The exhibition “KALLOS. The Supreme Beauty” will run until January 16. It has been mounted by the Museum of Cycladic Art in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Sports, with the generous support of L’Oréal. Due to an increased number of visitors, the museum will extend its opening hours by remaining open every day including Tuesdays from 10:00 to 20:00, from Monday December 20 and over the holiday season.
From December 20, the experience of visitors to the exhibition will be further enriched with 9 thematic videos describing its units and screened in the museum foyer : The exhibition’s two curators, Professor Nikolaos Chr. Stampolidis and Dr. Ioannis D. Fappas, will be giving a guided tour of Archaic and Classical Beauty, Divine and the Daemonic Beauty, Mortal Beauty, “Kaloi” and “Kales” in Antiquity, Athletic Beauty, Heroic Beauty, Abductions of Beauty and Erotic Encounters, Beauty Contests of Deities,Timely Beauty Untimely Death and Beautification.The videos with Greek and English subtitles can also be seen in the exhibition’s microsite: https://kallos.cycladic.gr/
The exhibition “KALLOS. The Supreme Beauty “presents the multiple aspects of the concept of “Beauty” in the everyday life and philosophy of ancient Greece. Three hundred emblematic antiquities from fifty-two Museums, Collections and Ephorates of Antiquities throughout Greece, Italy, Sicily and the Vatican are being presented ,in their vast majority, for the first time outside their museums of origin and at the Museum of Cycladic Art to fully display Beauty as an ideal concept The selected exhibits date mainly from the 7th to the 1st century B.C, ie from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period.
Holiday Opening Hours
Monday 20/12: 10.00–20.00. The Permanent Collections will remain open until 17:00.
Tuesday 21/12: 10.00–20.00. The Permanent Collections will remain closed.
Wednesday 22/12: 10.00–20.00. The Permanent Collections will remain open until 17:00.
Thursday 23/12: 10.00–20.00.
Friday 24/12: 10.00–17.00.
Saturday 25/12: Closed.
Sunday 26/12: Closed.
Monday 27/12: 10:00 – 20:00. The Permanent Collections will remain open until 17:00.
Tuesday 28/12: 10: 00–20: 00. The Permanent Collections will remain closed.
Wednesday 29/12: 10: 00–20: 00. The Permanent Collections will remain open until 17:00.
Thursday 30/12: 10: 00–20: 00.
Friday 31/12: 10.00–17.00.
Saturday 1/1/2022: Closed.
Sunday 2/1/2022: 11.00–17.00.
Admission: 15 €. Reduced ticket: 10 €. Free entrance for the Friends of the Museum of Cycladic Art.
Advance ticket sales: https://www.viva.gr/tickets/museums/kallos-i-ypertath-omorfia/