The Hungarian Academy of Art is presenting itself with a grand-scale exhibition in Beijing at the Today Art Museum. The display, which consists of works of fine, applied, design and folk arts is lasting from 14 May until 10 June 2018. A year ago we received the painting and calligraphy exhibition of our brother institution, the Chinese National Academy of (CNAA) at Vigadó, the centre of HAA. Fulfilling the invitation of the Chinese partner, the Hungarian art scene can be seen in the well-known contemporary exhibition venure of the capital, and the exhibition of HAA is a selection of major works of recent years.
Lifework exhibition of István Vidák
Folk artist and member of MMA, István Vidák, who is going to be 70 years old in September, is having a lifework exhibition at Vigadó. The exhibition entitled Travelling in Noah's Ark and organized by MMA's Section of Folk Art expresses the very nature of his work, since he has handed down traditions to the next generations as well as renewed and revived such traditions. His lifework is based on three pillars: research, creation and inheritance.
Hungarian audio guide of Sagrada Família
Thanks to the Consulate General of Hungary in Barcelona as well as to MMA the Hungarian language audio guide of Sagrada Família has been completed. The gap filling material was made on the initiative of consul general, Barnabás Kovács, who negotiated with the ecclesiastical foundation named Fundació Junta Constructora del Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família and this spring MMA's Secretary General Tamás Gergely Kucsera also joined the negotiations.
13th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival
KAFF took place between 21 and 25 June 2017 for the 13th time. MMA was one of sponsors of the event and the several works of MMA's members was screened, such as those of Marcell Jankovics, István Orosz and Líviusz Gyulai. In addition to KAFF the 10th European Animated Feature Films and TV-films hosted a venue for the European feature animations, tv-specials and tv-series in separate categories.
Gusztáv Merényi's collection of porcelain coffee sets
Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), the institution of MMA is hosting an exhibition of the finest pieces of Gusztáv Merényi's collection of porcelain coffee sets between 21 June and 3 September. The display has been organised in conjunction with the grand-scale National Salon 2017 arts and design exhibition entitled All Around Us.