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.
August 15, 2017

Television and public taste

The Section of Film Arts and Photography of MMA organized a two-day conference entitled Television and Public Taste - The Chances of Art in the Television Culture of the 21th Century. The event took place at the centre of MMA, the Vigadó on 20 and 21 February.

April 4, 2017

Károly Simon died

Design artist and member of MMA, Károly Simon died on 5 March 2017 in his 75th year of age. He was the chair of the Section of Applied Arts and Design of MMA. His oeuvre is an integral part of the history of the applied arts and design of modern Hungary. MMA regards his death as losing one of its own. The funeral ceremony for Simon Károly is going to be held on 18 April in the Farkasrét Cemetery in Budapest.

April 4, 2017

János Arany Memorial Year

The year 2017 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest Hungarian poets, János Arany. 2017 has been declared as the János Arany Memorial Year by the Hungarian Parliament and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). The patron of the memorial year is László Lovász, President of MTA. MMA is supporting the Poetry Festival this year.

April 4, 2017

Quasimodo poetry competition announced

Hungarian poets could apply for the 25th jubilee Quasimodo Poetry Competition with two unpublished poems until 31 March. Katalin Mezey, poet, writer, chair of the Section of Literature of MMA and president of the board of the Quasimodo Foundation said that the jury was going to make the decision in July and the award-giving ceremony was going to take place at the International Meeting of Poets in Balatonfüred on 9 September.

April 4, 2017
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