marco
curator: Ania Muszyńska
The FoundationThe Foundation
The Foundation
The Foundation’s mission is to support
and promote young talented people,
to create optimal conditions for their
growth and to help them pursue
their passions and life goals.
Spectra Art SpaceSpectra Art Space
Spectra Art Space
Spectra Art Space is new experimental space dedicated to the contemporary art, founded by Starak Family Foundation at the Spectra building at Bobrowiecka 6 Street in Warsaw.
Spectra EduSpectra Edu
Spectra Edu
Spectra Edu project implements the goals
of the Starak Family Foundation relating
to the education and growth of young
talented people. It supports students
and teachers from public secondary
schools of fine arts and young people
with financial difficulties.
The representative and unique overview
of Polish art, since 1945 to the present.
programmeCraftsmanship programme
KUNSZT Craftsmanship is a programme to support new artistic craft. It is targeted at creators working in the field of design and manufacture of utility and decorative objects.
Jerzy Starak — founderJerzy Starak — founder
Jerzy Starak — founder
Jerzy Starak has created the family foundation to realise his vision of supporting talented youth and artists. The foundation also conducts variety of activities related to education and art.
Starak Family Foundation
Starak Family Foundation

Spectra Edu implements the statutory goals of the Starak Family Foundation regarding the education and growth of young talented people. Thanks to the Spark Grant Program, it supports students and teachers from public secondary schools of fine arts in the implementation of their original educational and artistic projects. The program creates a space for their passions and ideas and enables its participants to look at art within a new, exciting framework. The Horizons Scholarship Program, implemented together with the Roman Czarnecki EFC Educational Foundation, supports young people from families with financial difficulties, giving them an opportunity to learn and grow in the most interesting high schools and technical schools in Poland.

Spectra Edu News


“It all starts with just a pencil and paper,” – says Jakub Strzelecki, the Commissioner of the 9th All-Polish Self-Portrait Drawings Biennale of Fine Arts School Students – Radom 2023. On 15 March, the “Wena” Gallery of the Starak Family Foundation at ul. Bobrowiecka 8 in Warsaw opened its 1st temporary exhibition of works created by fine arts school students, awarded, and distinguished at the Self-Portrait Drawings Biennale. The gallery was created to highlight the youngest artists.


Five editions of the Starak Family Foundation’s “Wena” Grant Programme Competitions and their lasting effect, in both the broad and narrow sense, culminated in the December 2023 opening of the “Wena” Gallery, the exhibition space of the Starak Family Foundation at ul. Bobrowiecka 8 in Warsaw.


In the calendar of the "Horyzonty" Scholarship Programme, the end of August sees an integration meeting of male and female scholarship holders qualified to participate in the Programme. So far, this event has taken place in the Tri-City. This year, for the first time, it took place in the capital, where the two Foundations implementing the "Horyzonty" Scholarship Programme: The Roman Czernecki Educational Foundation and the Starak Family Foundation have their headquarters and carry out their activities.

Starak Family Foundation

Spectra Art Space matters in social communication, both at the direct level of employer - employees, as well as at a general level, in contact with a wider group of art lovers. This is a separate, professionally prepared cultural proposal that, in natural way, complement the activities of museums and other public institutions, thus implements the assumption of the corporate social responsibility. Spectra Art Space makes we feel good and operate well in a place we work and that we use, while at the same time, we develope creative thinking and careful attitude to other issues, in other areas, not only in culture and art.

Spectra Art Space News


Collateral Event of the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
 April 20th  November 24th, 2024


10th February - 14th July 2024 



23rd Sptember - 31st December 2023

Selected works from the Collection

Katarzyna Kobro

Katarzyna Kobro

Akt siedzący | 1925/2013
Roman Opałka

Roman Opałka

Opalka 1965 / 1 - ∞
Detail 2932296 - 2956570
Maria Jarema

Maria Jarema

Kompozycja | 1957
Wojciech Fangor

Wojciech Fangor

#28 | 1964
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