EXHIBITION

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WHAT'S ON

After two postponements prompted by the pandemic, the City of Athens has finally unveiled its exhibition tribute to the late great Greek actress, politician and activist Melina Mercouri, which had initially been programmed in 2020 to coincide with the 100-year-anniversary of her birth.


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The Makrygiannis Wing of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is set to launch “Hippos: The Horse in Ancient Athens,” an exhibition that seeks to highlight the important role bestowed upon horses by Athenian society as far back as the Bronze Age (1200 BC) and all the way up to the Hellenistic period.

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The National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) present an exhibition titled “The Printing Houses during the Greek Revolution.” The exhibition seeks to highlight the instrumental role of the printing press in the crucial years of the Greek War of Independence.

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CULTURE

Paying tribute to Melina Mercouri (1920-1994) – the actress, activist and politician that launched the campaign for the repatriation of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum – the City of Athens is launching an exhibition on the breadth and depth of her influence.


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In “Anonymous Paths, a Personal View of Greece 2007-2017,” at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex, photographer Panagiotis Sotiropoulos presents a series that depicts a country in transition.

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As part of events marking the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution, the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP), presents an exhibition “History on Embroidery”


The Battle of Lepanto by Andries van Eertvelt (1640), private collection.
EXHIBITION

A fascinating exhibition at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens, featuring a rich display of paintings, maps, shipboard artifacts, and arms and armor, explores the story of the Battle of Lepanto, a seismic naval engagement that took place in the Gulf of Patras, western Greece, 450 years ago on October 7, 1571.

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CULTURE

Having been practically raised in Greece and spending much of her time in the country her family loved like home, Rachel Howard is happy to talk about her father on the occasion of the City of Athens’ exhibition of his paintings.



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Widely regarded as one of the leading expressionists of the modern age, US artist Sean Scully is the subject of a retrospective at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex that comprises 103 works.

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CULTURE

The dining room table of the Papadopoulos family, laid out for a big Sunday meal, is the centerpiece of the Benaki Museum’s impressive and original new exhibition, “Papadopoulos 100: The Story of the Company 1922-2022.”

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The Museum of Cycladic Art has unveiled a microsite allowing audiences far and wide to enjoy the spectacular displays of its ongoing exhibition “Kallos: The Ultimate Beauty.”


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Award-winning artist, photographer and filmmaker Alison Jackson is making her Greek debut with a retrospective photography show in the foyer of the Pallas Theater. “Seeing is Deceiving” is an interplay of older and new work from her never-seen-before “Disaster” series that comments on the bombardment of images and news people are exposed to on a […]

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In his first show in Greece, at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex, Canadian-born photographer Terry Tsiolis is showing work that demonstrates a shift from the editorial work he made his name with to a more intimate and personal vernacular.