July 9, 2010, at 19:30
We are going to the National Gallery "Alexandros Soutzos
Museum" where there will be a guided tour in English
specifically for our delegates.
After the tour the Philarmonic (Band) of the Municipality of
Korakiana will play traditional music from Corfu at the
court of the Gallery.
The event will cost 10 Euros.
Attendance is limited to all those who pre-register for the event.
This can be done by contacting
Nancy Pyrini by
NATIONAL GALLERY ALEXANDROS SOUTZOS MUSEUM
PERMANENT COLLECTIONS: GREEK PAINTING
exhibition at the National Gallery Annex in Corfu, launched in
summer 2007, unfolds the history of Modern Greek painting from
early post-Byzantine times up to the contemporary works of the
Of the 150
major works selected from the collections of the National
Gallery some are presented for the first time. Visitors to the
museum will see the evolution of Modern Greek painting in an
accessible and meaningful manner allowing them to discover the
affinities, connections, and ruptures between different
On display in
the three floors of the historic building are some of the most
crucial examples of the themes and diverse pictorial styles
which mark Modern Greek painting. Corfus history and its
lyrical and poetic nature meet humans, their reflections and
creations. The museum thus becomes part of the great
intellectual traditions of the island and the contribution of
its scholars and artists.
aims to serve as a teaching tool for schools and the university.
A permanent collection provides the opportunity and time for
teachers, professors and museum educators to organise multiple
visits and study different periods, styles, and artists.
context daily educational programs for all levels of education
aim to expose children to the themes, materials, and artists of
the museum galleries, familiarizing them with the trends of
Modern Greek art and encouraging their active participation,
observation, and discussion stimulated by the works. The aim is
for visits to the museum and the subsequent creative activities
to be a constructive experience.
cultural events, lectures, day conferences, temporary
exhibitions, meetings with entities and organisations in Corfu,
the National Gallery Annex seeks to become a meeting place for
creative reflection and aesthetic enjoyment for both residents
of and visitors to the island.
The Annex is
located 14 kilometres from the town of Corfu, on the
Paleokastritsa national road, towards Kassiopi and Dassia.
Corfu Urban Bus (KTEL). No. 7 - Dassia. Departs from Saroko