New Artists of the Nation in 2020

The assignment of the Artist of the Nation Awards is decided upon by the Artist of the
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.
November 11, 2020

Bertalan Andrásfalvy and peasant culture

Regular member of HAA, Bertalan Andrásfalvy (b. 1931) is a Hungarian ethnographer, politician and author of several outstanding books, whose field of interest has been mainly the peasant culture.

June 2, 2020

József Scherer passed away

József Scherer, outstanding design artist, winner of Noémi Ferenczy Award, retired university professor and regular member of HAA passed away on 2 May 2020, aged 72.

May 27, 2020

„We are proud to have had such a president."


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.

May 5, 2020

National Salon of Fine Arts a second time

In the series of the National Salons in Kunsthalle, the institution of HAA the 2nd National Salon of Fine Arts can now be seen in virtual form. The exhibition comprises of the newest works of about 200 artists from paintings, sculptures and videos to installations.

May 4, 2020
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