Events Calendar

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

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What is it?

This small exhibit presents a collection of design pieces recently purchased by the Museum of Applied Arts, which is currently closed for renovation. Some of the highlights include "updated" Rubik's cubes, mid-century modern chairs from communist Hungary, and ornate contemporary dishware. Note that the show takes place on two floors.

What is it?

From the tail of Queen Elizabeth's wedding gown to gleaming contemporary design pieces, a total of 200 clothing items present the outfits of choice of the Hungarian upper crust between the 18th and the 21st centuries.

What is it?

The exhibit presents the golden age of Flemish Baroque painting through 120 works centered around Peter Paul Rubens. The displayed works were loaned from prominent public collections, including the Louvre, the Prado, and the National Gallery in London.

BAK 80

Art gallery exhibit
What is it?

Budapest's leading art gallery, acb, celebrates the 80th birthday of the master of Hungarian abstract painting, Imre Bak. The ambitious exhibit features works spanning over fifty years. Bak's striking paintings are best known for his use of strong colors and geometric shapes.

CLARA

Temporary Museum Exhibit
What is it?

Klára Rotschild (1903-1976) was a legendary fashion designer in Budapest. Her clothes were sought after 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 features Rothschild's design pieces and her personal belongings.

Catechism on Air

Art gallery exhibit
What is it?

Turkish native Hamza Kirbas and local Budapest-based artist Veronika Szendrő explore the parallels between visual media (TV, video) and religion as it relates to communication strategies and powerful messaging.

What is it?

István Farkas was one of the most original painters of Hungarian Modernism following WWI. Through 170 works, you can appreciate his unique pictorial world and technical sophistication. Farkas was among the thousands of Hungarian Jews who died tragically in Auschwitz during the Holocaust.