Blazing Fire Source of Arts 2016

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 and Friday 21 October 2016, 10:00 – 12:00

Thematic guided tours of the Museum Collections for primary and secondary school groups.

Friday 21 October, 20:00

Observation of the starry sky with a telescope in the Museum garden, in collaboration with the University of Crete Astronomy Group.

Saturday 22 October 11:00 and 11:30

Thematic guided tours of the Museum Collections for general public.

The thematic guided tours of selected Museum exhibits will highlight the various aspects of fire as an element of destruction, a creator of art and technology, and a source of light and energy.