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Melina Merkouri Street at Benaki Museum

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Melina Mercouri’s passing and of the release of a special photography album edition entitled Melina by the Melina Mercouri Foundation and the Benaki Museum, the exhibition Melina Merkouri Street will be held until May 25, 2014.

Both the photography exhibition and edition highlight her radiant personality and the international calibre of her work. They trace her trajectory through cinema, theatre and politics as well as personal moments. They reveal the passion with which she strived for Greece as well as for cultural issues. Also demonstrated is her unique charisma for inspiring and drawing support for her visions.

In the exhibition the rich photographic material refers to the artistic and political career of Melina Mercouri. There will also be a presentation of Melina Mercouri’s dressing room from several collections of the Theatrical Museum.
Parallel event will take place as part of the exhibition.

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Melina Merkouri Street at Benaki Museum

03/03/2014 - 25/05/2014

Hours - Comments
Dates: 06/03/2014 – 25/05/2014. Place: Athens. Venue: Benaki Museum (Peiraios Street Annexe), 138 Peiraios & Andronikou Sts. Op. H.: Thursday, Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00 Friday, Saturday: 10:00 – 22:00.

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