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.
Lifework on posters
The exhibition of graphic artist and member of MMA, József Árendás was opened in Hegyvidék Gallery in the 12th district of Budapest on 9 March. The title of the display, which can be seen until 14 April, is Lifework on Posters.
Pannonia Film Studio reopened
The famous Pannonia Film Studio, citadel of Hungarian animation has been reopened after it was closed in 2000. The opening ceremony on 9 March 2017 was attended, among others, by László Kövér, President of the Hungarian Parliament.
Television and public taste
The Section of Film Arts and Photography of MMA organized a two-day conference entitled Television and Public Taste - The Chances of Art in the Television Culture of the 21th Century. The event took place at the centre of MMA, the Vigadó on 20 and 21 February.
Károly Simon died
Design artist and member of MMA, Károly Simon died on 5 March 2017 in his 75th year of age. He was the chair of the Section of Applied Arts and Design of MMA. His oeuvre is an integral part of the history of the applied arts and design of modern Hungary. MMA regards his death as losing one of its own. The funeral ceremony for Simon Károly is going to be held on 18 April in the Farkasrét Cemetery in Budapest.