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  • PERMANENT INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION "I PLAY AND UNDERSTAND"

    1 Apr. 2015-31 Dec. 2016

    The new, permanent Interactive Exhibition "I Play and Understand" opens to the public on Saturday, March 21st, 2015, at 11:00-19:00 at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon (1st and 2nd floors, Herakleidon 16, Thissio). The exhibition at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon (1st and 2nd floors) evolved from its educational program “Art and Mathematics”, which was based initially on the permanent collections of the museum, with works by the artists M.C. Escher and Victor Vasarely.... read more
  • People among the Splendid Ruins of Athens, from the 19th to the 20th Century

    18 Jan. 2016-8 May. 2016

    The National Archaeological Museum of Athens, as part of its celebration of 150 years since its founding and in collaboration with the Museum Herakleidon, will present in its welcoming Café, from Monday, January 18 to May 8, 2016, an impressive collection of photographs that present aspects of the early urban landscape of Athens and the daily life of its inhabitants.... read more
  • “EDUCATIONAL DIALOGUES” ON SCIENCE, ART AND MATHEMATICS WITH EDUCATORS OF ALL SCHOOL LEVELS

    2 Sep. 2015-31 May. 2016

    The educational community is showing a sustained interest in the “Educational Dialogues”, which are organized by the Herakleidon Museum and will continue during December 2015. Meetings have been scheduled with mathematics teachers from the middle and high schools of Athens. Beginning in September 2015 and to this day, more than 400 educators of all school levels and college students in teaching programs have taken part in the “Educational Dialogues”, where the general teaching principles of the educational program “Science, Art and Mathematics”, based on interdisciplinary and interactive learning, are presented and discussed.... read more
  • The travelling interactive exhibition “I Play and Understand” is in Elefsina.

    14 Oct. 2015-31 Jan. 2016

    The travelling interactive exhibition of the Museum Herakleidon “I Play and Understand” has been extended until January 31, 2016, due to the high attendance of visitors, school groups and educators. It is on view at the Cultural Center “Leonidas Kanelllopoulos” (Dragoumi 37, Elefsina Coast) and has been organized by TITAN, in collaboration with the municipality of Elefsina and the association of Elefsina for Culture, Sports, Social Policy and Pre-school Education.... read more
  • “Science, Art and Mathematics” in all of Greece: The program is travelling in the Cyclades.

    1 May. 2015-31 May. 2016

    It is with great success that in 2015 the educational program of the Museum Herakleidon “Science, Art and Mathematics” was presented to the primary and secondary schools of Milos and Ios, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and the gracious sponsorship of Celestyal Cruises.... read more
  • THE "INTANGIBLE" IN ART: FROM MICHELANGELO TO ROTHKO An art workshop for teens and adults | Winter 2016

    5 Feb. 2016-19 Feb. 2016

    A voyage through the history of art, focused on artists who strove to depict the "intangible", often going beyond their limits through art (Michelangelo, Botticelli, Matisse, Kahlo, Pollock, Kusama, et al.), as well as an art workshop where we will create our own mixed media work.... read more
  • STORIES OF MR. HOLMES AND OTHER MYSTERIES Educational workshop for children 9 yrs. and over | Winter-Spring 2016

    6 Feb. 2016-23 Apr. 2016

    The children come into contact with Logic, Mathematics and Physics through the literary world of the most famous detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Led by author, translator and storyteller Andreas Michaelides, they are called upon to solve mysteries as detective apprentices, while availing themselves of the exhibits of the permanent interactive exhibition of the Museum Herakleidon, “I Play and Understand”.... read more
  • STEM: "Science for ... Girls", Interactive workshops for students aged 11-15 yrs.

    14 Feb. 2016-17 Apr. 2016

    Within the framework of its collaboration with the international non-profit organization Greenlight for Girls absl (g4g), the Museum Herakleidon is organizing a series of 6, two-hour educational workshops for girls aged 11-15 yrs, entitled “Science for…Girls”.... read more
  • “I Explore and Discover Great Painters”, for children aged 4-8 yrs accompanied by their guardians

    10 Jan. 2016-20 Mar. 2016

    What materials are used to create a magic tree? Can time look like melted cheese? What happens when different colored dots are mixed together? Come travel with us to the world of the soul and the imagination, creating our own stories with pictures… The children and their guardians will have the opportunity to get to know great painters (Klimt, Modigliani, Kahlo, Dali, Pollock) and their work, while also discovering their own creative world, by participating in shared artistic activities, communicating and having fun. ... read more
  • Gustav Klimt: Art workshops for children/teens 8-14 yrs | Winter 2016

    17 Jan. 2016-28 Feb. 2016

    Over the course of four sessions, the young artists participating in this workshop will discover the wonderful world of the great Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, under the guidance of the artist Pascaline Bossu, and will create works inspired by his art.... read more
  • “Math Tech”: I CONSTRUCT AND DISCOVER

    4 Oct. 2015-12 Jun. 2016

    This is an innovative activity that is centered on the meaning of research. The aim is for children to understand how the real world works. To this end, the children create mechanical systems, architectural constructions and electrical circuits, exploring the way these function and understanding the necessity for mathematical concepts. They then decorate their mechanical constructions according to their own aesthetic and take them home for further observation and insight into their operation. ... read more
  • LEGO WeDo™: Educational Robotics

    1 Nov. 2015-5 Jun. 2016

    The children use building elements (Lego bricks) to create mechanical constructions, which become the heroes of their own fantasy adventure. In so doing, they solve real problems of the natural world surrounding them. They also learn how to give “life” to their constructions using the computer, thus acquiring programming, mechanical and problem-solving skills.... read more
  • LEGO Mindstorms: Educational Robotics

    1 Nov. 2015-5 Jun. 2016

    Educational Robotics, based on robotic technology as well as the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teaching philosophy, combines learning with play, thus transforming education into an enjoyable activity. Participants learn to work in a group, to solve problems and to carry out a project. This, in turn, helps them recognize the contribution of science and technology to the well-being of people today.... read more
  • YOUNG LEADERS: WORD AND THOUGHT… FOR LIFE SKILLS

    3 Oct. 2015-23 Apr. 2016

    The goal is to develop life skills through public speaking, creative thought, theater and other arts. Every workshop resembles a short theatrical play written and directed by the children themselves. At their last session, they will present the messages that are important to them by means of a short performance or in any other way they deem appropriate.... read more
  • THE STARSHIP OF SCIENCE: WORD AND THOUGHT… in SCIENCE

    10 Oct. 2015-7 May. 2016

    The children try on the “lab coat” of the scientist and during twelve sessions they take on the role of physicists, chemists, biologists and computer scientists. They further learn to present their scientific ideas in a “professional” manner and also realize how their lives are changed by contemporary scientific achievements in Greece and abroad.... read more
  • I LEARN TO BE MYSELF: WORD AND THOUGHT… ABOUT LIFE SKILLS

    7 Nov. 2015-7 May. 2016

    In this communication and emotional growth workshop, participants learn to express their feelings and their needs, as well as to communicate without force, seeing the point of view of others. They also become better acquainted with their body, embrace all aspects of their selves, become good listeners and learn the art of discussion, showing respect for the opinion of others. ... read more
  • ARCHITECTURE-ARKKI

    4 Oct. 2015-22 May. 2016

    For the second consecutive year, the successful architectural program ARKKI, with two parallel, renewed workshops for students in the first through the sixth year of elementary school, encourages the children to discover their talents and inclinations, to explore the world with all their senses and to enhance their imagination and their creativity through the creation of original constructions.... read more
  • THE GROUP “THALES AND FRIENDS” PRESENTS

    16 Oct. 2015-31 May. 2016

    The group THALES + FRIENDS is a big group of volunteers, who inspire and support the creation of reading clubs and other activities. It is an open network of information and common action that begins in the realm of education and opens up to society. It is ten years since the creation of the group THALES + FRIENDS and we celebrate this event with a series of talks at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon. Everything that is to take place this year will reinforce the original thoughts and the desire of the founders of the group to foster activities that encourage reflection, learning and dialogue.... read more
  • "SCIENCE, ART AND MATHEMATICS&" FOR SCHOOLS + A NEW UNIT "Ancient Art and Mathematics"

    28 Sep. 2015-15 Jun. 2016

    The daily educational program for 2015-2016, “Science, Art and Mathematics”, organized for schools by the Museum Herakleidon will begin on September 28, 2015 (design-scientific review: Aris Mavromatis, Apostolos Papanikolaou, researchers in the Didactics of Mathematics).... read more
  • METAL SCULPTURES AND MOSAICS EXHIBITION IN THE COURTYARD OF THE HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM

    9 May. 2015-30 Jun. 2016

    Four metal sculptures and three mosaics are displayed in the courtyard of the main building of the Herakleidon Museum in an exhibition which combines art with science. Visitors who will visit the new, permanent Interactive Exhibition “I play and understand” (in the 1st and 2nd floor every weekend from 11:00 to 19:00) will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the work of two contemporary artists, Peggie Grafakou and Yannis Dendrinos.... read more


THE AMAZING INVENTIONS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS from the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas
THE AMAZING INVENTIONS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS from the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas

THE AMAZING INVENTIONS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS from the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas
August 1st 2015 - January 10th 2016
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Daily & weekends 10:00-18:00, Thursday 10:00-20:00
tel.: 211 012 6486


Functional models of some of the most extraordinary ancient Greek inventions, a selection of the exhibits of the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas: from the “robot-servant” of Philo and the “hydraulic telegraph” of Aeneas to the “cinema” of Hero, and from the automatic clock of Ctesibius and the astrolabe of Ptolemy to the “analog computer” of Antikythera. An important cultural initiative, which promotes Greece internationally as the foundation of Western civilization.
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PERMANENT INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION "I PLAY AND UNDERSTAND"
1 Apr. 2015-31 Dec. 2016

The new, permanent Interactive Exhibition "I Play and Understand" opens to the public on Saturday, March 21st, 2015, at 11:00-19:00 at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon (1st and 2nd floors, Herakleidon 16, Thissio). The exhibition at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon (1st and 2nd floors) evolved from its educational program “Art and Mathematics”, which was based initially on the permanent collections of the museum, with works by the artists M.C. Escher and Victor Vasarely.
read more


People among the Splendid Ruins of Athens, from the 19th to the 20th Century
18 Jan. 2016-8 May. 2016

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens, as part of its celebration of 150 years since its founding and in collaboration with the Museum Herakleidon, will present in its welcoming Café, from Monday, January 18 to May 8, 2016, an impressive collection of photographs that present aspects of the early urban landscape of Athens and the daily life of its inhabitants.
read more


“EDUCATIONAL DIALOGUES” ON SCIENCE, ART AND MATHEMATICS WITH EDUCATORS OF ALL SCHOOL LEVELS
2 Sep. 2015-31 May. 2016

The educational community is showing a sustained interest in the “Educational Dialogues”, which are organized by the Herakleidon Museum and will continue during December 2015. Meetings have been scheduled with mathematics teachers from the middle and high schools of Athens. Beginning in September 2015 and to this day, more than 400 educators of all school levels and college students in teaching programs have taken part in the “Educational Dialogues”, where the general teaching principles of the educational program “Science, Art and Mathematics”, based on interdisciplinary and interactive learning, are presented and discussed.
read more


“Science, Art and Mathematics” in all of Greece: The program is travelling in the Cyclades.
1 May. 2015-31 May. 2016

It is with great success that in 2015 the educational program of the Museum Herakleidon “Science, Art and Mathematics” was presented to the primary and secondary schools of Milos and Ios, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and the gracious sponsorship of Celestyal Cruises.
read more


THE "INTANGIBLE" IN ART: FROM MICHELANGELO TO ROTHKO An art workshop for teens and adults | Winter 2016
5 Feb. 2016-19 Feb. 2016

A voyage through the history of art, focused on artists who strove to depict the "intangible", often going beyond their limits through art (Michelangelo, Botticelli, Matisse, Kahlo, Pollock, Kusama, et al.), as well as an art workshop where we will create our own mixed media work.
read more


STORIES OF MR. HOLMES AND OTHER MYSTERIES Educational workshop for children 9 yrs. and over | Winter-Spring 2016
6 Feb. 2016-23 Apr. 2016

The children come into contact with Logic, Mathematics and Physics through the literary world of the most famous detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Led by author, translator and storyteller Andreas Michaelides, they are called upon to solve mysteries as detective apprentices, while availing themselves of the exhibits of the permanent interactive exhibition of the Museum Herakleidon, “I Play and Understand”.
read more


STEM: "Science for ... Girls", Interactive workshops for students aged 11-15 yrs.
14 Feb. 2016-17 Apr. 2016

Within the framework of its collaboration with the international non-profit organization Greenlight for Girls absl (g4g), the Museum Herakleidon is organizing a series of 6, two-hour educational workshops for girls aged 11-15 yrs, entitled “Science for…Girls”.
read more


“I Explore and Discover Great Painters”, for children aged 4-8 yrs accompanied by their guardians
10 Jan. 2016-20 Mar. 2016

What materials are used to create a magic tree? Can time look like melted cheese? What happens when different colored dots are mixed together? Come travel with us to the world of the soul and the imagination, creating our own stories with pictures… The children and their guardians will have the opportunity to get to know great painters (Klimt, Modigliani, Kahlo, Dali, Pollock) and their work, while also discovering their own creative world, by participating in shared artistic activities, communicating and having fun.
read more


Gustav Klimt: Art workshops for children/teens 8-14 yrs | Winter 2016
17 Jan. 2016-28 Feb. 2016

Over the course of four sessions, the young artists participating in this workshop will discover the wonderful world of the great Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, under the guidance of the artist Pascaline Bossu, and will create works inspired by his art.
read more


“Math Tech”: I CONSTRUCT AND DISCOVER
4 Oct. 2015-12 Jun. 2016

This is an innovative activity that is centered on the meaning of research. The aim is for children to understand how the real world works. To this end, the children create mechanical systems, architectural constructions and electrical circuits, exploring the way these function and understanding the necessity for mathematical concepts. They then decorate their mechanical constructions according to their own aesthetic and take them home for further observation and insight into their operation.
read more


LEGO WeDo™: Educational Robotics
1 Nov. 2015-5 Jun. 2016

The children use building elements (Lego bricks) to create mechanical constructions, which become the heroes of their own fantasy adventure. In so doing, they solve real problems of the natural world surrounding them. They also learn how to give “life” to their constructions using the computer, thus acquiring programming, mechanical and problem-solving skills.
read more


LEGO Mindstorms: Educational Robotics
1 Nov. 2015-5 Jun. 2016

Educational Robotics, based on robotic technology as well as the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teaching philosophy, combines learning with play, thus transforming education into an enjoyable activity. Participants learn to work in a group, to solve problems and to carry out a project. This, in turn, helps them recognize the contribution of science and technology to the well-being of people today.
read more


YOUNG LEADERS: WORD AND THOUGHT… FOR LIFE SKILLS
3 Oct. 2015-23 Apr. 2016

The goal is to develop life skills through public speaking, creative thought, theater and other arts. Every workshop resembles a short theatrical play written and directed by the children themselves. At their last session, they will present the messages that are important to them by means of a short performance or in any other way they deem appropriate.
read more


THE STARSHIP OF SCIENCE: WORD AND THOUGHT… in SCIENCE
10 Oct. 2015-7 May. 2016

The children try on the “lab coat” of the scientist and during twelve sessions they take on the role of physicists, chemists, biologists and computer scientists. They further learn to present their scientific ideas in a “professional” manner and also realize how their lives are changed by contemporary scientific achievements in Greece and abroad.
read more


I LEARN TO BE MYSELF: WORD AND THOUGHT… ABOUT LIFE SKILLS
7 Nov. 2015-7 May. 2016

In this communication and emotional growth workshop, participants learn to express their feelings and their needs, as well as to communicate without force, seeing the point of view of others. They also become better acquainted with their body, embrace all aspects of their selves, become good listeners and learn the art of discussion, showing respect for the opinion of others.
read more


ARCHITECTURE-ARKKI
4 Oct. 2015-22 May. 2016

For the second consecutive year, the successful architectural program ARKKI, with two parallel, renewed workshops for students in the first through the sixth year of elementary school, encourages the children to discover their talents and inclinations, to explore the world with all their senses and to enhance their imagination and their creativity through the creation of original constructions.
read more


THE GROUP “THALES AND FRIENDS” PRESENTS
16 Oct. 2015-31 May. 2016

The group THALES + FRIENDS is a big group of volunteers, who inspire and support the creation of reading clubs and other activities. It is an open network of information and common action that begins in the realm of education and opens up to society. It is ten years since the creation of the group THALES + FRIENDS and we celebrate this event with a series of talks at the main building of the Museum Herakleidon. Everything that is to take place this year will reinforce the original thoughts and the desire of the founders of the group to foster activities that encourage reflection, learning and dialogue.
read more


"SCIENCE, ART AND MATHEMATICS&" FOR SCHOOLS + A NEW UNIT "Ancient Art and Mathematics"
28 Sep. 2015-15 Jun. 2016

The daily educational program for 2015-2016, “Science, Art and Mathematics”, organized for schools by the Museum Herakleidon will begin on September 28, 2015 (design-scientific review: Aris Mavromatis, Apostolos Papanikolaou, researchers in the Didactics of Mathematics).
read more


METAL SCULPTURES AND MOSAICS EXHIBITION IN THE COURTYARD OF THE HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM
9 May. 2015-30 Jun. 2016

Four metal sculptures and three mosaics are displayed in the courtyard of the main building of the Herakleidon Museum in an exhibition which combines art with science. Visitors who will visit the new, permanent Interactive Exhibition “I play and understand” (in the 1st and 2nd floor every weekend from 11:00 to 19:00) will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the work of two contemporary artists, Peggie Grafakou and Yannis Dendrinos.
read more


Herakleidon Museum

Main building:
16 Herakleidon Str, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
T: +30 210 34 61 981
F: +30 210 34 58 225
E: info@herakleidon-art.gr

Annex:
37 Apostolou Pavlou Str, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
T: +30 211 012 6486
E: annex@herakleidon-art.gr

(Metro station: Thissio)




Herakleidon Museum

Main building:
16 Herakleidon Str, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
T: +30 210 34 61 981
F: +30 210 34 58 225
E: info@herakleidon-art.gr

Annex:
37 Apostolou Pavlou Str, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
T: +30 211 012 6486
E: annex@herakleidon-art.gr

(Metro station: Thissio)



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