EXHIBITION

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WHAT'S ON

The Nafplio Annex of the National Gallery, in cooperation with the National Historical Museum, presents an exhibition commemorating the Greek War of Independence in the Peloponnese, part of the NHM’s wider “Re-Constitution ’21” program.


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CULTURE

An installation by Nikos Navridis drawing on Samuel Beckett’s famous quote graces the revamped Public Tobacco Factory at 218 Lenorman Street ahead of the exhibition “Portals,” which formally inaugurates it as one of central Athens’ most interesting new cultural spaces on Friday.

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BICENTENNIAL

An exhibition on the contribution of maritime merchants and privately financed navies to the Greek War of Independence opens Tuesday at the Eugenides Foundation, marking the bicentennial of the 1821 revolution. 


Georg Melchior Kraus’ lithograph depicts the arrival of King George I in Piraeus in 1863. [Benaki Museum]
CULTURE

You return to the ground floor with a mind swirling with information, images and musings, thinking that after cramming 60 years of history onto the first floor, there can’t be anymore.


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WHAT'S ON

Mon Coin Studio, a relatively new space in downtown Athens dedicated to ceramics, presents a group show with the work of dozens of artists who drew inspiration from the Aegean Sea.




A handpainted lithograph of Lord Byron by Adam de Friedel, from the album ‘The Greeks: Twenty-Four Portraits of the Principal Leaders and Personages who Have Made Themselves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution,’ London-Paris, 1827.
EXHIBITION

It may be lacking the glitz and glamour originally envisioned before the pandemic, but the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution has already served its true purpose by activating a new, more incisive exploration of the country’s past through the prism of the greatest event to define the modern Greek state.

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WHAT'S ON

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) has organized a virtual tour of its exhibition on“Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West – One Hundred Years After His Assassination.”