Happy Art Nouveau World Day! – 10 June 2014
The Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest is organizing again the Art Nouveau World Day, in cooperation with Szecessziós Magazin (Art Nouveau Magazine) and the Partage-Plus Project in 2014. The 10th of June was selected as Art Nouveau World Day, being the anniversary of both Antonio Gaudi and Ödön Lechner – two charismatic architects of the movement, from two edges of the Europe. 2014 marks also the 100th anniversary of the death of Ödön Lechner (10 June).
The Réseau Art Nouveau Network is taking part to this very important day and organises an Art Nouveau selfies contest!
All day long will be published on the Facebook page of the Network the selfies collected for few weeks: feel free to “Like” the selfies you like: the best one – according to the number of “likes” and our choice - will be awarded in the end of afternoon!
Moreover each hour, discover videos or interviews of some of our members to share their knowledge and know more about the Art Nouveau heritage in the cities of our Network!
The videos/interviews will be presented in English or French, official languages of the Network.
Nancy - interview
Check out our Facebook page to discover surprises from our members!
More information about the Art Nouveau World Day and its programme, in which take part some of our members (Aveiro, Brussels, Budapest, Subotica...)!
As Subotica is a member of the Réseau Art Nouveau Network and part of the new European Cultural Route, Subotica Tourist Organization in cooperation with the cultural institutions (City Museum, Modern Gallery "Artistic Encounters", Inter-municipal Institute for Monument Protection and Vojvodina Jews Cultural Institute “dr Milko Izidor") organizes a special guided tour through Art Nouveau buildings (the Synagogue, the Dömötör House (City Museum building), the Raichle Palace (Modern gallery building) and the Leovic Palace (that was designed by Ödön Lehner) to cebrate the Art Nouveau Day.
Also, inspired by Art Nouveau Selfie Contest they will organize local Art Nouveau Selfie Contest "Secesija” (meaning “Art Nouveau and I”). The best photos will be published on the Subotica Tourism Organization official website, local Art Nouveau Facebook page and local Tourist organization Facebook page and will be awarded on June 10th.
Last, but not the least, the book Art Nouveau in Subotica's Public Collections will be sold at a discount price in Subotica City Musem on June 10th.
Enjoy and have a great Art Nouveau World Day!
Photo: Terrassa, (c) RANN - Photographer: Serge Brison