Reception of icons of the Collection of the Municipal Gallery

Reception of icons of the Collection of the Municipal Gallery

Start Date:  20 Dec 2016

End Date:  20 Dec 2016

Start Date Time:  19.30

Showroom:  Reception Area

The Museum of Byzantine Culture, on the occasion of the granting of the collection of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine icons of the Municipal Gallery by the Municipality of Thessaloniki, in the form of a long-term lending for use, organizes a small symbolic welcoming ceremony, where the Mayor of the city Ioannis Boutaris will be honored. The event will take place on 20 December 2016, at 19.30, in the reception hall (foyer) of our Museum. Alongside, three representative icons will be exhibited in the foyer as a forerunner of a great temporary exhibition with icons, which will take place in the future in our Museum. The event will be addressed by the head of the Museum of Byzantine Culture Dr. Agathoniki Tsilipakou, by Mayor Mr. Ioannis Boutaris, by Deputy Mayor for Culture and Education Mrs. Elli Chryssidou and by the Director of the Municipal Gallery of Thessaloniki Mrs. Alexia Xaphopoulou.

The event will be accompanied musically by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Municipality of Thessaloniki.

A reception will follow.