Photography: Papadakis Press

World Tourism Day & European Heritage Days

Thursday, 27 September - Sunday, 30 September, 2012

On Thursday 27 September 2012, World Tourism Day, the Acropolis Museum will host a special concert performed by the Orchestra of Colors, organized by the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism. The concert will be filmed to promote Greece worldwide. For filming purposes, the Archaic Gallery will be closed temporarily to the public; between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Visitors of the Museum will have the opportunity to enjoy the musical melodies of the Orchestra of Colors between 7:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., on the second floor balcony overlooking the Archaic Gallery.

For more information about the Orchestra of Colors click here.

European Heritage Days

On Saturday and Sunday 29 & 30 September 2012, European Cultural Heritage Days, admission to the exhibition areas of the Acropolis Museum will be free for all visitors between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. During this time, visitors will be able to attend brief presentations on “Archaic Colors” held by Museum Archaeologists – Hosts.

For more information about the exhibition program ‘Archaic Colors’ click here.

For more information about the gallery talks of the Acropolis Museum click here.