Educational Programs for the academic year 2012-2013
For primary and secondary school groups, the Educational Department of the Museum offers special educational programs with tours, audio visual and hands on experience.
The programs are organized by the Jewelry Museum's Educational Department and are addressed to students of the Primary and Secondary School, as well as to university students.
Days : Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Hours : 9.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.
Number of Students attending the programs : 1 or 2 groups or school classes (20-30 maximum students per group/class).
Price: 4,00 € /student (free entrance for teachers/escorts)
The duration of each program is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
We consider the presence of a teacher/ escort necessary during the conduction of the program.
OBJECTIVES, AIMS, POSSIBILITIES
• To get children acquainted with a new Museum, unique internationally in its subject, through an educational, but also a pleasant experience. The programs have been designed to offer the possibility to both children and teachers to familiarize themselves with an Art Museum specializing in jewelry and particularly in the history of Greek goldsmithery.
• To learn about the ancient art of jewelry and the cultural heritage of Greece and other countries, in a way adapted to the children's needs and possibilities. Each program has been adopted to conform with the age and educational level of the participants. Our specialized personnel guide the children, through the jewels, while teaching the cultural idiosyncrasies which inspired the modern goldsmith.
To instigate the children to observe and comprehend jewelry, as well as to study it further, through the tour, the projection of video tapes and slides.
• To give the students the possibility to design and make their own jewels and microsculptures in the Museum area, assisted by the Museum workshop goldsmiths.
To incite the children to discuss with the Museum's specialized personnel about the History of Jewelry, to seek information on the possibilities of future studies and professional occupation in the Greek jewelry field and exchange ideas with the Museum's goldsmiths.
• To work in the library and the archives concerning the collections, which provide information and the possibility of scientific research on applied arts.
If you want more information please contact:
ILIAS LALAOUNIS JEWELRY MUSEUM
KALLISPERI STREET 12
ATHENS 117 41, GREECE