Programme

    21 March | Wednesday
    12.00 Official Opening Ceremony Room 1BC
    13.00 Vernissage exhibition of works of lecturers at the Academy of Fine Arts
in Łódź
C.428
    14.00 Vernissage of the exhibition " Nature of Amber - Forms and Colors" Amber Planet JANTAR - Barbara Gronuś-Dutko and students of High Art. School in Katowice C.569
    19.00 Opening of the new office of the Amber Chamber of Commerce
at Mariacka Street
Mariacka Street 40/43
    22 March | Thursday | 10:00 - 18:00
    10.00 - 17.00 International Symposium "Amber. Science and Art."
Sessions:
- Traces of life in amber
- Styles and technologies in amber crafting in the 3rd-1st millennium BCE
Room 1AB
    15.00 Announcement of competition results:
- The Amber Sphere – The Łódź Academy of Fine Arts Students
Award for The Best Jewellery Design at Amberif
- The Amber Personality of the Year 2017
– Award Presentation by the International Amber Association
- The Amber Handicraft Award from the Pomeranian Skilled Craft
Chamber of SMEs
- Treasures of the Earth - announcing the finalists of the first stage
of the competition by Jubilerzy.info.pl
 Room 1C
    19.00 25 anniwersary of the Amberif Fair - exhibition of works awarded
in Mercurius Gedanensis Contest
 
Amber Museum, Targ Węglowy 26, Gdańsk
 
    20.00 Leonardo da Vinci & Amber – preview of the exhibition organized by company Art7 Wojtek Kalandyk, curator Giedymin Jabłoński
 
St. John Church Świętojańska Street,
Gdańsk
 
    21.00 Amber Awards in Amberif Design Award - International Amber Association 1 Warzywnicza Street, Gdańsk
    23 March | Friday
    10.00 - 17.00 International Symposium "Amber. Science and Art."
Sessions:
- Research on amber properties and current aspects of amber extraction
- Amber mythologies, collections and restoration
Room 1AB
    15.00 – 16.00 Graduates Club meeting - HRD ANTWERP Room 3
    20.00 THE AMBER LOOK Trends & Styles 2018 AMBER & FASHION GALA
Handing the Awards:
- Amberif Design Award
- Mercurius Gedanensis
Shakespeare Theatre, Bogusławskiego 1,
Gdańsk
    24 March | Saturday
    11.00 - 13.00 Gemmologic Seminar – Jewellery Experts Association, HRD Antwerp
11.00 - 11.15 - Welcome by Dr. Katrien De Corte, HRD Antwerp
11.15 - 12.15 - Lecture by Geoff Dominy: “Emeralds – The Chromium Factor: King maker or Fortune taker?”
Room 1A
    Accompaning Events
 
    * Amberif Design Award 2018 – exhibition of the award-winning entries in the "Serendipity" International Amber Jewellery Design Competition   Lobby B
    * Trend Book 2018 by Prof. Sławomir Fijałkowski and the Amber Trends 2018 art exhibition. Published by: KIGB Polish Chamber of Amber Commerce, Partners: Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts, STFZ Goldsmithing Artists’ Association, Gdańsk Mayor’s Bureau for City Promotion and MTG SA Gdańsk International Fair Co.   C.426
    *The Designers’ Gallery under the auspices of the STFZ Goldsmithing Artists’ Association   Hall C
    * Exhibition of the works of professors form the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź   C.428
    *Jewellery and art schools – presentation of curricula   Hall C
    * Holograms by Marcin Tymiński   A.100A
    * Exhibition "AMBER NATURE - Forms and Colors" Amber Planet JANTAR:
Barbara Gronuś-Dutko - amber, jewelry, amber photography;
students of the High Art Schools in Katowice under direction of Izabella Kornas –Jewellery with amber
  C.569
    * Amber Handicraft – exhibition of the prize-winning entries in the Pomeranian Skilled Craft Chamber of SMEs competition   A.135
    * Palaeontological Gallery – Museum of Amber Inclusions, University of Gdańsk   B.103
    * Salmon Flies with Amber - designed and made by Dariusz Ptak   B.104
    * Amber Laboratory – amber tested free of charge by experts from the Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry and Museum of Earth Polish Academy of Science from Warsaw   B.104
    * Exhibition of specimens of amber and other fossil resins (raw and worked) and their imitations from Gabriela Gierłowska’s Collection, amber testing by the experts of the International Amber Association   C.402
    * Gemmological Laboratory - free evaluation of jewellery and gems testing by SRJ Association of Jewellery Experts   C.402
    * Paintings by Krzysztof Nowiński   A.100
    * SAAMP Precious Metals Refining Company - show of casting gold bars   D.115
    * Amber Giants – Ambersafari   B.125