Posts Tagged ‘Hungarian National Gallery’

Judit Polgar’s Global Chess Festival Hungary – 2021.

Invitation celebrating the power and inspiration of chess … chess connects us!

At Saturday, October, 9. 2021 as a hybrid event the Hungarian National Gallery gives home to the local events, those interested can take part in the festival from the comfort of their homes, through Youtube Live. Furthermore, online chess enthusiasts can login to a plethora of interactive digital activities.

This year’s focus is on Education and Innovation

Major Programs: Education Chess Summit (Live and streamed from the Hungarian National Gallery).

The speakers include experts from Hungary, Sweden, USA, Spain and France.

During the Educational Chess Summit demo classes will be given based on the Judit Polgar Method.

Special guest: Ernö Rubik, the inventor of the world-famous Rubik’s Cube, will share his thoughts on modern education.

Creativity and Innovation
… Talks (Live and streamed from the Hungarian National Gallery).

Noam Manella from Israel: the author of the highly successful book “Think Like a Machine”, on how to awaken the dormant creativity inside ourselves.

Indian engineer Ashwin Subramanian on using biofeedback tools to explore what signals chess players’ bodies are sending while playing and how they can utilize these little cues in preparation.

Judit Polgar talks with the legendary Ernö Rubik, about his views and thoughts on creativity and innovation.
Judit Polgar will also share her thoughts on the role creativity played in her childhood and career. And how she implements creativity in her daily life and her various projects.

Norbert Fogarasi – Head of Morgan Stanley’s Budapest Office, speaks about the connection between chess, innovation and business.

Furthermore, there will be an unforgettable musical experience provided by Juga Di Prima – Chilean singer-songwriter performs five new “Chess Divas” songs that were composed in the spirit of gender equality and pay tribute to the best women chess players of history.

Other Programs: Interactive Chess Channel

Games, quizzes, masterclass, tournaments (Online Presentation of the Judit Polgar Method (at the National Gallery in Hungarian language).

Arts & Crafts for Children (at the National Gallery)

Winners of the Goodwill Ambassadors of Chess Awards announced (at the National Gallery) Simultaneous exhibitions with Judit Polgar and GM Zoltán Almási (Hungarian National Gallery)

For furthermore information visit the website. All programs are free!

Update Aggie Reiter

Flashnews! Pablo Picasso tansfigurations exhibition extended by one month – Budapest


Hungarian National Gallery … at the Buda Castle, building C.

District I., 2. Szent György Square – Budapest

Opening hours: from Tuesday to Sunday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – closed on Mondays

For those locals who have for some reason missed to visit this extraordinary exhibition and/or in the meantime foreigners staying, visiting Budapest,  there  is still  one month ahead to do so.

More than one hundred thirty thousand visitors have been interested in the Hungarian National Gallery, Picasso awesome deformation exhibition – 1895-1972. opened at  April, 22. It’s Pablo Picasso painting exhibition of the biggest in Hungary. Following the agreement was reached on the rental exhibition museums who contributed works to extend the rental, so the exhibition is planned a month longer, it will be on display until August, 28. 2016.

Previous update:

A bit of background to the Hungarian National Gallery: “Holds a rich selection of some of the chief works held by the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, which is closed for reconstruction, scheduled to last three years. A total of fifty-seven masterpieces accompany visitors on a journey through the history of art, beginning in Antiquity, taking in the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, and arriving at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In addition to important relics from the Collections of Egyptian Antiquities, Classical Antiquities and Old Sculpture – including such key items as a statue of the scribe Imhotep, the famous “Budapest Dancer” and a character head by Messerschmidt – the exhibition also offers a taste of the Museum’s deservedly world renowned Gallery of Old Masters. A diverse range of schools, periods and genres is presented through works by such giants of art as Raphael, Correggio, El Greco, Memling, Bruegel, Cranach, Van Dyck, Frans Hals and Bellotto. These are followed by more modern works, among them paintings by Monet and Gauguin, and Rodin’s celebrated sculpture, Eternal Springtime, which the Museum bought directly from the sculptor himself.

Update by Aggie Reiter