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CYA Presents Virtual Tour of Greek Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

The National Herald

Professor Christine Kondoleon, the George D. and Margo Behrakis Chair, Department of Ancient Greece at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and CYA trustee. (Photo: Courtesy of CYA)

BOSTON – On Wednesday, July 15, 12 PM EDT / 7 PM Athens time, College Year in Athens (CYA) Virtual Lecture Series will host CYA trustee, Professor Christine Kondoleon, the George D. and Margo Behrakis Chair, Department of Ancient Greece at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and CYA alumna Phoebe Segal (CYA '98), the Mary Bryce Comstock Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, for a virtual tour and commentary on a selection of significant works of Greek art in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

The free, live CYA Virtual Lecture, titled Exploring Themes of Greek Art in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, will take place on Zoom.

Facilitating the discussion will be Athena Hadji, author, curator, academic, and CYA professor who teaches the course The Art and Craft of Curating: Making Sense of Art in the 21st Century.

Prof. Kondoleon is currently directing the roll-out of eleven new galleries at the world renowned Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston as part of the master plan to reinterpret the MFA's collection.

She is an experienced curator of award-winning exhibitions including Games for the Gods, Aphrodite and the God's of Love; forthcoming is the ground breaking Cy Twombly: Making Past Present. Kondoleon served as Curator of Ancient Art at the Worcester Art Museum where she organized the Antioch: The Lost Ancient City Exhibition. She served as an Associate Professor of Art at Williams College, Chair of the Department and Acting Director of Clark Art Institute Graduate Program. Kondoleon was an invited Resident at the American Academy in Rome, and Visiting Professor at Tufts University and Harvard where she received her PhD.

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