International Museum Day

Tuesday, 18 May, 2010

The Acropolis Museum celebrates International Museum Day on 18 May 2010 with free entry for all visitors, extended opening hours from 8:00 a.m. to 12 midnight and music performances by the Athens Municipality Orchestra in the Museum’s entrance courtyard from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

On the same day, Archaeologists – Hosts will commence their program of Gallery Talks of the following selected Museum exhibits: Horse riders: The aristocrats of Athens, The sculptor Antenor and The Sanctuary of Asclepios: A sacred healing centre. Gallery Talks will be held from 18 May 2010 until 8 July 2012, in both Greek and English every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Gallery talks in English:

Friday 5:15 p.m. Horse riders: The aristocrats of Athens
Saturday 4:30 p.m. The sculptor Antenor
Sunday 4:30 p.m. The Sanctuary of Asclepios: A sacred healing centre

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