Athens Byzantine and Christian Museum Exhibition at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport



A concise photographic presentation of the Permanent Collections of the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens will be hosted at the International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.

Visitors and travelers will have the unique opportunity of attending from January 10 until April 30, 2012, an exhibition displaying the course of the Greek civilization from the Late Antiquity (300 A.D.)to the foundation of the Modern Greek state.

The Byzantine Museum of Athens has recently celebrated the first year from concluding and presenting to the public its latest Exhibition of the Permanent Collections, which has been the result of a totally new approach, compatible with the modern museology standards.

The Permanent Collections of the Museum are hosted at the International Airport of Athens “in response” to the periodical modern art exhibitions, which have been scheduled by the Museum to take place in the first semester of the new year. These modern art exhibitions are reflective of the contemporary artistic perception of the Byzantine art.

The Byzantine and Christian Museum is one of the biggest public museum in Greece. It has been founded in 1914, aiming at collecting, preserving, studying and displaying the cultural heritage of the byzantine and post-byzantine era.

The photo exhibition will be hosted at the arrivals of the airport building and admission will be 1 euro. The venue is accessible to all travelers and visitors of the airport and will remain open 24 hours a day.


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