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.
Exhibition of sculptor József Palotás
József Palotás has been an active participant of Hungarian contemporary art since 1972, and has extensively worked in all fields of sculptural arts. His exhibition, which is a selection of his works of more than 40 years and which can be seen from 10 November 2017 until 14 January 2018 in Vigadó Gallery, has been organized by MMA's Section of Fine Arts.
Makovecz Centre and Archive
Imre Makovecz, the world-famous Hungarian architect was born on 20 November 1935 and the Center and Archive named after him in Budapest in the 12th district was opened by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on the anniversary of Makovecz's birth after reconstruction work.
At the ceremony György Vashegyi, the new President of MMA greeted those present and then Kristóf Baráti, violinist performed the C major Largo by J. S. Bach.
Dead Poets Society first in Europe on a Hungarian stage
For the first time in Europe, the theatrical version of the Oscar-winning Dead Poets Society was put on stage in Petőfi Theater of Veszprém on 3 November in the direction of Frigyes Funtek and with playing the leading role of John Keating by Pál Oberfrank, member of MMA and director of Petőfi Theater.
Artist of the Nation Awards bestowed in 2017
Anna Kiss, poet and playwright, István Csukás, writer and poet as well as Sándor Dévényi architect were the ones who were given the title and award Artist of the Nation on 3 November in Vigadó, the centre of MMA. The awards were handed over by Deputy Prime Minister, Zsolt Semlyén and György Fekete, outgoing President of MMA.