It is seldom given in the life of a cultural politician that the creation of two dominant cultural institutions have been tied to his name. György Fekete was given this: he was one of the founders, then the first president of the National Cultural Fund, then almost two decades later he was instrumental when the Hungarian Academy of Arts became a public body, and he was its president for two terms. We asked György Vashegyi, who followed him in this post in 2017.
Exhibition of Péter Stefanovits in Műcsarnok
A special exhibition of the works of graphic artist Péter Stefanovits, a regular member of MMA has opened in Műcsarnok (Kunsthalle), the institution of MMA. The display entitled Heart Murmur can be seen from 18 January until 19 February. The curator is József Szurcsik.
Inauguration of the Hild villa
On 20 December 2016 the inaugural ceremony of the Hild villa after complete reconstruction took place. The Hild villa is going to function as the building of MMA's Research Institute for Art Theory and Methodology (MMKI). At the inauguration ceremony György Fekete, president of MMA handed over the symbolic key of the Hild villa to Miklós Kocsis, director of MMKI.
Gardens and Ateliers - Three painters in Műcsarnok
As part of the exhibition series entitled Gardens and Ateliers, the works of 70-year-old György Szemadám (a member of MMA), the 80-year-old Albert Kováts and Mária Flóra Zoltán can be seen at Műcsarnok, the institution of MMA.
The Bible of Lajos Szalay
In the Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts (MODEM) in Debrecen an exhibition of Lajos Szalay, one of the greatest graphic artists of the 20th century and posthumous honorary member of MMA has opened displaying his biblical works entitled Reformation 500 - The Bible of Lajos Szalay. Open to 19 February 2017.