Hand / Craft / Art | Folk Art | National Salon's 2018
21 APRIL – 20 AUGUST 2018 ǀ KUNSTHALLE
The National Salon's 2018 exhibition Hand / Craft / Art organised by Műcsarnok in conjunction with the Hungarian Academy of Arts presents a representative selection of works by outstanding masters of contemporary Hungarian folk handicrafts from the past ten to fifteen years, showcasing the wealth of genres, techniques and creative ideas that are signature features of the Hungarian handicraft movement.
Exhibition of László Vinczeffy
An exhibition of Transylvanian painter, sculptor and member of HAA, László Vinczeffy entitled Refractions of Light can be seen at Vigadó, the centre of HAA from 23 March until 6 May. At the opening ceremony Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera greeted the artist on the occasion of his birthday as well.
Listening to János Arany
The year 2017 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest Hungarian poets, János Arany. 2017 was declared as the János Arany Memorial Year by the Hungarian Parliament and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. But the programs of the Memorial Year are continuing in 2018 as well and HAA is still making support with projects, such as the recording and online spreading of the performances of the poems of János Arany by almost a hundred acclaimed Hungarian actors.
Hungarian-Russian cultural relations
Exhibition of Imre Makovecz in St. Petersburg
The life-work exhibition of Imre Makovecz entitled Connecting Earth and Sky can be seen at the Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute Of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture for three weeks from 1 March. The visit at The Manege and the negotiations at Ilya Repin Academy have made new possibilities of further cooperations.