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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 126 ART FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Acropolis Museum

ATHENS, GREECE

 

The city of Athens is home to not one but two Acropolis museums, both in the process of transition. The “old” museum, located east of the Parthenon, was founded in the late 1800s but is now closed and slated to be remade into a café and refurbished gallery space. While temporary exhibitions have opened to the public, the “new” Acropolis Museum’s grand opening ceremony has been postponed. Why? Though the Acropolis Museum’s collection includes many important ancient and sacred Greek art forms, the most controversial Elgin marbles have yet to be returned from their current ...

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