16-03-2019A stroll back in king Othon's time through the neoclassical buildings of Athens
On Saturday the 16th of March, MCA Friends walked around some of the most iconic neoclassical buildings in Athens and learned all about the Athenian society and architecture of the 19th century. Kotzia square, Arsakeios Gallery, Vallianeio Palace and the Academy of Athens were some of the most important architectural key points of the walk. At the end, Stathatou Mansion, where the Museum of Cycladic Art is partly housed, hosted a private brunch.
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum
12-02-2019Guided tour at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum
A special guided tour awaited the MCA Friends at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, where they were introduced to the basic techniques of goldsmitthing and learned about the history of Ilias Lalaounis, one of the most influential figures in Art and Commerce of the 20th century.
31-01-2019"Crete. Three ancient cities revived. Aptera-Eleutherna-Knossos."Guided tour and cutting of vasilopita.
On Thursday January 31st the director of the Museum of Cycladic Art, professor Nicholaos Stampolidis guided the MCA Friends in the Museum's temporary exhibition. After, a celebration for the new Year was held in the Cafe where the custom of cutting the traditional vasilopita took place.
Foundation for the Arts and Music B. & M. Theocharakis
14-01-2019"The scent of woman in the art of Greek painting"
On January 24, the Director of the National Gallery and Museum of Alexander Soutsou, Mrs. Marina Labraki-Plaka guided us through the current exhibition of the Foundation and discussed the history of female portraiture in Greece over the past two centuries.
Yannis Tsarouchis Foundation
11-12-2018Guided tour in Yannis Tsarouchis Foundation
On Tuesday December 11, MCA Friends enjoyed a guided tour to the home and atelier of the great Greek artist Yannis Tsarouchis.
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