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  • Children Around the World

    Children Around the World

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    Children Around the World is an international matinee for children at Deák17 Youth Art Gallery.
    We will continue our adventures in 2019. We are inviting children and their parents to participate in a family day together with different Budapest-living nations. Our aim is to give an opportunity to Hungarian and foreigner children to meet with other cultures through discovering their games, tales, and habits. 

  • <19 Freestyle Computing Competition - Shape your world!

    <19 Freestyle Computing Competition - Shape your world!

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    The exhibition presents the best artworks of the contest ‘

  • THE STREET IS NOT A PLAYGROUND - The Story of Skateboarding in Budapest, 1978-2019

    THE STREET IS NOT A PLAYGROUND - The Story of Skateboarding in Budapest, 1978-2019

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    The exhibition tells the story of skateboarding from the late seventies to the present day in Budapest - a hobby that became an alternative sport. The presented material aims to introduce a way-seeking generation in the context of the changing city and the local interpretation of the 'western' lifestyle, reflecting on characteristics like creativity, risk-taking and community building.

  • Rosy-Cheeked Tales – Illustrations by Satoe Tone

    Rosy-Cheeked Tales – Illustrations by Satoe Tone

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    Japanese illustrator Satoe Tone visits Budapest for the third time to show us more of her fabulous world. Her pictures are dreamlike and have an airy, fluffy feel to them. In her illustrations one can find traces of traditional Japanese art as well as elements of modern European painting.

  • SQUARING THE CIRCLE II. - BOOK LAUNCH

    SQUARING THE CIRCLE II. - BOOK LAUNCH

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    We proudly announce that the second handbook of the Gallery has been released: Squaring the Circle II. - Handbook for the museum education programs of the Deák17 Youth Art Gallery in 2017 and 2018.

  • STORYTELLER PAST, SPEAKING PRESENT

    STORYTELLER PAST, SPEAKING PRESENT

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    An exhibition on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Palotás Gábor Elementary School that presents the artworks of its students and the history of the institute. The Budapest situated Palotás Gábor Elementary School is a special school for children with speech impairments and severe learning disabilities. These students however are full of desire for creativity. Joyfulness makes you creative and creativity makes you joyful – it is demonstrated by the exhibition.

  • SPACE - MOTION - GAME

    SPACE - MOTION - GAME

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    The exhibition is the result of the extraordinary cooperation of the painter Tamás Konok and the biologist Tamás Vásárhelyi.  Drawing on the concept of Konok’s geometric elements and abstract images formed of fine lines, Vásárhelyi extends these structures into space, building sly objects based on physical phenomena. The picture-object pairs, reflecting on each other, offer the opportunity for carefree planar and spatial play.

  • Do You Have a Knack for Art? - Collecting

    Do You Have a Knack for Art? - Collecting

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    The second international competition related to contemporary society and fine art ‘Do You Have a Knack for Art?’ presents the works of the Hungarian finalists.

  • Mátyás Boros: Labyrinth

    Mátyás Boros: Labyrinth

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    According to the well-known myth, Minos, the king of Crete, had a labyrinth built, where Minotaur, the human-bodied, bull-headed monster lived. The creature was slain by the brave Theseus, with the help of Ariadne, the daughter of the Cretan king. Made specifically for the space of the gallery, this interactive installation recreates the mythic structure and makes a sensuous experience of the impenetrable maze so as to bring its story closer to the audience.

  • Beaming Tradition 

    Beaming Tradition 

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    The exhibition features the best entries of the National Competition on Visual Culture for Secondary School students invited applications by the Ministry of Human Capacities and organized by the Educational Authority. It was an exciting and challenging task for exhibiting students to create a work based on the imagery and material or spiritual tradition of Hungarian folk art, and thus preserve and integrate it in our future.