The exhibition ΤHE LAST GRAND TOUR at the Cycladic Art Museum in Athens, Greece will bring together for the first time work by many of the internationally renowned artists who have lived and worked in Greece during the twentieth century.
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.
In parallel with the main exhibition, the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, in collaboration with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is staging a presentation of objects from Greek Neolithic sites of the same period for comparative reasons. The presentation, which features 90 exhibits from several museums, explores the similarities and the differences between Greece and the Balkans during the 5th and 4th millennium BC. The exhibition will last until 10 January 2011.
A grand-scale and fascinating exhibition devoted to Eros and the various forms he took in antiquity is being presented at the Museum of Cycladic Art through 5 April. The show features 270 exhibits from 50 archaeological museums in Greece, Cyprus, Italy and France. Among the exhibits are marble statues, bronze figurines, images on ceramic vessels and jewellery dated from the 6th century BC to the 4th century BC.
The Museum of Cycladic Art presents the first solo show in Athens of one of the most celebrated artists of our times working in the medium of photography from 16 June to 14 September. Since the late '70s, Thomas Struth has been known for his architectural and urban photographs, portraits, landscapes and museum interiors. Struth's work has been exhibited widely all over the world.
The Museum of Cycladic Art and the French Institute of Athens are jointly organising three simultaneous exhibitions from 12 March until 26 April as part of the Méditerranée à la carte series: Jean-Luc Moulènes - The Louvre, Aris Georgiou - Montpellier: five minutes stop and Alain Ceccaroli -Shapes of the ordinary - Athens, Thessaloniki.
Painting, handwork, theatre and fairy-tales for children. Every Saturday, from October 20 till the end of May, the Museum of Cycladic Art houses a series of creative workshop for children of all ages: a painting workshop, handwork and constructions workshop, theatre play and the programme "Learning by playing".
The Museum of Cycladic Art, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Greece, presents the exhibition ‘From Tiziano to Pietro da Cortona: Myth, Poetry and the Sacred...', held on the occasion of the official visit to Greece of the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano. A total of 24 paintings travel to Athens from major Museums and Institutions of Italy, seven of them works from the hand of the great Venetian artist Tiziano Vecellio.