FEBRUARY AT THE HERAKLION ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

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THEMATIC GUIDED TOURS “FROM THE BULL TO THE MINOTAUR” Museum archaeologists approach the famous myth of the Minotaur, tracing its origins and evolution through time, via the exhibits in the Museum Collections. The guided tour focuses on selected ancient objects depicting the bull in various contexts, on clay bull figurines and on coins of the […]

CHRISTMAS 2016 – CYCLE OF EVENTS: “THE MIRACLE OF LIFE” Activity: “The ship as symbol”

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Activity 1. Descriptive drawings of ships, inspired by renderings on ancient works of prehistoric Crete, were presented by students of the 5th Vocational Lyceum of Heraklion, with their teachers Yiota Kouvela, Eleni Liarou and Kostas Bras, as part of “The Miracle of Life” cycle of events. The students approached the symbol of the ship from […]

Presentation of the Digital Educational Programmes

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The digital educational programmes implemented by the Heraklion Archaeological Museum in cooperation with the Multimedia, Networks and Communication Laboratory of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete, in the framework of the ERDF Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning” (“Experiential Cultural Environments” action), were presented to the educational community at a one-day seminar on 23 April […]

CHRISTMAS 2016 Programme of Events: “The Miracle of Life”

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CHRISTMAS 2016 – HERAKLION ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM Programme of Events: “The Miracle of Life” The Heraklion Archaeological Museum invites you to join the events taking place at the Museum over the festive period marking the birth of Christ and the coming of the New Year. This year’s events are themed around “The Miracle of Life”. The […]

Blazing Fire Source of Arts 2016

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ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURE 2016 “Blazing fire source of arts – sparking stories about fire” Heraklion Archaeological Museum is participating in the Panhellenic Environment and Culture 2016 campaign, this year dedicated to fire and its various stories under the title: “Blazing Fire Source of Arts – Sparkling Stories about Fire”, with the following events: Thursday 20 […]

Unseen Museum

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  UNSΕEN MUSEUM. From a scattered piece of an archaeological puzzle to a readable image. In the framework of the activity “The Unseen Museum” an artifact from the non-displayed material of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum is presented to the public for the first time Bullhead of white pentelic marble (1-2nd c. AD) Copyright (C) ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟ […]

“SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past – Summer 2016”. Yannis Harkoutsis

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PRESS RELEASE The summer cycle of musical performances under the general title “SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past”, with hour-long performances of works and improvisations in front of selected exhibits of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, is coming to a close. In the fourth and final musical tour, the […]

“SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past”. Anastasia Papanastasiou, Lia Babaletaki

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PRESS RELEASE Continuing the cycle of musical performances “SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past”, with hour-long performances of works and improvisations “commenting on” selected exhibits of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. In the third musical tour, violinist Anastasia Papanastasiou and flautist Lia Babaletaki visit the “world” of the Minoan […]

“SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past”. Isis Mouza

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Continuing the series of musical performances “SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the material testimonies of the past”, in the exhibition rooms of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, with the aim of highlighting the collections to the accompaniment of music. The cycle, under the general title of “SOUNDS OF THE MUSES: Musical journeys through the […]