Nation Award Committee consisting of eleven artists with the Kossuth State Awards. The award is given to provide appropriate living conditions for personalities with high artistic accomplishment and reputation.
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.
Birthday exhibition of visual artist Líviusz Gyulai
A large-scale, possibly the biggest exhibition of Líviusz Gyulai, Artist of the Nation and member of MMA opened on 2 November is Vigadó, centre of MMA on the occassion that the outstanding artist is going to be 80 years old this year. The title of the display is Tales Narrated by Still Images and Motion Pictures. The exhibition, whose curator is István Orosz, is showcasing most of the life work of the artist.
The Hungarian Glass Art Society has organized its group exhibition for the third time entitled HuGlass 2017 with over 60 Hungarian and foreign artists, including MMA members with more than 100 art works. A selection was formerly visible on the Art Market, but the main exhibition opened on 18 October and can be seen in St. Stephen's Basilica until 12 November. The event is supported and partnered by MMA.
Jubilee exhibition of György Fekete
Resigning President of MMA has turned 85 and on this occasion a jubilee exhibition opened in Vigadó, the centre of MMA. After his lifework of interior design and interior planning well-known interior designer György Fekete developed an elsewhere unknown mosaic and collage design, which is based on the exploration of the internal properties and the visual presentation of various types of wood.