Celebrating the Onassis Cultural Center New York
Tuesday, June 20
The Onassis Cultural Center New York has produced a
number of outstanding exhibitions with objects loaned from some of the major
art institutions around the world, most recently “A World of Emotions: Ancient
Greece 700 BC – 200 AD”, curated by Prof. Angelos
Chaniotis, from the Institute of Advanced Studies at Princeton, Prof. Ioannis
Mylonopoulos, from Columbia University, and Prof. Nikolaos Kaltsas, from the
National Archaeological Museum in Athens. The exhibition will close on
Dr. Roberta Casagrande-Kim, Assistant Manager of
Exhibitions and Publications of the Foundation since June
2015, will provide an overview of “A World of Emotions” and of the 2016 exhibition
“Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, city of Zeus”, curated by Prof.
Dimitris Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museums, highlighting some of
the cultural events that accompanied both shows. Dr.
Casagrande-Kim holds and MA and a PhD in Roman Art and Archaeology from
Columbia University. She has worked extensively in archaeological
excavations in Italy, Israel, and Turkey, and she has served as the Assistant
Field Director at the Amheida excavations in Egypt since 2010. We salute the existence of the Onassis Cultural Center New
York as a cultural treasure.