Within the framework of the Autumn Festival of Museums, NSZL will hold a roundtable discussion entitled Zichy’s Everyday Heroes, related to the exhibition entitled Zichy’s Drawn Heroes. The event will start at 3 p.m. on September 27, 2016.
During this year’s Researchers’ Night, we are looking forward to seeing you in the Map Collection of National Széchényi Library on September 30, 2016. You can have a look at digital maps, and our thematic blog as well as some of the priceless treasures of our collection will be presented.
The 42nd Congress of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) was organized by Hungary, and participants of the congress paid a professional visit to the Hungarian national library.
A person with one of the most adventurous lives in the history of Hungary, one of the most famous Hungarian world travelers, sailor and soldier, the first European ruler of the Indian Ocean archipelago was born on September 20, 1741. The exhibition will be open between September 27 and December 15, 2016.
The exhibition presents a selection from the treasures of Gyula Todoreszku’s library, which can rarely be seen, presenting at the same time their history, while selecting from documents related to the fate of the collection and from furnishings donated together with the library.
National Széchényi Library, keeper of the written Hungarian cultural heritage, presented eleven newly restored decorative albums within the framework of a series of events entitled European Heritage Days.
On September 16, 2016, the Ministry of Human Capacities will launch an EU project entitled “Acting Communities – Active Community Involvement”, the primary aim of which is to strengthen social cohesion by way of an increased involvement of cultural institutions.
Recently, a colorful book was published in cooperation of Móra Publishing House and NSZL’s Theater Collection, which has been keeping the unmatched designs of Vera Bródy. The volume contains almost 400 puppet and scenery designs, and it presents the entire oeuvre of Vera Bródy, Mihály Munkácsy and Mari Jászai Award-winning puppet artist and puppet, scenery and costume designer. Book presentation will start at 4 p.m. on September 30, 2016.