Art is a way for people to look for their place in the world, and folk art belongs to communities.
Museum of Ethnography at Biennale di Venezia
At the 18th International Exhibition of Architecture, Biennale of Venezia in the Hungarian pavilion the focal point is the new building of the Museum of Ethnography in Budapest between 20 May and 26 November 2023. The building, designed by István Ferencz and Marcel Ferencz (Napur Architect Ltd.), who are both members of HAA, was completed in 2022 after being selected in an international design competition as a part of the Liget Budapest Project, one of Europe's grandest urban development programmes abundant with cultural content.
Exhibition of György Jovián in Nagyvárad
A solo temporary exhibition of the works of painter György Jovián, a regular member of HAA opened on 13 May on the second floor of the Roman Catholic Baroque Episcopal Palace in Nagyvárad (Oradea), in the Patachich Visitor Center, as part of the 31st Festum Varadinum. The exhibition, which can be seen until September, was organized by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nagyvárad, in partnership with the Consulate General of Hungary in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca) and with the support of the HAA.
Csaba Bereczky's exhibition at Balaton Museum
The lifework exhibition of Csaba Bereczky, woodcarving folk craftsman, corresponding member of HAA, Master of Folk Art is open from 21 April 2023 at Balaton Museum in Keszthely. The exhibition, which can be visited until 10 June, is featuring outdoor works and toys in addition to everyday objects and jewelry.
Károly Eperjes and Béla Ternovszky received lifetime achievement awards
The 10th Savaria Film Festival in Szombathely ended with the presentation of the awards, where, among other things, the film entitled Subjugated (Igában) by filmmaker Zsigmond Dezső, a regular member of HAA was awarded. Actor Károly Eperjes and cartoon director Béla Ternovszky, who are both regular members of HAA, received lifetime achievement awards at the gala.