NEW BRUNSWICK - Two holiday exhibitions with an international flavor are being shown at the Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation. Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the cultural traditions of, Belarus, Croatia, Denmark,Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latin America, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and Ukraine at the 22nd Annual Festival of Trees. The exhibits are open through Jan. 31. Twelve Christmas trees, all decorated by volunteers from different ethnic groups, are on view. The trees are trimmed with handmade ornaments, cookies and treats. Along with the trees, there is a unique Menorah to cebrate the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
Also featured in the Foundation’s Harsanyi room and library is the exhibit “My People – Faces of Erdely” by Boglarka Tapolyai. This exhibit features framed photos of the people of Erdely, Hungary. These portraits of the old and young illustrate Erdely’s past and future, what to preserve and what to hope for.
Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The suggested donation is $5. Guided tours are available for groups. The Museum is located at 300 Somerset St., New Brunswick. For more details, call 732.846.5777 of see the museum’s website: www.ahfoundation.org.