Events Calendar

Concerts, exhibitions, and other upcoming events in Budapest we're excited about.

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Czóbel Reconsidered

Temporary Exhibit
What is it?

One of the most highly regarded painters in 20th-century modern Hungarian art, Béla Czóbel (1883–1976) was a regular at Gertrude Stein’s Paris salon and a friend of Picasso and Matisse. This show features the essential works of Czóbel's long career (the exhibit takes place in Szentendre, a charming town a bit outside Budapest).

What is it?

The exhibit displays almost 50 images made by Robert Capa, the iconic Hungarian-born war photographer. The works include a photo capturing a speech of Trotsky that Capa made on one of his first assignments, and plenty of images from war zones around the world.

CLARA

Temporary Museum Exhibit
What is it?

Klára Rotschild (1903-1976) was a legendary fashion designer in Budapest, her clothes being sought out by the Hungarian high society and also first ladies from around the world. She managed to keep her boutique going even during the communist era. The exhibit shows Rothschild's design pieces and her personal belongings.

The dead web — the end

Temporary exhibit
What is it?

Through more than 700 works of contemporary art, international and Hungarian artists ponder what would happen in the unlikely scenario if the internet ceased to exist.

What is it?

This chamber exhibit features 70 artworks, comprising Japanese woodcuts from the 18th and 19th centuries that inspired artists in Europe, especially the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Works by Hokusai, Hiroshige and other Japanese masters are presented alongside prints by Lucien Pissarro, William Nicholson, Gyula Tichy, Lajos Kozma, and others.

What is it?

A major retrospective of the works of the seminal Hungarian tapestry weaver Noémi Ferenczy (1890-1957). Her works and teachings at the Hungarian University of Arts and Design influenced generations to come. This show takes place in Szentendre, a charming town a bit outside Budapest.

Derkó 2020

Temporary exhibit
What is it?

This show features the winning works of the Gyula Derkovits scholarship, to which artists under the age of 35 are eligible. If you're curious about up-and-coming Hungarian artists, don't miss it.

What is it?

Hungarian-born visual artist Kamill Major has worked and lived in France since he moved to Paris to attend art school in 1972. Geometrical abstraction has defined Major's paintings, drawing visual and spiritual inspiration from the oldest tale of human civilization, the Epic of Gilgamesh. Through thirty paintings, this exhibit highlights the most important works of Major’s career.