HAA held a renewal assembly

On 7 September 2020 HAA held its general assembly at its headquarters in Vigadó, where the public body awards were handed over and the composition of the new presidency, which will take effect on 5 November, was decided by academicians and members of the general assembly. György Vashegyi remained the President of HAA and Marcell Jankovics was elected Honorary President.
September 14, 2020

Funeral of György Fekete

Outstanding interior designer, applied artist, Artist of the Nation, former and honorary President of HAA, György Fekete died on 15 April aged 88 and his funeral took place at the Fiumei út cemetery in Budapest on 23 June at 11 a.m. according to the liturgy of the Reformated Church. Among others the funeral was attended by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President of Hungary, János Áder, Minister for Human Recources János Kásler,Vice-President of the National Assembly, Sándor Lezsák, President of HAA, György Vashegyi, interior designer Gábor Mezei, Bishop of the Trans-Tisza Reformed Diocese, Károly Fekete. The ceremony was lead by Calvinist pastor and former Minister of Human Resources, Zoltán Balog.

July 7, 2020

Vigadó and Kunsthalle reopened

After a period of three months of involuntary closure and with special regard to health safety precautions Vigadó, the centre of HAA has been reopened from 24 June 2020. In the past period the building itself and its exhibitions could only be visited in the form of online virtual walks. But from the day of the reopening the building and its exhibitions are again accessible to the general public.

July 7, 2020

Trianon exhibition of Marcell Jankovics

The exhibition is opened to the public and can be seen until 26 July.

The exhibition, which debuted in Székesfehérvár last year, is showing one of the most enduring and most mentioned historical tragedies in Hungarian history with a completely new approach of a caricatural and mocking manner. The graphic works take up the thread from the lost Battle of Mohács with the Turks in 1526 and depict all the major events that led to the Trianon Treaty.

June 26, 2020

America's British Culture in Hungarian

The book of Russel Kirk, the famous American political theorist, moralist, historian, social  and literary critic, known for his influence on 20th-century American conservatism has been published for the first time in Hungarian by the Publishing House of HAA.

June 2, 2020
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