This year the Building of Ernst Museum in celebrating it’s 100th anniversary. Rich history of the museum, fascinating architectural style are great creatures for the building to take part in the Budapest 100, a yearly event, organized by the Open Society Archives and KÉK Contemporary Architecture Centre.
Budapest 100 is created with an aim not only to introduce and present well-maintained or historic buildings in Budapest, but also to encourage the creation of coherent residential communities: the residents of the celebrated buildings are encouraged to make an event for the day, to participate in it all together, forming relations and connections. You can find more information about the event and its operation here.
This year the museum necessary is talking part on the event. The program will take place in Saturday and Sunday between 11 am and 2:30 pm, and will include family programs, programs for people of every age, guided tours in English and Hungarian through the current exhibition and the building itself. The visitors will be able to check out the current exhibition of the Derkovits grant, participate in workshops, where they will have an opportunity to reflect their relations to the exhibition and the museum in a creative way, and learn a plenty of other things! All the programs for the two days are free of charge, and are appropriate for all age groups!
The program details:
On Saturday all the programs happening will be in Hungarian. This is a great opportunity for foreigner to have an extra practice of the hungarian language!
On Sunday, April 15, the program will be bilingual.
From 11.00 to 14.30: ‘Mystery at Nagymező street – Family Detective Adventure’. Come and explore the exciting mixture of historical detailes and contemporary art in a cheerful way with us! The participants will be able to create an own pieces from the materials supplied. Help us solve the mystery! All agegroups are welcomed.
From 13.30 to 14.30: a guided tour in English – ‘Stories and peculiarities of the Ernst building’. Join the tour around Tivoli Theater, Ernst Museum and the exhibition space to discover the history of the building and learn about the decoration.
Admission to all the programs, tours and the exhibition for the entire weekend is free.
Join the celebration, and spend a great weekend!