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New Head of Curation at the Helm of Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum

The Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, an integral institution in the preservation of Greek history and culture in the center of Australia's Greek diaspora community, announced that Sarah Craig has been appointed Head of Curation and CEO at the museum. The...

Melbourne Set for New Greek Museum Which Could Rival World’s Best

It was announced on Friday that a new "tier one" Greek museum is in the works for Melbourne if the plans put forth by a group become a reality. To be situated in the city's old Land Titles Office, the...

Australian Sculptor Creates Statue Inspired By Iris of Parthenon

World-famous Australian sculptor Sam Jinks recently created a new statue called ''THE MESSENGER'' (''Η ΑΓΓΕΛΙΑΦΟΡΟΣ'' in Greek), which will be exhibited at Australia's Hellenic Museum. According to the Museum, the new sculpture is inspired by an ancient Greek statue of the...

Against the Greek Ruins Exhibition Opens in Melbourne

The Hellenic Museum in Melbourne opened on Thursday an exhibition paying tribute to photographer Nelly, one of Greece's most famous and controversial artists. "Against the ruins, Photographs by Nelly's", is a collection from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives. Divided into three...

Hellenic Museum Joins Peers to Highlight Melbourne’s Diversity

The Hellenic Museum has teamed up with four other multicultural venues in Victoria to highlight Melbourne's claim as one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities. The Chinese Museum, Co.As.It Italian Historical Society & Museo Italiano, the Hellenic Museum, the...

Ancient Greek Chic Goes on Show in Melbourne

It is not every day that a fashion show features dresses worn in the Bronze Age, but the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne will soon see models take to the catwalk sporting clothes from ancient Greece. Australians will have a great opportunity...

Haute Couture from Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations at Hellenic Museum

Haute Couture in Ancient Greece: The Spectacular Costumes of Ariadne & Helen of Troy at the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, will bring to life the magnificent costumes worn by Minoans and Mycenaeans of Bronze Age Greece ca. 2000 to 1200...

Facebook Bans Iconic Photo Posted by Hellenic Museum of Melbourne

Nearly ninety years since this emblematic photo was taken at the Acropolis, Facebook decided that it was inappropriate, and in turn, banned it. The victim of this surreal censorship was the Hellenic Museum of Melbourne that posted the photo to advertise...

Sidney Nolan: The Greek Series at the Hellenic Museum

The exhibition "Sidney Nolan: The Greek Series" that will open at the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne on Thursday. August 24 will feature 61 pieces of artwork - some never before seen by the public. The particular works of the renowned...

60th Anniversary of the Assisted Migration Agreement Between Australia and Greece

The 60-year celebration of Greek migration to Australia has been given a boost as the Victorian government announced a $300,000 donation to mark the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Assisted Migration Agreement between Australia and Greece. This...