The Ferenczy Museum in Szentendre has recently moved into a new building in the center of the town, and this week an interesting temporary exhibition opened there. The focus of this exhibition is the royal Cistercian abbey of Pilis, as well as Queen Gertrude, wife of King Andrew II, who was buried there after she had been murdered 800 years ago. Stone carvings and archaeological finds from the monastery excavated at the site of the ruined monastery are preserved in the museum's collection.
The exhibition, titled “The Queen to Kill You Must Not Fear Will Be Good...“ Commemorate Gertrude of Merania, 1213-2013 is on view at the Barcsay Room of the Ferenczy Museum until December 31, 2013. The curator of the exhibition is Judit Majorossy, alumna of the Medieval Studies Department (MA'96, PhD'06).
For more information please visit: http://jekely.blogspot.hu/2013/08/new-exhibition-dedicated-to-queen.html