Individuals of the past at the Athens Acropolis Museum

Posted: September 25, 2014 by ACE of Greece in Greek Heritage
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Athens Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day from Friday the 26th of September 2014 to Sunday the 28th of September 2014, the Acropolis Museum will present the famous bust of Aristotle discovered in 2005 during excavations of its site.

aVisitors will have the opportunity to participate in presentations-discussions about individuals of the past in the Acropolis Museum. Original representations, ancient written sources and rich visual material will introduce visitors to both unknown and famous existing figures of antiquity.

Along with the hosted Archaeologist attendants may discover the meaning of the portrait and will uncover distant but also more convincing efforts to represent possibly specific figures from the archaic period till the late antiquity.

athens acropolis museum

On these days, weekly Gallery Talks about the Museum masterpieces and the colors of the archaic statues will be held in Greek, French and English.

GALLERY TALKS & PROGRAM are as follows:

Friday 26th of September:
‘Archaic Colors’ at 11 a.m. English & French and 12 noon in Greek.
‘Masterpieces in the Acropolis Museum’ 18:00 in English and 20:00 in Greek.

Saturday 27 September:
‘Individuals of the past in the Acropolis Museum’ 17:00 & 19:00 Greek and at 18:00 in English

Sunday 28 September:
‘Individuals of the past in the Acropolis Museum’ 17:00 & 19:00 Greek, 18:00 English,
‘Masterpieces in the Acropolis Museum’ 12:30 p.m. in Greek and at 13:30 English & French

Dates: 26/09/2014 – 28/09/2014.
Place: Athens, Greece.
Venue: Individuals of the past at the Athens Acropolis Museum located at 15, Dionysiou Areopagitou St.
Important note: Participation is limited to 30 visitors per session on a first-served basis. For registration details, please refer to the Museum Information Desk.

On Friday 26 September admission to the Museum will be free for visitors between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. On Saturday 27 September and on Sunday 28 September admission to the Museum will be free for visitors between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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