- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYARTS & CULTURE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONAthens
- GRANT LOCATIONGREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.potterymuseum.gr
The grant supports the creation of a variety of free educational programs, for public school students. The programs will be offered during the school year, including weekends, as well as during the summer. The aim of the programs is to educate children on the relationship between Greek history and Greek products as it expressed through the country’s pottery tradition.
The Center for the Study of Traditional Pottery was founded in 1987 with the aim to fuction as a museum with permanent and temporary exhibitions, and as an educational institution dedicated to the research, preservation and promotion of Greek utilitarian pottery art, from the early 19th to the mid-20th century. The Center’s collection consists of approximately 6,000 objects, as well as 45,000 photographs and slides.