SZÉPMŰVÉSZETI MÚZEUM

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2012. február 16 – 2012. április 5.

MYTHOLOGY AND THE BIBLE IN ART

Franz von Stuck <br> Kiss of the Sphinx, 1895
Franz von Stuck
Kiss of the Sphinx, 1895


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The great myths illustrate and explain to each generation something about the order of the world and the relationships between gods and humans. Explore with us the mythologically themed paintings in our Old Master's Galleries.

Thursdays 10.15-12.15

February 16
Who's Who in the Mythological World?

February 23
No lecture this week

March 1
Muses

March 8
Heroes and Anti-heroes

Lecturer: Agi Turner


Lucas Cranach the Elder <br> Christ and the Adulteress, 1532
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Christ and the Adulteress, 1532

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bible has long been a source of profound inspiration for artists, especially the Old Masters. Join us this spring as we examine the rich collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest along topical themes.

March 22
In the Footsteps of Jesus
Travels, Teachings, Miracles

March 29
Passion Week
Triumphal  Entry, Last Supper, Trials

April 5
The Meaning of Easter
Crucifixion and Resurrection

Lecturer: Jane Stevens

Everyone is welcome – the lectures are open to all. Attend only a few or the whole series. No need to register in advance. Come when you can!

For guests: the cost is HUF 1,800 per lecture. Just buy a ticket at the lobby cashier right before the lecture - ask for a "Bible Illuminates Art Lecture Ticket". You do not need to pay for entry to the Museum in addition. After the lecture, please feel free to use this ticket to enjoy all the galleries in the permanent collection.

For Docents-in-Training: this series is included in the overall training fee.

Location: Italian Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. Please check with the Information Desk in the lobby upon arrival for the exact location of the lecture.

All dates, times and locations are subject to change.

For more information, contact lecturer Jane Stevens. Telephone: +36 30 622-1890 or e-mail: amFuZWluYnVkYXBlc3QjMSErI3lhaG9vLmNvbQ== (Please put "Bible/Art" in the subject line.)