On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday of Tuesday 28 October 2014, the Acropolis Museum Archaeologist-Hosts will present visitors the effect of the Acropolis sculptures in the creation of Hellenic Renaissance in the western world. The occasion for this will be the quadriga with the goddess Nike from the collection of Theophil Hansen, the great architect of neoclassical buildings in Greece and central Europe in the 19th century.

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On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day from Friday 26 September 2014 to Sunday 28 September 2014, the Acropolis Museum will present the famous bust of Aristotle discovered in 2005 during excavations of its site.

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On Friday 12 September 2014, at 8 p.m., the Acropolis Museum welcomes its visitors to a special musical performance by the Trio Solista dedicated to famous works of George Handel, Alessandro Parisotti, Francis Poulenc, Albert Doppler, Percy Grainger, George Gershwin and Astor Piazzolla.

This musical event is held in collaboration with the Embassy of Belgium, within the context of this year’s cycle of concerts of the cultural program ‘Things from Belgium’.

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The Acropolis Museum celebrates August Full Moon on Sunday 10 August 2014 with opera classics, film music and famous Greek melodies, performed by the historic Hellenic Air Force Band, in the Museum’s entrance courtyard at 9:30 p.m.

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On the occasion of its fifth birthday on Friday 20 June 2014, the Acropolis Museum will commence an ambitious digital restoration program of the Parthenon sculptures.

On this day, the exhibition areas will remain open from 8 a.m. until 12 midnight. The restaurant will be open during the same hours. On this occasion, admission to the Museum will be reduced (3 euros) for all visitors.

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