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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Press Releases Object of the month A A Back BREAKING NEWS Temporary opening hours The National Archaeological Museum from the Thursday November 1st 2012 will be open from Monday 13 00 20 00 Tuesday Sunday and holidays 08 00 15

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/museum/pressreleases/2012/pressrelease_2_11_12-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    2012 Blazing fire source of arts Sparkling stories of fire The participants will be able to search for objects related to fire inside the Museum s Galleries guided by a bilingual informational brochure available at the entrance of the museum On Thursday 11 October 2012 10 00 12 00 An educational programme entitled The ancient traces of fire for pupils of class D of Elementary school On Friday 12 October

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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    the Antikythera Shipwreck This cultural initiative is part of Athens International Airport s Art Culture programme on which the airport company places special emphasis The National Archaeological Museum exhibition The Antikythera Shipwreck The Ship the Treasures the Mechanism a brief presentation of which will be on display at the airport showcases for the first time almost all the finds recovered from the famous shipwreck The wreck was found by sponge divers from the island of Symi Its recovery was the first successful large scale archaeological underwater entreprise worldwide The first phase 1900 1901 was undertaken by divers from Symi assisted by the Greek Royal Navy under the guidance of Captain Dimitris Kontos A second attempt was undertaken in 1976 by the Greek Archaeological Service supported by Jacques Yves Cousteau and the oceanographic ship Calypso The finds date from the 4th to the 1st century BC Bronze and marble sculpture luxurious glass vessels golden jewellery a large amount of pottery and bronze couches formed part of the ship s cargo Amongst these the famous Antikythera Mechanism the earliest preserved portable astronomical and calendar calculator The Antikythera Shipwreck The Ship the Treasures the Mechanism at the airport Art Culture area Arrivals Level

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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs Culture and Sports will be open between 20 00 and 24 00 organizing the following events Night guided tour through the Temporary Exhibition of the National Archaeological Museum Athens titled The Antikythera Shipwreck The Ship the Treasures The Mechanism Opening Hour 20 30 Musical performance in the idyllic atrium inner garden by the Guitarte Ensemble Τhe programme includes surving extracts of Ancient Greek

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/museum/pressreleases/2012/pressrelease_moon_12-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    on the human being and the female figure in particular Maidens Maenads goddesses Victories as well as athletes and hunters are some of the figures depicted with the simplicity of the ancient ideal of measure balance and symmetry The final composition freed from the ancient prototypes of inspiration has the feeling of a modern as much as diachronic realistic work of art aspiring at the same time a certain magical air of idealism and romanticism This is the contribution of Olga Anastasiadou s work to our era to underline the presence and the position of man as it ought in the course of endless time to recall the need for classical balance and symmetry optimism and love as integral values for mankind s well being so neglected nowadays The presentation of her work in the inner atrium of the National Archaeological Museum the permanent collections of which celebrate humanity aims at enhancing the necessity for introspection awareness and reversion to diachronic values At the same time a major goal of the National Archaeological Museum is also accomplished by creating a cultural cluster in the centre of the capital The visual artist Olga Anastasiadou was born and lives in Thessaloniki She

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/museum/pressreleases/2012/pressrelease_10_09_12-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Departments Library Photographic Archive News and Press Releases Object of the month A A Back On Sunday 17th of June 2012 the National Archaeological Museum will remain closed to the public due to the national elections HELLENIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE

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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    of four transparent double wall cylinders a painted sheet of stainless steel and a monitor inside as well as and a wide strip of pebbles The work develops around the juncture of traditional art and contemporary visual media of the still and moving image The artist is referring to ancient civilisations around the Mediterranean columns of the Western World and further with the video of the ruins of the ancient Aphaia Temple at Aigina focuses on ancient Greek Civilisation which lauds the ideal Man Thus Marianna Strapatsakis passes from the specific to the continuous elaborating on the theme of birth death rebirth Through these symbolisms Marianna Strapatsakis work is harmonized in the Museum amid its ancient sculptures and further more it adds to the purposes set by the National Archaeological Museum to be a cultural core in the heart of Athens The artist Marianna Strapatsakis is Associate Professor in the Audiovisual Art Department of the Ionian University and visiting professor in the School of Fine Arts Athens She has presented over thirty four solo exhibitions in Greece Europe and in America and has participated in fifty five group exhibitions across the world Works of the artist are to be found

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/museum/pressreleases/2012/pressrelease_18_5_12-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    cultural scope hosts the photographers Anna Maria Hadjistephanou and Photis Plegas G who present an exhibition titled Station MUSEUM in the inner Atrium of the Museum The photographers attended to the inhabitants of the neighborhood of the National Archaeological Museum and asked them to be photographed in the exhibition galleries and the Museum Garden What initially triggered this photographic show was the photographic exhibition of Theo Chalmers My Ashmolean My Museum in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford in 2009 The main aim of the photographers here though was to allow the inhabitants of the areas surrounding the Museum to express their personal relationship with the specific space creating thus a picture reflection of the new role the Museum is about to play in the inner centre areas of the city A role dictated by the shift of the existing social geographical and ideological balance and at the same time by the needs shaping contemporary Athens Thirty two people posed for the photographers in different areas of the Museum after discussing their choices with the photographers The resulting exhibits bring forward very interesting views of how people both the photographers and the models perceive themselves within the specific area while they also

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