October 22, 2010 - January 15, 2011
The long-lasting relationship of Pavlos Mylonas with the Holly Mountain began in 1954, after his return from the USA, and remained vigorous and restless till his death, in 2005. He was writing on the same note in “Zygos”: “The monks are my friends, the great ones, those from the cells and the hermits; friends of mine also are the huge buildings and smallest hard-to-locate hermitages.
June - September, 2010
23 photographers from 7 countries
visitors and pilgrims to Mount Athos
capture the everyday life of the Monastic Community with
their cameras and share their impressions on the (world wide) web.
January 27 – May 15, 2010
The exceptional work of the photographer from Thessaloniki, Giorgos Mousikidis, a scientific contributor to the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Archaeological Service of Mount Athos for decades, is presented in an exhibit in cooperation with the Kalamaria Photography Museum “Christos Kalemkeris” in the exhibition hall of the Mount Athos Center.
October 2009 - January 2010
A retrospective exhibit of Marcos Kambanis.
Marcos Kambanis, a multi-faceted creator with exceptional and rich work in painting, engraving and illustration of books, and iconography, presented an important selection of his work related to Mount Athos in the exhibit halls of the Mount Athos Center.
May 24 - September27, 2009
Over the course of the Second Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, which had as its general theme “Action: Art in Uncertain Times”, 110 artists from Greece and abroad (there were 56 group and individual projects) presented their works as a part of the main program. In the program of exhibits an array of “pre-biennale” exhibits, parallel exhibits, plans were also included, along with special educational programs for children and adults, workshops, and other productions. There were also a special website and publications for the event.
An interesting exhibit of photography, from a technical point of view and as a documentary perspective, about Mount Athos from the well-known Byzantinologist, member of the Academy of Athens, Panagiotis Vokotopoulos, husband of the ever remembered archeologist Ioulia Vokotopoulou, was opened on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 in the confines of the Mount Athos Center at the Nedelkos Mansion.