The Béla Bartók of architecture
A one-day commemorating conference on the work and legacy of István Medgyaszay was organized by the Section of Architecture of MMA on 20 September at Vigado, centre of MMA and a memorial exhibition is taking place on his oeuvre at the centre of the Association of Hungarian Architects. At the conference fifteen experts gave lectures on one of the greatest Hungarian architects of the 20th century, István Medgyaszay (1877-1959).
Personal Space - exhibition in Istambul
A large-scale fine art exhibition entitled Personal Space opened on 14 September 2017 at the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Istambul organized by the Section of Fine Art of MMA as a joint event of the International Istanbul Biennial. The display is giving a comprehensive picture of the works of outstanding Hungarian fine artists living at home and beyond the border in neighbouring countries. The display can be seen until 12 November 2017.
Cooperation between MMA and National Film Fund
The Hungarian Academy of Arts and the Hungarian National Film Fund have made a framework agreement for the long-term preservation, restoration and dissemination of the national film wealth and film culture. Under the cooperation agreement signed on 22 August 2017 MMA contributes to the long-term digitalization and renovation program of the Hungarian National Film Archive, which operates as the directorship of the Film Fund.
Fábri Studios in the Film Factory
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Hungarian Film Factory (Mafilm) a celebration took place and from then on studios 3 and 4 would be bearing the name of famous Hungarian director Zoltán Fábri (1917-1994). At these studios the Hungarian National Film Fund and MMA placed a memorial plaque in honour of the great film director, born also a hundred years ago, and who is a posthumous honorary member of MMA. Acclaimed Hungarian film personalities attending the celebration also commemorated on the recently deceased famous director, Károly Makk.