HEPHAISTOS SUMMER SCHOOL
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, the Athens-based museum devoted to the art of
jewelry and the decorative arts, is announcing a two-week long summer school program in June 2018. The Hephaistos
Summer School www.jss.gr covers a variety of classes on art
history, archaeology and the technology of classical and contemporary jewelry.
lectures & study groups will take place in the ILJMuseum lecture Halls,
while on-site study visits have been planned to familiarize students with Greek
decorative arts from antiquity to the present in the heart of western
civilization. Classes will cover the history and archaeology of jewelry from
Classical Greece to Byzantium and from Medieval Europe to western contemporary
design. Study visits to Museums, archaeological sites and jewelry
workshops will be hosted by specialist guest lecturers.
expect to attract applicants from a wide range of studies, including
archaeology, art history and cultural studies, museum studies and arts
administration, and fine arts undergraduates and graduates.
Program is run by Professor Dimitris Plantzos, a classical archaeologist
teaching at the University of Athens and Ioanna Lalaounis, a jewelry historian
and Director of the ILJMuseum with the assistance from ILJMuseum curators and
academics living and working in Athens. It is offered as part of the Hellenic American University's General Education Program and provides 3 US college credits or 6 ECTS credits for participants who meet the University's criteria for undergraduate admission. admission.
browse for more details on the Hephaistos Summer School site www.jss.gr and feel free to get back to us with any questions
you might have.
For more information:
Lalaounis Jewelry Museum
+30 210 9221044, +30 210 9239709