One of the major urban development projects of the Pécs2010 European Capital of Culture Programme is the revival of Museum street, that gives place for several significant museums of the city.

Following the completion of the renovation works, the museum of one of the most widely known Pécs-born artists will reopen its gates to the public. The artworks of this great figure of op-art; Victor Vasarely can be viewed again from 21 May in Pécs.

Reopening of the Vasarely Museum
at 17:00 on 21 May 2010
Opening speech:
Dr. Júlia Fabényi county museum director
Dr. János Hargitai president of the general assembly of Baranya county
The exhibition will be opened by:
Pierre Vasarely president of the Aix-en-Provence Vasarely Foundation

The programme “Victor Vasarely – International Arts Application for Practising Arts in Public Squares” announced by:
András Horváth DDÉK president, leader of the ‘Architecture and Context’ programme Connected to the reopening of the Pécs Vasarely Museum an exhibition entitled „the Victor Vasarely effect” is organised. During the event the works of the students of PTE-MK (University of Pécs Faculty of Music and Visual Arts), and of Aix-en-Provence École Supérieure d’ Art will be displayed.
18:00; 21 May 2010 – performance, music and film screening with the participation of Pécs artists
19:00; 19 June 2010 – performance, music and film screenings during the night of open museums with the participation of Aixen-Provence artists

The exhibition is open between: 22 May and 20 June 2010 International collection of JPM MMK
4 Káptalan street, Pécs, 7621
Tel.: +36 72 514 040
Fax: +36 72 514 042
e-mail: [email protected]
open hours: from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 18:00