Muzeum Janus Pannonius v Pécsi

Years of Disarray 1908–1928. Avant-gardes in the Central Europe

Janus Pannonius Museum

The largest regional museum in Hungary was established more than 100 years ago. It administrates group of specialized institutions. Between them also Gallery of Modern Hungarian Art, which permanent exhibition is located in a renovated historical monument building with contemporary architectural extensions. The Janus Pannonius Museum preserves the second largest collection of 20th century Hungarian Art in the country (behind the National Gallery).

Janus Pannonius Museum, Káptalan u. 5., 7621 Pécs,


  • Main organizer:
    Janus Pannonius Museum in Pécs
  • Author of the conception:
    Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská (Czech Republic)
  • Curator:
    György Várkonyi, Merse Pál Szeredi (Hungary)
  • Cooperation:
    Steffen Eigl (Germany), Erwin Kessler (Bucharest), Zsófia Kiss-Szemán (Slovakia), Monika Rydiger (Poland), Irina Subotić (Belgrade), Patrick Werkner (Austria)
  • Coordination of the project:
    Anežka Šimková, Šárka Belšíková (Czech Republic)
  • Co-organizers:
    Mezinárodní centrum kultury v Krakově, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Janus Pannonius Múzeum Pécs
  • Exhibition design:
    Barba Kecskés, Janus Pannonius Museum, Design Műhely Pécs
  • Exhibition design:
    Tereza Hejmová (Czech Republic)
  • Support of the project:
    European union | V 4 | Governments and ministries of culture of the participating countries