Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis

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Gold Medal of Gloria Artis.

The Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis (Polish: Zasłużony Kulturze - Gloria Artis) or Gloria Artis Medal, is a departmental decoration of Poland in arts awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland to persons and organizations for distinguished contributions to, or protection of the Polish culture and national heritage.[1]

There are three classes for the medal: gold, silver and bronze with a green, blue or claret ribbon, respectively, with central white and red stripes. This award was instituted on 17 June 2005. as a replacement of the honorary badge „Zasłużony Działacz Kultury”, as part of the general reform in management of culture and education.[2]


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  1. ^ "Zasłużony Kulturze - Gloria Artis". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-11-09.
  2. ^ "Ustawa z dnia 17 czerwca 2005 r. o zmianie ustawy o organizowaniu i prowadzeniu działalności kulturalnej oraz o zmianie ustawy o systemie oświaty" (Dz.U. 2005 nr 131 poz. 1091)

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