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May 28, 2009

New Acropolis Museum to open after eight years of waiting

Posted at 7:13 pm in Elgin Marbles, New Acropolis Museum

Following a lecture earlier in the year by Dimitrios Pantermalis who has overseen the entire New Acropolis Museum project, Global Atlanta looks forward to the actual opening of the museum next month.

Goblal Atlanta

Athens, Greece, to Celebrate Opening of New Acropolis Museum
Phil Bolton
Atlanta – 05.28.09

It’s official. The New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is scheduled to open on June 20 after an eight-year campaign to get it designed and built.

“The opening is a big thing for us,” Greece’s consul in Atlanta, Vassilios Gouloussis, told GlobalAtlanta. “We have fulfilled our promise to give to the world a state of the art museum.”
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July 24, 2008

An interview with Dimitrios Pandermalis

Posted at 12:58 pm in Elgin Marbles, New Acropolis Museum

Dimitrios Pantermalis is the president of the Organisation for the Construction of the New Acropolis Museum. He talks here about various aspects of the New Acropolis Museum.

Make sure to also watch the videos of his interview available in two parts here & here.

Global Atlanta

New Acropolis Museum to Open in Fall After Monumental Move
Phil Bolton – Publisher
Atlanta – 07.23.08

The new Acropolis museum in Athens, Greece, is scheduled to open in September, marking the end of the monumental tasks of building a 270,000-square-foot structure on an earthquake prone site and then transferring 2,500-year-old antiquities into their new home.

Dimitrios Pandermalis, president of the new museum and an archaeologist who has been overseeing the project for years, told GlobalAtlanta in a filmed interview that when the museum is finally opened its anticipated 3 million annual visitors will have “a realistic idea” of what classicism is all about.
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