"Thousand shades of Art Nouveau"

The György Ráth Villa of the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest received a Special Award for Museum Education from the National Association of Public Collections with the programme entitled “the staff members of which are Julianna Joó, Dóra Borsai, Melinda Péterfy, and Kata Hadházi. For the first time, the Museum Education Department of the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest produced an animated short film for the museum education programme of the permanent exhibition “Our Art Nouveau in the György Ráth Villa.” The aim of the animated short film, also entitled “A Thousand Faces of Art Nouveau,” was to use digital technology to stimulate interest in Art Nouveau – from a child's perspective, in the form of an inner dialogue. Focusing on the artworks in the exhibition, the stop-motion short film explores the characteristics of turn-of-the-century art and was shown to schoolchildren at the beginning of their museum education sessions on the Art Nouveau period. The animated short film is part of the international project DTP3–748–2.2–ARTNOUVEAU2. The aim of the project is to commit to a responsible and sustainable use of the cultural heritage of the Art Nouveau to strengthen the cultural identity and stimulate the economic growth of the Danube Region.