For the second year the B & M Theocharakis Foundation in Athens, Greece cooperates with the renowned Accademia della Scala di Milano. This year's program includes four concerts for voice and piano presenting great moments of the opera history. In every concert are performed excerpts from two popular operas of the Italian repertoire. A journey through the operas of the Italian masters presented by upcoming soloists.
The Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens proudly presents the first solo exhibition in Greece of iconic American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. In collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation in New York, the exhibition brings together more than a hundred of Mapplethorpe's works, all representing the artist's unique aesthetics.
Islands off the beaten track is the name of a series of archaeological exhibitions being organised by and held at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Greece, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The exhibitions will focus on the most remote, inaccessible, small and medium-sized islands of the Aegean archipelago.
Athens International Airport, in the framework of its cooperation with the Byzantine & Christian Museum, hosts at its premises a photo exhibition of the Museum's Permanent Exhibition from January 10th until April 30th, 2012.
The Herakleidon Museum in Athens,Greece, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Athens, present an exhibition of works by the sculptor Ntina Anastasiadou titled "Mathematics and the Arts of Japan".
The exhibition comprises 60 sculptures, ceramic works and constructions inspired by the Culture of Japan.
Educational Program for children aged 4-7 yrs
Every Sunday from January 29th until February 19th 2012, from 11:00 until 12:30 at Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece, Vasilia Vaxevani will be unfolding stories from all over the world, using the kamishibai* technique, precursor of Japanese comics. Together, the children will create their own "paper theater".
As a result of the high attendance from school groups and the commitment to its dynamic role in the area of education, the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece has decided to proceed with the extension of the exhibition "Sol LeWitt, LINE AND COLOR" until March 18th 2012. The uniqueness and originality of the educational program "ART AND MATHEMATICS" which has been in place since 2005, uses the works of Sol LeWitt and other renowned artists as an educational tool to inspire young minds and assist in the comprehension of mathematics.
Per Kirkeby, one of the most important neo-expressionists artist in Denmark, is presented for the first time in Greece, in an exhibition that depicts his development through 29 selected works. Painter, sculptor, writer and poet Kirkeby is inspired by Byzantine art which he approached with his particular personal style. The exhibition is presented at Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens, Greece until 24th March.