Barcelona - Brussels - Budapest 2011


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Venue:Hungarian National Museum

Date Note:This was a one-time event in 2011

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This traveling photo exhibition introduces the works of Antoni Gaudi, Victor Horta and Ödön Lechner, three masters of the European Art Nouveau movement. 50 large billboards will be on display in Barcelona, Brussels and Budapest showcasing each city’s rich Art Nouveau heritage, including photos of the most characteristic buildings and biographies of the most influential architects. In addition, city maps marked with the Art Nouveau buildings will be part of the exhibition.

The traveling photo exhibit begins in Barcelona on January 23rd. The posters will be on display until February 28 at/around The Sagrada Familia. The next stop is Budapest. From March 18 to April 30 the billboards can be seen at/around the Hungarian National Museum. Brussels is the final stop, where the photos will be on exhibit in City Park between May 15 and June 30.

Art Nouveau Picnic (Szecessziós Piknik) - May 7, 2 pm to 9 pm

The closing event of the Barcelona-Brussels-Budapest photo exhibition, the Art Nouveau Picnic, will be held in the garden of the Hungarian National Museum.

Activities include Art Nouveau workshops for the kids and Tiffany craft shows for the adults. Visitors can sample traditional, oven backed breads, sandwich specialties and homemade cakes. Acrobats and jugglers will be on hand to provide entertainment in the garden throughout the day. The day's events will culminate in an exciting closing performance.

The event, organized in collaboration with BudapestUnderguide, is free for everyone.

If you are a fan of the Art Nouveau movement you might be interested in our post on Hungarian Art Nouveau.

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