Arts


Wandering around the eight border counties, the art lovers may find a wide range of cultural attractions, since the museums await their visitors with valuable collections and exhibitions, which highlight the work of prestigious local artists. In Satu Mare, The Museum of Art has a permanent exhibition of Aurel Popp's work, but the temporary ones are also about fine arts. Benczúr Gyula's works can be seen in the museums of  Bihor, where one can find  Albrecht Dürer creations as well.

In Timisoara, The Baroque Palace hosts the Museum of Art, with a collection of 8,500 exhibits. The permanent exhibitions contain works of artists from the XIXth century, such as Sava Hentia, Constantin Lecca, Theodor Aman, Nicolae Grigorescu and Ion Andreescu's classical creations.

In Arad, the gallery combines works of prestigious Romanian and Hungarian artists, for instance Barabás Miklós, Lotz Károly, Munkácsy Mihály, Benczúr Gyula, Nicolae Grigorescu and Stefan Luchian, but also representatives of the painting school in Baia Mare. Some of the latter are Iványi Grünwald Béla, Ferenczy Károly, Thorma János, Perlrott-Csaba Vilmos, Glatz Oszkár and Ziffer Sándor.

In Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, one of the cultural attractions is the Jósa András Museum, while in Nyíregyháza it is worth viewing the Kállay collection.

The most important stops on your cultural itinerary through the Hungarian counties are the County Museum in Békés, where you can see the amplest Munkácsy Mihály exhibition, and Opusztaszer in Csongrad, where Feszty Árpád's panoramic painting of the Conquest can be seen.

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