A CALENDAR OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SCHOOL EVENTS
8 May – The Committee that founds The School of Art Craft in Kielce forms. The members: Andrzej Oleś (president), Helena Malinowska PhD, Stefania Zbyszewska, Wojciech Durek, Henryk Czarnecki, then: Jan Zaremba, Feliks Tobera and Edmund Massalski.
6 August - Henryk Czarnecki becomes the headteacher.
9 November – the first workshops at the school are built: tapestry, sculpture, carpentry, bookbinding, photography and toy making.
the school is now run by the Ministry of Culture and Art; the change of the curriculum; the school is now known as The State Secondary School of Artistic Techniques.
the school presents its artistic output in Świętokrzyskie Museum.
31 May - 31 students took first School Leaving Examination (A-level).
new sculpture workshop.
the first school jubilee where students present their works at Świętokrzyskie Museum in the following fields: drawing, painting, sculpture, tapestry and bookbinding.
the beginning of building the present school building and dormitory;
the new school name: The State Secondary School of Art;
4 September - Stefan Dulny becomes the headteacher;
December – the schools moves to the new building;
2 May – Matura Exam for the first time in the new building;
2 September – the new school year starts in the new school building;
25th anniversary of the founding of the School.
10 October – the opening of the club “The Old Wardrobe’ in the dormitory;
new specialisation at school – artistic ceramics;
19 June – the school receives the patronage of Józef Szermentowski, the artist, painter;
19 June - Jana Kopertowski beocmes the school headteacher;
1 September - Tadeusz Maj becomes the school headteacher;
35th anniversary of the founding of the School; the reunion;
the school starts cooperation with the local gallery ‘BWA’ where every year students have their exhibitons of diploma works;
23-28 March – the first monument tour – tradition continued untill 1988;
3 January – opening the art centre at school;
the first academic session: Antique Culture days, which started the tradition of sessisons in chronological order - up to modern culture; the last one was held in March 2010;
21 September – the Józef Szertmentowski monument is inveiled during 40th anniversary of the founding of the School; the monument was designed by Tomasz Pietrzyk and made with the assistance of teachers: Wacława Stawecki and Czesław Zagdan.
1 January – the school becomes UNESCO member;
the first painting and drawing competition ‘The Work of The Month’; it is organised periodically;
inauguration of the school year celebrating 200th anniversary of Consitution Day – 3 May;
students have their exhibiton at the Ministry of Culture and Art;
the first school Christmas Event where the bishop was present;
the school year 1991/1992 – the year of Jewish culture;
May - Students’ works exhibition in the Polish Parliament;
1 September – the school of artistic skills starts functioning; new speciality: old painting and gilding technique;
the school year 1992/1993 - the year of christian culture;
the school year 1993/1994 – the year of Amercian culture;
4 April – Palm Sunday celebrated on the city streets as a reminder of Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem’
the first cyclical exhibtion in the newly opened school gallery of masters;
the school year 1994/1995 – the year of German culture;
Art School in Kielce students’ exhibition – The Primate’s Palace in Warsaw.
the school year 1995/1996 – the year celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the School;
the school year 1996/1997 – the year of Scandinavian culture;
new specialisation at school – works of art marketing;
the school year 1997/1998 –the year of Korean culture;
5 November – the funeral of the headteacher Tadeusz Maj.
A Vocational Art College stops existing;
1 June - Piotr Rosiński becomes the school headteacher;
the school year 1998/1999 – the year of Austrian culture;
the school year 1999/2000 – the year of Mediterranean culture;
The State Art School starts functioning: it lasts 6 years and combines mid-school and secondary school;
the school year 2000/2001 – the Świętokrzyskie region culture year;
the first trip to renovate the tombstones of the great Poles in Montmorency (France);
the school year 2001/2002 – the year of the school patron;
the new specialistion at school – engraving techniques;
15 May - Maria Kowalczyk becomes the headteacher;
the school year 2003/2004 – the year of The Cultural Heritage of Europe’;
The School of Artistic Skills stops existing;
students’ exhibition at the Polish Senate called ‘The Cultural Heritage of Europe’;
students’ exhibition at the Polish National Bank celebrating its 80th anniversary;
the school year 2005/2006 – the year: ‘memory and identity’;
the opening of the renovated gallery of students’ works;
60th anniversary of the founding of the School.
students from the Czech school Ave Art from Ostrava pay a visit at the school as a part of Leonardo project;
the project ‘A Job for a Visual Artist’;
Pro Arte Association is founded; it is an educational, artistic and cultural association which also supports the school functioning;
‘Our School’ project financed from European Union funds;
workshops for the Spanish teachers and students from Escuela Haller la Merced school in Cordoba, as a part of Leonardo project
the start of the renovation of the tombstones of the great Poles in Montmorency (France) and at Observantine graveyard in Vilnius (Lithuania).
the school gains the quality certificate ‘The School of Entrepreneurship’ as the only art school in Poland;
introduction of compulsory drawing-painting workshops for students;
The project: ‘The geological landscape’.
65th anniversary of the founding of the School; the school reunion;