September 8, 2009 + Budapest
(above photo © Jaime Silva) Iparművészeti Múzeum (Museum of Applied Arts) (36) 1 – 456 5100 1092 Budapest, Hőgyes Endre utca, Budapest, Hungary www.imm.hu. OPEN HOURS: 2:00 pm – 6:00pm Tuesday 10:00am – 6:00pm Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 10:00pm Thursday In 1872 the Hungarian Parliament decided to purchase “industrial Vienna’s” 1873 World Exhibition and in 1890 a contest was held… Read More
September 3, 2009 + Budapest
The art collection at the Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Museum of Fine Arts) is home to works from Pablo Picasso, Oskar Kokoschka, Manet, Pierre Puvis de Chavanes, Paul Gauguin, Mark Chagall, Paul Cezanne, Henri de Touluse Lautrec, Delacroix, Corot, Rodin….
July 20, 2009 + Budapest
Wherever we travel two of the main things we always try to visit are 1) the local cultures baths and 2) the food markets. Budapest is a haven for both!!!!! Construction of the Great Market Hall started in 1894 according to the design of Samu Petz. In 1896 a few days before the handover fire destroyed about half of the roof. After repairing the… Read More
July 2, 2009 + Budapest
A wonderful place for listening as well as viewing, the Hungarian State Opera House is home to the third best acoustics in al of Europe! With only the Scala in Milan and the Paris Opera House creating a more detailed sound environment.