Hephaistos Summer Program in Athens, Greece, Seats Still Open for June 2023
February 3, 2023
Participants on a study visit to the Parthenon in Athens, part of the ILJM's Hephaistos Summer Program. (Photo: Courtesy of Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum)
ATHENS – Hephaistos Summer School is an accredited program on the History of Western Jewelry that runs every June. It is organized through the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum Educational Center and universities in collaboration with esteemed Greek and international academics, archaeologists, and jewelry experts. Participants will explore the history of jewelry from Classical Antiquity until today, in the heart of western civilization.
The Hephaistos Summer School is a unique program that combines classes, lectures, study visits, field trips, and workshops. This accredited course includes – Archaeology, History, and Technology of Western Jewelry – under the light of the Acropolis.
Universities and colleges may offer this course as part of their own curriculum. There are also options for professor-led groups as well as options for combined course, internships, and resident programs.
CHERRY HILL, NJ – On March 25th, the honorable day that we celebrate our modern Greek nation’s independence from the yoke of Ottoman occupation, and, of course, even more importantly, the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, the good news that she will bear our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Emmanuel, the St.
Have an idea for a story, or know of an event we should cover? We want to hear about it!
The National Herald is the paper of record of the Greek Diaspora community. Through independent journalism, we bring news to generations of Greek-Americans, with stories on the individual, community and international level. Visit and support our 106 year-old sister publication Εθνικός Κήρυξ.
You’re reading 1 of 3 free articles this month. Get unlimited access to The National Herald. or Log In