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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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April Program featured Hungarian Folk Dancing!

On Saturday, April 9th, the Museum hosted Richard Graber, the author of  the book Csárdás Dance Company A History, along with dancers from the Csardas Dance Company. Graber explained the genesis of the group, which started in 1994. At that time, with a grant from the Ohio Arts Counsel, he had a vision of a […]

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John Lauer

Hungarian Connections to Religious Sites

On Saturday, February 13th, our Museum was once again filled with guests who came to listen to a very unusual topic: how two famous pilgrimage sites have historic and close ties to the Hungarian people. John Lauer’s  presentation focused on Fatima, a town of 10,000 people in Portugal, which Catholics throughout the world revere as […]

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The afternoon of January 23rd drew a large crowd into the Museum, something we love to see. There were many new faces represented by professional colleagues of the artist as well as some of his friends, and Hungarians interested to see what PRIMAL TOPOGRAPHY was really about. In George’s words, here is a summary of […]

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Breast Cancer: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

On November 14, 2015, Dr Judith Puskás presented: Breast Cancer: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly at the Hungarian Museum. We had eagerly waited for this lecture, as it would introduce us to some innovative work we were hearing about. There was a very informative PowerPoint presentation during which Dr. Puskas also showed and […]

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Book signing

May Book Signing & Fashion Show

Back-to-back programming drew an enthusiastic audience to the Museum on Saturday afternoon, May 11th. Dr. Endre Szenkirályi led off the program with a fascinating look at Hungarian immigrant life in the Cleveland area from 1951 to the present. Using data from various Hungarian organizations, census numbers, and anecdotal evidence, Dr. Szentkirályi detailed the cultural and […]

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April Book Signing

“I Kiss Your Hands Many Times”, by Marianne Szegedy-Maszák is the story of two families in Hungary. The story begins with the backdrop of late nineteenth century Hungary. It reveals the history of the Manfred Weiss family, a Jewish aristocratic family in Hungary as the direct result of the patriarch’s great success in industry, so […]

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