Study Visits

Study Visits

List of study visits

As part of the Program, extracurricular activities are offered. Curators and experts in their field of study will guide the participants throughout the historical center of Athens and selected museums and landmarks of the city.

I. Visit to the most distinguished goldsmithery workshop in the world: Ilias Lalaounis – Greek Gold S.A., Global manufacturing and distribution site. Greek Gold will open its gates to the participants by offering them the experience of a universally recognized jewelry workshop. The participants will observe ancient and modern techniques of goldsmithing. Master craftsmen will welcome the summer school participants to their behind doors workshops and will give them the opportunity to exchange new ideas and share in their knowledge about the art of metallurgy.

VII. Central Athens jewelry workshops on fine and artistic jewelry will welcome participants to their secrets of production and marketing contemporary creations.

Visits to the most popular museums in Athens: The Acropolis Hill and the New Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Benaki Museum, and the Byzantine and Christian Museum. These museum visits will offer to participants the opportunity to observe some of the most important collections of Greek cultural heritage.

Goldsmith at his bench in Ilias Lalaounis – Greek Gold, one of the most esteemed jewelry workshops in the world

The Benaki Museum, exterior view