The Art Workshop "Geometry, A Philosophical / Artistic Approach" explores the relation of geometry to the visual arts field based on the principles of Pre-Socratic Philosophy. The Art Workshop will take place on the premises of the Herakleidon Museum and the Archaeological Site of the Kerameikos in Athens, Greece.
The Herakleidon Museum at Athens, Greece would like to congratulate and thank all individuals that use their bicycles as an alternative form of transportation. We applaud your commitment to a greener lifestyle and reward your efforts by offering the following to all eco-friendly visitors.
Millions of people around the world observe the work of M.C.Escher and V.Vasarely in order to understand the geometric forms and techniques that are hidden within.
In this creative workshop, organized by the Herakleidon Museum, participants will draw with the use of pencil and geometric tools (ruler, triangle and compass) to discover the hidden secrets of the pictorial composition.
"Museums in a Changing World. New challenges, New inspirations"
Today, the world is changing faster than ever. New technology delivers new ideas, gigabytes of information, news of an increasingly unstable climate, all shared by social media. Modern museums must compete for an audible voice against the furious pace of this background.
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.
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.
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".
TheHerakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece will present, from October 1st, 2011 to January 29th, 2012, an exhibition of works by the American artist Sol LeWitt. All the works, which were donated by the artist himself, are on loan from the New Britain Museum of American Art (Connecticut, USA). The exhibition has the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens.
This summer the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece presents the exhibition "Contemporary View - Ancient Cultures". The theme is inspired by ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, however all the artworks were created by contemporary artists who live in the Netherlands.
On the occasion of the Special Olympics World Summer Games ATHENS 2011, taking place between June 25th to July 4th, in Athens,Greece, the Herakleidon Museum presents the exhibition "Special Olympics - Special Artists" with paintings, drawings, watercolors and pyrographs created by the pupils of "Workshops for Special Education and Vocational Training" of Ιrakleio, Attica, especially for this exhibition, which can be viewed at the Herakleidon Museum from June 7th until July 5th.
On the occasion of the celebration of the "European Night of Museums 2011", the HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM in Athens, Greece and the NATIONAL CONSERVATORY invite you, on Saturday, May 14th, 2011, from sunset to midnight, to an evening with the theme The Visual Arts and Music: a mystical dialogue.
From Saturday, March 5th to Sunday, June 19th the Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece will present the exhibition Carol Wax, "Dance of Shadows". The exhibition will include 100 works on paper of the contemporary New York artist Carol Wax.
The Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece presents the exhibition "Edvard Munch, Beyond the Scream" which will be on display from 26 November 2010 until 27 February 2011 and includes 80 graphic works of Edvard Munch from the Collection of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art - Gift of Charles and Evelyn Kramer, New York.
The Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece will present the exhibition titled "Woman as Muse, 1900-1950" from 3 September to 21 November. The exhibition will showcase about 90 works on paper - watercolors, prints and drawings of the first half of the 20th century by European artists (including Greeks). The works come from the Museum's collection, the Greek National Gallery, the Alpha Bank Collection, as well as from the private collections of George Economou and Charalambos Leontiadis.
The Herakleidon Museum in Athens, Greece presents the exhibition "The Complete Sculptures of Edgar Degas," which will be on show from Nov. 27 until April 25. The exhibition presents all 74 bronze sculptures by Edgar Degas, including his most important one, "Little Dancer of Fourteen Years." These bronzes are on loan to the museum from the M.T. Abraham Center for the Visual Arts.
All children grow up. They learn early that they will grow and usually they are in a hurry to do so. All children except one. And it's natural that this child has become famous. Everyone knows Peter Pan. His story has travelled all over the world. However, how many people really know it? The Herakleidon Museum and Papadopoulos Publications present the exhibition "Peter Pan" by the painter and children's books illustrator Svetlin Vassilev, from February 16 to March 21 in the museum's Educational Room.
The third phase of the exhibition "From Drawing to Masterpiece," highlighting the "Unknown Escher," of M.C. Escher's work has now been installed at the Herakleidon Museum in Athens. The third phase will be on display until August 2. All of the works of Phase III are being exhibited for the first time in a museum environment.
The second phase of the exhibition "From Drawing to Masterpiece," highlighting the Italian period of M.C. Escher's work, will be presented at the Herakleidon Museum starting January 17. The second phase will be on display for three months until April 18 and includes about 80 works.
A landmark exhibition of one of 20th century's greatest artists, Maurits Cornelis Escher, is a must-see in Athens this winter. M.C. Escher (1898-1972): From Initial Drawing to Masterpiece is the most analytic, comprehensive and extensive presentation of the artist ever held worldwide, and gives the public the sense of being in his studio while he was preparing his masterpieces. It can be seen at the Herakleidon Museum until January 11, 2009.