Tagged: Museum

A new museum in Ioannina

In the most beautiful side of Ioannina, where the castle of the town dominates, a new museum is was inaugurated by the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina is the ninth museum established by the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, an organization that promotes traditional Greek crafts, and showcases […]

Restoration of Manos Hatzidakis home in Xanthe complete

The restoration efforts on the home where Manos Hatzidakis was born and raised in Xanthe have concluded, under the supervision of the district authorities of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace. According to the official statement, the restoration was carried out with the support and assistance of the great artist’s relatives and friends, with respect to his life and […]

National Archaeological Museum celebrates milestone year

The National Archaeological Museum, Greece’s largest, is marking its 150th anniversary in 2016 and is celebrating by hosting a series of events on Jan. 4, including the presentation of a new object from the “Unseen Museum”. On the day, the museum will present visitors its program for the New Year (18.00-20.00) at the Hall of […]

The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great hosted at the Field Museum in Chicago

The Field Museum in Chicago hosts the exhibition “The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great.” The exhibition was inaugurated on November 24 and includes over 500 exhibits, masterpieces of the Ancient Greek sculpture, paintings and jewellery deriving from 22 Greek museums. The main theme of the exhibition are the Greeks as figures through the […]