Conference "The art of engraving through the Collections of religious engravings of the Museum of Byzantine Culture and the State Museum of the History of Religion (St. Petersburg). Tradition and Renewal"

Conference "The art of engraving through the Collections of religious engravings of the Museum of Byzantine Culture and the State Museum of the History of Religion (St. Petersburg). Tradition and Renewal"

Start Date:  25 Oct 2016

End Date:  25 Oct 2016

Start Date Time:  19.00

Showroom:  Amphitheatre "Stefanos Dragoumis"

In the context of the temporary exhibition “Greek Paper Icons. Communication Road between Greece and Russia” the Museum of Byzantine Culture organizes on 25 October, at 19.00, in the auditorium “Stephanos Dragoumis” a conference, titled “The art of engraving through the Collections of religious engravings of the Museum of Byzantine Culture and the State Museum of the History of Religion (St. Petersburg). Tradition and Renewal”

Speakers:

Dr. Agathoniki Tsilipakou, Director of the Museum of Byzantine Culture, “The Collection of Engravings of the Museum of Byzantine Culture. From the donation of Dori Papastratou to the modern cultural management”

L. A. Musienco, Director of the State Museum of the History of Religion (St. Petersburg), “The State Museum of the History of Religion: The history and the current reality”

Dr. S. Nikolaeva, Head of the Department of the Orthodox Collection and Research, State Museum of the History of Religion (St. Petersburg), “Greek paper icons from the State Museum of the History of Religion”

Aneta Tsuka, Conservator of paper in the Museum of Byzantine Culture, “Conserving an indulgence in the Museum of Byzantine Culture - Revealing the unseen side of the conservation of an engraving”

Markos Kambanis, curator of the Mount Athos Art Archive of the Holy Monastery of Simonopetra, “The Collection of Engravings of the Mount Athos Art Archive”

Manolis Yannadakis, Professor of the Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the A.U.Th., “Engraving, the art of etching and printing”

Duration of lectures: 20΄.