Onassis Cultural Center in New York Unveils Never Before Shown Greek Artifacts in North America

Ancient FindsNew initiatives in 2016 continue to take place at the Onassis Center in New York, as promised by the Foundation at the start of the year.

The Foundation has currently on display new-founded Greek artifacts with an exhibition titled Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Finds from Dion, City of Zeus.

The exhibition  presents archaeological artifacts never before shown in North America, including stunning mosaics recently excavated from the foothills of Mount Olympus and unveiled here for the very first time. The exhibition is curated by Dimitris Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museum and director of excavations at Dion on Mount Olympus.

This unique exhibition runs from March 24 through June 18.

Visitors to the Onassis Cultural Center NY will be able to, among other things,

“• explore the sights and sounds of the landscape on Mount Olympus

  • learn about the lives of the people who have dwelled on its slopes
  • experience the responses of artists Maria Zervos and Kostas Ioannidis to this place steeped in history and myth [and]
  • discuss the exhibition and the questions it raises for today with philosopher Simon Critchley.”
    (Source: Artdaily.com)