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The Songs We Hide

Our November program featured a presentation by Ms. Connie Hampton Connally, whose book, The Songs We Hide, is set in 1951 Stalinist Hungary. Beautifully written, the book’s plot and the two main characters, Péter and Katalin, serve as the vehicle through which we can catch a glimpse into the everyday experiences of Hungarians living through […]

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September program on Ilona Zrinyi

The topic of our first presentation for the 2018 Fall series was “Defending the Fort: the Life and Times of Ilona Zrinyi” presented by Eszti Pigniczky, Director of Leadership Development and Training, Hungarian Scouts in Exteris. Ilona Zrinyi was an interesting woman who was born in 1643 and lived in the 17th century during an era of […]

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Museum program highlights the life and accomplishments of Paul Erdős and others.

In conjunction with the opening of our new exhibit entitled American Hungarian Contributions to Science, Mathematics and Business, members and guests of the Museum enjoyed a truly informative lecture by Mr. Zsolt Dömötörffy, who is himself a mathematician, and who was able to share with his audience many aspects of the world of numbers, symbols and […]

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Artist Beata Szpura presents on László Moholy-Nagy

On Saturday, April 14th, our guests were treated to an outstanding presentation by Ms. Beata Szpura, a fine artist and illustrator, who teaches painting and color theory at Parsons the New School for Design in Manhattan, and drawing and painting at Queensborough Community College, New York.  Ms. Szpura brought her extensive knowledge about the art […]

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Stress and health was the topic on March 10!

Our March 10th presentation by Dr. John Nádas was on a topic that hits home to most people today, who with their busy and often frantic lives, suffer periodically from the effects of stress. The fact that stress directly impacts our health was researched and first explained by Dr. János Selye, an endocrinologist who was […]

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Mihály Csikszentmihályi and the theory of “Flow”

The second program in our Winter-Spring Lecture Series featured the fascinating topic of the theory of “FLOW” and the related subject of happiness. Dr. Mihály Csikszentmihályi is one of the most respected and well-known psychologists in the world today, and his theory of “flow” has proven to be a ground-breaking theory of human behavior.  Our […]

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Lecture at the Museum on the Reformation

Our November program in our 2017 lecture Series featured two very fine speakers, who with a compelling depth of knowledge, wit and clarity, were able to speak on a very complex topic- the cause and impact of the Reformation. This year marks the 500th anniversary that Martin Luther nailed his famous 95 Theses to the […]

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“Vistas of Hungary” Exhibit Opens to the Public

On Saturday, July 11, 2016, a wonderful exhibit entitled “Vistas of Hungary” opened in front of a large audience (50+) at the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Museum.  Curator, Andrew Lazar compiled information with photos highlighting each of these “Vistas” providing a comprehensive look at Hungary’s many natural, cultural and historic sites. To broaden and enhance the […]

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May’s program on the Hungarian Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland

The May program at the Museum brought in an audience interested in the details and practical steps neceassry to successfully search for data about our ancestors. Dan Corrigan provided background information on the Hungarian Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland. Meetings are usually held on the 4th Wednesday of the month, September & October, then March […]

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