Vernissage: “The Szeged Synagogue – 120 years of memory” Exhibition


25th April 2023 at 18:30 CET

Picture: The Szeged Synagogue

The Szeged Jewish Congregation proudly presents the Art Nouveau-style Szeged Synagogue, which has been inaugurated 120 years ago, as well as the city’s Jewish heritage.

The synagogue is the fourth largest in Europe, and its ensemble of murals, stained glass and gardens is unique. Visitors to the exhibition can learn about the life of chief rabbi Dr Immánuel Löw, the botanist who designed the decorating of the building, and the work of synagogue designer Lipót Baumhorn.

The exhibition will be opened by of the the curators, Dóra Pataricza, PhD, Szeged Jewish Community’s Archive, Hungary.

Curators of the exhibition: art historian Ágnes Ivett Oszkó (MÉM MDK) and historian Dóra Pataricza (Åbo Akademi University, Szeged Jewish Congregation).

Funding: Turku City Administration, Szeged Jewish Congregation, Paideia.

The event is in English. Free Entrance

The event is organized by Paideia, Jewish Community Stockholm, Turku City Administration, Szeged Jewish Congregation. Supported by Kulturrådet.