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  • MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS │ from May 25th 2015

    25 May. 2015-31 Oct. 2015

    Find out about the museum summer hours from May 25th 2015.... read more
  • PERMANENT INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION "I PLAY AND UNDERSTAND"

    1 Apr. 2015-31 Dec. 2015

    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
  • METAL SCULPTURES AND MOSAICS EXHIBITION IN THE COURTYARD OF THE HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM

    9 May. 2015-31 Aug. 2015

    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
  • M.C. ESCHER: The Herakleidon Museum collection at the Dalí Museum, U.S.A.

    22 Aug. 2015-3 Jan. 2016

    On loan from the Herakleidon Museum, 135 works covering Escher’s entire artistic career will travel this summer to the emblematic Dalí Museum in the U.S.A. (“one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime", according to AOL Travel News) for the exhibition Escher at the Dalí.... 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
HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM-ANNEX
Ap.Pavlou 37, Thissio
Daily 10:00-18:00, Thursday 10:00-20:00


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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The Museum's E-Shop offers shopping convenience from your home or office for a wide selection of collectables that have been inspired by the museum's exhibits including Victor Vasarely and M.C. Escher. These items can also be found in our Gift Shop located on the ground floor of the museum. Our extensive list of products includes but is not limited to signed serigraphs, posters, books, silver jewelry with exclusive designs, watches, puzzles, silk ties, silk scarves, t-shirts, stationary, ceramics as well as products for children and handmade silver items with the museum's emblem. Our shop's items are ideal personal or corporate gifts.
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MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS │ from May 25th 2015
25 May. 2015-31 Oct. 2015

Find out about the museum summer hours from May 25th 2015.
read more


PERMANENT INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION "I PLAY AND UNDERSTAND"
1 Apr. 2015-31 Dec. 2015

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


METAL SCULPTURES AND MOSAICS EXHIBITION IN THE COURTYARD OF THE HERAKLEIDON MUSEUM
9 May. 2015-31 Aug. 2015

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


M.C. ESCHER: The Herakleidon Museum collection at the Dalí Museum, U.S.A.
22 Aug. 2015-3 Jan. 2016

On loan from the Herakleidon Museum, 135 works covering Escher’s entire artistic career will travel this summer to the emblematic Dalí Museum in the U.S.A. (“one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime", according to AOL Travel News) for the exhibition Escher at the Dalí.
read more


Herakleidon
Experience in Visual Arts

Herakleidon 16, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
(Metro station: Thissio)

T: +30 210 34 61 981
F: +30 210 34 58 225
E: info@herakleidon-art.gr




Herakleidon
Experience in Visual Arts

Herakleidon 16, Thissio
118 51 Athens, Greece
(Metro station: Thissio)

T: +30 210 34 61 981
F: +30 210 34 58 225
E: info@herakleidon-art.gr






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