09-04-2019"Encapsulation - Mappemonde"| George Lappas
Citronne Gallery has recently opened a new space in Kolonaki, the heart of Athens off with an exhibition dedicated to George Lappas (1950-2016) called "Encapsulation-Mappemonde". On Tuesday the 9th of April the co-curators of the exhibition conducted a private tour for the MCA Friends and introduced us to the symbolical universe of the artist.
National Library of Greece
28-03-2019Talk of professor G. T. Mavrogordatos in Vallianeios Mansion
On Thursday 28th of March, Dr. G. T. Mavrogordatos Professor of Political Theory and Histoy gave a talk to MCA Friends on the subject of National Division during the 20th century. Prior to the talk, a guided tour was conducted to the rooms of the National Library by the librarian Mr. G. Chrysostomidis.
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.
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