The Parthenon Sculptures
Through a variety of activity games that take place in the Parthenon Gallery, students get to know the temple and its sculptures. They discover the temple’s architecture and its three sculptural units. They have the opportunity to understand the richness of the temple’s decoration, its unique sculptural synthesis, as well as the perfect construction of its sculptures.
The Acropolis Monuments
By exploring the glorious sanctuary of the goddess Athena, students get acquainted with the four most important monuments of the Athenian Acropolis. In the Museum galleries of the 2nd and the 3rd floor they discover more about the architectural types and styles, as well as the sculptural and painted decoration of the ancient buildings. The programme ends in a role-playing game about the complex process of constructing a Greek temple.
Olympian Riddles: Searching for the Ancient Gods in the Acropolis Museum
Having as a guide the goddess Iris, the messenger of the gods, students can explore various depictions of the twelve Olympian gods in the Museum’s exhibits. They learn about each god’s characteristics, favorite plants and animals. The programme ends in the Parthenon Gallery, with a pairing game based on the qualities and the symbols of the gods.