Art historian Katalin Dávid celebrating her hundredth birthday

On 16 August Katalin Dávid, the Széchenyi Grand Prize winner, internationally renowned art historian, art writer and regular member of HAA became a centenarian. In her best-known works the epoch-making figure in the history of Christian culture in Hungary explored the world of Christian iconography and biblical symbols.
August 28, 2023

Attila Vidnyánszky spoke about the Theatre Olympics

"The 10th Theater Olympics [held between 1 April and 1 July in Budapest] was the most significant theater event in the world this year, where 7,500 representatives of 400 companies were guests in our country. We held such a large-scale, international theater event that has never been held in Hungary," Attila Vidnyánszky, director of the National Theatre, regular member of HAA told Origo. He added: "It was important that people who think differently about the world came closer to each other by speaking in one language, the language of the theater."

August 8, 2023

90th birthday of Tamás Vásáry

Tamás Vásáry, the world-famous concert pianist and conductor is celebrating his 90th birthday and on this occassion he is to give performances in Budapest from 3 September and then he is to go on a concert tour in the Far East performing in such cities as Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. Tamás Vásáry is an Artist of the Nation and a regular member of HAA. 

July 30, 2023

Textile artist Éva Mészáros passed away

Éva Mészáros, a textile artist who was awarded the Golden Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic and a full member of HAA, died on 13 July 2023 at the age of ninety-one. As an excellent teacher he passed on the best of his knowledge, since she was constantly involved in the training of new fashion designers. Throughout his life, she fought for Hungarian folk art not to be lost, and for people to take it for granted that the memory of our folk heritage can be worn on our clothing. The passing of Éva Mészáros is regarded by HAA as losing one of its own.

July 29, 2023

New tender to create a home for architecture

The architectural design tender for the design and location of the building complex for a new exhibition space has been announced by the Hungarian Academy of Arts and the Hungarian Museum of Architecture and Monument Protection Documentation Center.

July 25, 2023
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