“Engraving the clay”: events in the context of the International Museum Day

“Engraving the clay”: events in the context of the International Museum Day

Start Date:  15 May 2017

End Date:  05 Jun 2017

The Museum of Byzantine Culture invites you cordially to the events, which, under the name “Engraving the clay”, will be held in the context of the International Museum Day. This celebration has been established by the International Conference of Museums (ICOM) and is celebrated all around the world on 18 May. 

The events include two temporary exhibitions, thematic guided tour on the engraved ceramics and a pottery workshop for our little friends.

Program

Monday 15 May until Monday 5 June 2017 | Reception hall (foyer)

Temporary exhibition of engraved ceramics from the Collection of Efi Counougeri-Manoledaki. Selected works of the 20th-21st c. are presented, inspired by the decoration of the engraved ceramics of the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine eras. 

Monday 15 May until Monday 5 June 2017| Art showcases of ΟΤΕ at Ch. Diehl St.

Temporary exhibition in the “Art showcases of ΟΤΕ at Ch. Diehl St.” in the Central Building of ΟΤΕ in Thessaloniki in cooperation with the Association of Pottery Makers and Pottery Artists of Northern Greece. Modern creations, influenced by the engraved Byzantine and Post-Byzantine pottery.

Sunday 21 May 2017, 11.00-12.00

Thematic guided tour for adults on the engraved ceramics, exhibited in the Museum’s galleries. 

After the guided tour a 10min. long speech will follow before the beginning of the pottery workshop.  

Sunday 21 May 2017, 12.00-14.00

A pottery workshop for families with children over 8 years of age. In cooperation with the Association of Pottery Makers and Pottery Artists of Northern Greece and the conservators of the Museum children make their own ceramics.

Reservation necessary (after 9 May) on tel. 2313306476 (Mrs. Veropoulidou), (Mon.-Fr., 10.00-14.00)

Free entrance for all the events

With the generous support of WHALE GRAPHICS
Communication sponsors: ΕΡΤ3, 9,58FM, 102 FM, Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ, TV100, FΜ100