Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc. (HMC)
The Hungarian Multicultural Center is an artist run, non-profit, multi-disciplinary arts organization dedicated to excellence, experimentation, and education in all forms of contemporary art and culture. The AIR/HMC, Budapest mission is to bridge cultural, geographic, and linguistic divides by bringing people together through the arts in order to foster a greater understanding of world cultures.
The HMC is an award winning 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting international art and the understanding of world cultures, through high quality art exhibitions, cultural exchanges and related educational programs. The mission of the HMC is to support artists and strengthen the arts in their vital role in the lives of people and communities. Our goal is to inform and educate the community at large through cross-cultural exchange, provide an opportunity for artists to work and exhibit in Hungary, and provide the artists with a supportive environment and uninterrupted time to work during the residency.
The HMC opened in 1990 as an artistic, educational institution. We are invited more then 600 artists, writers, film makers who play an active part in the field of contemporary art. During the residency period, we hold exhibitions, through creative activities, presentations, workshops, and lectures by the artists.