International Museum Day 2021 “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”
18th of May
NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM
EΠΑΝΑCYΣΤΑΣΗ ’21- Digital tour
ATOPOS CONTEMPORARY VISUAL CULTURE (ATOPOS cvc)
#RevoltingBodies // Schrödinger’s Revolution
As part of the #RevoltingBodies project, the artist and historian Alexis Fidetzis, who has been invited by the artistic director of ATOPOS cvc, Vassilis Zidianakis to be the resident artist of the annual Residency Program
#OccupyAtopos2021, which, this year is dedicated to the celebrations of the 200 years of the Greek revolution, invites in turn seven artists to create original works that negotiate the condition of an exhibition that simultaneously does and does not exist. The projects presented through the digital platform revoltingbodies.gr have been converted to NFTs, a new digital tool that converts works into a token equivalent to cryptocurrencies and plays with the role of a museum institution as an organization that applies artistic and economic value on its exhibits.
DIRECTORATE OF CONSERVATION OF ANCIENT AND MODERN MONUMENTS / MINISTRY OF CULTURE
“The adaptation of conservation to the digital era”
It is a short video presenting case studies of conservation projects undertaken by the Directorate of Conservation of Ancient and Modern Monuments (DCAMM) / Hellenic Ministry of Culture. In these projects digital applications like 3D and CT scanning were used, either as a means for the study and detailed documentation of the objects, or as an aid to the communication of the object to the public, and even as alternatives to more traditional conservation interventions.
KOTSANAS MUSEUM OF ANCIENT GREEK TECHNOLOGY
Participants will explore the 3D functional inventions of the Ancient Greek world, through a
specially designed workshop regarding the magnificent ancient Greek inventors, focused on
Audience is encouraged to participate, make questions using their computer microphone or
through chat and always interact in real time with the experienced personnel of the
A WalkThrough at the “Ancient Greece and the Origins of Technologies”
Enjoy a journey in the world of cutting edge technology in ancient Greek times! The technological inventions of the ancient Greeks become alive in front of you! All the great inventors invite you to explore the peak of ancient technology through their technological masterpieces!
MUSEUM OF GEOLOGY & PALEONTOLOGY OF THE NATIONAL & KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS
A live Digital Museum learning program with the use of Museotek application for Greek-speaking Schools abroad
The Museum of Geology and Paleontology NKUoA together with the digital application Museotek are carrying out a free and specially-planned program designed for tele-education named “Dwarves and Giants: travelling to the prehistoric Greek Islands” for Greek schools outside of Greece. Follow us in a journey though the islands of
prehistoric Greece and meet the giants or the small-sized but always peculiar inhabitants.
Virtual visit to the exhibition entitled “Dwarves and Giants, the endemic island faunas of Greece”
The Museum of Geology and Paleontology NKUoA and the online platform artsteps.com present the virtual tour of the exhibition entitled: “Dwarves and Giants, the endemic island faunas of Greece”. Let’s discover
how geological and climatic changes affect island faunas.
MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE GREEK COSTUME – LYKEION TON ELLINIDON
1821-2021. “A thousand stories stitched on a piece of cloth”
As part of the celebrations for International Museum Day 2021 – “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”, we share with you all 12 units of the exhibition “1821-2021. A thousand stories stitched on a piece of cloth”, organised to mark the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821 and developed online through the videos of contemporary visual artists.
The Museum goes to School
Given that, digital transformation and new technologies offer innumerable opportunities for cultural and educational activities, the War Museum seizes the opportunity to establish the “Museum goes to School” initiative. This is an innovative and alternative incentive, by which students are informed through a live connection to the War Museum, about its plethora of relics and digital material concerning the 1821 Revolution, in an effort to engage class discussions.
Direct access through the links provided, or via a consultation with the War Museum
EPHORATE OF ANTIQUITIES OF ARTA
“Digital actions for… escapes”
The Ephorate of Antiquities of Arta participates in the digital celebration of the 2021 International Museum Day and inaugurates a new entity for our young friends under the title “Digital actions for… escapes”. In this context it will upload on the Archaeological Museum of Arta’s facebook profile the story entitled “The musician and the tortoise”, inspired by ancient musical instruments on display in the Archaeological Museum of Arta. The story comprised the core of the educational program for preschool children and pupils of the first classes of Primary school and will be accompanied by creative activities.
ETHNOGRAPHICAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF LARISSA
“Revolution 1821 Reframed – Thessaly”
A virtual tour of an exhibition dedicated to the Greek Revolution of 1821 in Thessaly (exhibition opening 17.06.2021). National Historical Museum and Ethnographical Historical Museum of Larissa. With the support of the 1821-2021 Initiative.
The tradition of block-printing in Tyrnavos, awakens: from yesterday to today
Virtual tour and live online educational program with the E3 class of the 13th Primary School of Larissa
Educational video with the theme “The traditional stamps of the Museum come to our school” with the 1st Special Kindergarten of Larissa (School for disabled students) – “A museum for everyone”. Special museum action for the disabled people.
“Stamped ornaments on modern objects” – “A museum for everyone”
Online exhibition with handicrafts by children from the 1st Special Kindergarten of Larissa (School for disabled students). Special museum action for the disabled people.
CULTURAL VENUE OF ISLAHANE
[get in]touch &pandemics
Our everyday life, our routine and habits, nothing is as it used to be. Considering the difficulties we have to face, we are calling you to present together, given the opportunity of the International Museum Day, at what extend has our sense of touch with the world around us been influenced. In the Cultural Venue of Islahane, aiming to get in touch with you, even in an untouchable, virtual, way, we call you to photograph and send us your point of view to the “untouchable getting in touch” of the world around us. We call you to capture, with any photographic apparatus available, with a screen-touch or not, the new tactile reality.
You can send your photos, collages or sketches/paintings to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
MUNICIPALITY OF PAVLOS MELAS
Exploring ancient inventions through Byzantine paths. Watermills in Polichni Thessaloniki
The participants will be guided online at the archeological site of the Byzantine watermills of Polichni (Thessaloniki). They will be informed about the general history of the site, the mill, its natural environment and sustainable development. They will learn about the history of watermills – one of the first human inventions – for their role in social and economic life. And finally, they will “unlock” little, hidden secrets…
MUSEUM OF BYZANTINE CULTURE
“What I miss the most during the Covid-19 pandemic period…”
The museum discusses with the public on the impact of the pandemic on everyone’s life. It starts with the lack of contact with nature, associates it with a video of a sculpture with scenes from life in nature and asks the audience to share what they miss. The answers gathered at email@example.com will be the subject of a digital exhibition. In the spirit of recovery, reimagination, and interaction the public is also invited to state what other activities they wish to see in the Museum
Open to the public through firstname.lastname@example.org
18/5, 19.30-20.30 (EEST)
Re-imagining adult engagement in the post pandemic museum.
The Kazantzaki Museum acknowledges the creative inspiration and empowerment a museum can give to its audiences and our unique ability to express ourselves creatively.
For the first time, the Museum creates a digital workshop for adults. Drawing inspiration from Kazantzakis’ manuscripts, the participants will be encouraged to express themselves creatively and start a creativity journal, depicting their daily lives at home during the coronavirus pandemic as well as the post-covid era – which we all hope to come soon.
Digital workshop “Creativity journal: What is it that I am looking for?”
The workshop will be delivered in Greek
Recommended for: Adults- no experience necessary
Book and join the workshop: https://www.kazantzaki.gr/gr
INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM OF ERMOUPOLIS
Industrial Museum. Anniversary Album
This anniversary album is a bilingual edition as an effort, which aims to capture the “soul” of space and time through images and documented texts, in order to preserve, transmit and communicate in this way to future generations. It is a tribute to the industrial heritage of our island and is based on our deep belief that it is a journey through time, an attractive source of knowledge and a tool to enhance the sense of meeting the past with the future.
“Spring” … at the Museums
A mini concert in live streaming, in the surrounding area of the Industrial Museum Of Hermoupolis,
against the backdrop of the imposing steamer wheel of ship “Patris”, witch sunk in 1868
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF THE LESVOS PETRIFIED MUSEUM
“Museums and Climate Change”
The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Museum in collaboration with the Natural
History Museum of Crete -University of Crete and the Aristotle Museum of Natural History of
Thessaloniki, organizes an event entitled “Museums and Climate Change”. The theme of the
digital event will focus on the ways in which museums can contribute to dealing with climate
change and securing a sustainable future.
EPHORATE OF ANTIQUITIES OF PATRAS – ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF PATRAS
Archaeological Museum of Patras meets Erasmus Students
The Archaeological Museum of Patras celebrates the International Museum Day 2021 with a digital educational event with European students from Greece, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Turkey and the Czech Republic in the context of Erasmus «ECOgeeks in action – Promoting Science and Ecology»
EPHORATE OF ANTIQUITIES OF PHOCIS
Memories from Delphi
The Ephorate of Antiquities of Phocis will address an open invitation to its friends to conduct an “excavation” into their personal archives, to find photos from recent or older visits to the Archaeological Site and Museum of Delphi and to post them on a page-event on facebook, thus recalling personal and collective memories of the site and museum, but also of their co-visitors!