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Thursday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 14 March 2019
The 2019 Museum+ evenings organised around the permanent exhibition of the Museum of Fine Arts can be visited free of charge thanks to the generous support of OTP Bank and MVM Hungarian Electricity Plc.
Admission to the events is free but registration is required.
Our successful Museum+ series will continue in 2019 with nine evenings of extended opening hours. The more than ten-year-old programme series awaits visitors with the usual events and introducing brand new themes every month: guided tours, workshops, guest stars, concerts, dance and literary performances, fine food and special wine selections will help everyone to explore and become better acquainted with the museum’s collections.
Following the practice of British museum evenings, in 2019 admission to all the Museum+ programmes at the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest will be free. So kick off the evening with us, bring your date here, discover the revamped collections and charge yourselves up with new experiences.
TAPAS- AND WINE VARIATIONS from the chef of the Fine Art Bistro
LOUNGE BAR – DJ WONDA
Venue: Marble Hall
GUIDED TOUR IN ENGLISH
7 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. Szilvia Záray – Eroticism and the Counter-Reformation (Old Master Paintings, Room XXIII)
WORKSHOP – Creative corner: Make your own antique writing tablet.
What did school-children in ancient Athens use to practice writing? Writing tablets, the ancestor of today’s laptops.
You will be able to work with wood, drills and fragrant beeswax so expect all your senses to awaken during this great workshop.
The workshop is held by Eszter Varga
Venue: Romanesque Hall
Classical and contemporary reflections – music, dance, theatre, poetry and improvisation in the collections
Strange things happen in the museum at night. Have you ever felt that a melody, a poem or a movement would be a perfect match for a work of art because it would convey the sensation and the magic you experience when looking at it? This evening, interesting melodies, well-known poems and movements will accompany the artworks in the museum’s collections of painting, infusing them with new colour and life.
We reserve the right to change the programme.
We kindly inform you that due to monument protection regulations the number of participants in the presentations and guided tours is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Please make your plans accordingly.
Frequently asked questions
What does free admission mean?
In 2019, all the permanent exhibitions and programmes can be visited free of charge during the Museum + evenings. The temporary exhibitions, however, can only be viewed with tickets available at the same price as during regular opening hours.
From what time can I enter free of charge and how long can I stay?
Visitors are welcome from the starting time of the Museum + programme. Admission closes at 9 p.m. The exhibitions are closed at 9.30 p.m. and the building must be vacated by 10 p.m.
Where can I register for the guided tours?
Advance registration is not needed, nor is it possible. Those interested will be admitted in the order of arrival. Depending on the venue, 20-30 people can participate in one tour. The meeting point is always at the entrance to the given exhibition.
Can I take my bag and coat with me?
The same rules and regulations apply during the Museum + evenings as during regular visiting hours. Please leave coats, large bags and all types of backpacks in the cloakroom, which is free of charge. Visitors can also use lockers, which operate with 100-forint or 1-euro coins.