Zsuzsanna Tasnádi

museologist, ethnographer

She studied ethnography at the Eötvös Loránd University between 1991 and 1995 and has been working at the Ethnological Archive of the Museum of Ethnography since September 1995. Firstly, as a collection assistant, and since 1998 as a collection’s museologist she has been taking care of the Drawing and Painting Collection, the Print Collection, and the Map Collection. She is the curator and co-curator of several exhibitions presenting the collection, as well as the author and co-author of various educational publications based on the collection.

Areas of research: folk arts, handicrafts, industrial education, drawing education, ornamentation collections in the late 19th  and early 20th  centuries, sample books, sample sheets, and ecclesiastical and secular manuscript books in Hungary 17-18th  century ornaments. Between 2014 and 2019, as a participant in an OTKA research, she examined drawings related to handicrafts, primarily in the 18-19th century, the effects of 19th century drawing education on that area.

In the new permanent exhibition, she is in charge of the Folk Art theme.

    En route
    Conference on the new permanent exhibitions of the Museum of Ethnography
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