News Christmas Fair in Budapest

Christmas Fair in Budapest

At the end of November Vörösmarty Square turns into a festive market place. Cottage-style wooden stalls take over one of Budapest’s most attractive spots during the couple of weeks preceding the end-of-the-year holidays. Imagine to smell the scent of traditional honey cookies, mulled wine, cinnamon and fir from afar. Make it real and visit Budapest this time of the year!

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Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age – Exhibition in the Museum of Fine Arts

Between 31 October 2014 and 15 February 2015 Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age, a large-scale exhibition is held in the Museum of Fine Arts surveying the period of 17th-century Dutch art, one of the golden ages of European culture.

 

 

News Art and Culture in Vienna

Art and Culture in Vienna

Velázquez, Painter to the King

News Art and Culture in Vienna

From 28 October 2014 to 15 February 2015 at the Art History Museum

Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), who at the age of 24 was appointed the position of Court Painter to King Philip IV, was especially known for his portraits of the Spanish Infantas and Infantes. The Art History Museum is currently showing his extensive work in an outstanding exhibition, which also presents pieces on loan from the Prado in Madrid, the National Gallery in London, and many other establishments. One of the highlights of this exhibition is the famous “Rokeby Venus”.

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