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Αρχική Exhibitions EXHIBITION AT THE MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY OF PSYCHIKO

EXHIBITION AT THE MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY OF PSYCHIKO

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In December 2004 and until February 2005, the collection was housed at the Municipal Art Gallery of Psychiko where, at the same time, educational programs also took place for elementary-school children which were very popular and successful.

The educational programs were prepared by Ms Popi Zachou-Kalkounou, in collaboration with choreographer Ms Lia Meletopoulou, for the musical-movement part.

Also, for the same exhibition, the Municipal Art Gallery of Psychiko in collaboration with the Office of Cultural Issues & Artistic Endeavours of the First Department of Elementary Education of Athens, (of the Ministry of Education and Religion), training seminar the subject of which was “Games in Space and Time”, with the participation of 60 teachers of elementary education and speakers which included:

  • Mary Argyriadi, in charge of game collections at the Benaki Museum
  • Clio Gkougkouli, Dr of Social Anthropology-associate of the Peloponnesian Folklore Institution
  • Popi Zachou-Kalkounou, museum educator-in charge of educational programs at the Peloponnesian Folklore Institution
  • Christos D. Lazos, historian-writer
  • Christos Boulotis, writer-archaeologist at the Athens Academy