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Greek-Italian artistic directors platform at Acropolis Museum

The first Greek-Italian platform for the artistic directors of festivals and theatrical productions will be held in Athens on May 24-27, in the Acropolis Museum auditorium.It is the first time that, in the framework of a three-year collaboration between the Greek and Italian culture ministries, a delegation of 15 artistic directors of national and...
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Exhibition on I. Capodistrias at the Art Gallery of Corfu

Rare documents, newspapers, pieces of art and digital reproductions on the life and work of the Greek diplomat and politician and first head of the state of independent Greece Ioannis Capodistrias will be presented in an exhibition at the department of the Permanent Collection of the Art Gallery of the municipality of Corfu.The inauguration of...
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Finds from Antikythera Wreck to be displayed at Beijing’s Forbidden City

The Antikythera Shipwreck, the 2012 to 2014 exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum that attracted 800,000 visitors, will travel to Beijing.As in 2015, when the 370 finds of the wreck left Greece for the first time for the Basel Museum of Ancient Art and Ludwig Collection, the Youth of Antikythera statue and the Antikythera Mechanism, an...
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National Museum brings the Youth of Mantineia out of storage

The Youth of Mantineia, an exceptional statue depicting an idealized young man, will be on view at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens as of Monday (today), until July 22.The young man’s features recall the face of Antinous, favorite of Roman emperor and philhellene Hadrian, who lived in the 2nd century AD, and will complement the m...
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Association of Greek Archaeologists to hold event on their profession on Friday

The Association of Greek Archaeologists “Eos” is organizing a one-day conference titled “Archaeology: From university to the labour market,” at the Culture Center of the Municipality of Athens (50 Akademias street) on Friday, the union announced.The event, which will be held between 09:30 and 20:00, will include sessions on the study,...
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Bank of Greece opens art vaults for Benaki Annexe show of Greek painters

An exhibition of 160 paintings from the art collection of the Bank of Greece will open to the public at the Benaki Museum Annexe on Pireos Street on Thursday.“Frames of Reference: From the Collection of the Bank of Greece” celebrates the bank’s 90th anniversary and includes Greek paintings of 19th and mid-20th century rarely shown in public.The...
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Tickets for two Sting concerts at Herod Atticus Odeon on sale from Frida

Advance sales of tickets for the two Sting concerts that will be held at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens this summer will begin at 10:30 on Friday. Sting is returning to Athens for two nights on June 22-23 as part of the 2018 Athens and Epidaurus Festival.The former lead singer and bassist of rock supergroup “The Police,” Sting pursued a suc...
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