Category Archives: Benaki Museum

Greek Museums and the Google Art Project

Three Greek museums–the Acropolis Museum, the Benaki, and the Museum of Cycladic Art–have made available portions of their collections via the Google Art Project. This has been widely reported in the press, and academic circles, but it can’t hurt to … Continue reading

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Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City, 1900-1922

Yesterday my wife and I went to the Benaki Museum’s excellent exhibit, “Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City, 1900-1922.” It consists of a photographic exhibit and an accompanying documentary film. It’s directed and curated by Maria Iliou, who was … Continue reading

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