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Museum of Cycladic Art

The New Cycladic Art Museum Shop & Cafe in Athens, Greece

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Crystal-blue waters lapping against sun-kissed beaches. The dry, meltemi wind rustling through fuchsia-colored bougainvillea vines. White-washed cub...

An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

Cavafy's 'Figures' Loved and Idealized

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Sandra Marinopoulos

Inspired by the verse "Voices, loved and idealized" from the poem "Voices," the exhibit uses archaeological artefacts to illustrate a selection of Cavafy's poems with mythological and, especially, historical subjects, which experts believe account for approximately one third of his work.

Health in the Ancient Greek World

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Sandra Marinopoulos

The evolution of ancient medical practices -- how the Greeks of the Homeric period linked sickness and disease with the supernatural, tying them to the wrath of the gods -- is what this new exhibition will be all about.

'Princesses' of the Mediterranean in the Dawn of History

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Sandra Marinopoulos

Visitors to the Museum of Cycladic Art will discover the stories of royal ladies and princesses; priestesses and healers; women of authority and knowledge; of local women, who stood apart from the rest, and of other women, who accepted and adopted the cultural traits of different societies.