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ABOUT THE MUSEUM

The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum (ILJM) is the first museum devoted to the art of jewelry in Greece and one of the three of its kind in the world. The ILJM is a nonprofit cultural organization certified by the Greek Ministries of Finance and Culture in 1993 and opened to the public in December of 1994. The Museum acts as an international center for jewelry and decorative crafts, with an emphasis on silver and goldsmithing as well as contemporary studio jewelry.

NEWS, EXHIBITIONS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHAT'S ON

A HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY CZECH JEWELRY DESIGN

Temporary Exhibition Space 22 APR - 22 JUN 2020

Exhibition Duration: 22 April - 22 June 2020 || A survey of artistic jewelry making from the Czech Republic with the most prominent artists covering from the 1930’s generation up to the Generation Z. The exhibition explores traditional crafts and fine arts for the making of new sculptural jewelry, to the most recent creations by the people born ...

 

MUSEUM ART FAIR SATURDAY 7TH & SUNDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2019 ILIAS LALAOUNIS JEWELRY MUSEUM

Every year, just before Christmas time, the ILJM is filled with new and original creations. Since 1994, the Museum has been organizing activities and events that seek to promote handmade art.

 

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION 200 + 200 Decorative and Applied Arts 1621 – 2021

Temporary Exhibition Space 20 JAN - 20 JUL 2021

Form has always followed function. The decorative and applied arts in Europe between the 17th and the 20th centuries adjust to each culture, enabling, through make and use, the expression of current religious, political, and economic norms – or effect their reversal.