6 Bach suites for cello, unaccompanied
The world’s greatest cellist makes Athens one of the 36 stations on his world tour. The top artist will perform the 6 Bach suites for cell, unaccompanied at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for one night only.
Memorial Day honors America’s military men and women who lost their lives in service to their country.
The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May, a time of year when weather is turning warmer and schools and universities are adjourning for summer break.
An exhibit featuring more than one hundred and fifty priceless objects from ancient Greece will open at the Indianapolis Museum on June 15.
The show, titled “Treasures of Ancient Greece,” and featuring scientific inventions, sculpture, jewelry, armor, vases, and more, will run until January of 2020.
On May 16, 2019, a new chapter in the Statue’s story opened with the inauguration of the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. The project, for which we provided significant support, has as its primary goal giving people today, and in generations to come, more opportunity to form their own personal connection with the iconic monument.
NASA’s new mission to the moon — which aims to put the first woman on the lunar surface by 2024 — has been named Artemis, after the ancient Greek goddess who was the daughter of Zeus and Leto.
Artemis is the goddess of the moon, as well as being the twin sister of Apollo — after whom NASA’s pioneering moon missions in the 1960s and 1970s were named.
The University of Pennsylvania has announced a $6 million gift to launch the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program for undergraduate students.
Known as “Paideia” for short, the program will reimagine the ancient Greek ideal of “paideia” — which translates into “education of the whole person” and “educating citizens” — for the 21st century and beyond, with courses focusing on wellness, service and citizenship.