A vice-president and a member of the board were elected at the reconvened general assembly of HAA on 7 October in Vigadó, the centre of HAA. Ballet artist János Kiss was elected as vice-president, poet and historian István Kovács was elected as a new member of the board. Gábor Lajta, a painter, graphic artist and art writer, became a member of the Supervisory Board.
Portoghesi's book on Makovecz
A monograph of Paolo Portoghesi on Imre Makovecz has been published. The book on the internationally acclaimed architect, Imre Makovecz, founder and eternal honorary president of MMA is in four languages, Hungarian, English, German and Italian.
Tradition and Invention
MMA's exhibition in ParisUNESCO Headquarters in Paris is housing an exhibition – organized by MMA and entitled Tradition and Invention [Hagyomány és lelemény] – to give an overview of contemporary Hungarian fine and applied arts, photography, music, architecture and folk art between 30 June and 4 July. The curator of the exhibition is fine artist and vice-president of MMA, Attila Csáji.
National monuments through fresh eyes
An architectural photo contest was declared by the Association of Hungarian Architects with the Hungarian Ministry. The task was to take photos of five places of interest in Budapest with a totally new attitude, "through fresh eyes".
Hungarian pavilion at Venice Biennale of Architecture opened
At the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014 the Hungarian pavilion was opened by Judit Hammerstein, Deputy Secretary of State for Culture on 6 June. The aim of the Hungarian pavilion is to draw attention to the uplifting power of communal building. Part of the display that goes along a demonstrative building process is a photo exhibition entitled "Ősépítmények" of László Kunkovács, ethno-photographer and member of MMA.