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Virtual Exhibitions


Highlights of the Collection

Highlights of the Collection

The approximately 150 objects of this selection extend from the early Middle Ages to the twentieth century and represent wide spectrum of the applied art genres. More >>
The Art of Furniture from Gothic to Biedermeier

The Art of Furniture from Gothic to Biedermeier

The permanent exhibition opened in 2000 in the Nagytétény Mansion Museum features the most significant pieces of the Furniture Collection at the Museum of Applied Arts. More >>
Art Nouveau Artefacts

Art Nouveau Artefacts

Thanks to planned acquisition, the Museum of Applied Arts is proud to own a unique Art Nouveau collection which represents both the Hungarian and European development of this style. More >>
Art Deco and Modernism

Art Deco and Modernism

The exhibition "Art Deco and Modernism - Interior design in Hungary, 1920-1940" in 2012 featured more than 200 objects from the museum's collection. More >>
Ottoman-Turkish Carpets

Ottoman-Turkish Carpets

The Museum of Applied Arts is proud to own the second richest collection of the 15th - 17th century Ottoman-Turkish carpets in the world. More >>
Historical costumes

Historical costumes

A 17000 műtárgyat számláló Textilgyűjteményen belül önálló egységet alkotnak a viseletek és viselet-kiegészítők. Az öltözékek elsősorban az újkori magyarországi főúri viselettörténet reprezentánsai, More >>
Islamic Art

Islamic Art

The Islamic artefacts form an important part of the collections at the Museum of Applied Arts. Specially valued are the collection of Ottoman--Turkish objects which include wide spectrum of works of art from the weapons, textiles made from silk and saddles through ceramics. More >>
Contemporary Hungarian Craft & Design Artefacts

Contemporary Hungarian Craft & Design Artefacts

Highlights of the contemporary design objects purchased by the Museum of Applied Arts after 1990. More >>
'Charming Trifles' - Collection of fans at the Museum of Applied Arts

'Charming Trifles' - Collection of fans at the Museum of Applied Arts

The book "Charming Trifles" compiled by Donka Maros (1948-1994) and published in 2000 gives an elaborate overview of the collection of fans at the Museum of Applied Arts. More >>
Recent Acquisitions (2006-2010)

Recent Acquisitions (2006-2010)

During the last half decade the museum's collections were enriched by more than 1500 new acquisitions. Out of these purchases this selection features almost 40 outstanding contemporary and historical objects. More >>
Artefacts inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses

Artefacts inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses

Ovid's Metamorphoses was one of the most popular literal works in the early modern history. The themes from the antique mythology written in readable and poetic form being funny, heroic or morally edifying served as an inexhaustible source for the donators/commissioners, the artists and the craftsmen. More >>
Haban Ceramics

Haban Ceramics

A habánok a 16. században kialakult protestáns vallási irányzat, az anabaptizmus képviselői voltak, akik a gyermekkeresztséggel szemben a felnőttkori keresztség szükségességét hirdették. More >>
Magda Bácsi's donations to the Museum of Applied Arts

Magda Bácsi's donations to the Museum of Applied Arts

Bácsi Magda hegedűművész az elmúlt években több mint háromszáz műtárgyat ajándékozott az Iparművészeti Múzeumnak, melyek az ötvös-, textil- és legfőként a kerámiagyűjteményt gazdagítják. Nagyvonalú adományaiból az alábbiakban egy válogatást mutatunk be. More >>
Photographs of György Klösz of the 1876 Applied Arts Exhibition

Photographs of György Klösz of the 1876 Applied Arts Exhibition

1876-ban gr. Zichy Pálné javaslatára az árvízkárosultak megsegítésére Műipari és történelmi kiállítást rendeztek Budapesten, gr. Károlyi Alajos diplomata palotájában, a földszinti termekben. More >>
Budapest Interiors c. 1900

Budapest Interiors c. 1900

The Archive at the Museum of Applied Arts owns numerous archive photographs about interiors of palaces and villas in Budapest around 1900. More >>
Chefs d'oeuvre of Applied Arts of Hungarian Origin in Foreign Collections

Chefs d'oeuvre of Applied Arts of Hungarian Origin in Foreign Collections

In the course of the 19th and 20th century numerous decorative art objects of outstanding significance of private aristocratic collections were removed from Hungary to other foreign countries. More >>
Interiors of the 1896 Millennial Exhibition

Interiors of the 1896 Millennial Exhibition

Az 1896. évi millenniumi történeti kiállítás nagy hangsúlyt helyezett az újkori magyarországi főúri lakáskultúra történetének és hagyományainak bemutatására. More >>
Images from the history of the Museum of Applied Arts

Images from the history of the Museum of Applied Arts

The Archives of Museum of Applied Arts hold a number of photographs of prominent personalities, exhibitions and other events from the history of the Museum, established in 1872. The present virtual exhibition features a selection of these photographs, providing an overview of the nearly one-and-a-half-century long history of the museum. More >>
Athos Masterpieces: Miniature Carvings by Orthodox Monks

Athos Masterpieces: Miniature Carvings by Orthodox Monks

Among the liturgical objects of orthodox Christianity several boxwood or horny carvings adorned with miniature scenes and inserted in metal mountings have been passed down to us. More >>