OPEN AIR WATER POWER MUSEUM / DIMITSANA
A biography of DimitsanaThe Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) and the Conference and Cultural Centre of Dimitsana present the temporary exhibition titled “A biography of Dimitsana. From the photo archive of Michalis Panagopoulos” in the Open-Air Water Power Museum in Dimitsana.
The exhibition presents original material from the photographer’s archive which is part of the Photo Archive of the Conference and Cultural Centre of Dimitsana. It sheds light on basic aspects of daily life and local society, such as agricultural work and occupations, customs and practices, social events, scenes from school life, anniversaries and celebrations. It also presents events and innovations that redeemed people’s lives and influenced the structures and perceptions that had been deeply entrenched until then, touching upon key issues for the historic evolution of the country such as domestic and overseas migration, the demands of local society for sustainability and development etc. In addition to the authentic photographs, the exhibition presents the professional equipment and personal objects of Michalis Panagopoulos combined with visual material, oral narratives, audiovisual and digital interactive applications.
The exhibition is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and coincides with the 25-year anniversary of the Museum.
Duration of the exhibition: 1 June-31 December 2022
Opening hours: Daily, except Tuesday, 10:00-18:00 (until 15/10), 10:00-17:00 (from 16/10)
Closed: 7 July (local feast day), 15 August, 25-26 December