EXHIBITION

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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.”


Professor Nikolaos Stampolidis added more layers to the narrative, enriching it with select artifacts to highlight the connection between antiquity and the 19th century. [Nikos Kokkalias]
CULTURE

I have to admit that as I headed to the Museum of Cycladic Art for a tour of “Antiquarianism and Philhellenism,” I suspected I would most probably get bored at the sight of golden table clocks and oil paintings depicting rebellious men in frilly white foustanellas.

The Battle of Sphacteria and the Siege of Navarino, as depicted by Panagiotis Zographos.
1821 ANNIVERSARY

The French Institute of Athens brings us a fascinating online exhibition of work marking the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution and celebrating the contribution of the philhellenic movement in France to the uprising.

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EXHIBTION PREVIEW

The Benaki Museum is offering an online preview of its monumental exhibition for the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution ahead of its physical opening to the public.


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ANNIVERSARY

While their country faced a deep financial crisis from early 2009 to late 2018, an increasing number of Greek historians started seeking out the truths buried in their history and the milestone that is the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

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EDUCATION

The Athens School of Fine Arts presents a fascinating exhibition of original models made of recycled materials depicting how the school’s students envision the schools of the future.

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EXHIBITION

The Rhodes Museum of Modern Greek Art’s recent relaunch has put the spotlight on what is arguably one of the best collections of its kind in the country. 


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ARCHAEOLOGY

Visitors to Athens International Airport will have a chance to catch a sneak preview of the Museum of Cycladic Art’s big upcoming show “Antiquarianism and Philhellenism,” organized to mark the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

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WHAT'S ON

Virtual reality technology has been put to the service of fans of history and Playmobil itching to see the exhibition of dioramas inspired by the events and battles of the 1821 Greek War of Independence, which is on display at the Museum of the Greek Olive and Olive Oil in Sparta.

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WHAT'S ON

Galvanized by the Black Lives Matters movement that has rocked America and other parts of the world, London-based artist Joy Labinjo makes her Athens debut with a solo show at The Breeder.



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WHAT'S ON

The Jewish Museum of Greece is participating in the memorial events of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), taking place October 23-25 on the Ionian island of Corfu as part of the German Presidency of the European Union, with a temporary historical exhibition.

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WHAT'S ON

Marking the 2,500-year anniversary of the battles of Thermopylae and Salamis, the National Archaeological Museum presents “Glorious Victories: Between Myth and History.”

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CULTURE

Life in the sprawling Moria refugee and migrant camp on the Aegean island of Lesvos is explored in a video installation that is currently on display at the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London. 


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WHAT'S ON

The National Historical Museum has teamed up with the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) to take its Playmobil exhibition on the 1821 Greek Revolution on the road.

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WHAT'S ON

The B&M Theocharakis Foundation celebrates renowned artist Costas Tsoclis’ 90th birthday with an exhibition titled “Painting: Limits and Transgressions,” curated by Takis Mavrotas.