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.
Normantas Paulius died
Photographer Normantas Paulius, who was of Lithuanian origin, but lived in Nyíregyháza and was a regular member of MMA, died in his 68th year of age. During his self-voluntary mission he travelled almost all over the entire territory of the former Soviet Union and visited fifteen Buddhist countries.
Hungarian musicians among the artists who performed the most in 2016
According to the Bachtrack British classical event finder website's statistics, seven Hungarian musicians were among the artists who performed the most in 2016. Moreover, the Hungarian State Opera became the world's busiest opera house with 305 performances, overtaking even the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg.
From Graphics to Box Pictures
An exhibition of Péter Prutkay, graphic artist and member of MMA celebrating his 70th birthday on 24 March this year has opened in Vigadó Gallery in the centre of MMA. At the opening ceremony on 19 January György Fekete, President of MMA made a welcoming speech and the exhibition was opened by art historian Márton Keppel. Open to 12 March.
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.