The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce and the Museum of Cycladic Art present the First Virtual Tour of the Museum with Archaeologist Metaxia Routsi, November 21. (Photo: Courtesy of the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce and the Museum of Cycladic Art)
ATHENS – The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce and the Museum of Cycladic Art present the First Virtual Tour of the Museum live from Athens with Archaeologist Metaxia Routsi, November 21, 1:30-2:30 PM EST.
Register for free on Eventbrite, search: Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce – Museum of Cycladic Art.
The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce was formed over 70 years ago for the purpose of promoting and strengthening the economic and cultural ties between the United States of America and Greece.
Since that time, our organization has grown and its scope has broadened beyond the express purpose of fostering and developing commercial and trade relations between Greece and the United States.
Beyond its traditional commercial role, the Chamber administered the “George E. Athans Scholarship Fund” (prior to entrusting it to the Office of Financial Aid at New York University), and continues to assist in the selection of its recipients. The Chamber honorees for achievement have not been limited to commerce but have come from the arts and politics as well. The Chamber has co-sponsored investment seminars and hosted political leaders.
The Chamber today is a multifaceted organization that offers different things to different people and provides a network and forum for its members to meet, interact, and exchange ideas. It is a vehicle from which to gain an additional perspective.
Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC. It was founded in 1986, to house the collection of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Since then it has grown in size to accommodate new acquisitions, obtained either through direct purchases or through donations by important collectors and institutions.
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