Exhibitions

  • 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

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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.

  • <19 Freestyle Computing Competition - Shape your world!

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    The exhibition presents the best artworks of the contest ‘<19 Freestyle Computing Competition - Shape your world!'.

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  • 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

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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

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • #Jelky

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    At the joint exhibition of students of Jelky András  Secondary Vocational School of Applied Arts creations provided with hashtages turn into parts of a virtual network organized along the synergistic connections present in our school. Owing to a computer program this virtual network can be formed into a visually presentable mind map, from which these connections can easily be read. The exhibition shows the imprints of the connections present at school affecting one another and manifesting themselves in creations.

  • Museum in a Coffer - Telling Histories of Child Art

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    Historical children’s and youths’ drawings can be seen as important documents of everyday life, decisive events, social changes and national traditions. They open new insights on historical events and the history of childhood. The exhibition presents the topic historical children's and youths’ drawings in a new perspective with the medium of the ‘Museum coffer’. These transportable ‘micro-museums’ were created by art education students from the University of Paderborn, Germany.