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The End of the Cold War Exhibit

April 11th marks the opening of our new exhibit–The End of the Cold War, Fall of Communism in Hungary and Eastern Europe–which will be of particular interest to many of Greater Cleveland’s ethnic communities whose lives have been touched by these events. The Exhibit covers the period after World War II through the 1989 peaceful […]

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From Broadway to Hollywood

In doing the research, an interesting but logical correlation became apparent. In the early 1900’s most of the musicals on Broadway were operetta transplants from Europe and they also influenced American composers to write in the same mode. So not only Hungarian, but German and French operetta composers had a great impact on the American […]

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Visions of Hungary – Photographs by: George Buza, George Gati, and Stephen Spinder

Opened: April 29, 2011 – Last Day: September 9, 2011 Exhibit Information: This exhibit on Hungary presents photographs depicted the many views and moods by three renowned photographers – George Buza, George Gati and Stephen Spinder. The photographs imparted in black and white and color the many faces of Hungary as interpreted by these three […]

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“A Point of Reference – In Sculpture and Paintings” The Art of Gyuri Hollosy

June through October, 2010 Opening Reception: Artist Gyuri Hollosy gave a presentation regarding his past, present and future works – “A Point of Reference in sculpture and in painting.” Background on the artist: Gyuri Hollosy was born in 1946 in Bad-Aibling, Germany. He and his family moved to Cleveland in 1955. He studied at the […]

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Hungarian Classical Music Composers

February 20 through May 28, 2010 February 20, 2010, 2 pm Opening presentation by: Mr. Peter Laki, eminent musicologist, professor and program annotator for the Cleveland Orchestra. Mr. Laki’s presentation was on Hungarian Classical Music Composers with special emphasis on Ferenc Erkel on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth. Mr. Peter Laki is […]

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Hungarian Applied Arts: Influence of Folk Art in Textiles & Pottery

Created for both function and beauty, and tailored and modified throughout the years to fit the to the ever-changing tastes of society, the exhibited items ranged from industrially mass produced to individually hand crafted items designed and produced primarily in Hungary and the United States. The exhibition exploresdthe various facets of the influence of folk […]

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